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E-Centre eNews Vol.38 (Aug 16, 2013)

In this issue:

• Google Developer Training (29 Aug)
• WTIA - Start Up Series (16 Aug)
• 第九屆中國(南京)國際軟件產品和信息服務博覽會「香港展區」
• Software and Creative Industries Exhibition 2013 (23-26 Aug)
• Greater China digital advertising creativity forum (30 Aug)
• Invitation: Internet Contest for Cloud & Mobile Computing ('ICOME')
• Banff Venture Forum 2013
• Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

Entrepreneurship Centre

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Google Developer Training 29 - 8 - 2013 @ Cyberport

Event Detail  
Date: 29 August 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 13:45 – 17:30
Venue: Training Theatre, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core F), 100 Cyberport Road Hong Kong  
Language: English  
Fee: Free-of-charge and registration on first-come-first-served basis
Shuttle bus (depart from Admiralty to Cyberport) will be provided at 13:30
Return shuttle bus (depart from Cyberport to Admiralty) will be provided at 17:35  

13:45 - 14:20 Registration & Networking
15:05 - 15:50 Connect Mobile Apps to the Cloud without Breaking a Sweat (Google's offering for mobile backends)
15:50 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:30 Create Amazingly Scalable Games on Google Cloud Platform (in this section Google Team presents a highly scalable and reliable gaming architecture and reference implementation that leverages Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine for real-time player interactions)
17:30 End of Event

Online gaming has evolved from just a few people running game servers to an environment, where millions of players enjoy seamless online experience with matchmaking, in-game stores and friend lists. These common game components have resulted in the development of sophisticated and distributed systems, which rival high performance computing and large scale web implementations.
In this session, Google team will present a highly scalable and reliable gaming architecture and reference implementation that leverages Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine for real-time player interactions. Also, we will showcase how mobile applications can benefit from Google's offering for mobile backends, like Mobile Backend Starter and Google Cloud Endpoints, which allows developers to reap the benefits of a multi-client capable cloud backend.


WTIA - Start Up Series on 16 August 2013







本會誠意邀請 貴司成為南京軟博會「香港優秀軟件展區」的參展商。如欲參展,請填妥附件申請表並於2013年8月12日或以前交回本會秘書處。如有任何查詢,請與秘書處林小姐聯絡(852-39132038 / eunice.lam@hksia.hk)。

附件1: 2013南京軟博會
附件2: 2013南京軟博會參展商申請表
附件3: 2013南京軟博會香港招商手?

香港軟件行業協會 會長
邱達根 謹啟

主辦機構: 香港軟件行業協會
協辦機構: 香港科技園、香港數碼港管理有限公司、香港生產力促進局
支持機構: 香港資訊科技聯會、互聯網專業協會、香港電腦學會、香港電腦商會、


Software and Creative Industries Exhibition 2013 on 23 - 26 August 2013

Good news that the Exhibition is a pre-approved trade show under SME Export Marketing Fund in which SME exhibitors can apply for 50% rebate of the net booth cost; and special discount is also offered to Hong Kong ICT Awards (2011-2013) winners! Organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council and Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry, below please find the pamphlet for your consideration and action!

Exhibition pamphlet:

Floor plan:

Should any information required, please click HERE or feel free to call 2788-5693.

Greater China digital advertising creativity forum on 30 August 2013

Invitation: Internet Contest for Cloud & Mobile Computing ('ICOME')

Should you have any enquiries, please contact Ms Sindy Kwan at 3166 3872 or email to sindykwan@cyberport.hk.

Banff Venture Forum 2013





BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies




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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!





Title Sponsor Spotlight




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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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Tel : +852 3166 3900 Fax : +852 3166 3027