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Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre
25.01.2019
hosted by
Whub
Festival Organisers
Invest HKStartupmeup HK
key partner
Zegal

Startup Impact Summit is one of the core events of StartmeupHK Festival 2019 taking place on 25th January, 2019.

Startup Impact Summit is focused on impact, created by regional and international Startups, driven by successful cases of co-innovation projects between startups and corporates while leveraging the strength of connecting the ecosystems.

Summit Tracks

Choose from the wide range of tracks from Startup Showcase to Innovation Challenge to Keynote Sessions designed to give you a wholesome experience of Hong Kong's Startup Ecosystem.

Job Fair

Assemble your Team.

WHub’s many Job Fairs have matched startups with their dream candidates to unleash their #StartupPassion on the world.

  • Meet the undergraduates, graduate students and seasoned professionals with big ideas
  • Give your best pitch as our jobseekers are passionate and eager to disrupt in the startup space

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Startup Village with Country Pavilions

Touch innovation.

Innovative startups will be flying in from all over the world to showcase their products and services at the Startup Village.

  • Connect with international entrepreneurs from different industries
  • Learn about the latest leading technologies from various ecosystems
Startup Services Marketplace

Get HK Ready.

This marketplace gathers services that will push your startup’s potential from 7 verticals, including Legal, Growth Hacking, Tax and Accounting, Gamification and more.

  • Uncover the tools and services you’ve never known existed to fast track your business
  • Showcase your solutions! If you want to exhibit your service, click here to find out more
Workshops for Startups

Get your game on.

Dive deep into practical workshops that will help you get your game plan in place and nail your fundraising pitch.

  • Discover Tips & Hacks from founders, legal experts and investors
  • Perfect your deck and your pitch, and streamline your legal and tax processes
Open Innovation Challenge

Build Solutions.

Gathering corporates, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the startup ecosystem, the Open Innovation Challenge matches key players in ecosystem to create masterpiece solutions.

  • Gain competitive advantage in shortening time-to-market and product life cycles thought technologies
  • Boost experience-sharing between all key stakeholders

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Main Stage

Meet the champions.

The Main Stage will feature on-going panels and keynotes by the brilliant minds of over 30 world class speakers.

  • Get inspiration from renowned leaders, key influencers and community builders
  • Find out insider information on trending topics, hacks into breaking into HK & GBA, and how to amplify your startup-corporate collaboration
Job Fair

Assemble your Team.

WHub’s many Job Fairs have matched startups with their dream candidates to unleash their #StartupPassion on the world.

  • Meet the undergraduates, graduate students and seasoned professionals with big ideas
  • Give your best pitch as our jobseekers are passionate and eager to disrupt in the startup space
Startup Village with Country Pavilions

Touch innovation.

Innovative startups will be flying in from all over the world to showcase their products and services at the Startup Village.

  • Connect with international entrepreneurs from different industries
  • Learn about the latest leading technologies from various ecosystems
Startup Services Marketplace

Get HK Ready.

This marketplace gathers services that will push your startup’s potential from 7 verticals, including Legal, Growth Hacking, Tax and Accounting, Gamification and more.

  • Uncover the tools and services you’ve never known existed to fast track your business
  • Showcase your solutions! If you want to exhibit your service, click here to find out more
Workshops for Startups

Get your game on.

Dive deep into practical workshops that will help you get your game plan in place and nail your fundraising pitch.

  • Discover Tips & Hacks from founders, legal experts and investors
  • Perfect your deck and your pitch, and streamline your legal and tax processes
Open Innovation Challenge

Build Solutions.

Gathering corporates, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the startup ecosystem, the Open Innovation Challenge matches key players in ecosystem to create masterpiece solutions.

  • Gain competitive advantage in shortening time-to-market and product life cycles thought technologies
  • Boost experience-sharing between all key stakeholders
Main Stage

Meet the champions.

The Main Stage will feature on-going panels and keynotes by the brilliant minds of over 30 world class speakers.

  • Get inspiration from renowned leaders, key influencers and community builders
  • Find out insider information on trending topics, hacks into breaking into HK & GBA, and how to amplify your startup-corporate collaboration

Schedule

Find out when all the talks are being done! Also available Offline

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INSPIRATIONSTAGE

08:30

Attendees Registration & Visiting Exhibitions

09:30

Opening Remarks

  • Stephen Phillips, Director-General, InvestHK
  • Karena Belin, Co-Founder and CEO WHub & AngelHub

09:50

Entrepreneurship & Creativity

Tammuz Dubnov, Co-Founder & CEO, Zuzor

10:10

HK's Unicorns present: How to Hustle 'Unicorn-Style'!

  • Alex Kong, Founder & Chairman, TNG Fintech Group
  • Blake Larson, Managing Director of International, Lalamove
  • Jessica Lam, Head of Strategy, WeLab
  • Moderator: Karen Contet Farzam, Co-Founder & CEO, AngelHub & WHub

10:40

Financing and Investing for a Sustainable Future - the Banker's Perspective

Pierre Rousseau, Senior Strategic Advisor for Sustainable Business, BNP Paribas

10:30

Le Wagon presents: Tech4Good

Thibault Genaitay, Head of China, Le Wagon

11:10

Stage Break

11:00

Presentation & Interactive Experience: Zuzor

Tammuz Dubnov, Founder & CEO, Zuzor

11:15

Government Address

Dr. Bernard Chan, Under Secretary for
Commerce and Economic Development Government of Hong Kong

11:25

Impact Investing, Health & AI

Danny Yeung, Co- Founder & CEO, Prenetics
Yat Siu, Founder & CEO, Animoca Brands
Catherine Chen, Founder & Managing Partner, AvantFaire
Moderator: Bay McLaughlin, Co-Founder and COO, Brinc

11:30

Early Traction - Frugal Methods for Growth Engineering

Amit Agrawal Founder OckyPocky, Former Head of YouTube India

11:55

Coming to America: A US Perspective on Fintech in 2019

Lauren Giles, Partner, Alston & Bird

12:00

Why AI + Consumer Insights = Better, Cheaper, Faster

Dr Joon Nak Choi, Co-Founder, Zectr

12:15

Blockchain, ICO & STO

  • Lauren Giles, Partner, Alston& Bird
  • John Patrick Mullin, Managing Director of Research & Business Development, trade.io
  • Moderator: Kristi Swartz, Managing Partner Swartz, Binnersley & Associates

12:35

Livestream to Silicon Valley, Prototyping for Impact and How the World is Connected

Tom Chi, Founding Member, Google X
Moderator: Karena Belin, Co-Founder & CEO, WHub & AngelHub

12:30

How I Help Startups Build Their Own Rockets!

Alyssa Chen, Head of Accelerator, AppWorks

12:55

Around the World in 30 min: Connecting Global Ecosystems

  • Amit Agrawal, Founder OckyPocky
  • Oluwaseun Oyinsan, Partner, Oui Capital
  • Rinchy Teng, Head of Partnerships, Slush
  • Stefano Passarello, Managing Director NEA, Hawksford
  • Karena Belin, Co-Founder and CEO WHub & AngelHub
  • Moderator: Dr. Alexander Görlach, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

13:00

Crowdfunding, the Formula for Success

Tom Dawkins, Co-Founder & CEO, Startsomegood.com

13:30

Stage Break

13:30

What to look for in a Co-Founder" Jessica Cheung, Senior Form Advisor, Entrepreneur First

Moderator: David Li, Chief of Staff, AngelHub

13:45

Inspirefest!

  • Ann O'Dea, Founder, Inspirefest
  • Richard Eardley, Managing Director, Hays
  • Ann Cathrin Riedel, Chairwoman, LOAD e.V.
  • Dr. Richard Zeng, Board of Director, Mojia
  • Tammuz Dubnov, Founder & CEO , zuzor

14:00

Good is the enemy of Great

Corey Zembruski, Founder & CEO, Euvera Holdings, Inc.

14:40

What's Working and What's Not Working in FinTech

  • Tytus Michalski, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fresco Capital
  • David Rosa, Co-Founder & CEO, Neat
  • Alex Medana, Co-Founder & CEO, FinFabrik

14:30

Let's Venture into India

Shanti Mohan, Founder, LetsVenture

15:10

Chutes and Ladders - How to do Business in China

Walter Jennings, CEO, Asia Insight Circle

15:00

The Brain Science Behind Growth

Andrew Brent, Founding Partner, Think Again Growth

15:30

Open Innovation Challenge

Brought to you by Explorium Hong Kong and WHub

15:30

The future of work

  • Jacob Feenstra, Group Director - Business Development
  • Madeleine Furley, Public Relations & Partnerships Director

16:20

Fireside with Jason Calacanis

Uptin Saiidi, Mutimedia Journalist CNBC International

16:50

Closing Notes

  • Jayne Chan, Head of StartmeupHK, InvestHK
  • Karena Belin, Co-Founder & CEO, WHub & AngelHub
  • Karen Contet Farzam, Co-Founder & CEO, AngelHub & WHub
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Speakers
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WHub

WHub.io, Hong Kong’s biggest startup community & power connector, is the platform showcasing startups to accelerate their business through meaningful connections.

WHub starts with Why and helps startups unleash their full potential by showcasing their mission & value, team in addition to their products and services.

Partners

The event would not have been possible without the support of these partners.
Interested in being a sponsor? Email us


Key Partner
Zegal
Festival Organisers
Invest HK
Startupmeup HK
Official Carrier
Cathay Pacific

Silver Sponsor
Swartz
Alston&Bird
Bronze Sponsor
DBS
Campfire
Event Platform Sponsor
accupass

Speaker Lounge By
Freiheit
Investor Lounge By
Q Lab
Programme Sponsors

Angel University
Main Sponsor
AngelHub
Platinum Sponsor
Euvera

Open Innovation Co-organiser

Supporting Organisation

Exhibitors

The event would not have been possible without the support of these exhibitors.
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