(Course Code : 172019)
About the Seminar :
Appropriate funding is key to the growth of startups. Between different funding options, including crowdfunding, corporate and private funding, the seminar aims to help you through the finance maze. Our guest speaker, Kenneth Chau, will share his secret to a successful funding pitch. Seize the chance to learn to get your first 10 million funding.
Date: 15 July 2019 (Monday)Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm (6:45pm Registration)Venue: RSM Hong Kong Office 29/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong KongChairman: Mr. Raymond Lo Continuing Professional Development and Training Working Committee Advisor of AHKAMedium: Cantonese, Handout in EnglishCPD Hours: 2 hoursEnrolment Fee: HK$130 (Member or Associate of AHKA) HK$130 (Member of CPA (Canada)) HK$220 (Non-member)
About the Speaker:
Mr. Kenneth Chau (鄒健宏先生)Honorary President of Technology Incubation Network of Hong Kong Science ParkOfficial Group Administrator of Kickstarter, Hong Kong and Singapore
Mr. Kenneth Chau is a pilot of innovative technology in Asia. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1994. He started his career in technology at the age of 25, and is the first Chinese in the world to successfully develop 3D cubic printing technology in Japan. Kenneth joined the technology incubation programme of science park in 2009. In 2012, he led his company to beat more than 7,000 start-ups around the world and won the championship of the NBIA in US, writing a new history for Hong Kong. Kenneth became the chairman of Technology Incubation Network and successfully assisted startups in financing more than 30 times, with funding amount more than 200 million Hong Kong dollars.
Kenneth is the first lecturer in Hong Kong to conduce crowdfunding lecture at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City University of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as the official group administrator of Kickstarter, the world's no. one crowdfunding platform. He has assisted nearly 100 projects in online crowdfunding. He is the most experienced crowdfunding strategist in Hong Kong and has named “the father of Hong Kong crowdfunding”.
Kenneth is a famous science and technology columnist in Hong Kong. His articles are published on Apple Daily, Ming Pao, Metro Daily, e-zone, Printing Monthly. His book “The First Funding is Successful” has been launched in May 2019.