Celebrate HK Startups & EYE Program with Google and CUHK

Celebrate HK Startups & EYE Program with Google and CUHK
Comments Off, 20/11/2014, by , in Local Startup News

Event: “The beginning of an end: a celebration with Hong Kong startups and EYE Program community”.

The Empowering Young Entrepreneurs Program (EYE Program) is a year-long entrepreneurship program launched by Google and CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship. We aim to encourage local youngsters to think big and promote Hong Kong as a city for entrepreneurship. This event is to celebrate with Hong Kong startups and EYE Program teams, and share fun stories about their entrepreneurial journey. Joining us the event include budding entrepreneurs; speakers from Google, CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship, government and key players in Hong Kong startup community.  

Detailed event agenda and speakers, and RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nw6N6qS1pRU3yzjAIPBM5sz5Ny4M4nPx5IvDar9iKfI/viewform

Date: November 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 3pm-5:30pm Panel Discussions and Sharing Sessions; and 5:30pm-7pm Networking Reception
Venue: Silverbox Ballroom, Hotel Icon (address: 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
Language: English
Dress Code: Smart Casual

RUNDOWN

3:00pm-3:10pm Opening remarks – Be first in the future
Dominic Allon, Managing Director, Google Hong Kong

3:10pm-3:30pm Inspirational speech
Scott Beaumont, Vice President, Greater China, Google

3:30pm-3:50pm Panel discussion – Transforming Hong Kong with disruptive innovation
David Zhu, Co-founder, Divide
Fion Leung, Co-founder, Time Auction Hong Kong
Justin Yek, Software Developer, Designer and Co-founder, Altitude Labs
Raymond Yip, Co-founder, CEO, Shopline
Steven Lam, Co-founder, GoGoVan
Moderated by Napoleon Biggs, Partner & Commercial Director at Bolei Digital; Founder, Speaker and Host at Web Wednesday Ventures Limited

3:50pm-4:20pm Panel discussion – Are we ready to turn Hong Kong to a hub for entrepreneurs?
Charles Ng, Associate Director-General, InvestHK
Dominic Allon, Managing Director, Google Hong Kong
Dr. Dominic Chan, Founder, Chief Consultant, Decisive Consulting Limited
Kalina King, Regional Director, General Assembly Asia
Simon Squibb, CEO, NEST
Moderated by Napoleon Biggs, Partner & Commercial Director at Bolei Digital; Founder, Speaker and Host at Web Wednesday Ventures Limited

4:20pm-4:40pm Break

4:45pm-5:00pm Remarks from special guest

5:00pm-5:20pm Fun stories from budding entrepreneurs Representatives from six outstanding teams from EYE Program
~HITA – Eddie Lin
~Talk-now – Kenneth Chung
~Trafluence – Cynthia Cheung
~Optica – Jeremy Lai
~Jobdoh – Mary Cheung
~Myflat.hk – Matthew Tam
Moderated by Napoleon Biggs, Partner & Commercial Director at Bolei Digital; Founder, Speaker and Host at Web Wednesday Ventures Limited

5:20pm-5:30pm Closing remarks and group photo

5:30pm-7:00pm Networking reception

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