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Our focus is to promote Innovative Australians who are finding their success in Hong Kong and preview market opportunities.

Our focus is to promote Innovative Australians who are finding their success in Hong Kong and preview market opportunities.
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Hong Kong

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Our focus is to promote Innovative Australians who are finding their success in Hong Kong and preview market opportunities.

Twitter:

@AustradeHK

Language:

English

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Episodes

CheckBox - simplifying and digitizing regulations for easier compliance checks

9/10/2018
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Evan Wong, co-founder and CEO of Australian RegTech startup Checkbox talks about RegTech and identifying how Australian companies can get involved in the Hong Kong market. Checkbox is a multi-award winning platforms that enables the digital transformation of regulation and won the Next Money Fintech Finals this year. For more information, please visit www.checkbox.ai

Duration:00:23:11

How Aussie start up Rapid ID is fighting cyber crimes

6/24/2018
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In this episode, Sam speaks with Ashley Hoey, CEO of Rapid ID, about tech disruption of Know Your Customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) processes. Hear how this Aussie start up is providing its clients with solutions to prevent identity crimes and conduct due-diligence for global transactions. RapidID offers simple, scaleable, automated solutions that help their clients meet all their global anti money laundering and counter terrorism funding obligations.

Duration:00:24:23

Ep.15: Main Sequence Ventures: Commercialising Deep Science

3/19/2018
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In this episode Sam speaks with Mike Zimmerman of Main Sequence Ventures, CSIRO's VC fund. Mike explains MSV's focus on commercialising world-class Australian deep science R&D. Mike previews the remarkable companies and founders in next gen WiFi, cancer diagnosis, AI and Big Data already within the MSV portfolio and talks about why the fund is looking to Asia, and HK for additional investment. For more information about Main Sequence Ventures, please visit https://mseq.vc/

Duration:00:36:17

Ep.14: Connecting The Unconnected With Thinxtra

2/27/2018
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Sam talks to Murray Hankinson Managing Director Asia of Thinxtra about IoT and the opportunities for narrow band, small message connectivity as a driving force behind Smart City infrastructure. This is the 3rd wave of positive disruption: connecting 20 billion things by 2020. Utilising Sigfox technology Thinxtra are connecting country and territory wide networks in Australia, New Zealand and here in Hong Kong. Murray talks us through the opportunities for Australian IoT capability in...

Duration:00:28:53

Ep.14: Connecting the unconnected with Thinxtra

2/27/2018
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Sam talks to Murray Hankinson Managing Director Asia of Thinxtra about IoT and the opportunities for narrow band, small message connectivity as a driving force behind Smart City infrastructure. This is the 3rd wave of positive disruption: connecting 20 billion things by 2020. Utilising Sigfox technology Thinxtra are connecting country and territory wide networks in Australia, New Zealand and here in Hong Kong. Murray talks us through the opportunities for Australian IoT capability in...

Duration:00:28:52

Ep.13: Hong Kong's Smart City

2/14/2018
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In this episode, Sam speaks with Dr Winnie Tang, the co-founder of the Smart City Consortium, how Hong Kong can use I & T to address urban challenges and increase the effectiveness of city management. Dr Tang provides an overview of the Smart City Blueprint, explaining the various levels of government initiatives for improving the quality and the sustainability of life in Hong Kong. Smart City Consortium provides a platform for Aussie startups to foster innovation for Hong Kong. More...

Duration:00:18:22

Ep.13: Hong Kong’s Smart City

2/14/2018
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In this episode, Sam speaks with Dr Winnie Tang, the co-founder of the Smart City Consortium, how Hong Kong can use I & T to address urban challenges and increase the effectiveness of city management. Dr Tang provides an overview of the Smart City Blueprint, explaining the various levels of government initiatives for improving the quality and the sustainability of life in Hong Kong. Smart City Consortium provides a platform for Aussie startups to foster innovation for Hong Kong. More...

Duration:00:18:21

Ep. 12: Voice Of FinTech Danielle Szetho And FinTech Australia

2/4/2018
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In this episode Sam speaks with Danielle Szetho, CEO of FinTech Australia about our national FinTech strengths, the role of FinTech Australia, the opportunities and challenges for taking the sector global. Danielle shares findings of the FinTech Australia/EY FinTech census which identifies Hong Kong as in the top five overseas target markets for Aussie founders and elaborates on areas of collaboration between industry in Hong Kong and Australia More information about FinTech Australia,...

Duration:00:36:10

Ep. 12: Voice of FinTech Danielle Szetho and FinTech Australia

2/4/2018
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In this episode Sam speaks with Danielle Szetho, CEO of FinTech Australia about our national FinTech strengths, the role of FinTech Australia, the opportunities and challenges for taking the sector global. Danielle shares findings of the FinTech Australia/EY FinTech census which identifies Hong Kong as in the top five overseas target markets for Aussie founders and elaborates on areas of collaboration between industry in Hong Kong and Australia More information about FinTech Australia,...

Duration:00:36:09

Ep 11: Supercharger, Fintech Accelerator To Start-ups In Asia

1/28/2018
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In this episode, Sam speaks with Veronika Kuznetsova, Managing Director of Supercharger, the most prestigious FinTech accelerator in Hong Kong, about the role the private sector has played supporting startups and driving the development of an I&T ecosystem. Veronika provides an insightful overview for Aussie FinTech startups with tips on how to access networks and capital in Hong Kong. More information about Supercharger, visit www.fintechsupercharger.com

Duration:00:43:55

Ep 11: Supercharger, Fintech accelerator to start-ups in Asia

1/28/2018
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In this episode, Sam speaks with Veronika Kuznetsova, Managing Director of Supercharger, the most prestigious FinTech accelerator in Hong Kong, about the role the private sector has played supporting startups and driving the development of an I&T ecosystem. Veronika provides an insightful overview for Aussie FinTech startups with tips on how to access networks and capital in Hong Kong. More information about Supercharger, visit www.fintechsupercharger.com

Duration:00:43:54

Ep 10: Hong Kong's Growing Ecosystem - Albert Wong, CEO, Hong Kong Science And Technology Park

1/15/2018
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In this episode Sam speaks with Albert Wong, CEO of HKSTP about the building momentum in Hong Kong's innovation and technology ecosystem and HKSTP's role as a catalyst helping local and international startups find success. Albert provides a great overview for Aussie startups looking at Hong Kong, explaining the various levels of government support for innovators and how to engage the investor ecosystem. More information about Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, visit www.hkstp.org

Duration:00:39:50

Ep 10: Hong Kong’s growing ecosystem - Albert Wong, CEO, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park

1/15/2018
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In this episode Sam speaks with Albert Wong, CEO of HKSTP about the building momentum in Hong Kong’s innovation and technology ecosystem and HKSTP’s role as a catalyst helping local and international startups find success. Albert provides a great overview for Aussie startups looking at Hong Kong, explaining the various levels of government support for innovators and how to engage the investor ecosystem. More information about Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, visit www.hkstp.org

Duration:00:39:49

Ep 9: Partners In Cryptocurrency, Monash University And The Hong Kong Polytech University

12/20/2017
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Dr. Joseph Liu provides us with an introduction to cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Monero and HCash. We preview the coming partnership between Monash University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to develop a Blockchain Cryptocurrency Research and Development Lab. For more information, visit www.monash.edu

Duration:00:27:21

Ep 9: Partners in Cryptocurrency, Monash University and The Hong Kong Polytech University

12/20/2017
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Dr. Joseph Liu provides us with an introduction to cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Monero and HCash. We preview the coming partnership between Monash University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to develop a Blockchain Cryptocurrency Research and Development Lab. For more information, visit www.monash.edu

Duration:00:27:20

Ep.8: Tekuma, Revolutionising Drone Control

12/13/2017
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Revolutionising drone control: in this episode we meet with Annette McClelland and Michael Griffin of Aussie startup Tekuma whose technology represents the first disruption to drone control in 80 years. A great story of a young startup benefiting from the UTS Hatchery Accelerator and taking their business to the world, including just recently in the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park's Elevator Pitch Competition. More information about Tekuma, please visit http://tekuma.tech/

Duration:00:37:01

Ep.8: Tekuma, revolutionising drone control

12/13/2017
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Revolutionising drone control: in this episode we meet with Annette McClelland and Michael Griffin of Aussie startup Tekuma whose technology represents the first disruption to drone control in 80 years. A great story of a young startup benefiting from the UTS Hatchery Accelerator and taking their business to the world, including just recently in the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park's Elevator Pitch Competition. More information about Tekuma, please visit http://tekuma.tech/

Duration:00:37:00

Ep.7: Woods Bagot: Architecture, Innovation And The Return Of The Human

11/21/2017
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In this episode of the Aussie Innovators in Hong Kong podcast Sam Guthrie sits down with Andrew Humphreys and Stefano Tronci of Woods Bagot to hear how "People Architecture" is attracting and inspiring global talent to innovative workplaces and civic centres that unleash their creativity. It turns out the key disrupting factor in architecture is the return of the human as the centre piece of good design! More information about Woods Bagot, visit www.woodsbagot.com

Duration:00:26:02

Ep.7: Woods Bagot: architecture, innovation and the return of the human

11/21/2017
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In this episode of the Aussie Innovators in Hong Kong podcast Sam Guthrie sits down with Andrew Humphreys and Stefano Tronci of Woods Bagot to hear how "People Architecture" is attracting and inspiring global talent to innovative workplaces and civic centres that unleash their creativity. It turns out the key disrupting factor in architecture is the return of the human as the centre piece of good design! More information about Woods Bagot, visit www.woodsbagot.com

Duration:00:26:01

Ep.6: Pitch To The 100th Floor: Aussie Start-ups In The HKSTP Elevator Pitch Competition

11/9/2017
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At the best of times pitching is a nerve wracking experience. But imagine doing it in 60 seconds, in an elevator hurtling up 100 stories in Hong Kong's tallest building whilst a camera beams your pitch to an audience of nearly 1,000 waiting on the top floor. That was the experience of 3 Aussie start-ups who were amongst a select few chosen to take part in last week's Elevator Pitch Competition, by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP). In this special bonus edition episode we go...

Duration:00:08:44