Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2017:
We the future

Why join?


A perfect platform to understand and embrace global tech and business trends.


A fantastic place to meet over 1,000 young entrepreneurs, industry experts, angel investors, corporate & government representatives and stakeholders from about 20 countries and regions.


An interesting journey to indulge in meeting new friends, finding breaking stories and chasing unicorns.


A special gateway to learn about developments in Mainland China and especially the Qianhai area (Shenzhen)


A unique opportunity to reach the global audience and engage with start-ups and tech community.

Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2017 is jointly organised by HKFYG and HKU DreamCatchers, co-organisers include Shenzhen Youth Federation (SZYF), Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub (hereafter referred to as E Hub) and The Dragon Foundation to present the 4th edition of this exciting event this year.



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Paul Chan

Co-founder & CEO
Walk in Hong Kong
Paul holds a law degree from University of Hong Kong and master degrees in political science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the London School of Economics and Political Science More

Ray Chan

Co-founder and CEO
Ray Chan is the Co-founder and CEO of 9GAG, the leading content platform for millennials. Ray launched 9GAG in 2008 with his co-founders as an experimental project to share More

William Chan

Co-Founder, Visual Squares Ltd.
Mr. William Chan is an experienced Internet and software technologist. He is currently the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Visual Squares Ltd, the company behind More


Chief Public Mission Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr Toa Charm, DBA MA, BSc, MHKCS, CBIP, joined Cyberport Hong Kong as the Chief Public Mission Officer in June 2016. As the CPMO of Cyberport, Dr Charm reports to the CEO of Cyberport More

George Chen

Head of Public Policy, Hong Kong & Taiwan
George Chen’s career spans international media, academia, and now public policy. George joined Facebook in 2016 as the Head of Public Policy for Hong Kong and Taiwan. More

Leong Cheung

Executive Director, Charities & Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mr. Leong Cheung is the Executive Director of Charities & Community at The Hong Kong Jockey Club since 2014. The Hong Kong Jockey Club donates close to HKD 4 billion to the community annually through the Club’s More

Jamie Cheung

Co-founder and Director
Eastern Vision
Upon graduation from university, Jamie embarked on a path to combine two of his all-time passions – traveling and international politics, into a career. Together with his university dormmate More

Paul Cheung

Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong
Professor Paul Cheung was Associate Vice-President (Research) and Director of the Technology Transfer Office at the University of Hong Kong. He is concurrently Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering More

Brandon Chiang

Brandon Chiang, Associate of AppWorks, is specialized in investment and development in SEA market. He is More

Kwok Chiu

Author of 《Hea富學》
Kwok Chiu, born in the 70s, grew up in Mong Kok, and graduated from a band 5 school. No academic qualifications, poor family background, and also unattractive physical appearance More

Shing Chow

Founder & CEO
Shing excelled academically. He scored 10 distinctions in HKCEE, and graduated with distinction from Stanford University. With all these academic More

Luke Chu

Hong Kong Internet & eCommerce Association
Luke has over 20 years of experience in system development, project management and Internet technology management. He established ‘Hong Kong Brands Protection Alliance Limited’ (HKBPA) More

Estefania Almeida Cordero

Venture Partner
Click Venture
Estefania Almeida (Venture Partner, Click Ventures) – Ex-Rocket Internet who launched and scaled operations-heavy tech startups in Southeast Asia and developed renewable energy related projects in Latin America. More

Oko Davaasuren

Regional Director APAC
Startup Programs, Techstars
Oko is a active founder and a community builder. He has cofounded and helps run several startups in Asia. Oko has received a bachelors degree in Finance More

Sandy Diao

Director of Strategic Programs
Sandy is the Director of Strategic Programs at Indiegogo, where she has helped hundreds of Asia-based entrepreneurs launch their products into western markets and raise millions of dollars through crowdfunding. More

Eric Gnock Fah

Co-Founder & President
Klook Travel
Born and raised in Mauritius and educated in the United States, Eric Gnock Fah is an avid cultural explorer with a multicultural upbringing that taught him to More

Kevin Fung

Founder and Director
Kevin graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in Computer Engineering. He decided to became a sales executive to earn his first capital. More

Sabrina W. Fung

Group Managing Director
Fung Retailing Limited
Ms Sabrina W. Fung is the Group Managing Director of Fung Retailing Limited. She was previously the Executive Director of Trinity Limited from September 2007. In February 2014, More

Manav Gupta

Founder & CEO
Manav Gupta is a technology strategist, investor & serial entrepreneur. He has sold two companies prior to starting FabriQate, an More

Yosha Gupta

Founder & CEO
Yosha Gupta is the Founder & CEO of LafaLafa, the leading coupon and cashback website ( & Android App with more More

Jenny Hui

General Manager
Cross Border Trade
eBay Hong Kong & Taiwan
As General Manager of eBay Marketplace Hong Kong and Taiwan, Jenny Hui is responsible for eBay’s Cross Border Trade (CBT) business. Jenny is tasked with More

Net Jacobsson

Co-founder & Partner
Sparklabs Global Ventures
Net Jacobsson is a former Facebook executive, entrepreneur and investor with vast international experience from many pioneering companies. Net started out in Sweden More

Genta Kondo

Mission ARM Japan
Genta Kondo is a catalyst of nonprofit organisation Mission ARM Japan, and former CEO of exiii Inc.. He with his team produced open-source 3D-printable More

Veronika Kuznetsova

Managing Director
Specializing in business strategy, digital transformation and wealth management, she has over 8 years experience of working in the finance industry,More

Steven Kwok

Kwok Chiu, born in the 70s, grew up in Mong Kok, and graduated from a band 5 school. No academic qualifications, poor family background, and also unattractive physical appearance,More

Jessie Lam

Head of Finance
As Head of Finance, Jessie advises Brinc portfolio companies on all financial matters including cash flow, fundraising and financing strategies. More

Ming Wai Lau

Deputy Chairman
the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation and Chairman of Commission on Youth
Mr. Ming Wai Lau is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation and Chairman of Commission on Youth. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Bauhinia More

Patricia Lau

Deputy Head
the Efficiency Unit of
the HKSAR Government
Mrs Patricia Lau is the Deputy Head of the Efficiency Unit of the HKSAR Government. Mrs Lau has over 25 years of experience in general management and IT consulting. More

Patrick Lau

Executive Director
Institutional Banking Group of
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Mr Patrick Lau is the Executive Director of Institutional Banking Group of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, responsible for the bank’s small and medium enterprise More

Laurent Le Pen

Founder & CEO
Laurent Le Pen is a French tech entrepreneur involved in the Telecom, Mobile Design and IoT industries. Laurent is the Founder & CEO of Omate More

Antony Leung

Group Chairman & CEO, Nan Fung Group
Antony Leung, former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is Group Chairman & CEO of Nan Fung Group, a leading regional conglomerate focusing on property & investment businesses. More

Gary Liu

Chief Executive Officer
South China Morning Post Publishers Limited
Mr Gary Liu, 33, was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of South China Morning Post Publishers Limited in January 2017. He is an influencer and innovator in the digital world and More

Brian Lo

General Manager
Deliveroo Hong Kong
Brian Lo is the General Manager of Deliveroo Hong Kong, the leading on-demand food delivery platform founded in London in 2013. Brian launched Deliveroo Hong Kong in late 2015 More

Tytus Michalski

Managing Partner
Fresco Capital
Tytus Michalski is a Managing Partner of Fresco Capital and is involved in all aspects of investment and operations. He has been investing, working and living in Asia More

Stephen Po

Scored 10A in HKCEE, Stephen Po went on studying engineering in CUHK and Stanford University. After graduated with a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Stephen was employed by More

Kenneth She

General Manager
Uber Hong Kong
Kenneth joined as the first member of Uber in Hong Kong in 2014, and under his leadership the business has grown exponentially to now serve millions of riders and drivers More

Florian Simmendinger

CEO & Co-Founder
Founder and CEO of Soundbrenner, makers of the world’s first wearable smart device for musicians. It’s called Soundbrenner Pulse and aims for the ambitious goal to help every single musician on the planet to achieve More



Tommy Tse

Assistant Professor,
Department of Sociology,
Faculty of Social Sciences,
The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Tommy Tse is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong. He specialises in the interdisciplinary study of fashion communication as well as More

Albert WONG

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)
Albert Wong joined Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) on February 1, 2016 as the Chief Corporate Development Officer. He was appointed the CEO on August 1, 2016. More

Edmund Wong

Founder & Director
Edmund Wong is a Hong Kong-born ecommerce entrepreneur. He is the Founder and Director of MyDress, the leading online fashion retailer in Hong Kong. Under More

KaJeng Wong

Artistic Director
Music Lab
Once documented in the film “KJ Music and Life”, KJ is now a pianist, a music teacher, an artistic director, an art critic, a columnist and a person. More

Leona Wong

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Central Exchange
Leona published two books about startups in Hong Kong.《創業2.0 科網六子蕩寇誌》was published in 2008, featuring personal stories of founders of Editgrid, Anobii, Lifehack etc. As for 《創業大時代》More

Nicholas W. YANG, JP

Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr. Nicholas W Yang graduated in 1977 from the California Institute of Technology in the United States with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. More

Timothy Yu

After completing his degree in risk management, Timothy decided a career in finance wasn’t for him. Instead, he was fascinated by More

Michelle Yuan

Asia Wedding Network
Michelle Yuan is founder of the Asia Wedding Network (, Asia’s largest online wedding platform that provides brides and grooms a one-stop shop for everything they need for their wedding. More

Philip Yuen

CTO & Head of Special Projects
Tink Labs
Phil Yuen is the Chief Technology Officer, Head of Special Projects at Tink Labs. He is responsible for product development and leads handy’s Engineering and Development More

What past participants say

About 1,000 participants will gather on 13 June 2017 in Hong Kong and on 14 June 2017 at Qianhai, Shenzhen at Guangdong (Pilot) Free Trade Zone.

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