Alex is a Partner at IPV Capital and startup evangelist with extensive conglomerate management and direct investments experience in multiple verticals. Prior to joining IPV, he was also the founder of a software company in Hong Kong. Alex possesses over 20 years of operations experience in technology firms in fast growing markets including China and South East Asia. His areas of expertise lies in managing early stage businesses and cultivating strategic partnerships.
Boris has over 15 years of Asia private equity experience. Prior to joining Chartwell Capital, Boris served as Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee at J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Private Equity Group in Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee at Squadron Capital, a fund of private equity funds manager and subsidiary of the Search Investment Group. He also served as Associate Director at PPM Ventures, the private equity investment arm of Prudential Plc., in Hong Kong. With a Master in Finance degree from the London Business School in the U.K. and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada, Boris is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) and a Certified Public Accountant (U.S.)
Albert has been involved in the Hong Kong Financial industry since 1960s. Prior to his current position, he was the Chairman and CEO of Ping An Securities. His current position requires him to decide on investment terms and fix the investment procedures including due diligence process and risk control. His Committee manages over 80 investment executives and over Rmb 1,000 billion third party money in asset classes including direct investment and PE.
Ben has been leading Khazanah's investments in Greater China and in the Sustainable Development sector since 2005 and is responsible for investments in companies including Parkson Retail Group, Asia Capital Reinsurance Group, KCS Green Energy and Oriental University City. In addition, he also leads the coverage of Korea and Vietnam. He is an Adjunct Professor of CUHK Business School.
Henry is a Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, Head of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Director of Institute of Digestive Disease and Assistant Dean of Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has received numerous research awards and served as advisor for 8 pharmaceutical companies to guide the development of diagnostics and medicine in the field of viral hepatitis.
Wilton is the founding Chairman of QLeap Venture Fund, a venture capital fund mainly investing in Asian early-stage technology ventures; a founding Joint Vice Chairman (Finance) of the Asia Entrepreneurship Education Alliance (AEEA), an alliance formed by deans and professors from over 20 renowned universities in the Greater China Region; the founding Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network; and a founding Council member of the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization.
Jonathan has over 29 years of experience in private equity, M&A, investment management, corporate finance and PE operations in USA and Asia. He is a former member of the Investment Committees in Shenzhen Capital Group and Standard Chartered Bank Private Equity Pte Limited. He has invested in over 200 companies in USA, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China, and is Director on the Boards of companies in which the funds invested.
CHIU, Lovinia (Lulu)
Since Lulu has established Medialink in 1994, the company has developed a highly diversified business scope that covers program distribution and licensing. It has been successfully introduced the most popular animated characters, TV programs and animation series from various countries to in Asia.
Robert is a top Hong Kong media presenter and public affairs commentator. His experience spans across publishing, media, government services, journalism, business and entrepreneurship. He is also an angel investor investing in young ventures.
Wilfred is responsible for strategic development and business operations in the North Asia region, including China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. He joined Agoda.com in 2003 as the Vice President of Business Development, launched hotel partnership program and led business development globally.
Hideki is the founder of SEGNEL, a VC company with focuses on seed round investment and internet related service in both South East Asia and South Asia regions. Previously, he was the co-founder of COENT and before that he was the Director of Business Strategy Office at GREE, one of the largest global mobile social gaming companies, in charge of corporate management and strategic investment to mobile gaming companies in Japan and China. Hideki also worked for the largest Japanese venture capital firm, JAFCO, and has backed the growth of companies including Full Speed Inc. and SMS, both were successfully listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Harry is an entrepreneur and has established a market network in the West and Africa. Recently, he has established a direct investment with two other partners in Shenzhen for unlisted investment including early-stage ventures. The first phase of his fund is RMB 50 million.
Ben has over 20 years of management consulting and corporate management experience. He is EY Transaction Advisory Services Leader of TMT (Telecom, Media and Technology) sector in Greater China. He specializes in providing market entry strategy, portfolio optimization and M&A advisory to global private equity firms, multinational corporations and large Chinese enterprises. He has led and completed over 100 M&A transactions in China and Asia. Ben was the COO of Tom.com.
Eva is the Executive Advisor to the Group Managing Director of HKT. Prior to joining HKT, she served as the Executive Director (Finance) of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, the Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of IDT International Limited, and the CFO of CSL. In addition to her doctorate degree in business administration, she is also a qualified accountant.
Transcendent Capital is an asset management and venture capital firm with a USD 30 million fund under management. It is actively exploring angel and VC projects in Pan-Asia region. Before founded Transcendent Capital in 2014, Henry worked in several investment banking firms such as JP Morgan, RBS, Daiwa Capital and Jefferies. Henry graduated from the George Washington University.
Vincent has worked in the investment industry for more than 8 years. He is the Executive Director of Full Success Group which is running a private fund. He works for his family business and is responsible for property and project investments in both Hong Kong and China.
Brian works for his family business, BigKind, a well-established textile company for many years. From a small enterprise to a fully vertically integrated company, BigKind operates weaving, dyeing, washing, and laundry mills in addition to its main manufacturing facilities and have clients all around the world.
In addition to making angel investments, ADM provides consultation service to entrepreneurs, setting up a venture fund and assisting foreign companies to start up business in Hong Kong. Prior to this, Miranda was employed as Senior Manager in various departments of the SGS for 11+ years which covered financial control, investment and CAPEX review, merger and acquisition projects and management of business units.
Vincent Li is employed by Cathay Pacific Airways. He is currently the CEO of Shanghai International Airport Services Co. Ltd., a joint-venture company Cathay Pacific formed with Shanghai Airport Authority and Air China. Vincent is also the CEO of InspirElite, a private investment company formed with his EMBA cohort in 2013 for sustainable startups. Besides, he is a published author, and writes for the Education Post of South China Morning Post.
Prior to joining the Lavia Venture Fund, Leagan served Huawei as General Manager of overseas companies in several countries. Having worked for over 10 years in TMT, mobile & 3G communication, and internet industry, he is an expert in managing and investing in the information industry, particularly for companies that operate under international environment.
LO, Yuk Lam
Yuk is commonly known as the Father of Hong Kong Biotechnology Industry. Prior to his retirement, he served as Asia Pacific Chairman and President of PerkinElmer after leaving the position of the President of Bio-Rad Asia Pacific. He is currently a Senior Advisor of a VC company, QuestMark Capital Management Sdn Bhd and as the Board members of several biomedical firms listed in US and Hong Kong.
Pony is responsible for a billion dollars' (RMB) acquisition fund for the company. He also manages a small venture fund investing in technology startups.
Shuhei is a successful entrepreneur. He has founded and managed SMS - one of the largest Asian healthcare information platforms with offices in 13 countries. SMS is a US$500million market cap company listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange [code: 2175, 1st section]. Together with SMS, Shuhei has invested over 30 technology ventures globally.
Steven Myint is a physician with global experience in health and biomedical management and commercialisation. After his own first university spinout in 1995, he has been involved in the development of over 30 SME’s in life sciences and created over US$1 billion value for shareholders. He is currently the Chairman of Inex Private Ltd which is developing innovative diagnostics and therapeutics for women’s health, a Senior Fellow in Singapore A*star, and an Adjunct Professor at Duke-NUS in the Center for Technology, Enterprise and Development. He is also a partner in the Palo Alto based venture fund, Pharma Capital and a non-executive director of Lipid Genomics, a diagnostic company spun out of Johns Hopkins. In Finland, he is chairman of Plexpress Oy and Inc, a diagnostic technology company and non-executive director of two biotech companies: Aplagon Oy and Primex Oy. Previously he was executive chairman of Green Signal Bio, one of India’s largest vaccine manufacturers.
Jeff is an entrepreneur who has founded a leading online marketing company, Guru Online and a leading social enterprise, Home of the Elderly Consultancy Limited, with a total staff force of over 200 people. Prior to this, Jeff worked at McKinsey & Company as a consultant in risk management of financial institution, M&A, market entry strategy and consumer market research.
Winky is the Investments Manager at SOW Asia, an impact venture investment firm. By trade, Winky is a mechanical engineer with experience in operations and sales from an engineering start-up based in North America. Winky earned his MBA from the CUHK Business School and BASc in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia and wishes to apply his business experience to the start-up community.
OEHMAN, Ville Alexander
Ville is a Singapore based private investor with background in family business, consulting and start-ups. He has launched, invested in and raised capital for several startups, including financial services, digital currencies, primary care, genetics, psycotherapy, digital health, hospital and clinic software, medical apps and diagnostic devices.
Jenking joined Legend Capital in 2008. He has focused on consumer and service sectors and was responsible for investments in Beauty in Fashion, GlobalJoy Travel, Beiyang Media, YESA, Evergreen Aquatic, YUTO Packaging, Linglong Tire, Minsheng Energy and so on. Jenking has extensive operation experience in IT and engineering and is an MBA graduate from the Chinese University of HK and a double E graduate from the North China University of Technology.
Johnson is the Founder and Managing Director of Silverlink Capital. Silverlink Capital is headquartered at Taiwan managing over USD 600 million for early, expansion, and Pre-IPO investments. Prior to founding Silverlink, Johnson was the Vice President of the renowned Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI).
E Fund HK serves as the global investment and business platform for the parent company, E Fund Management Co. Ltd which manages assets close to RMB 430 billion. Before joining E Fund HK, Carter founded Transcendent Capital in 2014, an asset management and venture capital firm with a USD 30 million fund under management. Prior to this, he worked in several investment banking firms such as CICC, Calyon, Goldman Sachs, RBS and Jefferies. Carter graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
TAN, Jin Yan
Jin Yan spent 30 years in the manufacturing industry. After he sold his co-founded printing business in Thailand to a Singapore company, he led the group to acquire few more major players in China. Besides investing in private start-ups, he is presently the CEO of Sun Moon Canyon Retirement Home, a NGO planned to accommodate 2000 elderly in Heilongjiang in 2018.
Before joining DTCM Capital Management, Don has been the Investment Manager and IT Director of Morningside Group since 2002. He is also the founder and sole director of a property management and asset management company Esteem Sino Limited. Don earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master of Finance from Curtin University Australia and an MBA from the University of Iowa in the US.
Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia is responsible for direct investment in early to growth stage companies in Asia primarily in the IT, consumer and cleantech sectors. Francis has more than 20 years of experience in technical, operation, and venture capital investing in China and Asia. Before joining the venture capital sector in 2000, he spent the entire 90s in the telecom industry covering network services and product development, project management and business development.
Michael has over 18-year experience in consulting and insurance industry. Before joining the China-based investment firm Anbang, he has been in charge of corporate strategy, operational planning, program management office as well as other operational functions, such as risk management, business continuity and crisis management in Sun Life Financial which is a listed insurance company in Canada and New York. He was a consultant in PwC and KPMG with specialized in business strategy, performance measurement and process re-engineering. In addition, he was a technical consultant in IBM and China.com .
Ruby is an analytical investment professional of 5-year experiences specializing in growth PE and Buyout transactions in the Asia Pacific markets. Currently Ruby is working at PAG, one of the biggest alternative investment group in Asia. Ruby has participated in a number of deals in the US and China A-share markets, she is with the knowledge of the transaction process from end to end.
Catherine is an Executive Director of Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited. She has been with the Group since 1997 and has over 17 years of experience in the education industry. In addition to the financial and legal aspects, She is involved in the overall management and development.
Karen has 8 years of working experience in the PE industry. Prior to that, she worked as Investment Analyst of China investment team in ADM Capital for about 7 years, starting from Apr 2004. During this period, she worked through the whole investment process, from deal screening and due diligence to deal close and exits.
Jessica is the founder of a venture and private equity Investment company, XiaoZhou Investment, with particular interest in health care and bio-medical areas. Her health care and biomedical portfolio companies operate in China, Switzerland and Hong Kong. As one of the youngest CEOs of listed companies in Hong Kong, she also manages U-Home Group Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed property company with operations in Hong Kong, China and Australia.
Graduated from Tsinghua University in China with a Bachelor Degree in Automation and MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Alumnus of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Sales Management, Business Development and Research background in Electronics and Energy related industries.