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Aussie Innovators in Hong Kong

Aussie Innovators in Hong Kong

A podcast series that celebrates innovative tech entrepreneurs from Australia finding success in Hong Kong. Austrade's Sam Guthrie talks to insightful guests across a range of verticals, profiling Australian tech capability and opportunities in Hong Kong.

Campfire: How co-working spaces are transforming real estate 2018/12/04, 07:38
Campfire: How co-working spaces are transforming real estate

<div>Ben Jones, Chief Operating Officer of Campfire, talks how co-working spaces are leading trends and resolving challenges in real estate, and what this means for startups looking to enter Hong Kong and Asia. For more information, please visit https://campfire.work</div>

Edith Cowan University: Leading cyber security education 2018/11/12, 08:30
Edith Cowan University: Leading cyber security education

<div>Steve Chapman, Vice Chancellor of Edith Cowan University, talks about the current cyber security climate and why students should consider careers in cyber security. For more information, please visit www.ecu.edu.au. </div>

How Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund fosters Hong Kong's young tech entrepreneurs 2018/11/06, 04:29
How Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund fosters Hong Kong's young tech entrepreneurs

<div>Cindy Chow, Executive Director of the Alibaba Entrepreneurship Fund, talks about how the startup scene in Hong Kong has evolved over the past five years, and how leading companies like Alibaba are reinvesting into startups for the future. For more information, please visit www.ent-fund.org.</div>

Immerse Enterprise - AR and VR shaping our world 2018/10/09, 05:05
Immerse Enterprise - AR and VR shaping our world

<div>Lex Van Cooten, founder and managing director of Immerse Enterprise talks about the AR and VR space, and his extremely interesting insights on the value of these technologies as we move from a consumerist market towards an experience-oriented one. For more information, please visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.immerseenterprise.com" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">www.immerseenterprise.com</a></div>

Hong Kong FinTech ecosystem with Amanda Tang, FinTech Association of Hong Kong 2018/09/25, 01:00
Hong Kong FinTech ecosystem with Amanda Tang, FinTech Association of Hong Kong

<div>Amanda Tang, a board member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong talks about the FinTech space in Hong Kong, and her advice for Aussie startups who want to enter the Hong Kong market. For more information, please visit <a rel="nofollow" href="https://ftahk.org/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://ftahk.org/</a></div>

CheckBox - simplifying and digitizing regulations for easier compliance checks 2018/09/11, 01:00
CheckBox - simplifying and digitizing regulations for easier compliance checks

<div>Evan Wong, co-founder and CEO of Australian RegTech startup Checkbox talks about RegTech and identifying how Australian companies can get involved in the Hong Kong market.</div><div><br /></div><div>Checkbox is a multi-award winning platforms that enables the digital transformation of regulation and won the Next Money Fintech Finals this year.</div><div><br /></div><div>For more information, please visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.checkbox.ai" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">www.checkbox.ai</a></div>

How Aussie start up Rapid ID is fighting cyber crimes 2018/06/25, 07:54
How Aussie start up Rapid ID is fighting cyber crimes

<p style="line-height:normal;">In this episode, Sam speaks with Ashley Hoey, CEO of Rapid ID, about tech disruption of Know Your Customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) processes. Hear how this Aussie start up is providing its clients with solutions to prevent identity crimes and conduct due-diligence for global transactions. RapidID offers simple, scaleable, automated solutions that help their clients meet all their global anti money laundering and counter terrorism funding obligations.</p>

Ep.15: Main Sequence Ventures: Commercialising Deep Science 2018/03/18, 21:57
Ep.15: Main Sequence Ventures: Commercialising Deep Science

<div>In this episode Sam speaks with Mike Zimmerman of Main Sequence Ventures, CSIRO's VC fund. Mike explains MSV's focus on commercialising world-class Australian deep science R&#38;D.  Mike previews the remarkable companies and founders in next gen WiFi, cancer diagnosis, AI and Big Data already within the MSV portfolio and talks about why the fund is looking to Asia, and HK for additional investment. </div> <div>For more information about Main Sequence Ventures, please visit <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mseq.vc/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://mseq.vc/</a></div>

Ep.14: Connecting The Unconnected With Thinxtra 2018/02/26, 21:00
Ep.14: Connecting The Unconnected With Thinxtra

<div>Sam talks to Murray Hankinson Managing Director Asia of Thinxtra about IoT and the opportunities for narrow band, small message connectivity as a driving force behind Smart City infrastructure.  This is the 3rd wave of positive disruption: connecting 20 billion things by 2020.  Utilising Sigfox technology Thinxtra are connecting country and territory wide networks in Australia, New Zealand and here in Hong Kong.  Murray talks us through the opportunities for Australian IoT capability in assisting Hong Kong obtain its Smart City ambitions.</div> <div>For more information about Thinxtra, please visit www.thinxtra.com</div>

Ep.13: Hong Kong's Smart City 2018/02/14, 18:27
Ep.13: Hong Kong's Smart City

<div>In this episode, Sam speaks with Dr Winnie Tang, the co-founder of the Smart City Consortium, how Hong Kong can use I &#38; T to address urban challenges and increase the effectiveness of city management. Dr Tang provides an overview of the Smart City Blueprint, explaining the various levels of government initiatives for improving the quality and the sustainability of life in Hong Kong. Smart City Consortium provides a platform for Aussie startups to foster innovation for Hong Kong.</div> <div>More information about the Smart City Consortium, please visit <a rel="nofollow" href="https://smartcity.org.hk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://smartcity.org.hk </a></div> <div>About the Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong, visit <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.smartcity.gov.hk/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://www.smartcity.gov.hk/</a></div> <div> </div>