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.
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. An independent, non-profit organization, the association’s membership comprises 300+ firms representing institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors who together manage more than US$5 trillion in assets across 130 countries. EMPEA’s Members share the organization’s belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. EMPEA supports its members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences, networking, education and advocacy.
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 Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) drives teaching , research and events in the field of Private Equity and related alternative investments at INSEAD, a world leading business school. It was launched in 2009 to combine rigour and reach to the school's research capabilities and the talents of global professionals in the private equity industry. The GPEI aims to enhance the productivity of the capital deployed in this asset class and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices.
TheNZVCAis a not-for-profit industry body committed to developing the venture capital and private equity industry in New Zealand. Its core objectives include the promotion of the industry and the asset class on both a domestic and international basis and working to create a world-class venture capital and private equity environment.
Members include venture capital and private equity investors, financial organisations, professional advisors, academic organisations and government or quasi-government agencies.
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
No longer an area for niche investors, infrastructure has become a mainstream asset class. We are determined to remain at the forefront of the evolution of this exciting industry, to continue providing the highest quality and most exclusive content via Inframation News, Inframation Deals and Inframation Events.
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Jumpstart is a Hong-Kong based media house and innovation enabler geared towards the startup ecosystem in the Asia Pacific region. With the mission of making innovation matter, Jumpstart delivers the latest news, fresh insights, and perspectives from industry experts through its print and digital avenues. Jumpstart’s print magazine is the largest English print publication in the Asia Pacific region, with over 1500 touchpoints. Jumpstart also provides a comprehensive suite of services to support and nurture the entrepreneurial space, such as its founder education portal Jumpstart Academy, and its dynamic innovation ecommerce platform Jumpstart Edge. See more at https://jumpstartmag.com/.
Unquoteis a dedicated private equity intelligence service based in Europe. Unquote fully researches all deals, funds and exits within the market and fully verifies the information directly with private equity deal-doers, fund managers, institutional investors and advisory communities.