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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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Location:

Hong Kong

Description:

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

Twitter:

@AustradeHK

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Campfire: How co-working spaces are transforming real estate

12/4/2018
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Ben Jones, Chief Operating Officer of Campfire, talks how co-working spaces are leading trends and resolving challenges in real estate, and what this means for startups looking to enter Hong Kong and Asia. For more information, please visit https://campfire.work

Duration:00:29:54

Edith Cowan University: Leading cyber security education

11/12/2018
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Steve Chapman, Vice Chancellor of Edith Cowan University, talks about the current cyber security climate and why students should consider careers in cyber security. For more information, please visit www.ecu.edu.au.

Duration:00:25:47

How Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund fosters Hong Kong's young tech entrepreneurs

11/5/2018
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Cindy Chow, Executive Director of the Alibaba Entrepreneurship Fund, talks about how the startup scene in Hong Kong has evolved over the past five years, and how leading companies like Alibaba are reinvesting into startups for the future. For more information, please visit www.ent-fund.org.

Duration:00:22:14

Immerse Enterprise - AR and VR shaping our world

10/8/2018
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Lex Van Cooten, founder and managing director of Immerse Enterprise talks about the AR and VR space, and his extremely interesting insights on the value of these technologies as we move from a consumerist market towards an experience-oriented one. For more information, please visit www.immerseenterprise.com

Duration:00:29:41

Hong Kong FinTech ecosystem with Amanda Tang, FinTech Association of Hong Kong

9/24/2018
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Amanda Tang, a board member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong talks about the FinTech space in Hong Kong, and her advice for Aussie startups who want to enter the Hong Kong market. For more information, please visit https://ftahk.org/

Duration:00:23:14

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

3/18/2018
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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:00:28:52

Ep.14: Connecting The Unconnected With Thinxtra

2/26/2018
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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:00:18:21

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. 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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