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HK 3.0: The Venture ecosystem – Global, Messy and Fast and the Forward Thinking in 2014 Roundtable Discussion #2 (2014 Q2)
14 Apr 2014
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Venue:QR708, Shirley Chan Building, R Core, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Enquiry:clement.k.lee@polyu.edu.hk

In this Roundtable Discussion, Prof. Yesha Sivan will review the state of the global ecosystem covering -
 
Three Trends Affecting the Innovation Side of the Venture Ecosystem:
1. Rise of New Treatment of Ideas: The Intellectual Venture Case
2. Rise of Innovation Platforms: The Amazon Cloud Case
3. Rise of the Early Clients Factor: The Kickstarter Case
 
Three Trends Affecting the Enabling Side of the Venture Ecosystem:
1. Rise of Corporate Virtual R&D:  The IBM GTU (Global Tech. Unit) Case
2. Rise of Super Angles: The Ron Conway and “Hot Potato” Case
3. Rise of Regulation: The AIFMD Case
 
Following the talk will be a roundtable discussion on: 
- Factors contributing / affecting HK 3.0 (e.g., Proximity to Mainland Chinese, "one country/two systems", financial infrastructure, family based economy, public/private partnership, signs of effort, unfair advantage, etc.)
- Focus Areas for HK 3.0 (e.g., hospitals, air quality, tourism, etc)
 
 
Date:  Wednesday 14 April 2014
Time:  7:00-8:30pm
Venue:  QR708, Shirley Chan Building, R Core, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, KLN
 
BY INVITATION ONLY
For enquiry, please e-mail <clement.k.lee@polyu.edu.hk>
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