Under the theme of “Driving Change,” the summit started off with a private “Meet the Mentors” session at startup community hub Mettā, which connected selected young entrepreneurs with some of our judges who are leaders in their respective fields. Visionaries like Hong Kong business magnate Allan Zeman dished out their advice and listened to how these millennials were disrupting their industries.
These sessions were followed by a Startup Openhouse where four homegrown entrepreneurs shared their journey and weighed in on their experiences being part of Hong Kong’s rising startup scene. The night concluded with a cocktail reception to break the ice, followed by a pub crawl at the city’s famous entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong.
Group Photo taken at Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia in Hong Kong On the second day, attendees got the chance to test drive some of the inventions created by the 30 Under 30 Asia list honorees. From sunglasses to robots, wearables and VR goggles — this interactive session demonstrated the talent of those who landed a spot on this prestigious list.
The stage program was just as inspiring, bringing in speakers like Min-Liang Tan, founder and CEO of Razer, and sharing stories of success and inspiration in technology, sustainability and social impact. Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong’s Special Administrative Region, closed the program with an interview conducted by Forbes Chief Content Officer Randall Lane, where she discussed some of the measures that Hong Kong is taking to attract startups to the city.
That’s not all. The stage program was followed by the annual Food & Music Festival, during which young chefs and performers showcased their talents. Read more from forbes.com…
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