Finge Event: Postmortem Conference Salon
09 Jul 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm
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Finge Event: Postmortem Conference Salon

09 Jul 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm

More Events Garage Society Wan Chai 93-107 Lockhart Road 4F, Beverly House Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island
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Lessons learned in startups.

What does Theranos, Gobee.bike and a wedding magazine have in common? Is shows doing a startup isn't easy and there is always more to the stories than meets the eye. Come and listen to the lessons, often personal and mea culpa’s.

Speakers:

Claude Ducharme

Ex-CTO and Co-founder of Gobee.bike

Before starting Hong Kong’s first bike sharing startup, Claude grew up in Canada. After living in France for 4 years while working in Corporate Investment Banking, he moved to Hong Kong 8 years ago to work in finance for 6 more years. He joined the Founder Institute program in Hong Kong (chapter 2015) with a drone startup idea and subsequently launched first bike sharing platform in Hong Kong and France/Belgium. Which failed in August 2018.

Erika Cheung

Erika Cheung was one of the key whistleblowers in the Theranosscandal that stopped the company from processing thousands of patients samples with faulty technology. The story has been covered in the book Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, 60 minutes, ABC news, and recently the HBO documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in the Silicon Valley.

Andy Ann

Andy Ann is a well known Hong Kong local entrepreneur. The Founder and CEO of NDN Group, a digital company heavily invested in mobile ad network, social networking, digital out of home, big data analytics, ad tech and many others. He will share his struggles and lessons learned starting Darizi, the leading Asian wedding-centric, multi-platform, fully-integrated media, and servicesgroup.

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