Seminar: Technology Start-up and Innovation Investment - HKU SPACE
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Aug 2018
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Seminar: Technology Start-up and Innovation Investment

Event Unit
| Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Human Capital Leadership

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Date & time
25Aug 2018 (Sat)15:00 - 17:00
Venue
ADC 204, 2/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the Shopping Arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)
Fee
Free Admission
Speaker
Mr. Leroy Yau, Master, Electronic Engineering (PolyU); Co-Founder, Taiwan Startup Stadium Dr. Dimitrios Koufopoulos, MBA Programme Director, University of London
Mr. Leroy Yau, Master, Electronic Engineering (PolyU); Co-Founder, Taiwan Startup Stadium

Mr. Leroy Yau, Master, Electronic Engineering (PolyU); Co-Founder, Taiwan Startup Stadium

Leroy has over 20 years of professional experiences in business and IT advisory services. He is a co-founder of 43 Ventures, a private investment and advisory firm that focuses on early-stage business ventures. He is also a co-founder of Taiwan Startup Stadium, one of the largest startup incubation/hub of Asia. Prior to building his businesses, he was an Advisory partner at EY and has extensive experiences in business operations, risk management, cybersecurity, and financial and internal controls. A graduate in computer/electronic engineering and laws, Leroy is also a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CPA Australia and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Dr. Dimitrios Koufopoulos, MBA Programme Director, University of London

Dr. Dimitrios Koufopoulos, MBA Programme Director, University of London

Dr. Koufopoulos brings over twenty-five years’ experience, including teaching, lecturing, and the design and delivery of online learning materials and courses. Dr Koufopoulos holds an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration from Cardiff University. He is the founder and research director of the Hellenic Observatory of Corporate Governance, a research and education centre dedicated to the study and application of responsible principles of corporate governance in Greece. Among his publications, Dr Koufopoulos has contributed to many reviews and journals, and has co-authored a book with Martyn Pitt, Essentials of Strategic Management (Sage, 2012).

Enquiry
28678318 (samuel.chu@hkuspace.hku.hk; ice@hkuspace.hku.hk)
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Remarks

Language: English

Programme information of Postgraduate Diploma and Global MBA will be included during Q&A Session

Innovation

Three key subject areas will be shared by the speaker:

  1. Start-up Formula,

  2. IP Strategy for Technology Start-up,
  3. Innovation Investment.

This seminar will provide the latest academic knowledge and practical management skills in the ICE (Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship) education so as to develop mission-driven entrepreneurship in transforming invention (success @ lab) to innovation (success @ market) with social values and economic impact.