India-China Connect: Startups to Make Change Happen
22 Nov 2018 05:30pm - 07:30pm
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India-China Connect: Startups to Make Change Happen

22 Nov 2018 05:30pm - 07:30pm

More Events HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute, 1/F Auditorium, HKUST Shenzhen IER Building, Yuexing 1st Road, Hi-Tech Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen Free Event
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India-China Connect: Startups to Make Change Happen

Registration / Networking Reception 17:30, Discussion 18:00, Close 19:30

China and India are seeing enormous opportunities and a thriving start-up scene. China today is playing a leadership role in the global startup ecosystem including in AI, robotics and advanced manufacturing. Big changes are taking place in India’s startup ecosystem, driving growth in sectors such as AI, fintech, consumer goods, travel, medical and health, agriculture and education. Chinese investors are looking at India’s startup sector with interest.

This evening discussion will showcase founders and investors with the aim to deepen the entrepreneurial connections and provide collaborative opportunities to leverage business linkages in each other’s markets. It will compare and contrast the different stages of development of entrepreneurship in each market and identify learnings.

Speakers will discuss their journeys from Start-up to Scale impact and where they see the next stage of technology and growth coming from.

Venue: Shenzhen Research Institute (HKUST- SRI , Auditorium at 1/F, HKUST Shenzhen IER Building, Yuexing 1st Road, Hi-Tech Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen)

In partnership with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and the Indian Embassy in China/ Consulate General of India Guangzhou.

Welcome Remarks HKUST, Dr. Sabrina M Y Lin, Vice-President,

Welcome Remarks Asia Society, Ms. S. Alice Mong, Executive Director

Welcome Remarks by Consul General of India, Guangzhou Mr. Sujit Ghosh

1. Dr. Sabrina M Y Lin, Vice-President HKUST. Co-founder of two start-up companies in Silicon Valley and former Corporate Vice President, Greater China, Cisco Systems Inc.

2. Mr. Thomas Cheung, Founder, Chinagrowth Group, President TiE Hong Kong.

3. Mr. Johan Nylander, Author “Shenzhen Superstars – How China’s Smartest City is Challenging Silicon Valley”.

4. Mr. Dinglong Huang, Founder and CEO, Malong Technologies, an award-winning AI startup that produces high accuracy product recognition platform and services.

5. Mr. Henri Yik Hang Pang, CEO & Founder, Walnut Technology Limited. Successfully launched SPECTRA. Founded and supported by the Chairman of DJI. (TBC)

6. Mr. Hawk Shih, Sr. Marketing Manager, Foxconn, world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and the fourth-largest information technology company by revenue. (TBC)

7. Mr. Srikumar Misra, Founder Milk Mantra. New age & high growth food venture in India and the 1st VC funded agri-food startup. Has disrupted the $50 billion dairy category. (TBC)

Moderator – Mr. Alan Rosling, Chairman, Griffin Growth Partners 


Free program; Online registration required

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