ICE PITCH @FinTech Startups at InvestHK Hong Kong FinTech Week

Nov 05, 2016
Jeffrey Chung

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Are you an innovative FinTech startup looking for idea, business or technology breakthrough while creating social change?

Are you an individual / a university student passionate about FinTech and looking for opportunity to collaborate with an existing FinTech startup?

Calling for Entry! FinTech Startups and Individuals Wanted!

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this first FinTech x Change event in Hong Kong! Enter ICE PITCH @FinTech Startups to gain exposure and win prizes now!

As part of the FIRST government FinTech Week (Nov 7-11) in Hong Kong organized by InvestHK, ICE PITCH @FinTech Startups is a ‘100-hour Hackathon + Pitching’ event organized by Incu-Lab. It aims at inspiring FinTech ideas and promoting the growth of FinTech startups and the ecosystem.

Join ICE PITCH – FinTech Startups now via TWO TYPES of entry. Go for:

  1. ‘Team Entry’ if you are an innovative FinTech startup team (working on Asset Management, Capital Markets, Crypto-currencies, Financial Inclusion, Insurance, Lending, Payments, Peer to Peer, Platforms, Security & Authentication or anything related to FinTech) and looking for idea, business or technology breakthrough while creating social change
  2. ‘Individual Entry’ if you are a change-making entrepreneur / student passionate about FinTech and looking for opportunity to collaborate with an existing FinTech startup

Hackathon Period      
4 – 7 Nov, 2016 

Final Pitch Day  
8 Nov, 2016 (Tuesday)

Venue 
PwC, 21/F, Edinburgh Tower, Central, Hong Kong

Language     
English

Application is closed. Please register to attend the Final Pitch Day:

Enquiry: ice@incu-lab.org

ABOUT HK FINTECH WEEK

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InvestHK organizes the first Hong Kong Fintech Week as a part of a new drive to position the city as the premier centre in Asia for Fintech companies and start-ups looking to grow their business as well as for accelerators, incubators and investors searching for Fintech innovation.

For more information, please visit Hong Kong FinTech Week website.

 

About ICE

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ICE = Innovation and Change-making Entrepreneurship

ICE aspires to bring innovation gurus and successful entrepreneurs to share about their experience and insights on change-making entrepreneurship.

A wide range of topics are covered by seminars organized by ICE, such as “How to Build a Digital Strategy for the Biggest Online Newspaper in HK and Monetize IT” by Mo Chung (General Manager, Digital Sales at Next Mobile, Apple Daily) and Christina Lo (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Apple Daily), “The Entrepreneur Scene and How Incubators Think What a Good Startup Should be ICE” by Felix Lam (Managing Director, Red Chapel Advisors), “Innovation in Social Enterpreneurship of the Past 3 Years” by Francis Ngai (Founder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong), and recently, “Being the Top Firm on Digital Consulting and Production! How to Build the Most Successful Startup in Hong Kong” by Alvin Lam (Founder and Group CEO, PacificLink iMedia Group & T12M Ventures).

Incu-Lab ICE Days is an idea-sharing marathon about change-making innovation and creative entrepreneurship for local and international audience of innovators and entrepreneurs.

A wide range of topics are included: open source, open data and social media development; trends of creative media industry; innovations in agriculture, social economy and city planning; the stories of tech startups, companies and social enterprises; techs that can help the underprivileged and all sorts of ideas that can change the society in an innovative way.

The Incu-Lab ICE Days is supported by InvestHK of HK government, and is part of the Startmeup Week of InvestHK.

 

關於ICE

ICE 代表 「Innovation and Change-Making Entrepreneurship」。ICE致力邀請創新業界行尊和成功創業家分享他們的變「格」的經驗和心得。

ICE講座主題廣泛,例如Mo Chung (General Manager, Digital Sales at Next Mobile, Apple Daily) 及 Christina Lo (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Apple Daily)主講的「How to Build a Digital Strategy for the Biggest Online Newspaper in HK and Monetize IT」、 Felix Lam (Managing Director, Red Chapel Advisors) 主講的「The Entrepreneur Scene and How Incubators Think What a Good Startup Should be ICE」、Francis Ngai (Founder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong) 主講的「Innovation in Social Enterpreneurship of the Past 3 Years」發最近的Alvin Lam (Founder and Group CEO, PacificLink iMedia Group & T12M Ventures) 主講的「Being the Top Firm on Digital Consulting and Production! How to Build the Most Successful Startup in Hong Kong」。

ICE日是一個給國際和本地希望改變社會的企業家交流經驗的平台,為各個行業帶來新的想法和創新。

ICE日涉及的議題廣泛,包括:開放源碼,開放數據和社交媒體的發展;創意媒體產業的發展趨勢;創新農業、社會經濟和城市規劃;高科技初創企業,企業和社會企業的故事;科技幫助弱勢群體和各種想法及其他可以改變社會的創新方式。

ICE日獲得香港政府投資推廣署的支持,並積極參與投資推廣署的Startmeup週。

 

Pitching Teams:

  1. Ftrina.com
  2. CoinX Technologies
  3. Stratedge.me
  4. Yintran
  5. Transwap
  6. FxGo
  7. LaunchDUCK
  8. UNiChill
  9. HEYCOINS

Insight Sharing – Speakers

 

Data Ng

Data Ng

CEO & Co-founder of Printact and 42Lab

Ph.D, BSc. (HKU), AMInstP

HKU Court Member and HKU Convocation Standing Committee Member

Data is an Experimental Physics Ph.D at the University of Hong Kong. He is a changemaker, maker and electronic hacker. Since Data acquired his first DIY reprap 3D printer in 2010, he has been practicing 3D printing. As an advocate for digital fabrication, Data founded Printact to promote 3D Printing to the public. In 2016, he founded a biotech startup – 42Lab which is a first portable biotech experiment platform for STEM eduction.

Data is also active in the entrepreneurship community and hosted several entrepreneurship events, including Startup Weekends HKU and Hackathons – AngelHack@HKU. He was invited to share his start-up experience at the University of Hong Kong, Fudan University, TEDxCUHK, Cyberport, Qianhai Houde Incubator and HKFYG.

Data also holds a Bachelor of Science with majors in Physics and Finance, and a minor in Astronomy from the University of Hong Kong.

 

Steven Lee

Steven Lee 李根泰

Founder & CEO, MoneySQ.com

Mr. Steven Lee is the founder and CEO of MoneySQ.com, has nearly 20 years of experience in the loan market. With his thorough knowledge of loan products and relentless pursuit of innovations, he then established Konew FinTech Corporation Limited, focusing in developing various Fintech products – including K Cash and mtree.

MoneySQ.com is a member of the Konew FinTech Corporation Limited, a Hong Kong’s first crowdfunding for online lending platform. With the mission “Create Value through Sharing”, MoneySQ.com offers a flexible alternative for both qualified borrowers and smart investors to connect in just one click.

 

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Ernest Lo

Founding President, IOTA

Founder & CEO of Future Impact Lab, gathered few like-minds from Google and HP to start a Data- and Design- oriented business using IoT to solve commercial, social, and humanity issues. Prior to that, Ernest founded an R&D arm in Hong Kong for a European Telecom R&D Institution working on Smart City projects.

Ernest was a Croucher Postdoc Fellow at Stanford University. He is the President of the Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance, and Awardee of 3 IEEE Best Paper Awards from USA and Europe. He was the Advisor of 2015 Global Urban Datafest Hackathon (Shenzhen Chapter), Liaison Chair of 2014 European Wireless Conference, Chairman of 2014 Future Cities Asia Conference, etc.

 

 

 Jehan Chu

Jehan Chu

Partner, Jen Advisors

Jehan Chu is a partner at Jen Advisors, an early-stage Blockchain Venture Capital firm based in Hong Kong. He has been a Blockchain evangelist since 2013, is the founder of the Ethereum HK meetup, Hyperledger HK meetup, and a founding member of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong. Jehan is a Google EYE Program Mentor, Vice Chairman of Para Site, Board Member of Design Trust, and Technology Steering Committee of the Asia Art Archive.

 

 Eugene Chan

Eugene Chan

Lecturer in Social Media Studies & Former Social Media Head in Public Utilities

Eugene Chan is a digital strategist focusing ono social media, public engagement and social communications.

He previously served in-house as PR manager of MTR Corporation, playing the role of social media strategist. He headed up a compact team to work with a range of communications and operation colleagues, as well as managing digital consultant firms. He monitors, strategizes, plan and manages the public utility’s digital communication platforms.

Before that, Eugene was the Co-founding Head of Edelman Digital in Hong Kong and Taiwan, which is Edelman’s social media consultancy.

Eugene does not only have extensive knowledge in social media, but he also maintains a good relationship with staff, bloggers, key opinion leaders of key online media and social media platforms across the region.

He also brings extensive experience in managing various online media campaigns, benefited by his in-depth knowledge and understanding of digital media communications and consultancy towards social communities.

Eugene currently serves as Lecturer in post-secondary institution in Digital & Social Media Marketing courses and is also its Workshop Programme Director.

 

 

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