Entrepreneurs need to know how the venture capital funds (VCs) work and how investors make an investment decision. Knowing how to pitch and negotiate with VCs is an essential skill of each successful entrepreneur. In this talk, Dr. Lo will share some real investment cases regarding how VCs evaluate startups.
About the Speakers:
Dr. Wai Shun Lo is currently General Partner of DL Capitals (點亮資本), an angel investment fund focusing on disruptive and exponential technologies. He is also Adjunct faculty of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (MSc/Entrepreneurship/ IT Management, EMBA/Innovation, OneMBA/Entrepreneurship), and Visiting Professor of PKU (School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship).
His expertise and current interests include Intellectual Property Commercialization, Business Models Innovation and Technology Transfer.
His previous experience includes positions with Bell Labs, Cable & Wireless Innovation, Hong Kong Telecom, and S Venture, an early stage investment company. He had served as Board of Directors for two listed companies in Hong Kong, as panel of assessors of SERAP (Small Entrepreneurs Research Assistance Program), and as Director of the Young Entrepreneurs Development Council.
Dr. Lo was a Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Asia-Pacific Research Center. He had conducted many consulting projects for institutions and PE funds such as HK Government (regulatory policy), IFC of World Bank (Investment strategy in China), Intellectual Ventures (Invention Network) and had advised many startups in the past.
He holds BSc and Mphil from CUHK, a Ph.D. from Brown University, and has executive management training from INSEAD.
Register here by 5pm, 9 November 2021 to attend the seminar.