Fireside Chat with Simon Squibb | Xccelerate
30 Jun 2020 06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Fireside Chat with Simon Squibb | Xccelerate

30 Jun 2020 06:30pm - 08:00pm

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So, you want to be an entrepreneur? How do you find your voice, your mission and vision in the startup scene? If you want to start a business but don't know where to start, don't worry -- you're not alone.

 

Join serial entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Simon Squibb and the founder of Xccelerate and Vice President of the Artificial Intelligence Society of HK, Lavine Hemlani in exploring the good, the bad and the ugly of tech entrepreneurship in an honest and unfiltered fireside chat. They will give their two cents on career mapping and business growth strategies in the tech market. Aspiring founders, entrepreneurs, tech geniuses, billionaires, shoot us your burning questions!!!

 

About your 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.

 

 

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