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CoCoon Pitch Night Semi-Finals Spring 2019 (14/3) 浩觀創業擂台準決賽 二零一九年春季

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 from 18:30 to 20:30 (HKT)

CoCoon Pitch Night Semi-Finals Spring 2019 (14/3)...

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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

-       270+ 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:

[Crowdfunding Social Enterprise] Co-FUNDer- Dixon Cheng

Co-FUNDer is an online platform to share knowledge and resources for NGOs and social enterprises to link social innovators and other potential supporters to actualize great social objectives.

 

[Technology-based Psychology Services] TheraTalk - Isabel Li

TheraTalk is a multi-disciplinary initiative to provide cutting edge technology-based psychological services for clients experiencing relationship issues, depression, anxiety and other stress issues.

 

[Wedding planning platform] Our Big Day - Jerome Tam

Our Big Day launches wedding platform to revolutionise wedding planning for local couples. An online system to help brides and grooms research wedding traditions, connect with wedding experts and share their wedding photos and videos on their own wedding website. As our clients call us, we are the digital auntie for HK weddings.

 

[Hotel Booking Platform] WanaStay – Alex Ma

A first peer to peer dynamic hotel booking system that offers competitive last-minute deals, flexible check in times and room by hour options to the traveler.

 

[Overseas-to-China Import Solutioner] Easy Purchase Limited - Tony Cheung

We target overseas personal sellers. Bring them a sustainable and low-cost approach to continue their import business of selling overseas goods to a regulated Chinese market.

 

[Recruiter Marketplace] FindRecruiter – Lawton Lai

FindRecruiter is a recruiter marketplace that enables business to hire simply, anywhere.

 

Judges:

Anthony So
Professor
CUHK

Anthony Man-Cho So received his BSE degree in Computer Science from Princeton University with minors in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Engineering and Management Systems, and German Language and Culture. He then received his MSc degree in Computer Science and his PhD degree in Computer Science with a PhD minor in Mathematics from Stanford University. Dr. So joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2007. He currently serves as Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the Faculty of Engineering and is Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. His recent research focuses on the interplay between optimization theory and various areas of algorithm design, such as computational geometry, machine learning, signal processing, and algorithmic game theory.


Dr. So currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Global Optimization, Optimization Methods and Software, and SIAM Journal on Optimization. He has also served on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2012-2016) and Mathematics of Operations Research (2012-2015). Dr. So has received a number of research and teaching awards, including the 2016-17 CUHK Research Excellence Award, the 2015 IEEE Signal Processing Society Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award, the 2014 IEEE Communications Society Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award, the 2010 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Optimization Society Optimization Prize for Young Researchers, and the 2010 CUHK Young Researcher Award, as well as the 2013 CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award, the 2011, 2013, 2015 CUHK Faculty of Engineering Dean's Exemplary Teaching Award, and the 2008 CUHK Faculty of Engineering Exemplary Teaching Award. He also co-authored with his student a paper that receives the Best Student Paper Award at the 19th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2018).

 

Derek Yeung
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
She.com

Derek Yeung is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of she.com International Holdings Limited, and the Co-founder of Chef Nic Holdings Limited. Mr. Yeung is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited (0828.hk).

Mr. Yeung graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in Applied Mathematics/Economics and received an MBA/MS (Accounting) Degree from Northeastern University. Mr. Yeung also qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in the United States of America.

 

Henry Lee
Managing Partner
Hendale Capital

Henry is the Managing Partner of Hendale Capital.  He has close to 30 years’ experience as an investor, fund manager and family office CIO, in global and Asian markets.  He has extensive experience in growth investing globally and commits to travelling around the world looking for good potential investments.  He founded Hendale in 1995 after six years at the Bass Brothers Investment Office in Fort Worth, Texas and two years at the Mergers and Acquisitions department of First Boston.  In the past, Henry has worked as the CIO of the Nan Fung Group, Head of Asia for Sandell, Executive Director at UBS Asset Management in charge for Alternative Funds allocation and Chairman and Board Director of investee companies, Chambers of Commerce and charitable organizations.  His investment experience ranges from private companies to secondary stocks.  He is a dual citizen of Switzerland and Hong Kong and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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When & Where


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

Thursday, 14 March 2019 from 18:30 to 20:30 (HKT)


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Organiser

CoCoon 浩觀

With 70 years of multi-generational global business operations based in Hong Kong, we understand first hand the challenges of embracing the success formulas from the past while transforming for the future. We invested, built and opened up CoCoon because we believe that entrepreneurs are the key to enable existing businesses a bridge to innovation, evolution, survival and delivering value to society. A society with thriving businesses enables good jobs, self-actualization, prosperity and peace.

 

VISION: At CoCoon, we envision generations of pioneers leading the world into a sustainable future.

 

MISSION: Our mission is to be the global home for founders, investors and thought leaders who are building, investing and predicting the future.

 

CoCoon is your full-service innovation platform for you to access startups and technology investments.

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