Hong Kong Government has been providing various funding supports in Hong Kong, covering companies’ needs in different stages – including business expansion, IT adoption, R&D, training, etc. Please join this Webinar to better understand what funding supports you could apply from the Government to fast-track your business in Hong Kong.
This Webinar targets Fintech companies already in Hong Kong as well as those planning to set up in Hong Kong. In this Webinar, the SME ReachOut of Hong Kong Productivity Council (“HKPC”) will introduce the most popular Government funding schemes in Hong Kong. HKPC will introduce in detail each funding scheme nature, funding amount and application process. SME ReachOut will also introduce their 1-on-1 free consultation service, which Fintech companies could receive personal advice and guidance on Government funding application.
InvestHK will also introduce the latest market trends and opportunities in Hong Kong’s Fintech ecosystem, as well as InvestHK’s support function on overseas Fintech companies’ Hong Kong set-up plan.
Fion is currently working for SME ReachOut team of HKPC for providing funding advisory service to local SMEs and Startups for assisting them to identify applicable funding schemes in different business stages. Prior joining the team, Fion got over 15 years’ experience in business development, marketing and project management in the area of process optimization and participated in the government funded project.
As Head of Fintech at InvestHK, the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, King’s mission is to foster a more vibrant fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area (GBA) where King has the privilege to work closely with major fintech stakeholders – leading financial services institutions, fintech companies, accelerators, innovation labs, investors, regulators, universities, etc. In another complementary role, King also serves as Visiting Lecturer in Fintech at Institute for China Business (中国商学院) of The University of Hong Kong in China in which King has extraordinary exposure to Mainland China fintech and financial services executives.
Prior to his Fintech immersion, King’s tech entrepreneurial career included his role as angel investor in startups involving artificial intelligence, Big Data and Insurtech; founder of a data management platform and lead generation startup funded by Credit Suisse; transformed Datatrade from a traditional direct marketing agency into a multiple awards winning CRM and loyalty marketing agency.
Recognized for his industry domain experience, King has been invited to serve in leadership roles at Fintech Association Hong Kong (Insurtech Committee), The Marketing Society Asia, [Digital-Direct] Marketing Association, Asia America Multi-technology Association, Young Entrepreneurs Development Council, etc.
Prior to his entrepreneurial career, King was a management consultant in strategy, operation and information technology with Booz Allen Hamilton and KPMG Consulting in USA and UK. King was also in technology investment as a venture capitalist at Innovate@ (a tech fund co-managed by Booz Allen Hamilton & Lehman Brothers in USA).
King Leung holds an MBA (Hons) in Finance and Strategy from University of Chicago, and BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison.
King Leung, Head of Fintech, InvestHK
Fion Chan, Manager, Industry and Startup Relations, SME Engagement Division, HKPC
Hannah Richardson, Head of FinTech Enterprise, FINNOVASIA