Silicon Dragon Online Hong Kong 2020

by Silicon Dragon | 10 July 2020

About this Event

Silicon Dragon Hong Kong Online Forum 2020

Innovations, Breakthroughs, Game Changing Tech in China

Rethinking Business in Times of Crisis/Opportunity

A discussion with Hong Kong’s VC Leaders

Introduction

Rebecca A. Fannin, Founder/Editor/Host, Silicon Dragon Ventures

Author, Tech Titans of China

China Tech Innovation Data Points 2020: A Decade in Fast Forward

Presentation of Key Findings from Latest Report and Q&A

Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital

Author and Creator, China Internet Report

Ask These VCs about the Key Findings

Tytus Michalski, Managing Partner, Fresco Capital

Chibo Tang, Partner, Gobi Partners China/ GP, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital

Thanks to Our Network of Supporters

InvestHK, Community Event: StartmeupHK Festival

Bio: Rebecca A. Fannin

Rebecca A. Fannin is the founder of news and events group Silicon Dragon Ventures. Her journalistic career covering global innovation began in Silicon Valley during the dotcom era. Following the venture capital trail to Asia, she was one of the first American journalists to write about China’s entrepreneurial boom, interviewing Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu, among others. A regular media commentator and speaker, she also has frequently contributed to CNBC and Forbes, and her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, CEO andInc. magazine. Rebecca’s three forward-looking books, Silicon Dragon, Startup Asia and her latest title, Tech Titans of China, are a go-to resource on top innovation trends and players.

Bio: Edith Yeung

Edith is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet expert. She is also the author and creator of the China Internet Report, an annual report on China technology trends and Silicon.new, a weekly briefing on Silicon Valley funding, merger and acquisition news.

Edith is a general partner at Race Capital, an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund investing in infrastructure, fintech, and deep tech verticals. Previously, she was a partner at 500 Startups.

She has invested in over 50 startups including Lightyear/Stellar (valued $1.2B), Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Chirp (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox) Solana, Oasis Labs, Nebulas, Hooked, DayDayCook, AISense, and many more. Before 500 Startups, Edith was the GM for Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide.

Bio: Tytus Michalski

Tytus Michalski is a Managing Partner of Fresco Capital, an early stage venture firm investing in entrepreneurs to build businesses and solve global problems. Previously, he was Chief Investment Officer of Equities at PMA Investment Advisors, an institutional Asia Pacific hedge fund, managing the equity funds and the equity team. He was a co-founder of PMA, which was started in 2002 and acquired in 2006 while in the process of scaling up to US$3B in assets under management. Before that, he was focused on equity investment with HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and London.

Bio: Chibo Tang

Chibo is a partner at Gobi Partners, a venture capital firm based in Shanghai, with additional offices throughout China and ASEAN. In Hong Kong, he is head of the office which manages the Alibaba HK Entrepreneurs Fund, dedicated to invest in local HK entrepreneurs and to nurture the local startup ecosystem. The fund invests in a wide range of sectors, including consumer, fintech, and IoT.

Chibo has been investing in early stage companies in technology and media sectors in China for more than a decade and has been recognized as a venture capital emerging leader.

About Silicon Dragon Online

Silicon Dragon launched its online series, Ask A VC Anything, in April 2020. We kicked off the series with VC Bill Tai, a first investor in Zoom. Each week, we feature a VC in a Q&A session. This series helps startups and investors connect and provides valuable insights into what makes each VC tick. Whether you’re raising capital, perfecting your business model, scaling during challenging times, or figuring out how to get unicorn status, an IPO or M&A deal, don’t miss this series.

This year’s Silicon Dragon forums in New York, Hong Kong and California are online for the first time. Hope you enjoy them!

Agenda 

8AM
Introduction
Rebecca A. Fannin, Founder/Editor/Host, Silicon Dragon Ventures
Author, Tech Titans of China

8:05AM
Tech Innovation Data Points 2020: A Decade in Fast Forward
Presentation of Key Findings from Latest Report and Q&A
Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital
Author and Creator, China Internet Report

8:30AM
Discussion of Trends and Q&A with Panel and Host
Tytus Michalski, Managing Partner, Fresco Capital
Chibo Tang, Partner, Gobi Partners China/ Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund
Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital

9AM
Online Discussion Group
Thanks to Our Network of Supporters
InvestHK, Community Event: StartmeupHK Festival.