Casey Lau (RISE, Blue Startups, StartupsHK)

Kakaako Agora - 441 Cooke Street Honolulu, 96813 Honolulu
Thu, Jan 12, 2017, 6:00 PM (HST)

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

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.



Thursday, Jan 12
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (HST)


Kakaako Agora
441 Cooke Street Honolulu96813

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  • Meghdad Abbaszadegan

    Meghdad Abbaszadegan

    Startup Grind Honolulu

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