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E-Centre eNews Vol.32 (May 16, 2013)

In this issue:

• Calling for recruitment: Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme 2013/14
• Creating IT Legends: e+ Startup (31 May)
• Connect-Space: Promoting Your Business via Facebook (23 May)
• Connect-Space: HSBC Youth Business Award Introduction & Winner Experience Sharing (7 June)
• Banff Venture Forum 2013
• Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

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Calling for recruitment: Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme 2013/14

Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme 2013/14: Hong Kong Information Session
Date : 16th May 2013 (Thur)
Time : 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue : QR708, 7/F, Core R, Shirley Chan Building, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Fee : Free of charge
Registration : [Press here]
ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme
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Creating IT Legends: e+ Startup (31 May)

Event Details:
Date : 31 May 2013 (Friday)
Time : 12:45 - 14:00
Venue : Young Entrepreneur Lounge @ HKTDC Entrepreneur Day, Hall 1E, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wanchai
Fee : Free-of-charge
Language : English
Target :
  • Any startup companies who want to raise funding from Angels
  • Cyberport incubatees and alumni

  • e+ startup (e+創業)

    Cyberport Startup Alumni Association (CSAA) will organize an "e+ startup (e+創業) boot camp", which is an internship program designed for university students majoring in IT, business and design who are interested in forming or working for a startup. CSAA will introduce the boot camp and the programme details.

    Keys to Success in Raising Angel Funds

    Cyberport Investment Readiness Boot Camp targets startups to provide them a strong understanding of the requirements that need to be met, to be ready to attract and utilize angel funding for development and growth. Cyberport's incubatees including Perpetu Limited, Timable and CoachBase, who have taken Cyberport Investment Readiness Boot Camp 2012, will share with you their growth and learning experience.

    Speakers:   Ms Ryanne Lai, Co-founder of Perpetu Limited

      Mr. Andrea Livotto, Co-founder of Perpetu Limited
      Mr. Mike Ko, Co-founder, Timable.com
      Mr. Keith Rumjahn, Founder of CoachBase / J Plus Corporation Limited
      Mr. Raiyo Nariman, Managing Director, Angels Den Asia Pacific
      Moderator & Cyberport Investment Readiness Boot Camp Trainer

    Seats are limited, register today by clicking HERE. (Due date: 28 May 2013)


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

    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。
    日期 : 23 / 05 / 2013 (星期四) Guro Online

    時間 : 12:30 - 14:00
    地點 : 香港數碼港道 100 號數碼港 3 座 5 樓 518 室
    費用 : 全免 (提供簡單午餐)
    語言 : 廣東話 (Cantonese only)
    查詢 : ecentre@cyberport.hk
    電話 : +852 3166 3900

    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 - Timable
    13:40 - 14:00 答問時間

    Organizer Supporter  
    cyberport timable facebook    linkedin
    Guro Online


    Connect-Space: HSBC Youth Business Award Introduction & Winner Experience Sharing on 7 June

    Date : 7 June 2013 (Friday)
    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)

    Rundown :
    12:30 – 13:00 Registration, light lunch and networking
    13:00 – 13:10  Introduction of HSBC Youth Business Award by Mr Gary Tang, Supervisor of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and a Registered Social Worker.
    13:10 – 13:50   Past Winner Experience Sharing by Cyberport incubatee company  - Mr Derek Shek, Co-Founder of Legato Technologies Limited.
    13:50 – 14:00 Q&A

    Gary Tang, Supervisor of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and a Registered Social Worker.

    He received a master’s degree of Social Science (Criminology) from the University of Hong Kong and bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is now the subject officer of the Employment Services of the Federation. He launched the “Youth Business Hong Kong” in 2005. He was a member of the Task Force on Continuing Development and Employment-Related Training for Youth under the Education and Manpower Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government. He was selected as the 8th Outstanding Social Worker by Hong Kong Social Workers Association in 1998.


    Derek Shek, Co-founder of LEGATO Technologies Limited

    Over 15 experiences in Product Management with focus on Enterprise Mobile Application Solutions includes Mobile App, Cloud-based Server, Work flow management. Integrated knowledge of Telecom and Software development to create and deliver comprehensive solutions for consumer in the new mobile era across different industries. Legato was rewarded numerous awards with their outstanding performances, for example HSBC Youth Business Award 2012 Bronze Award.


    If you are interested, please register by clicking HERE. (Due date: 7 June 2013)


    Banff Venture Forum 2013





    BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies




    Companies and relationships get built through face-time with the right people. Be there.


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    Join us for the 15th annual BVF



    This September, all of the right people in the technology community will come together in Banff to connect, engage and build! Banff Venture Forum's 2013 theme is BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies. Build and grow your network at the Banff Venture Forum. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with over 350 delegates from all across North America. 


    Program Snapshot

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    - Entrepreneur Bootcamp

    - VC & Angel Professional Development

       Day - NEW!!

    Thursday, September 26, 2013

    - Company Presentations

    - First Look Stream - NEW!!

    - Information Technology Stream

    - Cleantech Stream

    - Meet the Investors Panel

    - Keynote Lunch

    - Stream Specific Panel Sessions

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    - Panel Sessions

    - Company Presentations

    - Keynote Dinner

    - Awards

    Mark your calendars! BVF 2013 will be the hottest ticket in town!




    BVF 2012 Alumni Investors - Partial List



    BVF 2012 was a sold out event that hosted a stellar roster of investors. BVF 2013 will be bigger and better - get your tickets early and get ready to network with the who's who of the Tech Entrepreneur,  VC & Corporate Investment communities!





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    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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