B2B Startups Will Grow Faster Than Others – StartupsHK
Victoria and Anson Bailey interview Gene Soo from StartupsHK as part of our series in collaboration with KPMG and WHub. In this episode, Gene discusses the HK startup ecosystem, advice for young entrepreneurs and what he would most like to change about the world.
ABOUT GENE SOO – STARTUPS HK
Gene Soo was one of the founders of StartupsHK in 2009. He is a serial entrepreneur who focuses mostly on tech and fashion businesses. Gene also co-founded StyleNearby and is the director of S.Nine by Susanna Soo, a womens fashion company. He is also the General Manager of Citymapper, an acclaimed travel app.
ABOUT ANSON BAILEY- KPMG
Anson Bailey represents KPMG, a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Anson joined KPMG in 1999, and has undertaken strategic consulting and market assessment roles for multinational corporations. He is basedin the Hong Kong office, and is leading business development across KPMG China.
WHub connects startups with talent and entrepreneurs with co-founders. They have over 1500 startups registered and 10,000+ stakeholders. They plan to support the startup ecosystem by offering community-wide connections to events and startups, provide talented professionals looking to break into the startup world and investor connections.
Event: RISE Conference, 2017
Location: Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Speaker: Gene Soo, Co-founder & Director at Startups HK
Video Journalists: Anson Bailey (Partner at KPMG) & Victoria Carmena (VJ & Communications Manager at BeFast.TV)