Programme

Date: 8-9 Nov 2018 (Thu-Fri)

Venue: Function Rooms, Cyberport

Theme: Driving Next Wave of Tech Investment

Day 1
8 Nov 2018
Day 2
9 Nov 2018

Welcome Remarks

Chairman, Cyberport

Opening Remarks

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSARG

Cyberport Investors Network (CIN) Anniversary Celebration Ceremony

Moderator:
Chairman, Cyberport Investors Network Steering Group and Co-Founder and Managing Director, Radiant Venture Capital

Keynote 1: Global Play of Tech Venturing

(Heavyweight VC to share leading global trends/main stream on tech investment landscape in areas like hottest tech sectors, portfolio diversification, high-growth markets; How digital transformation opens up new opportunities in tech investment today and in the future)

Managing Director, Asia, Founders Fund

Keynote Chat: How are investors’ appetite changing?

(Featuring a leading VC from China to discuss the changing landscape of tech funding & innovation; growing influence in tech venturing and what China VCs are eyeing on in the tech space)

Managing Partner, Baidu Capital

Panel Discussion 1: China in Focus – How startups capitalize technology innovation to become more fundable?

(Featuring leading VC from China & Greater Bay Area on how technopreneurs should identify both the tech and funding trends, how to stay ahead of the curve and create more value to capitalise on the region’s development)

Moderator:
CEO, TechNode
Panellists:
Co-Founder & CEO, Megvii (Face++)
Partner, Silverlink Capital

Panel Discussion 2: Strategy in Action – Blockchain & Digital Currency Opportunities along Digital Silk Road

(VC and tech experts to discuss how Asia becomes the future hotbed of digital currency, regtech & smart contract with blockchain applications, the Belt & Road opportunities, and what are the strategic implications to VCs and startups)

Panellists:
General Manager, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs
Head of Greater China, 500 Startups

Panel Discussion 3: The Next Wave of Investing in AI

(Discuss how AI technology is extensively reshaping business models and the value chain from venturing and entrepreneurial dimensions, including products/services, customer experience, deal-making and talents. Which market is racing ahead and what’re the lessons learnt?)

Moderator:
Founder/Editor, Silicon Dragon
Panellists:
Investment Director, Baidu Capital Changcheng Investment
Managing Partner, AMINO Capital
Partner, China Growth Capital
Partner, Hoxton Ventures

Panel Discussion 4: Building a sustainable startup venture ecosystem (hosted by Cyberport Investors Network)

(Discuss the paradigm shift of tech investment, evolution of start-up into investor, & how a good investors network can catalyse smart money & collaboration opportunities for Cyberport digital tech community)

Moderator:
Chairman, Cyberport Investors Network Steering Group and Co-Founder and Managing Director, Radiant Venture Capital
Panellists:
Co-Founder & Former Vice President, Xiaomi Technology
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Beyond Ventures
Founding Partner, MindWorks Ventures

Panel Discussion 5: From Start-up to Scale-up in Fintech (14:15-14:45)

(Leading Fintech players & VC to share their growth journey & vision as well as Hong Kong’s future development & roadmap in virtual banking)

Panellists:
Managing Partner, OurCrowd
Moderator:
Cyberport Advisory Panel Member; Partner & National Leader of IT Advisory and Assurance Services, Deloitte China
Founder and CEO, WeLab

Investor – Investee Dialogue: Smart City/Smart Living (14:45-15:15)

(Promising Cyberport companies with their investors to chat on how tech innovation has transformed their businesses & get funded)

Investor Workshop (Concurrent, 14:15-15:15)

(For investors to learn latest trends & advanced strategies to identify, negotiate, and execute early-stage investments.)

Managing Director, Asia, Founders Fund

Digital Tech Solution Showcase & Networking (Concurrent)

Head of Global Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Hong Kong, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) LimitedHead of Global Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Hong Kong, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Parallel Pitching Sessions

AI / Big Data / IoT
Fintech / Blockchain
Smart Lifestyle (eCommerce, Edtech, Gaming)

Start-up Workshop

(A deep mentoring and interactive session targeting digital tech start-up founders or aspiring entrepreneurs to grow effectively, understand investors’ needs & learn fundraising strategies)

Panellists:
Managing Partner, OurCrowd

Simultaneous interpretation in English and Putonghua will be provided

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