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Mettā Worldwide: The Bridge Between Waterloo and Hong Kong

Description

Join us for a panel discussion about comparing the startup communities of Waterloo, Canada and Hong Kong.

Objective:

  • What is Waterloo and how is the startup landscape structured?
  • What makes up Hong Kong's current startup community and how is it progressing?
  • How do the startup communities of Waterloo and Hong Kong
  • How can we create a way for entrepreneurs to help grow the communities overseas from them?
Facts:
Waterloo:
  • Waterloo region has the 2nd highest concentration of startups per capita worldwide — 2nd to Silicon Valley
  • 40% of Waterloo funding rounds had at least one international investor, the most in Canada
Hong Kong:
  • 43% of the startup founders in Hong Kong are from overseas
  • Startups are concentrated in the Information and Technology sectors.
Speakers:
  • James B. Lindsay: Founder of Yumr & Mettā's EIR, UWaterloo Mathematics student & member of Communitech
  • Cédric Jeannot, PhD: Founder & CEO of APrivacy, PhD in Applied Security
  • Andrea Harding: International Program Manager of Communitech, startup accelerator based in Waterloo region
  • Michael Chan: Co-founder of Coherant Capital, UWaterloo Alumni
Agenda:
  • 7:00pm-7:30pm: Networking
  • 7:30pm-8:30pm: Opening remarks by RBC and Panel Discussion
  • 8:30pm-9:00pm: Q&A followed by networking


(This event is organized by Metta

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Event Timeline
Thu Sep 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM HKT
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Venue
Metta
Tickets
Free
Venue Address
California Tower 加州大廈 - 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Hong Kong
Organizer
META
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