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E-Centre eNews Vol.30 (Apr 16, 2013)

In this issue:

 Cyberport launches innovative open work space for start-ups

 International IT Fest 2013 @ Cyberport (8-21 Apr)

 Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2013 (17 Apr)

 2013 Worldwide Cyber-security Landscape Forum(18 Apr)

 ICT New Waves Symposium on 20 Apr @ Cyberport

 Connect-Space: Hints and Benefits of World Summit Award 2013 with Past Winner Experience Sharing (8 May)

 Connect-Space: Promoting Your Business via Facebook (23 May)

 HKTDC Entrepreneur Day Deal Flow (31 May)

 Listing in London Forum (21 May)

 Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

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Friday, 14th June 2013
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Cyberport launches innovative open work space for start-ups

In January, Cyberport's Entrepreneurship Centre launched Connect-Space, a unique shared working environment for entrepreneurs and ICT start-ups who are Cyberport Creative Micro Fund grantees, Cyberport Incubation Programme alumni and incubatees, particularly for those based outside the Cyberport campus, as well as service subscribers of the Cyberport Collaboration Centre.

The open shared space will allow like-minded users to network and exchange ideas, and work in a collaborative environment that nurtures innovation and talent. Networking events will be held regularly to allow users to meet each other and as much as possible draw out potential business alliances.

For users, the free of charge space comes complete with mailbox, locker, free power charging facilities, high speed Wi-Fi access, use of a conference room, a multi-purpose room, brainstorming room and a pantry. In addition, users can access Cyberport's state-of-the-art Fitness Centre and receive shuttle bus free tickets.

To find out more information, email ecentre@cyberport.hk or call 3166 3900.

International IT Fest 2013 @ Cyberport during 8-21 April 2013

To know more about IT Fest 2013, please visit http://www.itfest.hk.

Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2013 on 17 April 2013


[Please click HERE for more information]

2013 Worldwide Cyber-security Landscape Forum on 18 April 2013

Please CLICK HERE to register or know more about this event.

ICT New Waves Symposium on 20 Apr at Cyberport

ICT New Waves Symposium
Date: 20 April, 2013 (Sat)
Time: 09:30 am - 12:00 nn (Registration starts at 9:15 am)
Venue: Ocean View Court, the Arcade, Cyberport
Admission: Free (Pre-registration is required by 18 April)
Language: Cantonese
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Meet the Brilliant Entrepreneurs, Surf the New Waves for Business Opportunities! REGISTER NOW!
  Speakers (In alphabetical order of the speaker's surname)
Alan Chan
Mr. Alan Chan National Technology Officer, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
Topic: Capturing Apps Opportunities in Cloud Era with Microsoft
  Ray Chan
Mr. Ray Chan Founder of 9gag.com
Topic: How to raise fund at Silicon Valley?
  Russell Chan
Mr. Russell Chan General Manager of Commercial Radio Interactive
Topic: Wireless Technology is for Everyone
  To Cheung
Mr. To Cheung Chairman of WTIA
Topic: IT Start-ups in HK: Going East or Going West?
  Jason Chiu
Mr. Jason Chiu CEO of Cherrypicks Group
Topic: The Future of Shopping, Today
  Sunny Kwok
Mr. Sunny Kwok CEO of Green Tomato Limited
Topic: 創造下一個改變世界的科技
  Greg Sung Mr. Greg Sung Founder of aNobii.com
Topic: How to Pick your Start-up Idea?

Free shuttle bus services will be provided for audience to travel between Admiralty to Cyberport.
For Bus Schedule and Assembly Location, click here.

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Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA)
Tel: 2370-3130     Fax: 8208-8782     Email: contact@hkwtia.org


For the agenda of the event, please click here.

If you are interested in this event, please click here to register.

Connect-Space : Hints and Benefits of World Summit Award 2013 on 8 May

Date : 8 May 2013 (Wednesday)
Venue : Connect-Space, Entrepreneuship Centre,
Unit 518, Level 5, Cyberport 3 (Core F), Cyberport Road 100, Hong Kong
Time : 12:30-14:00
Fee : Free-of-Charge (Light-lunch will be provided on first-come-first-served basis)
Language : English

World summit award 2013 is a United Nations initiative competition, with participants from 100 economies in the world, Angry Bird is one of the winners. iButterfly, which is developed by Cherrypicks Limited, won the WSA-Mobile Global Champion 2013 and they are the only one company from China and Hong Kong winning the grand prize. Mr. Jason Chiu, CEO of Cherrypicks Limited will come and share their experience with you. Mr. Alex Hung, the national expert of China and HK region, will share with you some hints and benefits of this competition. Also, Alex will review the winning entries of Grand award (8 of them) in WSA mobile 2012.


12:30 – 13:00 Registration, networking and light lunch  
13:00 – 13:20  Past Winner Experience Sharing by Jason Chiu, CEO of Cherrypicks Limited

WSA-Mobile Global Champion 2013 - iButterfly
Facing fierce competition from 40 finalists, iButterfly has come out on top and been chosen as the World Summit Award-mobile Global Champion 2013, in m-Business & Commerce category! Hailing from around the world, the 40 finalists competing in the Global Champion contest were the best apps out of 435 submissions in 2012 World Summit Award-mobile, and the Global Champions are resulted from the grand decision of a panel of over 60 expert judges plus audience voting worldwide. Representing Hong Kong and China, iButterfly receiving the honour not only demonstrates its best of the best quality and creativity, but is also the perfect proof of Made-in-Hong Kong world-class mobile innovation.

13:20 – 13:40   Hints and Benefits of World summit award 2013

Mr. Alex Hung, the national expert of China and HK region, will share with you some hints and benefits of this competition. Also, Alex will review the winning entries of Grand award (8 of them) in WSA mobile 2012. Alex has been the board of directors, judges and organisers of World Summit Award, World Summit Award Mobile, World Summit youth award, HKICT awards, APICTA and PanPRD (mainland China) IT FYP competition for more than 8 years. Alex is the current deputy chairman of HKICT awards 2013.
13:40 – 14:00 Q & A  

Registration :

If you are interested in this event, please CLICK HERE to register by 5 May 2013 (Monday).

Connect-Space : Promoting Your Business via Facebook on 23 May

日期: 23 / 05 / 2013 (星期四)
地點: 香港數碼港道100號數碼港3座5樓518室企業發展中心 Connect-Space
時間: 12:30-14:00
費用: 全免 (提供簡單午餐)
語言: 廣東話 (Cantonese only)

Facebook的全球使用者超過7億!如何利用這個低成本的平台,有效益地推廣開發的應用,把業務推廣到全世界,實際的運作較想像中容易,但有什麼竅門和技巧?Guru Online 將會提供心得,此外,大會邀請了數碼港之受培育公司Timable分享成功個案。


12:30 – 13:00 登記、交流及享用簡單午餐  
13:00 – 13:20  分享Facebook 宣傳竅門
講者:王麗文小姐 - Guru Online客戶總監
13:20 – 13:40   成功個案分享: 數碼港之受培育公司
13:40 – 14:00 答問時間  


如閣下有興趣參與是次活動,請於21 / 05 / 2013 (星期二)前按此報名留位。

HKTDC Entrepreneur Day Deal Flow on 31 May

Dear Incubatees,

Deal Flow at HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E Day)

To further establish E Day as an effective platform for entrepreneurship, HKTDC will launch a new initiative – Deal Flow this year.  This unique deal-sourcing and matchmaking session is a platform where one-to-one meetings are arranged between sources of funds and sources of deals. 
Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre as affiliate partner of HKTDC Entrepreneur Day Deal Flow, Cyberport incubatee company could get a chance to participate the Deal Flow for free.

Below are some information about Deal Flow for your information:

Date, Time & Venue
31 May 2013 (Friday), 2:30pm to 5:30pm, at Hall 1E, HKCEC


  • One-to-one individual meetings will be arranged prior to the event
  • Participating projects will be paired with potential collaborators (investors or service providers) based on shared areas of interest
  • Each meeting is tentatively set to 20 minutes     

Projects Criteria

  • Projects/ business that have been running for NOT more than three years
  • Have registered the business and has own business activities undertaken in Hong Kong

Tentative Timeline
Now – Mid April                 Projects recruitment
Mid April – Early May       Project selection by Investors
Mid May                              Meeting confirmation

Interested incubatee company could fill in the attached registration form and send back to Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre at ecentre@cyberport.hk by 18 April 2013.

Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre

Listing in London Forum on 21 May

You are cordially invited to join the Listing in London Forum 2013 (企業在內倫敦上市 論壇), which is held by Centillion. You may refer to the invitation letter from Centillion Forums.

Alternatively please visit http://www.centillion.com/lil/sciencepark for more information on the event.

If you are interested in the event, please CLICK HERE to register.

Microsoft Bizpark Programme: registration for new incubatees

MicrosoftR BizSparkR is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, and providing marketing visibility. Microsoft Hong Kong joins hands with Hong Kong Cyberport to provide BizSpark program to incubatees.  The programme also includes access to Windows Azure, a flexible, comprehensive, and powerful cloud platform for the creation of web applications and services.

Join the BizSpark Program to get such benefits as:



MSDN Subscription for Microsoft Software & Tools (including Windows Azure)

Microsoft BizSpark membership includes a Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN Subscription which offers a wide range of products for development, testing, and production. Products include:

Visual Studio is the ultimate all-in-one solution for Windows, Windows Phone, the web, and beyond.

Expression tools will help creating content for the Web and developing apps for the desktop or phone.

Microsoft SQL Server provides the data platform developers need to quickly create compelling, data-driven applications.

Learn more about BizSpark programme
Learn More about Azure

To register BizSpark programme membership (for Cyberport incubatees and alumni only), you could send email to ecentre@cyberport.hk with your company name and we will help proceeding your application.


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