STARTUP GRIND
HOSTS

Casey Lau (RISE, Blue Startups, StartupsHK)

Honolulu
January 12, 2017 / 6:00 PM

About this event

Join us and guest speaker Casey Lau, one of Hong Kong’s tech startup pioneers, for a surprise EMW Wildcard Pitch Competition! Casey has successfully launched startups in the fields of web design, e-commerce, and media development. He serves as co-host and Head of Asia for the RISE conference, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Blue Startups, and cofounder of StartupsHK.

The winner of Startup Grind's Wildcard Pitch Competition will be the final company to join this year’s East Meets West Conference. They'll join selected startups who have won a pitch competition in their country to compete in Hawaii in front of major investors from around the world including Christine Tsai of 500 Startups, Antonny Liem of GDP Venture, Stefan Jung of Venturra Capital, Tina Cheng of Cherubic Ventures, and Henk Rogers of Blue Planet Software. For more information, go to http://eastmeetswest.co/all-stars-pitch-off-2017/

Companies will follow a standard pitch format (3-minute pitch/2-minute Q&A), and the competition is open to all high growth companies with global market ambitions. The winning startup will be selected by Startup Grind Honolulu audience votes.

Speaker

Casey Lau (RISE, Blue Startups, StartupsHK)

Casey Lau

RISE, Blue Startups, StartupsHK

Join us and guest speaker Casey Lau, one of Hong Kong’s tech startup pioneers, for a surprise EMW Wildcard Pitch Competition! Casey has successfully launched startups in the fields of web design, e-commerce, and media development. He serves as co-host and Head of Asia for the RISE conference, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Blue Startups, and cofounder of StartupsHK.

The winner of Startup Grind's Wildcard Pitch Competition will be the final company to join this year’s East Meets West Conference. They'll join selected startups who have won a pitch competition in their country to compete in Hawaii in front of major investors from around the world including Christine Tsai of 500 Startups, Antonny Liem of GDP Venture, Stefan Jung of Venturra Capital, Tina Cheng of Cherubic Ventures, and Henk Rogers of Blue Planet Software. For more information, go to http://eastmeetswest.co/all-stars-pitch-off-2017/

Companies will follow a standard pitch format (3-minute pitch/2-minute Q&A), and the competition is open to all high growth companies with global market ambitions. The winning startup will be selected by Startup Grind Honolulu audience votes.

Date and Time
January 12, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address
Kakaako Agora
441 Cooke Street
Honolulu, 96813
 
Agenda
6:00 pm Doors Open (Drinks and Pupus!)
6:30 pm Fireside Chat with Casey Lau
7:00 pm EMW Wildcard Pitch Competition
8:30 pm Networking
 

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