Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Signature Series
“Starting, Managing and Marketing a New
Business or an Entrepreneurial Venture”
A Practical Checklist: Skills and Experiences We Need During the Set-up Phase
Presented by the
Entrepreneur and Small Business Committee
Our Speakers: 1. Arnold Leung is the sole founder of Vancouver based Appnovation Technologies and started the company straight after graduating from the UBC Sauder School of Business in 2007. Since then the IT services firm has opened offices in Atlanta,London and Montreal and currently holds a workforce of over 100 full time employees worldwide. He decided to open an office in Hong Kong last year 2015.
2. James Gibson of Emack & Bolio’s leads the team that successfully launched the award-winning ice cream brand with rock and roll roots here in Hong Kong. James shares details of his personal entrepreneurial journey so far including the key lessons he’s learnt along the way.
3. Charles Ng of InvestHK presents the recent trends of the types of entrepreneurs and start-ups moving into Hong Kong. He discusses with the audience the three most consistent concerns of these new companies at the set-up phase.
Q & As moderated by Madeleine Behan, Co-chair, ESBC
Guests including: Michael Wong, Andrew Jones, Alexander Kaymer, Padraig Walsh, Leo Leung and Sharon Vipond and of course Beatrice Fan of Baker Tilly Hong Kong, the Sponsor of the Series.