East meets West – Tech Synergy and Insights

The Inspiration and Collaboration of Silicon Valley’s Innovation Culture on the Entrepreneurial and Innovative Environment of the Greater Bay Area.

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2023

Venture Forward: Game Changing through Innovation
As the world emerges from the shadows of the pandemic into a new dawn of opportunity, funders and founders are aspiring new breakthroughs from the lingering global market uncertainties, economic and geopolitical issues. They all look up to unlimited potential of Web3, AI and emerging technologies to break through challenges, turning setbacks into springboards. How do they endure for a brighter future?

Hong Kong has become a hub for global innovation, with a vibrant ecosystem of technology startups and an ideal launchpad for ventures targeting the vast potential of Greater China and beyond. What does Hong Kong need to do to continue its rise as Asia’s leading venture city?

Join the leading venture capitalists, innovators, and thinkers at CVCF to explore the next horizon of inno-venture with fresh visions.

Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) 2023-24 香港社會企業挑戰賽2023-24 DELF 2023 Startup Café: Munich & Hong Kong

Entrepreneurs around the world face similar challenges. Meet and learn from the other side of the earth! Startup Café gathers Munich and Hong Kong startups, you will get 1 on 1 exchange sessions to learn from each other and explore collaboration opportunities! Mr. Alvin Cheung (bio attached), Co-founder & CEO of HandyRehab will also give a sharing about his startup journey. Learn and meet new friends!

Date: 2nd June, 2023 (Friday)
Time: 6pm HKT / 12 noon Munich Time
Format: Zoom Mixer Event
Language: English
Host: Dr. Susanne Ritter von Marx & Dr. Dominik Domnik
Participants: 6 startups from CUHK and LMU respectively

HappyHour Talk – New Perspective on Venture Capital: Singapore vs Hong Kong; Entrepreneur vs Privately Offered Fund

The venture capital investment in Asia has been booming💥, and many companies prepare to jump at the chance of #investment and development in Asian market.💰 We have invited Mr. Herbin Koh, Senior Director of Gaw Capital Partners🤝 to analyze the key to venture capital success from the perspective of entrepreneurs and investors, and predict the trends of ClimateTech🌤️🌡️ and PropTech🏢🏡 in the next three years.

Mentorship for Startup Digital Economy Summit (DES) 2023

Emerging with Resilience: Fostering a Smarter Future
The pandemic has created strong tailwinds for global technology adoption at an unprecedented rate and accelerated the next wave of a smart urban transformation. Over the past challenging years, smart city innovations have emerged as the champion force to power the speedy recovery for economies and communities, reinventing a smarter future for all.

Being an international innovation and technology hub with the distinctive edge of global vision and strategic connectivity with the Greater Bay Area and the rest of the world, Hong Kong is set to spur new growth leveraging opportunities brought by the National 14th Five-Year Plan and from the new opportunities worldwide. The upcoming DES (rebranded from the Internet Economy Summit, IES) will unveil global and regional visions on how smart city technologies will supercharge smart economies as well as accelerate the formation of futureproof digital societies.

Startup Café: Munich & Hong Kong

Meet entrepreneurs from the other side of the earth! Startup Café gathers Munich and Hong Kong startups, you will get 1 on 1 exchange sessions to learn from each other and explore collaboration opportunities!

Supports to Hong Kong Start-ups

Mr. Kevin HO, Section Head, Start-up and Innovation, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has shared the first hand information on HKTDC’s support and practical advices to Hong Kong start-ups. Mr. Jefferson WAT, Chairman of SME Global Alliance has facilitated an informative discussion with Mr. Ho. Their presentations help Hong Kong start-ups to be prepared to get the second chances of attracting angel investment for their business development and boosting their marketing senses.