Felt great to pick up my guitar and sang my favorite folk songs. It feels like back to 30 years old when I was singing folk songs from town to town back then. Yesterday, we went to a professional studio to sing and record a favorite song of mine, Peter, Paul and Mary’s <Tall Pine Trees>，即是林子祥的<我要走天涯>。
To celebrate the Hong Kong FinTech Week 2020, #ESGMatters gathered some friends including me to sing some songs. That was why we were there. It was so fun and triggered me to think back the joy back then. “Those were the days..”
If you would like to watch our performance, please stay tuned for the following sessions of #ESGMatters ESG Matters 自動生成ESG報告 on Nov 2: https://lnkd.in/g2EHP-n
Register here for the #ESGNight
Thanks so much to Andy, Dicky, 豹哥 and many ESG Matters’ teammates with full support and passion to make this happen. May Lit Lavin Yeung Dicky Lo Wilson Kwok MA(HONS), FCPA, CA, ATIHK, FHKFA, CFP, CFT Also, thanks to the key men behind the FinTech Week Hong Kong 2020 King Leung Anthony Sar for their effort and support.
See you in Hong Kong FinTech Week 2020. Let’s learn, network, do #FinTech business and have some fun as well. Cheers.
The presentation ceremony of the 2019 #IFTA #FinTech Awards was successfully held yesterday. Congrats to all the winners. In this challenging year under Covid-19, our jury team led by Charleston Sin #MIT #InnovationNode had overcome all the challenges and carefully selected the stars of the stars as the winners 3 months ago.
In particular, I would like to congratulate the winners of my favorite areas #AI and #BigData. Really proud of #BIBO #Convoy #FreightAmigo #Lufax #Wizpresso #YOOV. You all did well in making use of data to empower financial services and their customers. Calvin Cheng, CFA Ka-Ming Lee Alex Szeto Wong Philip.
Also met good friends and FinTech experts there such as ALEX Chan and his #Forms teammates, Daniel Ling and his #OneConnect teammates, Raymond Wing Fung Chan, CFT, #Cyberport and #HKSTP FinTech teammates, and many others. Congrats to them as well to win great awards and recognition from IFTA.
Thanks to 龐寶林 Wilson Kwok FCPA, CA, FHKSA, MA(HONS), ATIHK, FHKFA, CFP Darron Sun leadership in organizing this award.
Today was the graduation ceremony of the 3rd cohort of our #MiniMBA programme co-orgainized by #CUHK #BusinessSchool #APIB & #Convoy since April 2019. We’re so grateful to have trained over hundreds of high-calibre Convoy executives. https://lnkd.in/gmXVW_3
Every cohort had 9 modules taught by our faculties with deep real-world industry experience. #ActionLearning projects done by our students were full of #entrepreneurship passion. The best projects are further cultivated & funded to progress further. Industry seminars on #FinTech topics were held https://lnkd.in/gzQy_-8. The inspired Convoy team then initiated its own #Hackathon #Finspire with great success https://lnkd.in/gJQupVP. Convoy also supported #Cyberport #CUPP & joined #MIT #InnovationNode workshop.
The last 15 months was a fruitful training journey for all students from Convoy & CUHK faculties. That is an excellent example of how corporates & universities worked together to cultivate the next generation of leaders to seize unprecedented opportunities in digital economy & manage chaotic world.
Thanks to Convoy Wing-Fai Ng Almond Wong Shin Kin Hang Shirley Tsui Miu Ling & CUHK Waiman Cheung Wendy Lai Rebecca Wong. Appreciate great effort from our faculties & students and congrats to all accomplishments.
It has been a year since I taught my favorite subject for #CUHK #MBA – Applications of #AI & #MachineLearning in #FinancialServices. I remember how engaged my MBA students like Daniel Lee Carmen Pan Olivia Saha & others were to learn about the subject. They did a few group projects on #PingAn #WeBank #DBS #HKEx impressively. Appreciate all guest speakers Wing Cheung Tim Chan, MBA, FLMI, Bianca Ho, Jacob Wai 韋達人, LLM, MBA, FRM, CMA, MHKCS & Tim Leung to share their practical experience. My students loved this part very much.
A new cohort will start next week. Thanks for Grace Liang‘s & her team’s support to make it happened under the #Covid19. We received great interest & enrollment for this class. Will share the latest AI #innovations on #WealthTech #LendTech #BankTech #PayTech #InsurTech #RegTech & #MarketIntelligence. Again I have invited seasoned #FinTech, AI & #BigData #entrepreneurs & innovators from incumbents & #startups to share their experience. Thanks in advance for Vivek Mohindra 默威克 #KristalAI, Medhy Souidi #DBS, Tim Leung #Tencent, Jacob Wai 韋達人, LLM, MBA, FRM, CMA, MHKCS #Fitch, George Lee #Mastercard & Calvin Cheng, CFA #Wizpresso.
Look forward to another great learning journey with my #CUHKMBA students & guest speakers on AI in financial services.
We all had a fruitful day at MIT Innovation Node today in Hong Kong to be the jury panel of the IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards. Top financial services incumbents, startups, virtual banks, entrepreneurs and rising stars were all here. Indeed, great to see many familiar and new faces.
We were impressed by innovative business models, advanced technologies and most importantly the participants’ passion, and their economic and social contribution.
Thanks for the leadership from 龐寶林 IFTA and Charleston Sin MIT Innovation Node to make it happen to encourage and nurture FinTech innovation in Hong Kong.
Stay tuned to find out the stars of the stars in the FinTech world. The 2nd year IFTA Annual FinTech Award presentation ceremony will be on Aug 18, 2020. For more, please visit www.cftasia.org
Macao has been cultivating the Specialised Finance for the last few years. With the new government administration on board, a few exciting Financial Services initiatives are being explored and will soon be launched. AI is inevitably one of the key FinTech areas that Macao needs to support the Macao CE’s vision to transform Macao into a Digital Macao.
I am going to deliver a webinar on AI for Financial Services for the Faculty of Finance, the City University of Macau on May 14, 2020. Financial institutions and Financial Technologies (FinTech) startups are using AI and Machine Learning methods to assess credit quality, to price and market insurance contracts, and to automate client interaction. Some of these companies are optimising scarce capital with AI and machine learning techniques, as well as back-testing models and analysing the market impact of trading large positions. Financial services companies are using these technologies for regulatory compliance, surveillance, data quality assessment, and fraud detection. I will explore more on the webinar.
Here are more information for the webinar: https://lnkd.in/g6YArVm
Contact me if you would like to know more about Macao and explore more opportunities in Macao.
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Finspire Hackathon, a fully-online Hackathon, made history for Hong Kong FinTech ecosystem today. It was probably the largest online FinTech hackathon in Hong Kong. “Finspire Hackathon. We HackForTheFuture”. Hundreds of students and entrepreneurs have actively participated in the Hackathon. Glad to see quite a few CUPP alumni there as well. 3 winners were born today with great FinTech inspirations as what the name of the program is Finspire. Congratulations to the winners and all the participating teams.
This hackathon was held under the cloud of the Coronavirus situation in Hong Kong. It was encouraging to see that our entrepreneurial spirit did not burn out and continues to shine. Thank you so much for the organizing team, especially Bobo Wong Tony Chan from Convoy, Harris Chan from Cobo Academy and Thomas Huang from Happyer, for such a great effort and heart to keep our FinTech Ecosystem going.
I am grateful to join Charles Lam, Charleston Sin, Almond Wong, Joseph Chan, Henry Li, Patrick Ho, and Venus Chiu as the judging panel. Appreciate Convoy Cyberport Microsoft MIT Innovation Node, Happyer, and Cobo Academy for their leadership.
I was staying in the 1st 5 stars hotel in Malaysia, Federal Kuala Lumpur, last week while Malaysia had some major changes in political leadership at the same time. However, the start-ups ecosystem there is still growing rapidly.
I have been bringing Hong Kong as well as #GreaterBayArea startups to the rapidly growing ASEAN through Malaysia. More enterprises are open up their doors for startups. In addition, investors from VC & CVC are heating up. The Central bank is preparing to grant a few VirtualBank licenses soon. And more FinTech FinancialInclusion.
Attractive hackathons are coming to KL. Here is a great one for you. All startups worldwide are welcome. The application deadline is March 31, 2020. The City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge CATCH is organised by Toyota Mobility Foundation and co-developed by Deloitte Future of Mobility Solution Centre, to drive intelligent data-driven, connected solutions towards more efficient, innovative, secure & sustainable cities. BigData AI SmartCity.
Thanks for MDEC leadership & support. https://www.tmf-catch.org/ https://lnkd.in/fiEnv-z Let me know if you want to know more how to get into this attractive Tech market in SE Asia. There are good opportunities for startups, investors & enterprises. Cheers.