VC Ecosystem - the Asian venture capital market is vibrant and constantly evolving. It provides promising young start-ups much needed capital to grow and institutional investors a place to earn long-term alpha. By joining this webinar, you will have the privilege to learn from an active China VC manager (GP), a veteran institutional limited partner (LP) of the VC world, and a promising start-up company.
About the Moderator and Panel Speakers
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Mr. Vincent Ng, CFA
CFA Society Hong Kong
Mr. Vincent Ng, CFA, joined Atlantic-Pacific Capital in 2007 and is the Partner responsible for the Asia-Pacific region, which includes deal origination and product distribution across markets such as Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Atlantic-Pacific Capital is one of the largest independently owned global placement agent and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital for alternative investments. Vince has worked on more than 50 global fundraisings that have included strategies such as private equity growth and buyouts, infrastructure, energy, and real estate. Vince is a regular speaker at major private equity and industry conferences across the region.
Prior to joining Atlantic-Pacific, Vince started and managed the Fund Placement Advisory Group at Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance in Hong Kong where he was responsible for deal sourcing, distribution and project management for the Asia-Pacific region. Vince has also worked in the London offices of Deloitte and Arthur Andersen where he provided financial advisory services such as audit and assurance, financial due diligence, M&A structuring, and company valuations.
Vince earned a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics from Queen Mary, University of London and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. Vince is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) in the United Kingdom, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Hong Kong, and a CFA charterholder.
Ms. Viola Lam
CEO & Founder
Find Solution Ai Limited
Ms. Viola Lam, the CEO and Founder of Find Solution Ai Limited (FSAI) who won the Entrepreneur Year 2015/16 of the Youth Business International. This is one of the world's most honorific award for young successful entrepreneurs who make positive contributions to both society and people in over 68 countries. With an enriched experience in teaching mathematics of over 37,000 students in the past 12 years, Ms. Viola is fully understanding the importance of pedagogical approaches to the next generation and is determined to enhance the learning condition and performance of learners with the use of technology. Therefore, FSAI was established in 2016 and developed an Ai-Driven Motivation Model – 4LittleTrees (4LTs) with over 30 patents, which is able to analyze the emotions and cognitive level of students during studies. Apart from developing education-focused software, the 4LTs is also applicable to various industries, including corporate training, e-commerce and healthcare.
FSAI has rewarded a range of significant local and international awards these years, including Caring Company 2018-19, platinum award of IFTA FinTech Achievement Award 2018, Outstanding Customer Experience Artificial Intelligence (Ai) and Analytics Solution of etnet FinTech Awards 2018, Gold Award of Smart Living in ICT Award 2018, The Best Potential Ai Facial Recognition Education Application Development Award of Xinhuanet and being the winner of Cyberport Incubator Pitch Day.
Mr. Chibo Tang
Mr. Chibo Tang has been investing in early-stage companies in the technology and media sectors in China for over a decade. He is Head of the Hong Kong office, overseeing Gobi’s Greater Bay Area practice, and manages the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, for which Gobi is the exclusive General Partner. He’s led numerous investments including Airwallex, WeLab, GOGOVAN, Urban Revivo, Prenetics, DayDayCook, and Sandbox VR.
Chibo is recognized in the industry as Silicon Dragon Venture Capitalist of the Year 2017, Top 25 Global Corporate Venturing Rising Star 2019, Top 10 Global Corporate Venturing Emerging Leader 2020, a member of Generation T Asia Tatler Tribe, and a Co-Chair of the Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference.
Chibo received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard College, and received his MBA in Finance from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Chibo began his career as Strategy Consultant with Monitor Group, focusing on ASEAN and MENA regions. He also spent time at Robert Bosch as Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy APAC. Chibo joined Gobi Partners in 2009 and is currently a Managing Partner based in Hong Kong.
Mr. Tommy Yip
Unicorn Capital Partners
Mr. Tommy Yip is the Founding Partner of Unicorn Capital Partners, a new economy-focused alternative asset management firm specialized in investing and partnering with the leading technology and healthcare-focused venture capital managers in China and other key markets in Asia. Unicorn is focused on generating superior returns for its partners by identifying and investing in high-performing and access-constraint venture capital opportunities.
Before founding Unicorn, Mr. Yip spent nine years (2005-2014) as Partner & Head of North Asia for Emerald Hill Capital Partners, an independent fund-of-funds focused on emerging private equity and venture capital managers in Asia.
Prior to joining Emerald Hill, Mr. Yip spent eight years (1998-2005) as Head of Research at the AVCJ Group, where he was specialized in research on funds, deals, exits, and investors in private equity in Asia.
Rating - General
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.
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