** INVITATION ** Dine-and-Share on AI Pioneering and Entrepreneurship

Dear Fellows,

YWCOBA ICT Interest Group will host a dinner gathering on 18th August 2021 (Wed) for members who are interested in the latest development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications in different fields. 

FanoLabs was the winner of the Grand Award of Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020: Fintech Award, and Gold Award of the Regulatory Technology and Risk Management stream, with their solutions “Callinter, an Artificial Intelligence Compliance Assurance System”.

Founder and CEO of the award winning AI company, Dr. Miles Wen, is invited to the event as guest of honour.   He will share his insights on AI development in the Greater Bay Area especially speech recognition, natural language processing and voice biometrics technologies.

Ying Wa fellow John Ng (1990), who is a veteran finance & investment professional, will share his wonderful engagement with this fast-growing startup headquartered in HKSTP.


Date: 18th August 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:  7:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Venue: One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Fee: HKD480 per seat for YWCOBA members //   HKD520 per seat for non-members

(Chinese banquet included in the dine-out sharing talk)

Grab the chance to interact with the IT entrepreneurs live and in-person!  To secure the limited seats, please register online with Google Form on or before 16 August 2021 (Register Now).   Should you have any questions, just feel free to send an email to info@ywcoba.com for assistance.

Besides, you’re welcome to join the WhatsApp Group of YWCOBA ICT Interest Group to cultivate ideas exchange regarding ICT matters.  Simply click the link (https://qrgo.page.link/CZPzB) to learn more about it and register the WhatsApp group at your convenience!!

Best regards,

YWCOBA ICT Interest Group


Highlight of Guest Speakers:

Dr. Miles Wen (Founder and CEO of FanoLabs)

Fano Labs, an AI startup that works on speech recognition and natural language processing technologies to help enterprises with their customer services.  Fano Labs is backed by HKU, the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park, Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1), Mr. Antony Leung, former Financial Secretary of HKSAR, Alibaba, and Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm of Mr. Li Ka-shing. As of late 2020, Fano Labs has attracted over HKD 100M in venture funding.

John Ng (Co-Chairman, Hong Kong Private Equity Finance Association)

John began his career in PwC New York. He returned to Hong Kong as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in the late 1990s. John then built a corporate M&A and strategic planning track record at the port and logistics division of Hutchison Whampoa. Before joining LKK Health Products Group, John spent twelve years at Landmark Capital, lastly as its Managing Partner.

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