Expert Panel: Lessons Learned & Experiences in Hardware Startup

Join us for our next Hardware Massive Hong Kong event on Tuesday July 5th at MakerHive Hong Kong. We'll have an expert panel of founders of successful startups who will discuss their experiences & lessons learned.

Oswis Wong - Founder of Air Button
Oswis is an entrepreneur who founded 2 companies: Troppus and Air Button. He graduated from City University of Hong Kong with an Associate Degree in Computer Studies in and Bachelor Degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering. Oswis also won prizes in 7 technology & innovation competitions, including the Challenge Cup, Samsung Joint University Creative Technology Talents Awards, Microsoft Imagine Cup, and Pan-PRD ICT Innovation Competition. Air Button is a customizable button which you stick on your mobile device to access 30+ functions with a single press of a button. www.kickstarter.com/projects/521670848/air-button-powerful-shortcut-button-for-android-de

Ivan Ho - CEO & Co-Founder of Eggplant Technologies
Before Eggplant, Ivan was a vice president at YY.com, where he oversaw research and development and their publishing tools division. While at YY, he helped the company through their NASDAQ IPO in 2012. Ivan has been in the internet industry for over 16 years, working at Microsoft in the US on things like MS Office, Live Meeting, and Windows Phone. He's also an angel investor, with investments including ipin.com. Eggplant's Move It is a smart mobile-connected personal gym that turns any 3x3m space into your own personal gym with their app-connected smart fitness equipment. move-it.club

The event agenda is as follows:
• 6:30-7:00: Networking, Beer, & Pizza
• 7:00:7:45: Announcements, Demos & Pitches*
• 7:45-8:00: Networking, Beer & Pizza
• 8:00-9:00: Expert Panel w/ Q&A
• 9:00-9:30: Networking, Beer & Pizza

*If you want to demo your product or pitch your startup/service in front of the group, please sign up on the sheet here:docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OCqtLHvdm7X32V8Sr_8huESGH8chPR1M18MZwB3f_Ec/edit. If you don't sign up beforehand, you may still demo at the event if there's time remaining.

This event is supported by:
Startup Launchpad - Asia’s largest hardware startup tradeshow held in Hong Kong that gives new companies access to 60,000+ distributors and retailers worldwide. www.launchpadhk.com
NOA Labs - one of the world's best known turnkey solution for design, development, prototyping, crowdfunding, and mass production. www.noa-labs.com
MakerHive Hong Kong - a co-working space for designers and makers in Hong Kong. makerhive.com.hk

About the Organizer:

Hardware Massive is an exciting new platform that allows everyone in the hardware startup ecosystem to meet, learn and collaborate through events all around the world and online. Think Meetup.com meets Linkedin for the hardware startup ecosystem.

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Tue Jul 5, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM HKT
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Venue Address
10th floor, Cheung Hing Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Hong Kong