Cyberport FinTech Idea Jam Apr 16th

Cyberport FinTech Idea Jam Apr 16th
Comments Off, 25/03/2016, by , in Local Startup News

Cyberport will co-organise with Hong Kong Computer Society FinTech SIG to have Cyberport FinTech Idea Jam, a whole day event on 16 April 2016 (Sat), aiming to brainstorm FinTech ideas for Cyberport entrepreneurship programme recruitment.

Speaker sessions on FinTech related subjects, panel discussion and most importantly, idea jamming, will be the key elements of the event. Speakers include Mr. James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader of Ernst & Young, to share an overview on international FinTech sectors, Mr. William Dam, Senior Technical Evangelist of Microsoft Hong Kong, to have an update on Blockchain technology, and IBM will have representative to talk about the future of FinTech in banking. A FinTech start-up panel to be moderated by APrivacy with 5 FinTech start-ups including Bitspark Limited, Ironfly Technologies Limited, Monexo Innovations Limited, Quantifeed HK Limited and YinTran Group Holdings Limited will be held. At the end of the event, there will be a FinTech ideas pitching session for participants to pitch to a panel of judges. The top 3 winning teams could have a fast track to join the CCMF June 2016 intake presentation session.

A one-day event brainstorming FinTech ideas

At the end of the event day, all teams will pitch their FinTech ideas to a panel of judges. Top three projects will earn a fast track to the vetting and presentation session of Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) in June 2016 to kick-start your FinTech business. Register here.

Don’t miss the chance to meet industry experts and get brainstormed, your idea might just change the world!

Time & Date: 16 April 2016 @ 9:45 am – 6:00 pm

Venue: Function Rooms, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core E), 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Who should join?

University students, start-ups and industry professionals, who are interested in FinTech application development.

Language: English

Fee: Free of charge

Registration due date: 5 April 2016

Guest Speakers:

“What is FinTech? International FinTech Sectors at a Glance” by Mr. James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader, Ernst & Young

“Roll Your Own Blockchain” by Mr. William Dam, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Hong Kong DX Team

“The Future of FinTech in Banking” by IBM representative

FinTech Start-ups Panel Discussion:

Panellists:

Mr. George Harrap, CEO, Bitspark Limited
Bitspark is an end-to-end money transfer platform leveraging Bitcoin.

Mr. Kevin Mak, CEO, Ironfly Technologies Limited
Ironfly is a FinTech platform targeting asset managers and financial service providers.

Mr. Mukesh Bubna, CEO and Founder, Monexo Innovations Limited
Monexo is an innovative peer-to-peer lending marketplace.

Dr. Alex Ypsilanti, CEO and Co-founder, Quantifeed HK Limited
Quantifeed manages challenges of digital wealth management

Mr. Robert Liu, CEO, YinTran Group Holdings Limited
YinTran is a bank-graded money transfer network.

Moderator:
Mr. Henri Arslanian, Head of Corporate Development and Strategic Partnerships, APrivacy

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