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Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 14:30 to 17:40

ACE Hub x Startup Corner
Ideas Exchange with Investors on Early-Stage Ventures + Free Drinks!
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Date: Sep 26, 2013 (Thu)
Time: 2:30 - 5:40 pm
Venue: Cafe 12, 3/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK, Shatin (Map)
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2013 (Mon)

Investors: 

Thomas Pun
Venture Partner, Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund
Expertise: Product, startup life and international market

Mr.Pun's YC startup was funded by top tier angels and VCs in Silicon Valley. He served as a product CEO and led the company to acquisition. Prior to being a YC founder, he spent 6 years at Apple Inc. headquarters building video compression software. His work has resulted in 10+ granted patents in the field of compression algorithm and multimedia system design. He is an engineer by training and holds a Master degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor from the University of British Columbia.


Kidd Zhang
Senior Associate, Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund
Expertise: Business, investment and China market

Kidd has spent last 5 years in field of Private Equity and Venture Capital. He joined HGI Capital in 2009, participated over 15 investments cases in growth or early stage, and handled portfolio with IPO exit. Prior to being occupied in direct investment, he worked at an European company Confidex in Finland and Germany on RFID production and market development. Kidd was graduated from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a master degree in engineering.

Application
  1. You must be CUHK student, alumni or staff. If you apply as a team, at least one member should meet the above requirement and he/she should be the applicant. Members of ACE Hub and CU Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program will have higher priority.
  2. You should prepare 4-5 PPT slides* and personal/ team profile for the meeting, and submit to acehub@cuhk.edu.hk before Sep 23 (Mon).
  3. Please indicate in the submission email which investor you would like to meet.
  4. You will receive a confirmation email on Sep 24 if your application is accepted. 30-45 minutes one-to-one meeting will be arranged for you. Teams must come 10 minutes before the assigned time. ACE Hub preserves the right to make changes in any arrangements to facilitate the exchange.
  5. Walk-in is NOT accepted.
* The slides are suggested to cover:

       - What is the problem to be solved/ market to be served
       - What is your solution/ product, and how does it differentiate from the existing ones, if any
       - Is there a significant market for the solution/ product
       - Current patent status (if any, of your technology) or product development status

Enquiry:  Miss Serena Gu (serena@cuhk.edu.hk / 3943-1691)

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