Saturday, April 05, 2014

14-Apr-2014: Global, Messy and Fast and the Forward Thinking in 2014 Roundtable Discussion #2 (2014 Q2)

HK 3.0: The Venture ecosystem – Global, Messy and Fast and the Forward Thinking in 2014 Roundtable Discussion #2 (2014 Q2)

Prof. Yesha Sivan will review the state of the global ecosystem covering:

Date:  Wednesday 14 April 2014
Time:  7:00-8:30pm
Venue:  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, KLN

BY INVITATION ONLY
Event details



Three Trends Affecting the Innovation Side of the Venture Ecosystem:

  1. Rise of New Treatment of Ideas: The Intellectual Venture Case
  2. Rise of Innovation Platforms: The Amazon Cloud Case
  3. Rise of the Early Clients Factor: The Kickstarter Case
Three Trends Affecting the Enabling Side of the Venture Ecosystem:

  1. Rise of Corporate Virtual R&D:  The IBM GTU (Global Tech. Unit) Case
  2. Rise of Super Angles: The Ron Conway and “Hot Potato” Case
  3. Rise of Regulation: The AIFMD Case
Following the talk will be a roundtable discussion on:

  • Factors contributing / affecting HK 3.0 (e.g., Proximity to Mainland Chinese, "one country/two systems", financial infrastructure, family based economy, public/private partnership, signs of effort, unfair advantage, etc.)
  • Focus Areas for HK 3.0 (e.g., hospitals, air quality, tourism, etc.)