Is your business Funding ready? - Next Chapter's 'Get Ready for Funding Programme' Series
08 May 2018 08:30am - 09:30am
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Is your business Funding ready? - Next Chapter's 'Get Ready for Funding Programme' Series

08 May 2018 08:30am - 09:30am

More Events Metta, 21/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong Free Event
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We are excited to be launching our new 'Get Ready for Funding' programme. We have just completed the first course and after fantastic feedback from our talented female entrepreneurs, we are running our next course starting in May.

We are inviting you to a FREE workshop to give you an insider preview about this upcoming course as well as providing you with resources and tips from expert investors!

What to expect from this event:

  1. Introduction to our Get Ready for Funding programme - we will provide a brief description on what you can expect from the course we are launching on May 18th and answer any questions you may have. You can find out if this course is right for you to help you take your business to the next level and get funding ready!
  2. Provide investor insights on key topics and issues - so you can get your burning questions answered.
  3. Workhop Activity - we’ll run a short activity to help youdecide which investment model is best for you and how to prepare your business for this exciting growth opportunity.
  4. Opportunity to meet and network with like-minded female entrepreneurs who are also looking to scale their business

    Speakers and Experts hosting:

    Ada Yip from WYNG 43 Social Investments and CEO, Urban Spring Co. :
    Ada focuses in investing time and effort in purpose-driven start-ups in Hong Kong. Leveraging her experience in finance, operations, project and talent management, Ada helps entrepreneurs to dissect complex challenges of their businesses. Ada is also the CEO of Urban Spring whose mission is to offer innovative and sustainable solutions to reduce the amount of single-use plastic waste in Hong Kong. Their first product is to offer safe drinking water through well-designed and well-maintained water stations across Hong Kong so that citizens can refill water conveniently.

    Farook Jamal from Futurestep Ventures :
    Based in Hong Kong, Farook has extensive experience in launching and managing fashion and consumer brands in global markets. He utilizes his deep domain expertise in enabling startups refine their business models and identify market opportunities with input on critical areas like product design, marketing , and sales.  Farook’s core skills in building and motivating management teams add significant value to the Futurestep investee companies and teams. He focuses on both consumer and enterprise startups by providing access to knowledge, resources, and funding. His passion for contributing to the ecosystem focused on startup ventures in Asia is matched by his knowledge of global consumer markets as well as his exciting global network of contacts from varied industries and backgrounds.

    Anne English from Bamboo Strategic Advisors :
    We are very privileged to have had the talented Anne English led two of the previous topics on the last course regarding business models, strategy and financial analysis. This time Anne will be leading the session  “Your Unique Selling Point”. Anne's data-driven approach and problem-solving capabilities, underpinned by her customer focus, aided the creation of the 'Get Ready for Funding' Programme. Come meet her during this free workshop and experience her talents for helping you remodel, structure and take your business model to the next level.

    Sarah Garner, Founder, RETYKLE and course alumni:
    Our mission at Retykle is to contribute to a more responsible and conscientious side of fashion. At Retykle, we want to make the experience of buying second-hand clothing as good, if not better, as buying new. Retykle is an innovative luxury resale e-commerce platform that removes the traditional hassle of peer to peer childrenswear trade. It is the most convenient way for busy parents to clean out their kids’ closets, earn cash back and buy designer children's fashion at up to 90% off. Retykle accepts and sells over 1000 of the best children’s brands from across the globe in new with tags to gently used condition from ages 0-12. 

    Nicole Denholder from Next Chapter Ventures :
    Nicole Denholder, founder of Next Chapter Ventures will bring her investors insights and entrepreneurial experiences to moderating this course. Nicole succesfully developed and ran the first course programme which received phenomenal feedback from the attendees. Nicole is excited about this second group of female founders and the investment opportunities for them.

Who is this event for?

Founders and entrepreneurs looking to have their burning questions answered on growing their business through funding. Those who are looking for the key next steps to take their steady business to the next level to accelerate their growth.

Event Rundown :

8.20am - Registration/Coffee

8.25am - Welcome

8.30am - Investor Insights

8:50am - Interactive Session led by Anne English

9.10am - Testimonial from previous course attendee

9:30am - Q&A and networking

10.00am - End

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