14:30 startup pitch contest - winners will be sponsored to StartCon Pitch for $1 Million in Sydney. Danny Yeung, CEO & Co-Founder of Prenetics, a leading genetics-enabled digital health startup based in HK. Prenetics has raised US$50M funding from Ping An, Alibaba, 500 Startups, etc. Danny was the pioneer of local dessert chain Hui Lau Shan, and sold his e-commerce startup uBuyiBuy to Groupon.
About this event
#StartupGrind story of Prenetics #BioTech #Genetics
This month we are hosting Danny Yeung of Prenetics - a leading genetics-enabled digital health startup. Prenetics has raised more than US$50M in funding from Ping An Ventures, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Beyond Ventures, 500 Startups, etc. Danny is a serial entrepreneur in several industries, from exiting a local dessert chain Hui Lau Shan, to co-founding uBuyiBuy which led to serving as the CEO of Groupon East Asia.
Danny Yeung, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder for Prenetics Group, a leading genetics-enabled digital health company headquarted in Hong Kong with offices in the U.K., SG, MY, TH, VN, and in PH. In just a little more than 3 years, Prenetics has grown to a team of 120+ and has raised more than US$50M in funding from the likes of Ping An & Alibaba, making it one of the most well-funded health technology startups globally.
Prior to Prenetics, Danny was Founding Partner at SXE Ventures having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies. Danny had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010 which was acquired by Groupon. Prior to Danny leaving Groupon in early 2014, Danny served as CEO of Groupon East Asia leading a team of over 300 with annual revenues in excess of USD $130M. Danny’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain Hui Lau Shan into USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Danny successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million dollar projects with MGM City Center. Danny received his BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco. Danny’s life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.
Startup Grind attendees will receive special discount to attend