Tales of Disruption & Innovation with Danny Yeung, Prenetics
31 May 2019 06:30pm - 09:00pm
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Tales of Disruption & Innovation with Danny Yeung, Prenetics

31 May 2019 06:30pm - 09:00pm

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Tales of Disruption & Innovation with Danny Yeung, The Startup Grind

Danny Yeung is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Prenetics Group – the leading genetics-enabled digital health company in Southeast Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Asia, Europe and Africa. In just 3 years, Prenetics has grown into a team of 100+ people and has raised more than US$50M in funding from the likes of Ping An and Alibaba (to name a few), making it one of the most well-funded health technology startups globally.

Prior to Prenetics, Danny was Founding Partner at SXE Ventures having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies. Danny had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010 which was acquired by Groupon. Prior to Danny leaving Groupon in early 2014, Danny served as CEO of Groupon East Asia leading a team of over 300 with annual revenues in excess of USD $130M.

Danny’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain Hui Lau Shan into USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Danny successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million dollar projects with MGM City Center. Danny received his BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco. Danny’s life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.

Join us for a Fireside Chat with Danny as we learn about the opportunities and challenges inherent in building and scaling disruptive businesses across industries.

Danny will share his thoughts on innovation in Hong Kong, challenging incumbent businesses in age-old industries, the use of technologies, and cultivating a dynamic company culture.

RUNDOWN:

6:30-7:00PM: Registration
7:00-8:00PM: Fireside chat with Danny
8:00-8:30PM: Networking session

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