Tech Ventures (7 Oct)

Grand Pitching Day

Grand Pitching Day is an opportunity-packed event to connect with some of Hong Kong's most prominent corporate partners and investors ready to innovate with the next-gen startups to change the world. 

Discover business leads and fundraising opportunities at the networking sessions at Grand Pitching Day!

Do something your future self would thank you for! Register now!

Session 1:
Sustainable Buildings  

10:30 - 12:30
CKK Auditorium, 10W
Language: Cantonese

Session 2: 
Hybrid Workplace

14:30 - 16:30
Conference Hall 04-07, 10W
Language: English

Session 3:
Customer 360 

15:00 - 17:00
CKK Auditorium, 10W
Language: Cantonese

Sustainability represents the future of every business.

Speakers from the construction and real estate industries will share their strategic thoughts on sustainability.

Tech ventures will pitch their disruptive ideas on

(1) Green Building Materials
(2) Energy Efficiency Optimisation
(3) Sustainable Property Management  


Ms. Catherine Yu, Assistant Director, Partnerships, HKSTP


Prof. Stephen Lau, Director of Research, LWK + PARTNERS

Mr. John Liu, Head of Digital Service, Schneider Electric Hong Kong

Dr. Raymond Yau, General Manager of Technical Services & Sustainable Development (TSSD), Swire Properties Ltd

Mr. Barry Kwong, Director, Sustainability, HKSTP


Let’s face it - hybrid work is here to stay.

Setting up a hybrid workspace fast and secure is your superpower in this fast-changing business world.

Learn from the tech gurus' on hybrid workspace setup and how the tech solutions can contribute to

(1) Virtual Workspace Development
(2) Workspace Connectivity & Monitoring
(3) Security & Asset Management


Mr. Henry Fong, Team Lead, Partnerships, HKSTP 


Mr. Rajeev Nair, General Manager, IT Infrastructures and Operations, Cathay Pacific Airways

Mr. Frazer Lam, Chief Information Officer, China CITIC Bank International Limited

Mr. David Chow, Senior Technical Manager, Ingram Micro Hong Kong

Mr. Fred Sheu, National Digital Officer, Microsoft Hong Kong


Understanding your customers could make or break your business. 

Speakers from renowned corporations will identify ways to enhance business performance with a winning data strategy.

Instant feedback will be given to pitched solutions around

(1) Seamless Data Migration / Centralisation
(2) Cross-channels & Instant Data Collection / Analysis Enhancement
(3) AI for Sales Recommendation & Marketing Strategy


Mr. Michael Au, Associate Director, Partnerships, HKSTP


Mr. Chris Au Young, General Manager, Data Analytics and Smart Airport, Airport Authority Hong Kong

Mr. Andrew Lai, Head of Application Modernization, Fujitsu Hong Kong Limited

Mr. Michael Yung, Strategic Advisor, Google Cloud

Mr. Jacky Lai, Director Digital Product Management, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Dr. Crystal Fok, Head of STP Platform, HKSTP


Google for Digital Natives

10:00 – 11:00 | Investor Corner, 8/F, 19W
Language: Cantonese 

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google Cloud Team in Hong Kong will share how you can leverage the tools and resources of Google to start, build and grow your business opportunities.

Save your spot now to learn cases on customer data platform, app modernization, Anthos, IoT and Apigee!


Ella To, Business Development Manager - ISV, Google Cloud
Verlebie Chan, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud


Professional Service Showcase

10:30 12:30 & 14:30 16:30 | Event Room 1-2, 8/F, 19W

We know running a business is not as easy as everyone thinks.

We have teamed up with some of the best business service providers to offer startups immediate professional advice during our OPENHOUSE.

Come to understand more about what our service partners can offer!

10:30 - 12:30

Banking: Bank of China | DBS | Hang Seng Bank | HSBC
Cloud: AWS | Google Cloud | Microsoft | Oracle
Digital Marketing: Inspect Elements Ltd | Paradox Ltd

14:30 - 16:30

Accounting: CanCan Group | Deloitte  | PwC
Intellectual Property: Hong Kong Intellectual Property Agent | InCompass IP Ltd | Lecto IP Ltd
Legal: Chak & Associates LLP | Chungs Lawyers (DeHeng Law Offices) | Ricardo Lee & Associates Law Office

Show your interest and save a slot in advance!

Ingram Micro x Apple Workshop - Discover Create ML Components

14:00 16:00 | Event Room 1-2, 8/F, 19W

Language: Cantonese

Have you ever thought if there's a new way of training machine learning models on your Mac?

"Create ML" simplifies how we build custom machine learning models for image classification, object detection, sound classification, hand pose classification, action classification, tabular data regression and more.

Remarks: Macbook will be provided during the workshop for hands-on experience.

Government’s Funding Schemes for Tech Ventures

15:00 – 16:00 | Investor Corner, 8/F, 19W

Language: Cantonese 

The secret to getting the right funding is understanding all the funding schemes on the market first!

Grab this opportunity to learn the top favourite funding schemes for technology enterprises in Hong Kong.

Get some quick tips before you file a funding application. Funding schemes to be covered include the following but not limited to:

- Research Talent Hub
- Public Sector Trial Scheme
- Enterprise Support Scheme
- Technology Voucher Programme

Speaker: Mr. Wesley Wong, Assistant Director, Funding Management and TecONE, HKSTP

Incubation Sportlight Exhibition

09:00 - 18:00 | 1/F Lobby, 19W

Passion and perseverance are the common traits between entrepreneurs and sportsmen.

Come and visit our "SportLight" zone to understand our entrepreneurial spirit through sports!

Our early-stage startups will shine a light on their innovative ideas, and collect your valuable feedback at the same time at the “Pivot Table”.

Fundraising is essential for our startups, so as the "Fun-raising Area” for all OPENHOUSE visitors. Enjoy a game or two at our basketball and cycling game booths to end your visit to our OPENHOUSE.

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