Startup Impact Summit 2020

07 July 2020 (Tue) | 10:00 – 21:00 HKT

08 July 2020 (Wed) | 10:00 – 19:00 HKT

Day 1 Main Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:00 – 10:15 Opening Keynote
10:15 – 10:30 Main Stage Opening by Visa

Maaike Steinbach
CEO, Hong Kong Branch and Macau, Visa
10:30 – 11:00 Opening Ceremony of Hack.Asia

Anne O’Riordan
Group Director of Digital, Jardine Matheson
Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
11:00 – 11:15 Introduction to #SIS20, Showcasing Impact, Making Impact by WHub

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Karen Contet
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
11:30 – 12:15 Envision entrepreneurship in the next 10 years: Global & HK SDG Priorities

Dorothy Lam
Co-Founder & Chief Catalyst, Dream Impact
Francis Ngai
Founder & CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong
David Galipeau
Founding Partner, SDGx Singapore
12:30 – 13:15 Digital Media and Relationships – The good, the bad and the ugly

Yat Siu
Co-founder & Chairman, Animoca Brands & Outblaze
Mizuko Ito
Co-Founder & CEO, Professor Connected Camps, University of California
13:30 – 14:00 Manufacturing for Good: Spreading Global Prosperity through the Art of ‘Making’

Namir Hourani
Managing Director, Global Manufacturing Industrialisation Summit
Kenneth Kwok
CEO, Global Citizen Capital
14:00 – 14:30 Turning corporate culture into competitive advantage

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Savio Kwan
Non-Executive Director, Alibaba HK Entrepreneurs Fund
14:30 – 15:00 Young Global Leaders in the Decade of Action

Winston Ma
Adjunct Professor, New York University School of Law
Hajo van Beijma
COO, SingularityU Benelux
Tolullah Oni, MBBS
Clinical Senior Research Associate & Joint Lead University of Cambridge
15:15 – 16:00 The future of payment

Marc Entwistle
Principal, Digital Financial Services (APAC), Oliver Wyman
Satya Tammareddy
Head of SE Asia & Hong Kong Growth, Stripe
Maggie Yung
Managing Director, DBS Bank
Jan Ruzicka
Chief External Affairs Officer & Fintech Evangelist, Home Credit Group
16:00 – 16:45 Unicorn Talk: Insights from HK’s success stories

Karen Contet
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Blake Larson
Managing Director, International, Lalamove
Jessica Lam
Group Head of Strategy, WeLab
Ester Wong
Managing Director, SenseTime
17:00 – 17:45 The Future of Gaming

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Yat Siu
Co-founder & Chairman, Animoca Brands & Outblaze
Sebastian Borget
COO & Co-founder, The Sandbox
Mik Naayem
Chief Business Officer, Dapper Labs
18:00 – 18:30 China VC landscape in the New Normal: How Impact Startups can lead the Pack

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Joe Tian
Founding Managing Partner, Detong Capital
18:30 – 19:00 Global Social Good – Future of Impact Philanthropy

Kenneth Kwok
CEO, Global Citizen Capital
Radia Cheikh Lahlou
CEO, Déclic – CSR
Oliver Wayman
Co-founder, Bottletop
Heba Aguib
Chief Executive RESPOND, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
19:30 – 20:00 UNDP: Innovative towards a Sustainable health-Oriented Future

Courtney Savie Lawrence
Head of Exploration, UNDP Regional Innovation Team- Asia Pacific
Mike Moradi
Partner / CEO, Hexagon Regenerative Medicine Fund / Sensulin
Han-Chung Cheng
CEO, Mitochondrion Application Biomedicine Inc.
Sophie Smith
Co-founder and CEO, Nabta Health
20:00 – 20:30 LGBTI – Why it matters for Impact and Sustainability

Antonio Zappulla
Chief Executive Officer, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Josh Slusher
Director, Philanthropic Initiatives United Nations Foundation
Corinna Lathan
CEO, AnthroTronix
Katri Kivioja
Programme Manager UNDP
20:30 – 21:00 United Nations Technology Bank – Supporting LDCs in Achieving SDGs

Joshua Setipa
Managing Director, UN Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries
Kenneth Kwok
CEO, Global Citizen Capital
Day 2 Main Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:00 – 10:30 From Hong Kong to the World, Welcome Notes by Government Officials, InvestHK and WHub

Christopher Hui Ching-yu, JP
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Charles Ng
Associate Director, Invest Hong Kong
10:30 – 11:00 What happens at #SIS20, Stays at #SIS20!…?

Walter Jennings
CEO, Asia Insight Circle
Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
11:00 – 11:55 Most Successful Angel – A talk with Jason Calacanis

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Jason Calacanis
Angel Investor and Podcaster Launch
12:30 – 13:00 WEF Upink – Crowdsourcing Innovations to Address the Trillion Trees Chanllenge

Lluvy Liu
Global Leadership Fellow World Economic Forum
Kenneth Kwok
CEO, Global Citizen Capital
13:00 – 13:30 FinTech Scaling Stories, a conversation between Visa and ZA

Maaike Steinbach
CEO Hong Kong & Macau, VISA
Wayne Xu
President, ZA
13:30 – 14:00 Impossible: Meat for Meat Lovers

Sonalie Figueiras
Founder & CEO, Green Queen Media / Ekowarehouse
Nick Halla
Senior Vice President, International Impossible Foods
14:00 – 14:40 Back to business: opportunities for digital commerce in Asia’s path towards recovery

Chavi Jafa
Head of Visa Business Solutions, Asia Pacific, Visa
Donald Tan
VP, Strategic Solutions & Product Development, Visa
David Rosa
CEO and co-founder, Neat
Eric Ng
CEO and co-founder, Boutir
14:40 – 15:00 Unravelling GoGoVan’s next move

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Reeve Kwan
Co-founder, GOGOVAN
15:00 – 15:45 Tech4Good: Showcase Startup Impact, Transform Through Tech

Rodney J. Schaddee Van Dooren
Director, Illicit Trade Prevention Asia Pacific, PMI
Mark Blick
CEO, Diginex Solutions
Boris Brault
CEO, BOW Group
Tat Lam
CEO, Shanzhai City
16:00 – 16:45 Unicorn Talk: India’s InsurTech disruption

Shanti Mohan
Co-Founder & CEO, LetsVenture
Sarbvir Singh
CEO, PolicyBazaar.com
17:00 – 19:00 Final Pitch of Hack.Asia

Anne O’Riordan
Group Director of Digital, Jardine Matheson
Charles Allen
Global Head of Mobile and Smart Channels, HSBC
John Mefford
Managing Director, Accenture
Cally Chan
General Manager, Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau
Jeremy Sheldon
Head of Markets, Asia Pacific, J LL
Michael Poon
Chief Executive, Jardine Matheson
Karena Belin
Co-Founder WHub & AngelHub
19:00 – 19:20 Closing of Startup Impact Summit 2020

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Karen Contet
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
#SIS20 Team and many Volunteers!
Organizing Team, WHub & AngelHub
Day 1 Venture Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:20 – 10:30 Opening of Venture Stage

Walter Jennings
CEO, Asia Insight Circle
10:30 – 11:15 Impact Investing – Myths and Truths

Cynthia Cheung
Consultant, UNDP
Alexandra Martins
Partnerships & Investors Relations, Bridge for Billions
Elizabeth Tan
Venture Partner, Impact Capital, Quest Ventures
Michael Au
Managing Director, District Capital
11:15 – 12:15 Art x Tech: What’s next and where to invest?

Mariana De Win
Head of Ecosystems, Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Bank
Francis Belin
President, Asia Pacific, Christie’s
Timothy Shin
President and Co-Founder, ARTBLOC
Alex Medana
CEO & Co-founder, FinFabrik
12:30 – 13:30 She’s Next Empowered by Visa: Building a Strong Brand to Standout among your Competition.

Maaike Steinbach
General Manager, Hong Kong & Macao, Visa
Kristi Swartz
Managing Partner, Swartz, Binnersley & Associates
Juliet Gimenez
Founder & CEO, Goxip
Karen Contet
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
13:30 – 14:15 FoodTech Ventures: Unlock the Exponential Growth of the Alternative Protein Market

Natalie Lung
Program Manager, Food Technology Accelerator, Brinc
Nick Cooney
Managing Partner, Lever VC
Carrie Chan
Co-Founder & CEO, Avant Meats Company Limited
Andrew Ive
Founder and Managing General Partner, Big Idea Ventures
14:30 – 15:00 Moving from Human centered design to regenerative design

Nathan Walworth
Co-chair of the Futurism Group, NEXUS
Jazmine Cable
Impact Consultant, Buckminster Fuller Institute
Amanda Ravenhill
Executive Director, Buckminster Fuller Institute
15:30 – 16:00 Is there still a difference between East and West? Trends from SV and Asia in comparison

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Edith Yeung
General Partner, Race Capital
16:30 – 17:15 China’s technology – Will it outperform the rest?

Daisy Wan
Business Development Director, AngelHub
Chibo Tang
Partner, Gobi Partners China
Rui Ma
Creator & Host, Tech Buzz China
17:30 – 18:15 Impact Investing – Money, Moral or both?

Vijay Tirathrai
Managing Director, Techstars
Vikram Gupta
Founder and Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited
18:30 – 19:25 Equity Crowdfunding: A New Way of Raising Capital

Kristi Swartz
Managing Partner, Swartz, Binnersley & Associates
Claus Christensen
CEO, Know Your Customer
Rahul Nambiar
Co-founder, Botsync
Nicolas Breitburd
Head of Investment Strategy, AngelHub
19:30 – 20:00 The Next Wave of Innovation: Driven by Purpose. Powered by Resilience.

Terrance Philips
Managing Director, Citibank
Ash Lilani
Managing Partner, Saama Capital
Robin Connelley
Co-Founder, Momentum Ventures
John Stanton
Co-Founder, Chōsen
20:00 – 20:30 Youth Leadership within the WEF stories – Pivot Stories

Nariman Sadri
CEO, Darman Ara
Florian Hoffmann
Founder & CEO, The DO School
Saieshan Govinder
Global Shaper, Johannesburg Hub, Global Shapers Community
Kenneth Kwok
CEO, Global Citizen Capital
Adetola Onayemi
Global Shaper, Abuja Hub, Global Shapers Community
20:30 – 21:00 Boosting the finances of 1.8Bn Muslims – Creating opportunity through FinTech

Musheer Ahmed
Founder and Managing Director, Finstep Asia
Jad Salha
Founder & CEO, MyAhmed
Taraec Hussein
Vice President, Investments, Gobi Partners
Nihal Abughattas
Founding Board Member, MENA Fintech Association
Day 2 Venture Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:00 – 10:05 Opening of Venture Stage by MC

Romar Dulay
Strategic Partnerships Manager APAC, Christie’s
10:05 – 10:45 Unleashing Innovation through Education and Entrepreneurship

Karen Contet
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Tim Draper
Founding Partner, Draper Associates
11:30 – 12:15 Fireside Chat with Your Investor – Carousell & Quest Ventures

Russ Neu
Venture Partner, Impact, Quest Ventures
William Ip
Managing Director of Hong Kong, Carousell
12:30 – 13:00 Entrepreneurship and gender equality

Jennifer Buckley
Senior Managing Director SEAF
Shamha Naseer
Gender Specialist, UNDP
Anshul Sonak
Senior Director, Global AI, INTEL
Jessie Chung
Founder, FAMILY MASK
Nakita Irvin
Founding Owner, TASTY ISLAND TREATS FIJI
13:30 – 14:15 From idea to exit – successfully scaling a FinTech in Asia

Rachel Wang
Head of Strategic Development, RGAX
Mikaal Abdulla
SVP, International, SoFi
Abhinav Sinha
Co-Founder & COO, Eko India Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
Amanda Tung
Senior Manager Partnerships, ZA Insurance
14:30 – 15:15 Getting Started With Angel Investing

Jowell Shek
Analyst, Catalyst Ventures
Jed Ng
Tech Investor & Advisor, Turning
Ben Kepes
Board member, Entrepreneur and Investor, Diversity Limited
15:30 – 16:00 EduTech Trends & Investment

Ada Yip
Director, WYNG 43 Social Investment
Timothy Yu
CEO, Snapask
Yogev Shelly
CEO, TinyTap
16:00 – 16:30 Impact Investment by the European Union

Mali M Baum
CEO & Founder, W Lounge
Florian Kemmerich
Managing Partner, Bamboo Capital Partners
16:30 – 17:00 Partnership, Innovation & the power of ecosystem

Devere Bryan
Head of Strategic Partnerships, Xero
Brit Blakeney
Head of Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Bank
17:00 – 17:30 Connect your Brain to the web: History and Future of BMI (Brain Machine Interface)

Karena Belin
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
Marten Rauschenberg
CTO, UploadMe.org
17:30 – 18:15 On the way to exit

Benedicte Nolens
Head of Innovation Hub, Bank for International Settlements
Daniel Grossmann
Managing Partner, Kharis Capital
Karen Contet
Co-founder, WHub & AngelHub
18:30 – 19:15 Impact & Entrepreneurship in a World of Change

Catherine Chen
Founder and Managing Partner, AvantFaire Investment Management Limited
Lwazi Wali
Head of Venture Sourcing, Founders Factory Africa
Amra Naidoo
Co-Founder and General Partner, Accelerating Asia
Nguyen Phi Van
Chairwoman, Vietnam Angel Network
Day 1 SDG & Innovation (Agenda Subject to Change)
12:00 – 13:00 MINI-HACK Workshop 1

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
13:00 – 13:45 Founders 1 x1: Setting up an ESOP for your team

Shanti Mohan
Co-Founder & CEO, LetsVenture
14:00 – 15:00 Investor Masterclass (Investor Ticket only)

Ben McQuhae
Partner, GPS McQuhae
15:00 – 15:30 Small changes that drastically boost business efficiency

Michelle Kwok
Small Business Specialist, Xero Asia, Xero
16:00 – 17:00 The power of Networks and Community – 1 degree of separation

David Franzen
CCO, Entnest
17:00 – 18:00 MINI-HACK Workshop 2

18:30 – 19:30 Learn how to build, grow or reformulate your own company

Francisco Santolo
CEO, Scalabl
Day 2 SDG & Innovation (Agenda Subject to Change)
11:00 – 12:00 Mentoring Workshop

Marta Dowejko
Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University
12:00 – 12:45 Which SDGs does your startup align to? Workshop to Showcase your Impact

Dinh-Long PHAM
Specialist, UNDP
Ellie Horrocks
Consultant, UNDP
14:00 – 14:30 Revolutionising Cashflow Management for Small Business Success

Julian Wong
Small Business Evangelist, Xero Asia, Xero
16:00 – 17:00 MINI-HACK Workshop 3 – Final Pitch

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Benjamin Quinlan
CEO & Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates
Prasad Banavalikar
Director Comercial, East Asia & Australia, South & South East Asia, PMI
Day 1 International & GBA Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
11:30 – 12:15 Innovation the China way

Matthieu Bodin
COO, geoFluxus
Rachel Daydou
Partner & General Manager, Fabernovel China
Marian Danko
Founder, weHustle
Luyi Wu
Partner, Paris2Beijing Consulting
12:15 – 13:00 Steps to scaling in GBA

Anthony Lawrance
Founder, Greater Bay Insight
Andy Chan
Co-Founder, Qupital
Oscar Ramos
Managing Director, Chinaccelerator
13:15 – 14:00 Thailand, in search for a unicorn

Nala Puttiputtachart
Program Director, CU Innovation Hub
Oranuch Lerdsuwankij
Co-Founder and CEO, Techsauce Media
Nutthanun (Nicky) Jaroenjitkul
Corporate Strategy and Investment Director, Wisesight Investment
14:15 – 15:00 Demystifying the SEA Startup Scene

Victoria Daet
Consultant, OMG Network
Retno Dewati
Head of Indonesia, Access Ventures
Agnes Li
Lead, Product Growth, GoJek
Mohan Belani
CEO and Head of Product, e27
15:15 – 16:00 Softlanding in Hong Kong 101

Josephine Chan
Community Manager, WHub
Janice Chew
Principal, JC Legal
Alex So
Group Managing Parnter, Fastlane Group
Alexander de Haseth
Senior Manager, BlueMeg
16:00 – 17:00 Accelerating in Asia: Taiwan, Korea and Japan

Gloria Lee
Head of Global Business, Wanted
Ayumi Ode
Japan Country Lead, 500 Startups
Eugene Kim
General Partner, SparkLabs Group
Allen John Ku
Director of Operations, Taiwan Startup Stadium
17:15 – 18:00 Ecosystem showcase: Philippines

Johanna L. Wiese
Director, Southeast Asia, Mistletoe
James Pacaba
Managing Partner, Morningtide Capital Partners
Edwin Lacierda
Co-Founder, PayMongo
18:15 – 19:00 Fashion and FinTech – what we can learn from London

Simon Squibb
Founder, The Good Luck Club
Sojin Lee
Founder and CEO, TOSHI.co
Devin Kohli
Co-head of Outward VC, Outward VC
Norris Koppel
Founder and CEO, Monese
Tom March
Founder, Redrice Ventures
Matt Lumb
CEO, War Paint For Men
19:15 – 20:00 Ecosystem Showcase: Germany

Mali Baum
CEO and Founder, WLounge
Joshua Haynes
Managing Partner, Masawa
Luis Shemtov
Co-Founder, Lunar Ventures
20:00 – 20:45 How to enter the diverse European ecosystem with your B2B innovations?

Day 2 International & GBA Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:40 – 11:10 Cyberport: How Cyberport’s thriving ecosystem navigate startups for investment amid changing venture capital landscape

11:10 – 11:40 Hong Kong Productivity Council: Partner with HKPC from funding to prototyping

11:40 – 12:10 Hong Kong Trade Development Council: HKTDC Start-up Express Winners Presentation

13:30 – 14:00 FintechHK, InvestHK: Fast-track Your Next Success

King Leung
Head of Fintech, InvestHK
Anthony Sar
Founder and CEO, Finnovasia
14:00 – 14:30 Hong Kong Science Technology Park: Startup ecosystem in HK Science Park

Francis Pun
Market Development Lead, Strategic Partnership, HKSTP
Jonathan Cheung
Co-Founder, Inovo Robotics
14:30 – 15:00 Creative Industry: Leading through The New Normal: Digital Insights And Actions

Tania Lau
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications, Verizon Media Hong Kong
Doris Fong
Head of Creative Industries, Invest Hong Kong
15:00 – 15:40 Business Professional Services, InvestHK: Digital Transformation in Professional Services in HK

Rebecca Merrett
Managing Director, OEP Asia
Jeremy Choi
Tax Partner, PwC
Kevin Fitzgerald
Managing Director for Asia, Xero
Eugene Liu
CEO and Co-Founder, LegalX
15:45 – 16:15 Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute: How ASTRI Technologies Enable a Smart City

Hugh Chow
CEO, ASTRI
Rex Wong
Executive Director and CEO, Kumshing
18:30 – 19:30 HKETO: Brussel – “Europe Meets Asia” Go International via Hong Kong

Dr. Jan Bormas
CEO, European Startup Network
Dr. Florian Spiegl
Co-founder & COO, Finfabrik
Karen Winton
Co-Founder, Voxo
Paul du Long
BlueMeg
Day 1 Pitching Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
11:00 – 12:00 Corporate Startup Collaboration in HK during COVID-19

Medhy Souidi
Head of FinTech & StartupXchange, DBS Bank
Cheney Cheng
Co-Founder, Apoida
Lawrence Yin
Director of Sales ESG, Miotech
12:00 – 13:30 HK Startup Pitching

Medhy Souidi
Head of FinTech & StartupXchange, DBS Bank
Jo Chan
Investor Relations Director, AngelHub
Diane de Beaudrap
COO, WHub
15:00 – 16:30 Tech For Good Startup Showcase – loT/Physical

Cynthia Cheung
Consultant, UNDP
Jo Chan
Investor Relations Director, AngelHub
Diane de Beaudrap
COO, WHub
Pahrada “Mameaw” Sapprasert
Director, 500 Startups Thailand
16:30 – 17:00 How to Build an Impact Community

Alessandra Sollberger
Founder, Top Tier Impact
Pablo Santaeufemia
CEO & Co-Founder, Bridge for Billions
Gurchaten Sandhu
President, UN-GLOBE
17:00 – 18:00 SDG 6 – How Clean Water Impacts our World

Matthias Mende
Chief Strategic Officer, Block Gemini
Vladimir Gonchar
Founder, IceTech
April Hu
Melissa Vo
17:00 – 18:00 Global Pride – Empowering Equality for the Future Generation

Jay Lin
Founder & CEO, Protico Media & GagaOOLala
Thanh Tung
Justin Francis Bionat
Nguyen Nhu Quynh
Day 2 Pitching Stage (Agenda Subject to Change)
11:00 – 11:30 Future of Energy Storage: the GES Solution

Phillip Diekhoener
Asia Managing Partner, Denkfabrik Digital (DDX)
Leopold Feiler
Managing Director, GES Global Energy Storage
15:00 – 16:30 Tech For Good Startup Showcase – Digital/Platform

Cynthia Cheung
Consultant, UNDP
Sylvia Kong
Senior Investment Director, Gobi Partners China
Diane de Beaudrap
COO, WHub
Jo Chan
Investor Relations Director, AngelHub
Nesh Sooriyan
Entrepreneur in Residence, Accelerating Asia
17:00 – 17:30 Impactful Advice for Start-Ups

Alvaro Fernandez
CEO & Editor-in-chief, SharpBrains
Michael Pellman Rowland
Partner / Head of Impact Investments, Alpenrose Wealth Management
Langston Suen
Founder & CEO, Opharmic Technology

Day 1 Growth Impact (Agenda Subject to Change)
11:00 – 11:45 The Rise of the No-Code Movement

Zoe Chew
Product Builder, NewCo
Sam Dickie
Lead Product Manager, ucreate
12:00 – 12:45 AgriTech, From Dust to Digital

Pierre Rousseau
Senior Strategic Advisor for Sustainable Business, BNP Paribas
Tahmid Hasan
Head of Partnership & Growth, i-Farmer Ltd.
Marc Castagnet
Director, ICS Hong Kong
13:00 – 13:45 Leaving No One Behind & Inclusive Tech

Ke Lin
Consultant, UNDP
Rohit Tiwari
CEO, Foodmario
Rafael Masters
CEO, Vulcan Augmetics
Tawhida Shiropa
Founder and CEO, Moner Bondhu
13:45 – 14:00 The ECB and European Response to COVID-19

Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau
General Director of Market Operations, European Central Bank
14:00 – 14:50 When, Why & How to Pivot your Business?

Louisa Zhang
VP of Growth, Vectr Ventures
Drew Calin
CEO, Greenhouse
Viktor Kyosev
COO, Greenhouse
15:00 – 15:50 Mobilizing Green Trillions

Helene Li
CEO & Co-Founder, Golmpact
Alex Ypsilanti
CEO & Co-Founder, Quantifeed
Tilo Bonow
CEO and Founder, PIABO PR
Ines Galichon
Manager, ENEA Consulting
16:00 – 16:30 Why SEO Is All About Content Marketing

Sakshi Kothari
Digital Marketing & Social Media Manager, WHub & AngelHub
Alina Benny
SEO & Content Lead, Nextiva
17:00 – 17:50 Why Mentorship Matters to the Startup Community?

Nicole Fu
Consultant, Nav.Marketing
Foti Panagiotakopoulos
Founder, GrowthMentor
Lalitha Wemel
Regional Director (APAC), Community, Techstars
18:00 – 18:30 COVID-Context: Pivoting to create a million dollar business

Ben Wong
Assistant General Manager, Eureka Nova
Minesh Pore
Cofounder & CEO, Buyhive Ltd
Day 2 Growth Impact (Agenda Subject to Change)
10:00 – 10:45 Growth vs Scaling

Darren Foong
Growth Marketing, CandyBar.co
Jacqueline Ostrov
Head of Growth, Easyship
11:00 – 11:30 Traversing the Traction Gap: An Architecture for Scaling Your Business

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Waverly Deutsch
Director, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
11:30 – 12:00 When #NoCode meets UI Design

Felix Wong
Head of Growth, WHub & AngelHub
Josie Ng
Design Lead, PayMe from HSBC
12:00 – 12:45 Education for the next decade

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Dr. Ron Roukema
Interim Head of School, Hong Kong International School
Dr. David Lovelin
High School Principal, Hong Kong International School
Geoff Heney
Lower Primary School Principal, Hong Kong International School
Connie Kim
Middle School Principal, Hong Kong International School
Ben Hart
Upper Primary School Principal, Hong Kong International School
12:45 – 13:15 Cybersecurity and Demand for Digital Forensics

Karena Belin
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Hima Bindu Veeramachaneni
Co-Founder, Cyberpsy
13:15 – 14:00 Digital Banking around the world

Medhy Souidi
Head of FinTech & StartupXchange, DBS Bank
Javier Hasbun
Managing Partner, Digital Ventures
14:00 – 14:50 How entrepreneurs navigate innovation with sustainable impact?

Ankit Sethi
Growth, Community & Strategy, Circular City
Chinwe Okoli
Founder, Grand Africa Initiative
15:15 – 16:00 Israel: Startup Nation or R&D powerhouse

Karen Contet
Co-Founder, WHub & AngelHub
Cecile Blilious
Head of Impact & Sustainability, Pitango Venture Capital
Ariel Sacerdoti
Founding Partner, The Founders Kitchen
Itai Green
Founder & CEO, Innovate Israel
Barak Singer
CEO, Trendlines Incubators Israel
16:00 – 16:40 COVID-19 was a Sustainability Mirage. We Need Real Envrionmental Systems Change

Vince Siu
Co-Founder & CEO, SUSTAINHK
Nate Maynard
Research Associate, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research
17:00 – 17:45 Startup Mindset, Global Connectedness

Tracy Wong
Founder & CEO, Voor
Nikki Elbaz
Email Copywriter, Nikki Elbaz
Joyce Zhang
CEO & Co-Founder, Alariss Global
18:00 – 18:45 The Ultimate Growth Story: How Linktree scored over 3 million users in three years

Jessica Volbrecht
COO, GrowthMentor
Alex Zaccaria
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Linktree

Agenda Subject to Change

Speakers

Christopher Hui, JP

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau
Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Stephen Phillips

Director General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong
Invest Hong Kong

Charles Ng

Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong

King Leung

Head of Fintech
InvestHK

Francis Pun

Market Development Lead, Strategic Partnerships at HKSTP
HKSTP

Alex So

Group Managing Parnter
Fastlane Group

Alex Zaccaria

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Linktree

Alina Benny

SEO & Content Lead
Nextiva

Andy Chan

Co-Founder
Qupital

Anthony Lawrance

Founder
Greater Bay Insight

Janice Chew

Principal
JC Legal

Ben Kepes

Board Member, Entrepreneur and Investor
Diversity Limited

Blake Larson

Managing Director, International
Lalamove

Catherine Chen

Founder and Managing Partner
AvantFaire Investment Management Limited

Chibo Tang

Partner
Gobi Partners China

Chinwe Okoli

Founder
Grand Africa Initiative

Claus Christensen

CEO
Know Your Customer

Dorothy Lam

Co-Founder & Chief Catalyst
Dream Impact

Winston Ma, CFA & Esq.

Adjunct Professor; former Managing Director of CIC
New York University School of Law

Edith Yeung

General Partner
Race Capital

Elizabeth Tan

Venture Partner for Impact and Sustainability
Quest Ventures

Francis Belin

President, Asia Pacific
Christie’s

Francis Ngai

Founder and CEO
Social Ventures Hong Kong

Francisco Santolo

CEO
Scalabl

Jessica Lam

Group Head of Strategy
WeLab

Jacqueline Ostrov

Head of Growth
Easyship

Jessica Volbrecht

COO
GrowthMentor

Jed Ng

Tech Investor & Advisor
Turing

Kenneth Kwok

CEO
Global Citizen Capital

Kent Zaitlik

CEO
MOZI.AI Ltd

Kristi Swartz

Managing Partner
Swartz, Binnersley & Associates

Joyce Zhang

CEO & Co-Founder
Alariss Global

Louisa Zhang

VP
Vectr Ventures

Moshe Szyf

Chairman of Board of Directors
HKG Epitherapeutics Limited

Michael Au

Managing Director
District Capital

Mikaal Abdulla

SVP, International
SoFi

Natalie Lung

Program Manager, Food Technology Accelerator
Brinc

Reeve Kwan

Co-Founder
GOGOVAN

Retno Dewati

Head of Indonesia
Access Ventures

Marta Dowejko

Research Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University

Sam Dickie

Lead Product Manager & Micro Incubator Programme Lead
ucreate

Satya Tammareddy

Head of SE Asia & Hong Kong Growth
Stripe

Savio Kwan

Non-Executive Director
Alibaba HK Entrepreneur Fund

Nikki Elbaz

Email Copywriter
Nikki Elbaz

Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & CEO, Green Queen Media / Ekowarehouse
Green Queen Media

Sylvia Kong

Senior Investment Director
Gobi Partners China

Tilo Bonow

CEO and Founder
PIABO PR

Waverly Deutsch

Polsky Director for UChicago Global Entrepreneurs Network
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

William Ip

Managing Director of Hong Kong
Carousell

Yat Siu

Co-founder & Chairman
Animoca Brands & Outblaze

Jason Calacanis

Angel Investor and Podcaster
Launch

Tracy Wong

Founder & CEO
Voor

Vijay Tirathrai

Managing Director
Techstars

Simon Squibb

Founder
The Good Luck Club

Devin Kohli

Co-Head of Outward VC
Outward VC

Sojin Lee

Founder and CEO
TOSHI.co

Alexandra Martins

Partnerships & Investors Relations
Bridge for Billions

Sarbvir Singh

CEO
PolicyBazaar.com

Jowell Shek

Associate
Catalyst Ventures

Ayumi Ode

Japan Country Lead
500 Startups

Daisy Wan

Business Development Director
AngelHub

Zoe Chew

Product Builder
NewCo

Alex Ypsilanti

CEO & Co-Founder
Quantifeed

Pahrada “Mameaw” Sapprasert

Director
500 Startups Thailand (500 TukTuks)

Dinh-Long PHAM

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Specialist
UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

Tom March

Founder
Redrice Ventures

Drew Calin

CEO
Greenhouse

Andrew Ive

Founder and Managing General Partner
Big Idea Ventures

Felix Wong

Head of Growth
AngelHub & WHub

Amra Naidoo

Co-Founder and General Partner
Accelerating Asia

Lalitha Wemel

Regional Director (APAC), Community
Techstars

Ellie Horrocks

Consultant
UNDP

Foti Panagiotakopoulos

Founder
GrowthMentor

Ankit Sethi

Growth, Community & Strategy
Circular City

Mizuko (Mimi) Ito

Co-Founder & CEO; Professor
Connected Camps; University of California

Matt Lumb

CEO
War Paint For Men

Carrie Chan

Co-Founder & CEO
Avant Meats Company Limited

Rodney J. Schaddee Van Dooren

Director, Illicit Trade Prevention Asia Pacific
PMI

Nick Cooney

Managing Partner
Lever VC

Tawhida Shiropa

Founder and CEO
Moner Bondhu

Tahmid Hasan

Head of Partnership & Growth
i-Farmer Ltd.

Rohit Tiwari

CEO
Foodmario

Agnes Li

Lead, Product Growth – GoPay & Mapan
GoJek

Daniel Grossmann

Managing Partner
Kharis Capital

Jo Chan

Investor Relations Director
AngelHub

Rafael Masters

CEO
Vulcan Augmetics

Minesh Pore

Cofounder & CEO
Buyhive Ltd

Mark Blick

CEO
Diginex Solutions

Helene Li

CEO & Co-Founder
GoImpact

Nesh Sooriyan

Entrepreneur in Residence
Accelerating Asia

Marten Rauschenberg

CTO
UploadMe.org

Norris Koppel

Founder and CEO
Monese

Joe Tian

Founding Managing Partner
DETONG CAPITAL

Robert Hao

Co-Founder and COO
Hype Asia

SEBASTIEN BORGET

COO & CO-FOUNDER
THE SANDBOX

Ines Galichon

Manager
ENEA Consulting

Darren Foong

Growth Marketing
CandyBar.co

Cynthia Cheung

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Nicole Fu

Consultant
Nav.Marketing

Tat Lam

CEO
Shanzhai City

Shanti Mohan

Co-Founder & CEO
LetsVenture

James Pacaba

Managing Partner
Morningtide Capital Partners

Oranuch Lerdsuwankij

Co-founder and CEO, Techsauce Media
Techsauce Media Co., Ltd

Jan Ruzicka

Chief External Affairs Officer & Fintech Evangelist
Home Credit Group

Mik Naayem

Chief Business Officer
Dapper Labs

Mohan Belani

CEO and Head of Product
e27

Tommy Lui

CEO, Greater China
DynoSense Corp

Ke Lin (Linka)

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant
UNDP

Florian Hoffmann

Founder & CEO of The DO School
The DO School

Namir Hourani

Managing Director
Global Manufacturing Industrialisation Summit

Victoria Daet

Consultant
OMG Network

Marc Castagnet

Director
ICS Hong Kong

Josh Slusher

Director, Philanthropic Initiatives
United Nations Foundation

Mike Moradi

Partner / CEO
Hexagon Regenerative Medicine Fund / Sensulin

Timothy Yu

CEO
Snapask

Mr. Joshua Setipa

Managing Director
UN Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries

Michael Pellman Rowland

Partner / Head of Impact Investments
Alpenrose Wealth Management

Oscar Ramos

Managing Director
Chinaccelerator

Benedicte Nolens

Head of Innovation Hub
Bank for International Settlements

Radia Cheikh Lahlou

CEO
Déclic – CSR

Nathan Walworth

Co-Chair of the Futurism Group
NEXUS

Gherardo Liguori

CEO
start2impact

Saieshan Govinder

Global Shaper, Johannesburg Hub
Global Shapers Community

Stephanie Arrowsmith

Co-Founder
Impact Hub Jakarta

Nguyen Phi Van

Chairwoman
Vietnam Angel Network

Nala Puttiputtachart

Program Director
CU Innovation Hub

Nariman Sadri

CEO
Darman Ara

Philipp Kristian Diekhoener

Asia Managing Partner
Denkfabrik Digital (DDX)

Hajo van Beijma

CCO SingularityU Benelux
SingularityU Benelux

Pierre Rousseau

Senior Strategic Advisor for Sustainable Business
BNP Paribas

Karena Belin

Co-Founder, CEO
WHub & AngelHub

Oliver Wayman

Co-Founder
BOTTLETOP

Leopold Feiler

Co-Founder
GES Global Energy Storage

Corinna Lathan

CEO
AnthroTronix

Antonio Zappulla

Chief Executive Officer
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Jad Salha

Founder & CEO
MyAhmed

Jazmine Cable

Impact Consultant
Buckminster Fuller Institute

Rahul Nambiar

Co-Founder
Botsync

Jennifer Buckley

Senior Managing Director, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Asia
SEAF

Taraec Hussein

Vice President, Investments
Gobi Partners

Ben Wong

Assistant General Manager
Eureka Nova

Jay Lin

Founder & CEO
Protico Media & GagaOOLala

Sophie Smith

Co-Founder and CEO
Nabta Health

Itai Green

Founder & CEO
Innovate Israel

Karen Contet Farzam

Co-Founder & CEO
AngelHub

Devere Bryan

Head of Strategic Partnerships
Xero

Michelle Kwok

Small Business Specialist, Xero Asia
Xero

Lwazi Wali

Head of Venture Sourcing
Founders Factory Africa

Julian Wong

Small Business Evangelist, Xero Asia
Xero

Heba Aguib

Chief Executive RESPOND
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt

Barak Singer

CEO
Trendlines Incubators Israel

Pablo Santaeufemia

CEO & Co-Founder
Bridge for Billions

Alvaro Fernandez

CEO & Editor-in-Chief
SharpBrains

Cecile Blilious

Head of Impact & Sustainability
Pitango Venture Capital

Gurchaten Sandhu

President
UN-GLOBE

Nick Halla

Senior Vice President, International
Impossible Foods

Ariel Sacerdoti

Founding Partner
The Founders Kitchen

Gloria Lee

Head of Global Business
Wanted

Eugene Kim

General Partner
SparkLabs Group

Medhy Souidi

Head of FinTech & StartupXchange
DBS Bank

Hima Bindu Veeramachaneni

Co-Founder
Cyberpsy

Nihal Abughattas

Founding Board Member
MENA Fintech Association

David Galipeau

Founding Partner
SDGx Singapore

Walter Jennings

CEO
Asia Insight Circle

Han-Chung Cheng

CEO
Mitochondrion Application Biomedicine Inc.

Viktor Kyosev

COO
Greenhouse

Katri Kivioja

Programme Manager
UNDP

Johanna L. Wiese

Director, Southeast Asia
Mistletoe

Josephine Chan

Community Manager
WHub

Langston Suen

Founder & CEO
Opharmic Technology (HK) Limited

Ben McQuhae

Partner
GPS McQuhae

Alessandra Sollberger

Founder
Top Tier Impact

Vikram Gupta

Founder and Managing Partner
IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited

Mariana De Win

Head of Ecosystems, Innovation & Ecosystems
DBS

Maggie Yung

Managing Director – Digital Innovation & Payment
DBS Bank

Abhinav Sinha

Co-Founder & COO
Eko India Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.

Brit Blakeney

Head of Innovation & Ecosystems
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Russ Neu

Associate Director
Quest Ventures

Jasmine Lau

PIM (Purpose in Motion)
PIM (Purpose in Motion)

Anthony Sar

Founder & CEO
FINNOVASIA

David Lovelin

High School Principal
Hong Kong International School

Tania Lau

Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Verizon Media Hong Kong

Connie Kim

Middle School Principal
Hong Kong International School

Hugh Chow

Chief Executive Officer
ASTRI

Ben Hart

Upper Primary School Principal
Hong Kong International School

Geoff Heney

Lower Primary School Principal
Hong Kong International School

Rex WONG Siu Han

Executive Director & CEO
Kumshing

Mali M Baum

CEO & FOUNDER
WLOUNGE | MAGDA GROUP

Ron Roukema

Interim Head of School
Hong Kong International School

Timothy Shin

President and Co-Founder
ARTBLOC Korea Co., Ltd. (TESSA)

Marc Entwistle

Principal, Digital Financial Services (APAC)
Oliver Wyman

Rachel Daydou

Partner & General manager
Fabernovel China

Florian Kemmerich

Managing Partner
Bamboo Capital Partners

Luyi WU

Partner
Paris2Beijing Consulting

Matthieu Bodin

COO
geoFluxus

Marian Danko

Founder
weHustle

Musheer Ahmed

Founder and Managing Director
Finstep Asia

Alex Kovbasko

Director
enpact

Josie Ng

UI Lead
HSBC Payme

Fred Ngan

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Bowtie

Ada Yip

Director
WYNG 43 Social Investment

Boris Brault

Founder & Chairman
BOW Group

Elena Poughia

CEO
Data Natives

Rui Ma

Creator & Host
Tech Buzz China

Marina Ekroos

CEO & Co-Founder
Frameright

Alex Medana

CEO
FinFabrik

Amanda Joy Ravenhill

Executive Director
Buckminster Fuller Institute

Diane de Beaudrap

COO
BWHub

Iva Jankovic Uzunovski

COO
betahausX

Joshua Haynes

Managing Partner
Masawa, the mental wellness impact fund

Javier Hasbun

Managing Partner
digitalventuresla.com

Alexander de Haseth

Senior Manager
BlueMeg

Rebecca Merrett

Managing Director
OEP Asia

Kevin Fitzgerald

Managing Director for Asia
Xero

Jeremy Choi

Partner, Tax Services
PwC Hong Kong

Nicolas Breitburd

Head of Investment Strategy
AngelHub

Gene Liu

Co-Founder & CEO
LegalX

Nutthanun Nicky Jaroenjitkul

Corporate Strategy and Investment Director
Wisesight

Amanda Tung

Senior Manager, Partnership
ZA

Eric Ng

Founder & CEO
Boutir Limited

Allen John Ku

Director of Operations
Taiwan Startup Stadium

Lluvy Liu

CorpGlobal Leadership Fellow
World Economic Forum

Esther Wong

Managing Director of Strategic Investment
SenseTime

Yogev Shelly

CEO
TinyTap

Luis Shemtov

Partner
Lunar Ventures

Rachel Wang

Head of Strategic DevelopmentFellow
RGAX

David Franzen

CCO
Entnest

Edwin Lacierda

Co-Founder and COO
PayMongo

Chavi Jafa

Head of Business Solutions, Asia Pacific, Visa
Visa

Maaike Steinebach

General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau, Visa
Visa

Cheney Cheng

Co-Founder
Apoidea

Robin Connelley

Co-Founder
Momentum Ventures

Ash Lilani

Managing Partner
Saama Capital

Adetola Onayemi

Outgoing Curator, Abuja Global Shapers
Abuja Global Shapers

Lawrence Yin

Director of Sales
MioTech

Terrance Philips

Managing Director, Asia Head of Private Equity Client Coverage
Citibank

John Stanton

Co-Founder
Chōsen

Jonathan Cheung

Co-Founder
Inovo Robotics Ltd

Benjamin Quinlan

CEO & MANAGING PARTNER
Quinlan & Associates

Juliette Gimenez

CEO
Goxip

Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau

Director General of Market Operations
European Central Bank

Matthias Mende

Co-Founder
Icetech

Tim Draper

Founder
Draper Associates; Draper University