How to make smarter business decisions: Advice on cashflow management
19 Sep 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm
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How to make smarter business decisions: Advice on cashflow management

19 Sep 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm

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Join us to learn the best practices in Operations and Cashflow Management.

1. Learn to leverage cloud technology and AI Technology (machine learning) for better cash flow management

2. Sharing on new services ( Faster Payment Service / HSBC Business Collect) available in the market - how it works, and the benefits for merchants in choosing these solutions.

3. Cashflow issues, common cashflow mistakes and tips to improve cashflow.


We are also honoured to have Qupital and REAP to be our guests during the event. They will be displaying their booths and exchanging advice on their expertise!


Below are the event details:

Topic: FastLane Startup Academy: #3 Operations and Cashflow Management

Time: 7:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Date: Thursday, 19th September 2019

Venue: Garage Society 4F, Beverly House, 93-107 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong


7:00-7:30pm - Registration & Networking

7:30-8:30pm - Presentation

8:30-9:00pm - Q&As


About the speakers:

Larry Chan

Senior Vice President, Regional Sales, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC

Larry is a seasoned executive in HSBC for more than 7 years and he is currently leading a team of Cash Management specialists in HSBC supporting corporate, in particular of SMEs, on promoting payment and receivable solutions. Prior to his current role, Larry has extensive corporate servicing experience in cash management product design, systems and technology development. He holds Master Degree of Finance from Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Charlie Lam

Senior Account Manager, Xero

Charlie Lam opened the Hong Kong office of Xero in 2018. She partners with accounting and bookkeeping practices adopt cloud technology to become advisers of choice to SME businesses in Hong Kong. Originally from the UK, Charlie moved to Hong Kong in 2006 and worked as a consultant helping legal practices in Asia on talent acquisition and hiring needs. Prior to joining Xero, she worked as an enterprise solutions manager at LinkedIn, one of the world's biggest professional networking sites, helping businesses in Asia adopt LinkedIn’s corporate solutions to transform the ways business hired, marketed, and offered services. Her expertise is talent acquisition, digital employer brand and business operations efficiency with cloud solutions.


Alex So

Founder and Group Managing Partner of FastLane

Alex is responsible for the strategic development of FastLane Group. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia and has over 20 years of professional finance and accounting, corporate finance, and investment experience in the financial services and asset management companies. Alex held regional Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer roles in a number of global financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, a Hong Kong listed company and an Asian private equity firm. He is an investor for early stage and high growth companies.


About the companies:

FastLane Group

The FastLane Group was founded in 2013 as an accountancy and advisory firm that combines innovation and technology to provide professional services that focus on Entrepreneurs, Startups, Fast Growing Technology Companies, Startup Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists. The FastLane Group provides best in class service for businesses wishing to launch and operate in Hong Kong, ensuring they maintain the financial and compliance requirements as regulated in Hong Kong.



Founded in 2006 in New Zealand, an AUX listed company offering cloud accounting solutions for SMEs and their advisors



Qupital is a trade finance platform for SMEs across the Greater China Region. At Qupital, our vision is for SMEs to gain access to quick quality capital so entrepreneurs can focus on what they love and what matters to them - growing business, instead of worrying about cash flow.



Reap is an online platform that allows businesses to pay for all business expenses (ie. rent, salary, suppliers, business services, etc.) through credit cards even if the receiving side does not accept cards. This allows businesses to access up to 60 days of interest-free working capital, earn cash back/travel miles and reduce the administrative process related to making payments.


Garage Academy

Garage Academy is Garage Society’s knowledge-sharing platform with a mission to nurture the leaders of the new generation workforce through the wide curation of classes, workshops and social events rooted in innovation and emerging technologies.


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