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Panel Talk Series: Innovation, Venture Market and Hong Kong as an Innovation Bridge between India and China
04.12.2019, 8:45 am - 2:45 pm
Panel I 8:45am
Panel II 10:30am
Panel III 14:45pm
Innovation and technology is witnessing rapid growth in its scale and speed. India and China, being homes to the world’s largest and most influential entrepreneurial ecosystems, are forging different paths to support their innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Hong Kong, which is among the world’s leading international financial centers, with its unique advantages, can develop as an important innovation and entrepreneurial bridge as these Asian companies internationalize. The convergence between these three ecosystems has the potential to play a critical role in the growth, funding and collaborative opportunities for these entrepreneurs and innovators. The panels on “Innovating True Competitive Advantage”, “Towards a More Efficient Venture Market” and “Hong Kong as an Innovation Bridge between India and China” will provide a platform for some of the leading entrepreneurs from India, Hong Kong and China, across industries, to share their experiences of how they build their companies, raised financing and the challenges and potential areas of collaboration between them. The panelists will compare and contrast the three entrepreneurial ecosystems, best practices and their outlook at the collaborative opportunities between Hong Kong, India and China.
Panel I : Innovating True Competitive Advantage
9:00 am – 10:30 am | Miller Theater
Tarun Mehta, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Ather Energy.
Saraansh Dave, Head of New Business Development, Non-SoC Business, CLP Holdings.
Amit Goyal, Head edX S.E. Asia.
Ricky Chiu, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer PHASE Scientific.
Henny Sender, Chief Correspondent for International Finance, Financial Times.
Panel II : Towards a More Efficient Venture Market
10: 45 am – 12:00 pm | Miller Theater
Vikram Gupta, IvyCap, Founder & Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited.
Shanti Mohan, Co-founder and CEO LetsVenture.
Apoorv R. Sharma, Co-Founder Venture Catalysts.
Samir Shah, Founding and Managing Partner, Peak Venture Partners.
Karena Belin, Co-Founder and CEO WHub; Co-Founder and COO/CFO Angel Hub.
Angad Banga, COO The Caravel Group.
Panel III : Hong Kong as an Innovation Bridge between India and China
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Miller Theater
Cindy Chow, Executive Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund. (Invited).
Thomas Cheung, Founder, Chinagrowth Group.
Jamil Anderlini, Asia Editor, Financial Times.
Jayne Chan, Head of StartmeupHK, Invest Hong Kong.
Peter Yan, CEO, Cyberport. (Invited).
B. G. Srinivas, Group Managing Director, PCCW. (Invited).
Anson Bailey, Head of Technology, Hong Kong Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC, KPMG China.