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CoCoon Pitch Night Semi-Finals Fall 2018 (18/10) 浩觀創業擂台準決賽 二零一八年秋季

CoCoon 浩觀

Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 18:30 to 21:00 (HKT)

CoCoon Pitch Night Semi-Finals Fall 2018 (18/10)...

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Early Bird Ended HK$120.00 HK$7.19
Standard Ticket Ended HK$170.00 HK$10.18

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Description:
#CoCoonPitch Night enables entrepreneurs to present their products or services to a variety of audience and seek potential investors, co-founders, team members, customers, corporate partners or publicity.

Pitch Night in Numbers:
http://www.hkcocoon.org/pitch-night.html

-       260+ pitch teams have showcased

-       CoCoon entrepreneurs have raised HKD3.4+ billion since 2012

Agenda:

6:30 Registration

7:00 Event start

8:30 Voting

8:45 Networking

** Please note that voting codes will not be distributed after the first pitch has begun.**

 

Teams:

[Smart Lighting] Brightwood - Brian Hirsh

It is a machine learning lighting system that mimics the dynamic colors of natural sunlight to improve sleep, health, and wellbeing.

 

[Commercial Real Estate Investments & Services on the Immutable Distributed Ledger] Resta Trust - Yerbol Arshynbek & Jonas Nyamador

Resta Trust is Resta's platform for bridging and connecting CRE HK investors and UK Commercial Real Estate developers. It guarantees privacy and exclusivity by leveraging a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) implementation based on Corda R3. RESTA Trust is currently being extended with functionality to support end-to-end deal making and AI-based property and lead recommendation.

 

[Database for surgery cost] Wecarebill – Gracia Tsui

Wecarebill is a database for surgery costs in private hospitals. We survey patients to help other patients to find out the cost of surgery so they can select private services based on their budget. Our mission is to enhance price transparency.

 

[AI decision making engine] Bitex - Susan Chen

Bitex is an A.I. aided decision making engine that maximizes information gain and monetizes knowledge for investors within 10 minutes with intelligent FinTech.

 

[Multi-function platform] Nova - Andriy Chiu

小市化大是以環保 | 本地文化 | 創意為主題的網店平台,並提供活動,本地品牌及手作產品。

 

[Next generation platform for creators] GoTalents – Paul Lee

A bespoke LinkedIn for creative professionals, hobbyists and employers worldwide; community and media, where the creative can freely collaborate, showcase and be inspired. We build an ecosystem where creators are recommended work opportunities, connections and learning based on their self-expression and preferences.

 

 

Judges:

Kenny Ho
Head of Investment, Southeast Asia & India & Chief of Staff for Executive Vice Chairman
Alibaba Group

Kenny heads up Alibaba’s Southeast Asia and India investment team and is also Chief of Staff of the Executive Vice Chairman’s office. The portfolio companies that he oversees include Tokopedia in Indonesia as well as Paytm, BigBasket and Expressbees in India. Since joining Alibaba in 2010, Kenny has also been involved in a number of corporate finance and M&A transactions including the $7.6bn share repurchase from Yahoo and related financing in 2012, and Alibaba’s $25bn IPO on the NYSE in 2014. Prior to joining Alibaba, Kenny worked in investment banking for a number of years. Kenny holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

 

Fergus Fung
Executive Director, Lan Kwai Fong Group
Co-Founder, WOM guide

Fergus graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford with a degree in Japanese Studies. Upon graduation, Fergus worked in investment banking in Hong Kong for a few years before being transferred to Tokyo in 2001, where he embarked on the turning point of his culinary journey. Almost overnight, he became an avid fan of meticulously prepared food that "melts in your mouth". With the passion in food, Fergus co-founded a restaurant guide called WOM guide in 2004. He successfully sold the business in 2015 to the publishers of Time Out Hong Kong. Since then, Fergus has been a serial investor in private equity busineses, and at the same time took on the role of Executive Director at Lan Kwai Fong Group, where he oversees the Group’s Hong Kong businesses.
Fergus also had been a Wine Consultant for the auction house Bonhams 1793 for many years. He is regularly invited to be a judge for various F&B awards, including the Hong Kong Tourism Board, CNN, and San Pellegrino's World's Top 50 restaurants, etc. He is also heavily involved in community work, including being a District Councillor for the Southern District of Hong Kong.

 

Von Lam
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Falcon Partners

Von is a co-founder and managing partner at Falcon Partners, a seed stage VC firm that invests early in founders looking to build category-defining companies in the China Greater Bay Area.  Portfolio companies seeded have raised over US$350 million in follow-on investments from leading venture capital firms and institutions.

 Von is also a co-founder and CEO of Falcon Alpha, a global high-frequency trading and quantitative hedge fund.  Previously Von was a senior and founding member at

Clearlake Capital, a $7+ billion global private equity based in New York and Los Angeles. Prior to Clearlake Capital, Von was a private equity investor with Warburg Pincus, a $55+ billion global private equity firm.  Prior to Warburg Pincus, he was a member of the corporate investment group at Microsoft, which worked directly with the Chairman, CEO and senior management to execute acquisitions and investments for the company in the U.S. and China. Von started his career at JPMorgan in Investment Banking.

 Von graduated with an A.B., with honours, in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard University.

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3/F, Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau
Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 18:30 to 21:00 (HKT)


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