MBA SHARP Forum launches

Ms Juliette Gimenez and Mr Paul Pong at the SHARP Forum

The MBA SHARP Forum has got off to a lively start, presenting three forums over two months. "The Digital Tsunami: Surviving & Thriving Through Digital Disruption" kicked off the series in December 2016. Mr Sean Seah, Head of Digital Experience of HSBC, Mr Win Mak, CEO of Mirum Hong Kong, and Mr Alan Yip, CEO and Cofounder of Guru Online (Holdings) Ltd., explained how new waves of technology are transforming the way we do business.

The second forum, "Venture Capital vs Entrepreneur: Strategies to raise funds from investors", also in December 2016, featured Mr Kelvin Chan, Head of Investment, Fosun Hani Securities Limited, Mr Paul Pong, Managing Director, Pegasus Fund Managers Limited, and Ms Juliette Gimenez, CEO and Co-founder of Goxip. They explained the factors investors and venture capitalists consider when funding new businesses, and how startups can effectively strategize to attract support from established firms.

"Navigating the future of supply chain in Hong Kong", in January 2017, featured Mr Shing-yuk Chow, Founder and CEO of Lalamove, and Mr Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport and Industrial sector team at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK). They discussed the growing trend of mobile applications, internet and digitalized customer service in the logistics sector, and Hong Kong's strategic significance in serving as a platform to reach out to Asia.