Global Fast Track Programme

FinTech B2B Matchmaking

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Your launchpad to Asia via Hong Kong

Do you have an innovative FinTech solution? Are you planning to scale in Hong Kong and Asia?

We are here to help you to connect and present your innovative solutions to executives of the largest financial institutions in Hong Kong. Apply for our Global Fast Track programme now and get an opportunity to work with our Corporate Champions in Hong Kong and Asia.

Potential benefits

Corporate Connections

Connect with your potential corporate clients in Hong Kong virtually.

Landing Supports

No matter your Fast Track application is successful or not, InvestHK will assist your business launch in Hong Kong, including the introduction of landing supports. Each eligible company can apply for the subsidies from USD 111,000 to more than USD 3.4 million

Investment Commitment
Participants will have the opportunity to pitch for up to US$ 1 million investment commitment per project upon further due diligence and exclusive business discussions*
*Read more about investment due diligence here
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Submit your solution for evaluation
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Selected candidates will be invited to one-on-one interview with Corporate Champions executives
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Best companies will be invited to pitch in Hong Kong FinTech Week from November 2-6, 2020

We invite companies which offer solutions in the following verticals

Capital Markets
Commercial Banking
ERP and TradeTech
Seeking solutions to streamline the front-to-back trade booking process & reduce duplicated efforts by providing straight-through connections between ERP systems & trade finance platforms.
Insurance
Payments
RegTech
Retail Banking
WealthTech

Meet Our Judges

RON SAVINO

Founder & Managing Partners|AFG Partners
Hong Kong

Ron is the Managing Partner of AFG Partners, a Fintech VC Fund with the mission to be the growth partner for the next generation of global and regional FinTechs that will transform Asian Financial Services.  Prior to AFG, Ron founded Asia Fintech Angels, the premier Asian Angel Investor Network specialized in FinTech.  Ron’s career includes 25+ years of driving innovation and building businesses for global financial institutions both in the US and Asia. 


Hong Kong
Capital Markets
Fast Track Finals
Founder & Managing Partners@AFG Partners
RON SAVINO
RON SAVINO
AFG Partners
Founder & Managing Partners
Hong Kong

CALVIN CHOI

Chairman & CEO|AMTD
Hong Kong

Calvin Choi is the Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, and the Founder and Chairman of AMTD Foundation. He is a seasoned banker with over 20 years of experience in the investment banking, international capital markets, and professional auditing sectors.

In 2017, Calvin was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He was also selected by the Institutional Investor magazine as one of the global ‘‘Fintech Finance 35’’ in 2016.

Calvin currently serves as a board director of Bank of Qingdao Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 3866 and SZSE: 002948). He also serves as the director of ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN), which was founded by World Bank, Monetary Authority of Singapore, and ASEAN Bankers Association. Calvin is also appointed as the Vice Chairman of Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, Honourable President of Hong Kong Army Cadets Association, and Vice President of Hong Kong Federation of Professions.

Calvin is the Founder and Chairman of “Regional Banks+ Strategic Cooperation Alliance”, an association which was initiated by Calvin, with a number of leading Hong Kong-listed regional banks of China as members, including Bank of Qingdao, Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank, Jiangxi Bank and Zhongyuan Bank; and the Founder and Chairman of “Greater Bay Young Entrepreneurs Association”, an organisation comprising a group of leading innovative enterprises in Greater Bay Area where its inauguration ceremony was officiated by Paul Chan, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong SAR.

Before joining AMTD Group, Calvin was formerly a Managing Director at the Investment Banking Division and a member of the Global Family Office Committee of UBS Asia. He also served as the China Chief Specialist, Asia Strategic Alliance under the Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Citigroup.

Calvin is currently a certified bank auditor and a certified public accountant in the United States. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, in Chartered Accountancy Studies. He also studied in Saïd Business School, University of Oxford for Executive Education-Transformational
Leadership.

CALVIN CHOI
AMTD
Chairman & CEO
Hong Kong

MICHELLE LI

Co CEO|AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Retail Banking
WealthTech
Co CEO@AMTD Digital
MICHELLE LI
MICHELLE LI
AMTD Digital
Co CEO
Hong Kong

LOUIS LIU

Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Hong Kong
LOUIS LIU
AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

VAL YAP

Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Hong Kong
VAL YAP
AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

WILLIAM FUNG

Group Vice President / CEO|AMTD Group / AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
WILLIAM FUNG
AMTD Group / AMTD Digital
Group Vice President / CEO
Hong Kong

DR. FREDERIC LAU

Chief Executive / Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion|Airstar Bank / AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
DR. FREDERIC LAU
Airstar Bank / AMTD Digital
Chief Executive / Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion
Hong Kong

PHILIP TSO

Head of Institutional Business Asia Pacific|Allianz Global Investors
Hong Kong
PHILIP TSO
Allianz Global Investors
Head of Institutional Business Asia Pacific
Hong Kong

KARENA BELIN

Co-Founder|AngelHub
Hong Kong

Karena Belin, cofounder and COO/CFO/RO of AngelHub (angelhub.io), Hong Kong’s first and only startup investment platform licensed by the SFC (local regulator) for professional investors and growth companies scaling in Asia. Also cofounder and CEO of WHub (whub.io) - Startup Ecosystem builder and largest startup platform from Hong Kong, helping startups scale and any stakeholder to connect with the innovative power of the ecosystem. Keynote speaker, judge and Mentor. Startup Ambassador (SUAB) to the Senate of Berlin, Germany, Vice-President TiE HK, member of the Hyderabad FinTech Forum core team and of the FinTech association of HK, President of PFO at Hong Kong International School (HKIS).


Hong Kong
Fast Track Finals
Co-Founder@AngelHub
KARENA BELIN
KARENA BELIN
AngelHub
Co-Founder
Hong Kong

JAMES HO

Deputy General Manager - Transaction Banking Department|Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong

Mr James Ho serves as the Deputy General Manager of BOCHK Transaction Banking Department. He is responsible for leading the development and digitalisation of Next-Gen. banking solutions for the Corporate Banking Segment. Mr Ho has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, financial technology application and project management in the region.

JAMES HO
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Deputy General Manager - Transaction Banking Department
Hong Kong

RONALD FUNG

Chief Digital Officer|Bank of East Asia
Hong Kong

Mr. Ronald Fung, Chief Digital Officer (CDO), General Manager and Head of Digital & Innovation Office of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He was the CDO of Noah Holdings Limited, establishing the Group Digital & Innovation Center. Before that, he was the Director of COO Office of Ping An Group.

RONALD FUNG
Bank of East Asia
Chief Digital Officer
Hong Kong

BRIAN TSUI

Partner|Cataliize
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
WealthTech
Partner@Cataliize
BRIAN TSUI
BRIAN TSUI
Cataliize
Partner
Hong Kong
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RON SAVINO

Founder & Managing Partners|AFG Partners
Hong Kong

Ron is the Managing Partner of AFG Partners, a Fintech VC Fund with the mission to be the growth partner for the next generation of global and regional FinTechs that will transform Asian Financial Services.  Prior to AFG, Ron founded Asia Fintech Angels, the premier Asian Angel Investor Network specialized in FinTech.  Ron’s career includes 25+ years of driving innovation and building businesses for global financial institutions both in the US and Asia. 


Hong Kong
Capital Markets
Fast Track Finals
Founder & Managing Partners@AFG Partners
RON SAVINO
RON SAVINO
AFG Partners
Founder & Managing Partners
Hong Kong

CALVIN CHOI

Chairman & CEO|AMTD
Hong Kong

Calvin Choi is the Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, and the Founder and Chairman of AMTD Foundation. He is a seasoned banker with over 20 years of experience in the investment banking, international capital markets, and professional auditing sectors.

In 2017, Calvin was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He was also selected by the Institutional Investor magazine as one of the global ‘‘Fintech Finance 35’’ in 2016.

Calvin currently serves as a board director of Bank of Qingdao Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 3866 and SZSE: 002948). He also serves as the director of ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN), which was founded by World Bank, Monetary Authority of Singapore, and ASEAN Bankers Association. Calvin is also appointed as the Vice Chairman of Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, Honourable President of Hong Kong Army Cadets Association, and Vice President of Hong Kong Federation of Professions.

Calvin is the Founder and Chairman of “Regional Banks+ Strategic Cooperation Alliance”, an association which was initiated by Calvin, with a number of leading Hong Kong-listed regional banks of China as members, including Bank of Qingdao, Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank, Jiangxi Bank and Zhongyuan Bank; and the Founder and Chairman of “Greater Bay Young Entrepreneurs Association”, an organisation comprising a group of leading innovative enterprises in Greater Bay Area where its inauguration ceremony was officiated by Paul Chan, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong SAR.

Before joining AMTD Group, Calvin was formerly a Managing Director at the Investment Banking Division and a member of the Global Family Office Committee of UBS Asia. He also served as the China Chief Specialist, Asia Strategic Alliance under the Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Citigroup.

Calvin is currently a certified bank auditor and a certified public accountant in the United States. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, in Chartered Accountancy Studies. He also studied in Saïd Business School, University of Oxford for Executive Education-Transformational
Leadership.

CALVIN CHOI
AMTD
Chairman & CEO
Hong Kong

MICHELLE LI

Co CEO|AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Retail Banking
WealthTech
Co CEO@AMTD Digital
MICHELLE LI
MICHELLE LI
AMTD Digital
Co CEO
Hong Kong

LOUIS LIU

Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Hong Kong
LOUIS LIU
AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

VAL YAP

Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Hong Kong
VAL YAP
AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

WILLIAM FUNG

Group Vice President / CEO|AMTD Group / AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
WILLIAM FUNG
AMTD Group / AMTD Digital
Group Vice President / CEO
Hong Kong

DR. FREDERIC LAU

Chief Executive / Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion|Airstar Bank / AMTD Digital
Hong Kong
DR. FREDERIC LAU
Airstar Bank / AMTD Digital
Chief Executive / Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion
Hong Kong

PHILIP TSO

Head of Institutional Business Asia Pacific|Allianz Global Investors
Hong Kong
PHILIP TSO
Allianz Global Investors
Head of Institutional Business Asia Pacific
Hong Kong

KARENA BELIN

Co-Founder|AngelHub
Hong Kong

Karena Belin, cofounder and COO/CFO/RO of AngelHub (angelhub.io), Hong Kong’s first and only startup investment platform licensed by the SFC (local regulator) for professional investors and growth companies scaling in Asia. Also cofounder and CEO of WHub (whub.io) - Startup Ecosystem builder and largest startup platform from Hong Kong, helping startups scale and any stakeholder to connect with the innovative power of the ecosystem. Keynote speaker, judge and Mentor. Startup Ambassador (SUAB) to the Senate of Berlin, Germany, Vice-President TiE HK, member of the Hyderabad FinTech Forum core team and of the FinTech association of HK, President of PFO at Hong Kong International School (HKIS).


Hong Kong
Fast Track Finals
Co-Founder@AngelHub
KARENA BELIN
KARENA BELIN
AngelHub
Co-Founder
Hong Kong

JAMES HO

Deputy General Manager - Transaction Banking Department|Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong

Mr James Ho serves as the Deputy General Manager of BOCHK Transaction Banking Department. He is responsible for leading the development and digitalisation of Next-Gen. banking solutions for the Corporate Banking Segment. Mr Ho has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, financial technology application and project management in the region.

JAMES HO
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Deputy General Manager - Transaction Banking Department
Hong Kong

RONALD FUNG

Chief Digital Officer|Bank of East Asia
Hong Kong

Mr. Ronald Fung, Chief Digital Officer (CDO), General Manager and Head of Digital & Innovation Office of The Bank of East Asia Limited. He was the CDO of Noah Holdings Limited, establishing the Group Digital & Innovation Center. Before that, he was the Director of COO Office of Ping An Group.

RONALD FUNG
Bank of East Asia
Chief Digital Officer
Hong Kong

BRIAN TSUI

Partner|Cataliize
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
WealthTech
Partner@Cataliize
BRIAN TSUI
BRIAN TSUI
Cataliize
Partner
Hong Kong

TIN HEI, JADE LEE

General Manager - Analytics and Technology Application |Chow Tai Fook Jewellery
Hong Kong

Aged 45, joined the Group in 2016, is the general manager responsible for business strategy and analytics as well as technology applications of the Group. Mr. Lee has over 20 years of experience in advanced analytics carrying out consulting and business management roles with leading business analytics corporations.

TIN HEI, JADE LEE
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery
General Manager - Analytics and Technology Application
Hong Kong

JOYCE NG

Investment Director|Cyberport Macro Fund
Hong Kong

Joyce is the Investment Director of Cyberport Macro Fund that focuses on early stage investments.  Joyce was previously the Managing Director at OurCrowd, a hybrid venture capital platform for investing in global startups.  Prior to that, Joyce held positions at various hedge funds with over a decade of experience in asset management.

JOYCE NG
Cyberport Macro Fund
Investment Director
Hong Kong

BEN WONG

Head of Open Innovation|Eureka Nova
Hong Kong

Ben manages and drives the strategy of Eureka Nova, a leading open innovation platform that empowers technology startups to co-create within the New World Group ecosystem of culture, creativity and innovation. Through our accelerator programs, open competitions and sandboxes, participating startups work with New World Group’s business units and corporate partners to design innovative technologies that solve real business problems.

BEN WONG
Eureka Nova
Head of Open Innovation
Hong Kong

HOWARD WONG

Head of RegTech Advisory|Forms HK
Hong Kong
HOWARD WONG
Forms HK
Head of RegTech Advisory
Hong Kong

KENNETH LAU

Head of FinTech Consulting|Forms HK
Hong Kong
KENNETH LAU
Forms HK
Head of FinTech Consulting
Hong Kong

LAURA SHI

Executive Director|GBA Homeland
Hong Kong

Ms. Shi is the Executive Director of the Greater Bay Area Development Fund Management Limited with over 10 years of experience in investment advisory and asset management. She brings deep understanding of market and expertise across multiple industries and the entire investment cycle.

LAURA SHI
GBA Homeland
Executive Director
Hong Kong

JUPITER ZHENG

Research Director|HashKey Capital
Hong Kong

Worked for BOCOM International, served as chief analyst. In charge of Fintech Department of Zhongtai International, leading systematic research in blockchain and digital assets management with research publications. Familiar with overseas financial markets and holds Responsible Officer qualification in Hong Kong.


JUPITER ZHENG
HashKey Capital
Research Director
Hong Kong

RAYMOND WONG

Head of Investment|Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
Hong Kong

Raymond Wong, Head of Investment, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), manages the HKSTP Corporate Venture Fund and Business and Investment Support departments.  He has 25 years of extensive financial services experience in private equity investment, portfolio management, merger and acquisition as well as strategic investment across multiple sectors in the Asia Pacific region.  


RAYMOND WONG
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
Head of Investment
Hong Kong

MICHAEL DAVID

Executive Director and Head of Hong Kong, Wholesale Payments|J.P. Morgan Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Mike is Executive Director and Head of J.P. Morgan Hong Kong for Wholesale Payments, a business that combines cash management, trade finance and merchant services. He is also concurrently Region Head for Receivables Products for Asia Pacific. In this role, Mike is responsible for managing and growing the transaction banking portfolio of large local and multinational corporations, financial institutions and non-bank FI segments. Mike has close to 20 years of experience in various leadership roles in transaction banking.

MICHAEL DAVID
J.P. Morgan Hong Kong
Executive Director and Head of Hong Kong, Wholesale Payments
Hong Kong

ANGUS CHOI

CEO|JETCO
Hong Kong

Mr. Angus Choi began serving as Chief Executive Officer of Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (“JETCO”) in December 2014, overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations and driving the expansion of its automated teller machine (“ATM”) network and introducing diversified FinTech solutions to promote the development of the local financial market in Hong Kong and Macau. In 2018, Mr. Choi led the team in building Hong Kong’s first open API exchange platform – JETCO APIX.

With over 30 years of experience in the consumer credit bureau and banking sectors, Mr. Choi has also held senior positions in Citibank’s and DBS’ consumer and corporate banking businesses, as well as regional sales and marketing management positions at Visa International and American Express in Hong Kong and Canada.   

Mr. Choi holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Illinois University in the United States.

Hong Kong
Retail Banking
CEO@JETCO
ANGUS CHOI
ANGUS CHOI
JETCO
CEO
Hong Kong

STEPHANIE KO

Director|LQ Pacific Partners
Hong Kong

Stephanie is the Director of LQ Pacific Partners. Stephanie has worked at leading venture capital firms in China and in Southeast Asia, and was a seasoned entrepreneur with a proven record of success. Stephanie was the Senior Country Manager at a Swiss medical technology company leading the company's first expansion into Asia, and prior to that, Stephanie was the Chief Strategy Officer of a Fintech company headquartered in the Greater Bay Area. 


STEPHANIE KO
LQ Pacific Partners
Director
Hong Kong

EDMOND LAU

Managing Director|Lingfeng Capital
Hong Kong

Edmond Lau is an experienced investor, and is now the Managing Director of Lingfeng Capital focusing on fintech.  He was the Head of Incubation Centre in SF-Express and Head of Investment in FIH Mobile.  Mr. Lau holds an MBA (distinction) from LBS and a Bachelor of Engineering (first class) from CUHK.  He served as judges in Cyberport Incubation Program, HKSTP Elevator Pitch and Internet Finance Award.  He is also a board member of HKBAN, CFA Shenzhen, and HKIFA.


Hong Kong
Commercial Banking
Payments
Fast Track Finals
Managing Director@Lingfeng Capital
EDMOND LAU
EDMOND LAU
Lingfeng Capital
Managing Director
Hong Kong

CONNIE LEUNG

Senior Director, Financial Services Business Lead - Asia|Microsoft
Hong Kong

As Regional Business Lead of Financial Services for Microsoft Asia, Connie Leung is responsible for driving thought leadership and high-level engagements with key stakeholders in the financial services industry across the Asia Pacific. Leung is also part of Microsoft’s Worldwide Financial Services group where she provides strategic direction and leadership across all aspects of the financial services sector, including banking, capital markets and insurance.


CONNIE LEUNG
Microsoft
Senior Director, Financial Services Business Lead - Asia
Hong Kong

MASANORI TAKAKU

Executive Director|Mizuho Securities Asia
Hong Kong
MASANORI TAKAKU
Mizuho Securities Asia
Executive Director
Hong Kong

FRANK TONG

Managing Partner|QBN Capital
Hong Kong

Frank Tong is the Managing Partner at QBN Capital, a Hong Kong-based VC fund. They invest in early-growth stage fintech, deeptech, and trade tech companies, and have a particular focus on supporting companies post-investment with QBN’s prestigious network in Asia and Europe. Prior to QBN, Frank was the Global Head of Innovation and Strategic Investment at HSBC, and was the former CEO of ASTRI in Hong Kong. 


Hong Kong
Fast Track Finals
RegTech
Managing Partner@QBN Capital
FRANK TONG
FRANK TONG
QBN Capital
Managing Partner
Hong Kong

PHILEA CHIM

Senior VP|QBN Capital
Hong Kong

Philea Chim is the Senior VP at QBN Capital, a Hong Kong-based VC fund. They invest in early-growth stage fintech, deeptech, and trade tech companies, and have a particular focus on supporting them post-investment with QBN’s prestigious network in Asia and Europe. Philea leads all of QBN’s activities outside of Asia. Prior to QBN, Philea was tech policy advisor in the UK Government. 


PHILEA CHIM
QBN Capital
Senior VP
Hong Kong

SHERRY DU

Managing Director|RGAX
Hong Kong

Sherry Du is the Managing Director of RGAX Asia Pacific, the transformation engine of Reinsurance Group of America, leading its technology, innovation, data and digital solutions in APAC. As a senior actuary and business leader with 22 years’ experience, Sherry is highly regarded in the life & health insurance industry.

SHERRY DU
RGAX
Managing Director
Hong Kong

RACHEL WANG

Head of Strategic Development |RGAX
Hong Kong
RACHEL WANG
RGAX
Head of Strategic Development
Hong Kong

BURTON CHENG

Deputy Chief Executive, Chief of Information Technology & Operations|Shanghai Commercial Bank
Hong Kong

Burton is an IT leader with over 30 years' experience in technology and financial services. He oversees the strategy and overall management of IT and operations for the Bank, driving innovation and fintech development. He also serves as Acting Chairperson for the Fintech Committee of Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

BURTON CHENG
Shanghai Commercial Bank
Deputy Chief Executive, Chief of Information Technology & Operations
Hong Kong

ANTOINE MASCIA

Managing Director|Société Générale
Hong Kong

Antoine has thirty years of experience in financial markets having worked in Paris, Chicago, Tokyo and Hong Kong in different functions and capacities including equities and credit derivatives trading and managing the Fixed Income and Currencies business in Japan. 

He is sponsoring a deep learning project for derivatives hedging and has conducted researches in AI for various applications.

Antoine holds a Master’s degree in Electronics from Yokohama National University in Japan and a Master’s degree in Engineering of Ecole Centrale Paris in France.

ANTOINE MASCIA
Société Générale
Managing Director
Hong Kong

FLORENCE COEROLI

Head of Asset-Backed Products, Asia|Société Générale
Hong Kong

Florence joined the securitization department of Société Générale Paris in May 2006 as a structurer. Leveraging on her transversal knowledge, she has been involved in transactions on a large scale of jurisdictions and format and is now heading the SG Asset Backed Products team for Asia-Pacific.

Florence holds an engineering degree from Ecole des Mines d’Alès and a specialized postgraduate degree in Finance from the ESSEC Business School.

FLORENCE COEROLI
Société Générale
Head of Asset-Backed Products, Asia
Hong Kong

ISLAM YAZIDI

Director, Head of APAC Global Transaction Banking and payment services, Technology and Operation|Société Générale
Hong Kong
ISLAM YAZIDI
Société Générale
Director, Head of APAC Global Transaction Banking and payment services, Technology and Operation
Hong Kong

MARK MUNOZ

Co-Founder & Managing Partner|Vectr Fintech
Hong Kong

Mark Munoz is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Vectr Fintech.

Over 20 years in financial technology, Mark built and exited his own start-ups, oversaw numerous investments, mergers and acquisitions, and serves on multiple boards. At Vectr he leads the teams’ global fintech fund.


Hong Kong
Capital Markets
Fast Track Finals
Co-Founder & Managing Partner@Vectr Fintech
MARK MUNOZ
MARK MUNOZ
Vectr Fintech
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Hong Kong

Meet Our Corporate Champions & Investors

TIMELINE

Jun
Fast Track Launch
JuL
Applications open
aug
sep
Application close on 13 Sep

Semi-finalists announced and virtual semi final pitches take place
oct
1-2-1 meetings scheduled
nov
1-2-1 meetings, FintechHK Global Final, and Fast Track consultations take place
MAINLAND CHINA fast track
We Welcome Solutions from Mainland China

If your company is based in mainland China and has a great solution to offer, apply to our Mainland China track now!

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TRADE FINANCE TRACK
Calling for Trade Finance Solutions

The Trade Finance track is in collaboration with TechChallenge powered by BIS Innovation Hub (BISIH) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). Apply through the dedicated website below

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What are the programme elements?
Fast Track 2020 will involve pitching; meetings with potential clients and partners; and consultations with government, regulators and experts to develop your market entry and growth strategy
Is there any participation fee?

There is no fee for Fast Track 2020.

Are there any eligibility criteria?
We are looking for companies with existing solutions that fit our key verticals. We will evaluate your application by looking at how well your solution tackles a problem, and whether corporates can save time, money or resources by implementing it. Fast Track is open for both HK-based and international FinTech companies.
When is the application deadline?
Applications open in July and will close on September 13 for the pitching. After  September 13, applications can still be made for B2B matchmaking.  
What is the structure of the pitching?
Selected companies will be invited to pitch in a virtual semi-final, judged by Fast Track Corporate Champions. The winners of the semi-finals will go on to pitch in the FinTechHK Global Final at Hong Kong FinTech Week in November.  
Do I need to travel to Hong Kong?
Fast Track 2020 is fully accessible online.
Who are the Corporate Champions?
We work with large corporates in a range of sectors who are looking for financial technology to improve their business, and who are actively engaging with scaling FinTech companies.
Who are the Fast Track Partners?
We work with expert service providers who help startups and scaleups grow and manage their business. Partners offer fast, free, confidential advice and discounted services to help support your expansion in Hong Kong. Find them virtually on the event platform.  
How are 1-2-1 meetings organised?
Matches are made based on our Corporate Champions’ requirements for the types of solutions or companies they are looking for. It is not guaranteed that Champions will book meetings with you.
Are there any prizes?
There will be a prize giving for the winning company, and the winner is invited to join us at HK FinTech Week 2021 with a free startup booth exhibition space. Whether your Fast Track application is successful or not, InvestHK will provide assistance to your business landing in Hong Kong, including the introduction of landing supports which is possible to reach from USD 111,000 to more than USD 3.4 million. for the eligible applications.
What is the process of Investment Due Diligence for Fast Track 2020?
Meeting with and pitching to investors during Fast Track 2020 does not guarantee an investment into your company. Investors participating in Fast Track will conduct due diligence on selected investment prospects following meetings and pitching at HK FinTech Week 2020.
Due diligence is a rigorous evaluation of an investment opportunity before any commitment to invest. The process involves an in-depth investigation of the market opportunity, business model, key performance metrics, and management team. Certain investors also have requirements outside of due diligence, including Cyberport and HKSTP, which can be found in more detail here.
InvestHK and Finnovasia shall neither have any responsibility nor liability regarding the due diligence and relevant meetings and pitching
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10 August,2020
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