HKTDC Entrepreneur Day 2020

16 - 17 July 2020
Event Schedule

Event Schedule

16 Jul 2020(Thursday)
17 Jul 2020(Friday)
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Plenary Session: Revive ‧ Redefine
Entrepreneurs will share how they have disrupted different sectors by creating breakthrough, and evolve and emerge in the market.
Language: English
  • Mr James Kwan
    Executive Chairman, Jumpstart Media
  • Mr William Ip
    Managing Director, Carousell Hong Kong
  • Ms Crystal Pang
    Co-founder, Pickupp
01:30PM - 02:00PM
Enterprise Connect Series: Epson
Features how Epson joins hands with start-ups to create shared value and revive businesses across different industry pillars.
Language: English
  • Mr Konakajima Yohei
    Senior Manager, Epson Hong Kong Limited
01:30PM - 02:30PM
Tapping the Mainland Market – From Strategies to Practical Issues
With the ever-growing purchasing power of Chinese consumers and the booming e-commerce industry, the mainland domestic market remains one of the most lucrative segments start-ups around the globe want to tap into. In this seminar, speakers will share how start-ups could thrive in China with innovative business models. Other practical tips on Trademark Registration and Quality Assurance in the Mainland will also be discussed.
Language: Cantonese
  • Mr Terence Lin
    Co-founder & COO, Jewellery-Box
  • Mr Benjamin Tsai
    Consultant, Intellectual Property Centre, Federation of Hong Kong Industries
  • Mr Andy Ko
    Deputy Managing Director & Technical Director, China Dragon Inspection & Certification (H.K.) Ltd
  • Ms Jennifer Chan
    Merchandising Manager, Design Gallery, HKTDC
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Start-ups Start at the Top – Practical Tips to Kickstart your Business
Starting a business is more than having innovative ideas - but also to have a concrete plan for business development implemented with fund-raising skills. You will learn about how to start, develop and sustain your business through this seminar.
Co-organiser: Techstars
Language: English
  • Ms Belinda Esterhammer
    Founder, Springboard Group & Fem Founded
  • Mr Raymond Yip
    Venture Partner, Mount Parker Ventures
02:30PM - 03:00PM
Enterprise Connect Series: Explorium Hong Kong
Features how Fung Group joins hands with start-ups to create shared value and revive businesses across different industry pillars.
Language: English
  • Mr Marco Chen
    Programs and Partnerships, Explorium Hong Kong
  • Mr AJ Mak
    CEO & Founder, Chain of Demand
  • Mr Charles Lo
    Founder, Taison Digital Ltd.
03:15PM - 04:15PM
From Crisis To Chances: Unleashing Opportunities in Challenging Times
Features how technological innovations and scientific researches have created business opportunities in this challenging time.
Language: English
  • Prof King Lun Yeung
    Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering & Division of Environment and Sustainability, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Prof HC Man
    Dean, Faculty of Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ms Katherine Cheung
    Chief Marketing Officer, Snapask (Holdings) Inc.
03:30PM - 04:00PM
Enterprise Connect Series: Arup
Features how Arup joins hands with start-ups to create shared value and revive businesses across different industry pillars.
Language: English
  • Dr Macy Zhang
    Assistant Manager (Ventures), Arup
  • Dr Abraham Lam
    Co-Founder, CEO, Mega Automation
  • Dr Ricky Tsui
    Director of R&D, Arup
04:30PM - 06:00PM
T-Chat: Futurizing Your Business: Renaissance from the Age of Digitalisation
Meet our futurist who will tell about upcoming mega trends to get entrepreneurs and young talents prepared for the future changes.
Language: English
  • Mr Gerd Leonhard
    CEO, The Futures Agency
  • Ms Karena Belin
    CEO & Co-Founder, WHub
  • Dr Toa Charm
    Associate Professor, Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Mr Herbert Chia
    Venture Partner,Sequoia Captial China
04:45PM - 05:45PM
Co-organiser: Qianhai International Liaison Services Limited
Language: Cantonese
  • Yvonne Wong
  • Mr Harris Sun
  • Mr Sean You
  • Prof Witman Hung
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurship Seminar - Latest Development of Start-ups in the Greater Bay Area
The seminar provides start-ups with latest policy information and practical tips to expand their businesses in the Greater Bay Area. You will also hear from entrepreneurs benefiting from these initiatives and have developed in the region successfully.
  • Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province
  • Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau
Language: Cantonese
  • Representatives of Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province
  • Mr Nicholas Kwan
    Director of Research, HKTDC
  • Ms Gisella Tong
    Creative and Marketing Director, Round the Clock Studio Limited
  • Mr Eric Kuo
    Co-founder, R-Guardian
11:15AM - 12:00PM
The Renaissance Journey of Traditional Businesses
To strike a balance to maintain innovations and traditions have always been the key to success. If you would like to know more about how traditional businesses can stay relevant though innovation, this is the session you should not miss!
Co-organiser: Jumpstart Media
Language: English
  • Ms Zela Chin
    Principal Reporter, Pearl Magazine, TVB
  • Ms Jennifer Tam
    Director, Chicks
  • Mr Kenneth Kwok
    Founder and CEO, Global Citizen Capital
  • Mr Joe Wong
    Co-Founder, GO Logistics & Storage
12:00PM - 01:00PM
From Local to Global: Regional Support for Hong Kong Start-ups
This seminar will feature global opportunities for start-ups available across continents. Representatives from overseas incubators and business chambers will share local opportunities for international start-ups in their respective regions.
Language: English
  • Ms Jaclyn Tsui
    Co-founder & Director, EntreLink
  • Mr Narusan Dhanvarjor
    Head of Investment, InnoSpace
  • Ms Nicole Takano
    Investment Promotion Specialist, JETRO Hong Kong
  • Mr Jonathan Jeon
    Founder & CEO, CNT Tech Co., Ltd.
12:30PM - 01:30PM
The Delivery Trend under the “New Normal”
Co-organiser: Junior Chamber International Apex
Language: Cantonese
  • Ms Cheung Shuk Ming, Suki
    President of ASEAN Countries, The Chamber of Hong Kong Logistics Industry
  • Mr Paul Measor
    Director of Strategic Partnerships, Foodpanda
01:30PM - 02:30PM
Supporting Services and Schemes for Entrepreneurs to Dream Big
Representatives from Trade and Industry Department will introduce how the integrated services of SME Centres and SME Export Marketing Fund can help entrepreneurs develop their businesses.
Language: Cantonese
  • Mr Adrian Ip
    Trade Officer, Trade and Industry Department
  • Ms Kimmie Wong
    Manager, Trade and Industry Department
01:30PM - 02:45PM
Hong Kong: A Breeding Ground for Innovation
Hong Kong, as a thriving start-up hub, offers different incubation programmes to nurture entrepreneurs for long-term growth. Incubators like Cyberport and Hong Kong Science Park, together with their incubatees or graduates, will share opportunities for start-ups for a thriving technology development.
Language: English
  • Ms Karena Belin
    CEO & Co-Founder, WHub
  • Ms Alice So
    Head of Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • Mr Fred Ngan
    Co-founder & Co-CEO, Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited
  • Mr Gallen Leung
    Senior Manager, Incubation Programmes, Corporate Development Division, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Mr Jason Chan
    Co-Founder and CEO, Areix Analytics Limited
02:30PM - 04:00PM
Start-up Bootcamp powered by AMTD Digital
Start-up Bootcamp powered by AMTD Digital is a 2-hour experiential bootcamp. Hosted by a group of experienced industrial experts and start-up mentors, you will have a great opportunity to learn and connect with the right people and resources for pursuing your start-up dreams!
  • Mr William Fung
    Group Vice President, AMTD Group, & Co-CEO, AMTD Digital
  • Ms Michelle Li
    Co-CEO, AMTD Digital
  • Prof Timothy Tong
    CEO, AMTD Foundation
  • Prof Wilson Tong
    Director, AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business
  • Dr Frederic Lau
    Chief Executive, Airstar Bank
  • Mr Timothy Chen
    Board of Director, EMQ
  • Ms Angie Lin
    Co-founder & Chief Investment Officer, Assured Asset Management
  • Mr Jame DiBiasio
    Founder & Editor, DigFin Group
03:45PM - 04:45PM
Women Entrepreneur Conference
Gender equality has always been a heated topic around the world. With the growing number of successful working women in Hong Kong, the session has invited woman entrepreneurs from different sectors to share about “Women entrepreneurship in the Digital Era” and “Women’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation”
Co-organiser: The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
Language: Cantonese
  • Ms Kung Yee Ching Kary
    Founder & CEO, Vcan Global Limited
  • Ms Teresa Chan
    Co-Founder, Mellow
  • Ms Lam Yuen Lee Viola
    CEO & Founder, Find Solution AI Limited
  • Ms Eva Wong
    Co-founder, WEDO GLOBAL
  • Ms Peann Tam
    Business Development Director, Eco-Greenergy
  • Ms Twiggy Chan
    Director, Boaz International Education Institute Ltd
03:30PM - 05:30PM
Youth Pitching @ E-Day
Many innovative business ideas stem from daily observations. Themed under “Revive.Redefine”, Youth Pitching @ E-Day encourages young entrepreneurs to develop ground-breaking solutions to match the changing life patterns under COVID-19, while helping businesses stay afloat in this difficult time. Youth entrepreneurs will present and pitch in front of our judges on E-Day.
  • Junior Achievement Hong Kong
  • Young Founders School
Language: Cantonese / English
04:30PM - 05:15PM
Creating Shared Value (CSV) with Corporate: Opportunities for Green Start-ups
Profitability is not the only indicator for being a successful start-up, while sustainability has played an important role nowadays. Join this session and learn more about green start-ups and how to create shared value for the business society.
Co-organiser: Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Language: English
  • Ms Gaëlle Loiseau
    CEO, Shared Value Project Hong Kong Limited
  • Ms Sonalie Figueiras
    Founder, Green Queen Media
  • Ms Yuki Liu
    Co-founder, Upcyco Limited
  • Mr Desmond Marshall
    Managing Director, Rouge International


  1. No simultaneous interpretation service will be provided for seminars and forums.
  2. The Organiser reserves the rights to change the programme schedules and content without prior notice.
  3. The opinions and views expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of HKTDC. HKTDC shall in no way be responsible for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information provided by them.
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