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Asia Accelerator – Bridging the gap between Hong Kong and New Zealand

Join Alibaba Cloud, Invest Hong Kong, Blockchain NZ and Hamilton Locke for an insightful Web3 event in Auckland on August 29th and delve deep into Hong Kong’s burgeoning Web3 landscape. Explore why Hong Kong is a promising hub for Web3, understand its regulatory framework and dynamic venture capital environment. Learn about how Alibaba Cloud, the largest cloud provider in Asia, can enhance your scalability, speed, security, and compliance in a cost-effective way, and assisting you to expand your business globally. Don’t miss this opportunity to accelerate your Web3 expansion.


10:30-10.40am Welcome and Opening remarks – Alison Mackie, Executive Director of Blockchain NZ 

Keynote speeches:

10.40-10.55am  HongKong Web3 Development – King Leung, Head Financial Services and Fintech of Invest Hong Kong 

10.55-11.10am Regulatory framework and Capital Raising Opportunities in Web3 – Bryan Ventura, Founding General Partner of VeVe Ventures and Partner at Hamilton Locke NZ 

11.10-11.25am Build fast, secure and compliant infrastructure to scale – Chen Qiu, Head of Web3 Solutions and Architecture, Alibaba Cloud 

11.25-11.35am The Integration of Emerging Technologies: Web3 x AI – Dan Gillespie, Co-founder, FutureVerse 

Closing Remarks and Announcement of Acceleration Program – Grace Wang, Regional Business Manager, Alibaba Cloud

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Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, 29 August, 2023
  • Time: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Hamilton Locke, Vero Building, Level 35/48 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD
  • Event Type: In-person
  • Cost: Free for members & Alibaba guests, $25 for non-members

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Aug 29
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $25
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Hamilton Locke
Vero Centre, Level 35, 48 Shortland Street, Auckland + Google Map