Creating A.I. Business Models in the New Economy
18 Jun 2020 07:00pm - 08:00pm
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Creating A.I. Business Models in the New Economy

18 Jun 2020 07:00pm - 08:00pm

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When there is a thunderstorm in the global economy, many people choose to stay within the vessel of comfort to keep themselves away from the conflicts and competitions outside. Yet, there are few of them willing to throw away the life-jackets, courageously jump into the boundless “Blue Ocean” to navigate their unique way of life. We call these people “Entrepreneurs”. 

 

 

Artificial Intelligence seems to be a must-included element in the entrepreneurship of the future. However, even you are the expert in A.I. who understands the most advanced technology, do you have a feasible model to sustain your business? It’s not enough to be successful with just knowledge, bravery, and vision. You need some pragmatic tactics to build an unsinkable ark for the prolonged voyage across the unpredictable Blue Ocean.

 

 

In exploring further, Mr Simon Squibb (serial entrepreneur and founder of Nest and Mettā) and Mr Lavine Hemlani (Founder & CEO of Xccelerate aka Vice President of AI Society of Hong Kong) are going to deep dive into the strategies on constructing the business models for AI Startups throughout a fireside chat on 18 June. 

 

 

 

Who should attend:

If you are interested in navigating the business models for AI startups and what steps you can take to better understand it, this event is for you. 

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

Simon Squibb

Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and host at the Good Luck Club Podcast.

Simon is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, motivational speaker, podcast host and mentor. He has started 17 businesses, invested in over 65, and has mentored hundreds of founders. Having sold his award-winning insight-driven branding and digital agency, Fluid, to PwC, Simon now focuses on inspiring, motivating and guiding both budding and experienced entrepreneurs by sharing his personal experiences, insights, ideas and tips on his website www.simonsquibb.com and through his social channels and The Good Luck Club Podcast.

 

 

 

 

Lavine Hemlani

Founder & CEO, Xccelerate

 

Passionate about pioneering advanced technology education to empower individuals, enterprises and workforces.

 

Founder and CEO of Xccelerate, a leading ed-tech and future of work start-up headquartered in HK with regional capabilities. Xccelerate is founded on the vision that the greatest opportunity for improving lives is education and aspires to reinvent education to address the colossal talent challenges in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation, Software Engineering, Blockchain and Design across Asia.

 

Xccelerate drives outcomes for individuals, enterprises and governments by leveraging expert instructors, proprietary curriculum and learning software. Prior to Xccelerate, Lavine co-founded FLYR and worked with deep learning startup Thread Genius (acquired by Sotheby’s). Lavine began his career in investment banking in NYC at Lazard’s Mergers & Acquisitions division (M&A) and held investment facing roles at the following funds: Atlas Capital, Marwar Capital and Union Park Capital.

 

Lavine also serves as Vice President of the Artificial Intelligence Society of HK and on the Board of Directors of the 24 Hour Race, a global non-profit that fights modern slavery.

 

 

 

 

About Artificial Intelligence Society of Hong Kong

 

AI Society of Hong Kong is committed to the further development and understanding of Artificial Intelligence technologies in Hong Kong. With our monthly events and technology workshops, we aim to develop inquiry and curiosity about AI among those who are not in direct contact with this science.

 

Together we can create a platform for specialists to share their ideas and knowledge to help us prepare for the many benefits and challenges that this technology will create in the coming decade.

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