Co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Angel Investment Foundation, the "Start-up and Corporate Capital" exchange forum was successfully held in the start-up zone of the Hong Kong Electronics Fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on October 14.

Four heavyweight guests were invited to the forum, including:

Forum Moderator – Mr. Yan Weiwen, Chairman of The Best Practice of eCommerce

He is currently the chairman of Hong Kong Technology Online Education, the founder of Bubbleslink, and an expert in e-commerce solutions. In 2016, he was awarded the Hong Kong GS1 Digital Consumer Leader. He was a judge of the Alibaba Hong Kong Top Ten Online Business Competition and the judge of the Chinese Entrepreneurship Competition Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Forum Guest-Mr. Yuan Zhiping, Founding Chairman of Hong Kong Young Executives Association

Currently serving as a member of the board of directors of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong, including the vice chairman and chief executive officer of Longjitaihe Smart Energy (HKSE: 1281), the chief executive officer of Strength Jianye (HKSE:519), China High Speed Transmission Equipment Group (HKSE:658) and Hin Sang Group (HKSE: 6893) is a non-executive director.

Forum guest-Mr. Xie Yixuan, the seventh president of the Hong Kong Young Entrepreneurs Association

Founder and account director of Pegao Communications, serving many international brands, providing them with creative and brand strategy services. Pegao has won many international design awards over the years, and it is also one of the few design companies that have obtained ISO9001, ISO14001 and SA8000 certifications in the industry. Mr. Xie was awarded the "Top Ten Most Influential Designers of the Year" by the "China Building Decoration Association" in 2015.

Forum guest-Mr. Ma Hanming, Honorary Vice Chairman of Angel Investment Foundation

More than 20 years of M&A experience, from Ernst & Young to a number of listed companies as the senior management, including the general manager of Lens Technology (SZ 300433) Hong Kong, which has a market value of more than 50 billion yuan, and is a well-known brand such as Apple, Huawei, LG and Samsung. One of the main suppliers. He has led a team of more than 400 people in global mergers and acquisitions and sales.

The forum speakers had an in-depth exchange of the latest start-up financing environment. Mr. Yuan Zhiping shared how listed companies view start-up investment and how to explore projects. Mr. Xie Yixuan also shared the financing difficulties encountered by start-ups. Mr. Ma Hanming shared that he is seeing the capital market and start-up financing There is a certain distance between expectations and risks. Therefore, the Angel Investment Foundation launched the Angel Investment Guarantee Program to narrow the distance between the two. The Angel Investment Foundation will bear the highest investment risk of 70% for start-up investors and encourage more investors to participate in start-up investment. More investor experience and resources allow investors and start-ups to grow together and succeed together.

This "Start-up and Corporate Capital" exchange forum is the third forum organized by the Angel Investment Foundation on the theme of connecting SMEs and start-ups. The past co-organizers include: Hong Kong Science Park and Hong Kong Productivity Council, accumulatively participating in the forum There are more than 400 people, nearly 35% are start-ups, 40% are small and medium enterprises, and the remaining 25% are representatives of innovation and technology and industry organizations.