Jeffrey Broer (FOUNDER OF KOHPY VENTURES LTD)

Jeffrey Broer

FOUNDER OF KOHPY VENTURES LTD

Jeffrey is a Hong Kong based Dutch consultant / entrepreneur, a strategists with focus on technology innovation, working on bridging UX, business, stakeholders, user and design. He (co-) founded multiple businesses, the latest be Recime.io (now SmartLoop.ai), a Palo Alto based cloud-based platform for chatbot development, which he exited end of 2017. He's been living in Hong Kong for 8+ years during which he founded and exited Grayscale UX design agency .

As co-director of the Founder Institute Hong Kong, World's largest pre-seed accelerator, he helps aspiring entrepreneurs to validate their business ideas in an intensive 14 week program.

With his common sense and his Dutch direct no-nonsense attitude he's helped companies and startups prepare for investment, product launch and growth. His curiosity is in Machine Learning and Bloçkchain.
Board seats: Jefferson Trust, a Hong Kong based trust provider and Grayscale UX agency.

He also founded the Postmortem Conference, Hong Kong’s very own conference about “Startup Failure: Lessons Learned”

Marcus Cheng (STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP MANAGER AT QUPITAL)

Marcus Cheng

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP MANAGER AT QUPITAL

A startup enthusiast with experience in proptech, blockchain (ICO consulting), and now fintech. At Qupital, Marcus is building an ecosystem of partners to help entrepreneurs succeed and take their business to the next level.

Charles Ng (ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF INVESTMENT PROMOTION AT INVESTHK)

Charles Ng

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF INVESTMENT PROMOTION AT INVESTHK

Mr. Charles Ng heads up one of the two divisons helping overseas and Mainland companies to establish or expand their business presence in Hong Kong. His teams are responsible for Innovation and Technology (which include Health Tech, Smart city, Artificial Intelliengence and Robotics, Information and Communications Technology), Financial Technology, and Startups.

He has worked for companies in the manufacturing, trading, financial services and banking sectors in Mauritius, Canada and Hong Kong. He speaks 6 languages and dialects and holds an MBA degree awarded jointly by the Business School of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

Sebastian Renzacci (ENTREPRENEUR AT TRIP GURU)

Sebastian Renzacci

ENTREPRENEUR AT TRIP GURU

Entrepreneur and Supply Chain expert with over 12 years of experience in business development in Asia and Latin America. Founder of TripGuru, we partner with local tour operators to create unique group experiences crafted by us and operated under our brand name and standards. Rather than owning assets, we connect travelers in our small group tours booked through our B2C platform (thetripguru.com) as well as through our B2B distribution partners such as Expedia, Airbnb, TripAdvisor, GetYourGuide and Traveloka to name a few. Employing over 30 employees, TripGuru’s HQ is in Hong Kong and our service is available in 55 destinations in Asia, aiming to go global soon.