Workshop Series of HSUHK Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022

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  • Poster_E-Challenge 2022 - HSBC (21 Mar 22)
  • Poster_E-Challenge 2022 - AWS (28 Mar 2022)

During the Workshop, speakers from Cyberport provided an introduction to its support to start-up companies in Hong Kong and its Cyberport Young Entrepreneurship Programme (CYEP). The winning teams of E-Challenge 2022 will be provided with a fast-track opportunity to CYEP (valued HKD 100,000). There was also a sharing session by two start-up entrepreneurs.


Date: 28 February 2022 (Mon)

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Platform: Zoom

Language: Cantonese supplemented with English


Cyberport’s Sharing:
Topic: Introduction of Cyberport
Mr Ricky Choi, Senior Manager, Smart Living, Cyberport

Topic: Introduction of Cyberport Young Entrepreneurship Programme
Mr Steve Lam, Manager, Entrepreneurship, Cyberport


Start-ups Sharing:
Topic: “From an Education Pain Point to a Solution.
Mr Bean Ng, Co-founder & CEO, OneEd Limited

OneEd is an online Mathematic EduTech platform that provides machine intelligence-based platforms enabling learning personalization. OneEd AI learning accelerator supports students in getting better performance in public examinations (e.g. HKDSE, IGCSE, GCSE), reducing the workload of teachers in return maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching.


Topic: “An Entrepreneurship Journey from a Career in Finance to Founding a Start-Up
Mr David B. Wang, Founder, krip HK

krip is Hong Kong’s first centralized credit card rewards platform, providing a single touchpoint for consumers to discover their card rewards through a personalized user interface supported by geo-location. krip’s technical infrastructure is powered by a complete end-to-end rewards solution that helps card issuers and networks improve rewards data management and marketing, including backend rewards data content management system, rewards data API, and white-label frontend user interface. In the era of open banking, their technology addresses the lack of a standardized data management system to support the seamless exchange of rewards data across card issuers and networks, merchants and consumers in Hong Kong.

In this talk, Mr Timothy Leung (Executive Director of HKAI Lab) shared the accelerator programme organised by HKAI Lab. Moreover, two entrepreneurs, Mr Jason Yuen (Co-founder & CEO of SOCIF Ltd) and Mr Tony Lam (Founder & CEO of Algogene Financial Technology Company Ltd) shared their start-up journeys under the trend of artificial intelligence.


Topic: AI Technology and Career Opportunities

Date: 10 March 2022 (Thur)

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Platform: Zoom

Language: Cantonese supplemented with English


About HKAI Lab

HKAI LAB is a non-profit platform jointly established by Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and SenseTime, with support from Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, Alibaba Cloud and Alibaba DAMO Academy. With the aim to empower local AI start-ups, nurture local AI talents and boost the development of AI technology in Hong Kong, HKAI LAB organizes two accelerator cohorts every year, and provides start-ups with a 12-month Accelerator Program focusing on commercializing their AI inventions and technologies developed at the lab.


About SOCIF Ltd

SOCIF Ltd is a B2B technology startup specializing in AIoT-driven transport solutions such as in-bus lidar-based Passenger Counting System (PCS), Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) service and Fleet Management System (FMS) for the passenger transit industry. SOCIF serves the transportation and logistic sectors in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific regions with clients ranging from the governments, metro railways, property developers to public transport operators.

As a flexible and specialized vehicle AIoT solution partner, SOCIF has a strong reference in serving the public transport sector by handling thousands of real-time vehicle data, assisting in city transport and traffic planning, and serving millions of daily passengers.


About Algogene Financial Technology Company Ltd

ALGOGENE is a Fintech company specializing in algorithmic trading technology. Operating with SaaS/PaaS model, ALGOGENE helps global market participants invest in a scientific and automatic way. Utilizing the latest technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data analytics, ALGOGENE largely simplifies the complication of financial research and trading management experience, and delivers an institutional investment process to individual investors.

We are delighted to announce that the third workshop of the upcoming HSUHK Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022 (E-Challenge) on the topic Financial Management & Resources for Start-upswas successfully held on 21 March 2022. The workshop was presented by Mr Gary Chow, Vice President, Innovative Business and Ecosystem Partnership of HSBC and Mr Alex So, Managing Partner of FastLane Group.   


Topic: Financial Management & Resources for Start-ups

Date: 21 March 2022 (Mon)

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Platform: Zoom

Language: Cantonese supplemented with English 


(1) Mr Gary Chow, Vice President, Innovative Business and Ecosystem Partnership of HSBC

Gary is part of HSBC Commercial Banking Innovative Business and Ecosystem Partnership team, driving the bank’s proactive engagement with the innovation and technology ecosystem, delivering banking and beyond banking support to start-ups and entrepreneurs through turning their business vision into reality.


(2) Mr Alex So, Managing Partner of FastLane Group

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 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.

Do you wish to learn more about applying digital tools for starting your business? The fourth workshop of HSUHK Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022 (E-Challenge) on the topic “How Start-ups Can Make Use of Digital Tools to Operate Their Business” was successfully held on 28 March 2022. The presenter was Ms Sandy Lam from the Startup Business Development team of Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Topic: How Start-ups Can Make Use of Digital Tools to Operate Their Business

Date: 28 March 2022 (Mon)

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Platform: Zoom

Language: Cantonese supplemented with English


The Speaker’s profile:

Ms Sandy Lam from the Startup Business Development Team at Amazon Web Services is responsible for building AWS’s technical strategy, providing architectural guidance and design recommendations for customers leveraging cloud-based services, tools and techniques.


After signing up for this workshop, you were qualified to acquire the Membership of AWS Academy with USD100 credit for AWS lab service upon registration and the 50% off Exam Voucher for AWS Certification (by further request).

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