Cyberport is an innovative digital community with over 1,000 technology companies. It is managed by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government. With the vision to become a main force in developing the digital tech industry as a key economic driver of Hong Kong, Cyberport is committed to nurturing youth, start-ups and entrepreneurs to grow in the digital industry by connecting them to strategic partners and investors, driving collaboration with local and international business partners to create new opportunities, and accelerating digital adoption amongst corporates and SMEs.
Cyberport focuses on building five key clusters of digital tech, namely e-sports/digital entertainment, FinTech, AI/big data, smart city/smart living, and blockchain solutions, to foster the development of Hong Kong into a “Smart City”. With a committed team of professionals providing all rounded value added services to support our digital community and an array of state-of-the-art tech facilities, Cyberport is the flagship for Hong Kong’s digital tech industry.
Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA), established in 1987, is the oldest industry Association in Asia. It represents institutional investors engaged in the venture capital / private equity industry at all levels - from seed, startup, growth, buyouts and restructuring - investing in the Asia-Pacific region. HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. It works for the high standards in industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; and represents the common interests and views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies. The Association organizes an active program of luncheons talks, seminars and conferences, delegations, joint activities with the government and trade bodies, and networking with other business groups on a local and international level.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a dynamic and forward-thinking university with a truly global outlook and innovative spirit. Since its founding in 1991, the University has developed a unique East-West educational ethos centered on the core values of excellence and diversity. And the HKUST Business School is a leader in the field in Asia and worldwide, setting new standards for international business education and research.
Ranked in the world’s top 20 Global MBA’s for 13 consecutive years by Financial Times, HKUST MBA is designed for professionals who seek an international business education focused in Asia. Our program will grant you the global business acumen, digital competencies and leadership prowess that are essential to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive market. You will study with top talent and learn from world-class faculty, who will bridge theory with practice to enlighten and inspire.
As one of the most flexible curricula in Asia, you will be introduced to over 70 flexible cores and career-focused electives. Through our unique Business Technology and Analytics track, global programs and network weeks, study tours and career treks, you will also gain the global vision and up-to-date business insights required to take your career to the next level.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.
The Japan Private Equity Association (JPEA) actively seeks to contribute to the development of Japanese economic society by enhancing the quality of the private equity business in Japan and ensuring the healthy development of the industry.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.
To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members. As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:
Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives
In order to support the development of startup companies in Japan, Venture Enterprise Center (abbreviated as VEC) was established as an organization approved by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (former Minister of International Trade and Industry) in 1975.
Since establishment, VEC had been engaged in debt guarantee operation (this service ended in FY 2001).
Currently, instead of this, we are conducting various startup business supporting activities such as "Provision of Research Information" in which we investigate the investment trends of venture capital, "Policy Proposal" through research and study on specific issues, and "Development of Entrepreneurial Environment" to promote the communication between the new entrepreneurs and supporters.
AL-IN is Japan's premier and only "investment resource publication" dedicated to institutional investors in Japan, covering across all asset classes from alternative investments including hedge funds, private equities and real estate to traditional equity and fixed income investments, as well as regulatory issues concerning pension funds and other institutional investors.
Vantage Asia produces Law.asia, a leading online resource for in-house counsel and lawyers in private practice. It also publishes three market-leading magazines, Asia Business Law Journal, China Business Law Journal and India Business Law Journal, which provide in-depth analyses of legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses around the region. firstname.lastname@example.org