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HK+Acumen & Giinseng - Impact Investing Forum

HK+Acumen & Giinseng

Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (HKT)

HK+Acumen & Giinseng - Impact Investing Forum

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Enjoy a HKD 50 discount if you buy your tickets early!
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IMPACT INVESTING - socially responsible investing / makig positive impact to society / investing with a great cause? 

So what is Impact Investing?

HK+Acumen, in collaboration with Giiseng, is hosting the FIRST IMPACT INVESTING FORUM OF ITS KIND for young professionals. The aim of the forum is to shed light on the development, opportunities and challenges of the field of impact investing, specifically in the region, and inspire young professional to get involved. We are also inviting impact investment organizations and social enterprises to set up shops at the back of the conference to meet with participants as a way to connect participants with volunteer/career opportunities, and learn more about the work social entrepreneurs are doing.

Why join this conference?

This will be very different from the traditional conferences that you may have attended before. Through real case studies and sharing from the speakers practicing in the field, surely it will bust the myth of what impact investing is. 

Speakers' List

Chris Fisher
Co Founder and Impact Investor
Doris Leung
Diamond Cab
CEO, Diamond Cab and Director, Social Innovation, Social Ventures Hong Kong.
Yvonne Li
Avantage Ventures
Founder of ICAIA, Founder and Former CEO of Avantage Ventures
Anjali Patel
JP Morgan
Executive Director, Global Special Opportunities Group
Christina Tang
Blue Sky
Acumen Global Fellow '13 / Blue Sky co-founder
Ada Yip
Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analyst

Social Enterprises' List:

Baby Hero is a socially responsible children's clothing brand that makes super-soft, organic products. Every Baby Hero product funds a Neonatal Survival Kit for a mother and her newborn in the developing world, helping them survive childbirth and the vulnerable first weeks of life. Our company pays fair prices to the cotton farmer and fair wages to the garment worker making our products from source to user to beneficiary, 360 degrees ethical. 

Snapask is your tutor in pocket, with just one simple snapshot of your homework problem, we will identify the most suitable tutor to help you within seconds. Snapask is launched for 3 months and is currently serving over 100 high schools and 10K+ students in HK, plus a substantial amount of resources focusing on minorities and underprivileged students. The team of passionate young entrepreneurs is now expanding Snapask to Shanghai and Taipei to bring the highest quality of online education to the world. Our aim is to make quality education affordable, to become a level playing field for all.

HOHOLIFE was founded in 2013 targeting to serve the local silver age sector.  Our vision is to invent a new lifestyle for silver age, uplift their living standard and change the conservative mind towards ageing.  In particular, we wish to address that ageing is not an illness and elderly should never be labeled as a burden to the society. Therefore, we have been selecting a variety of daily living aids for elderly from all around the world, bringing in exclusive brands and products that are specially designed for silver age that could supplement the degrading body functions or energy level due to ageing.  We hope that elderly can stay socially active and enjoy their retirement by using all these innovative living aids.

**Special thanks to:

Macquarie for providing the venue for us.

Whitehodesign for designing the amazing eDM

Cathay Pacific for the wine at the event.

Have questions about HK+Acumen & Giinseng - Impact Investing Forum? Contact HK+Acumen & Giinseng

When & Where

Macquarie Bank Limited
Level 22
One International Finance Center
Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (HKT)

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HK+Acumen & Giinseng

HK+Acumen: HK+Acumen is a volunteer-led chapter in Hong Kong supporting Acumen, a global non-profit organization changing the way the world is tackling poverty. Acumen is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty. Based on the principle of human dignity, Acumen's aim is to improve the lives of the poor by building financially sustainable organizations that deliver critical goods and services. Acumen accomplishes this by investing patient capital in social entrepreneurs with groundbreaking, scalable ideas in delivering goods services in sectors such as education, health care, housing.    

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Giisneng: Giinseng is a membership driven community that seeks to build a better world by promoting impact investing to accelerate the growth of social entrepreneurship in Asia. We provide our members with an opportunity to learn about impact investing through engagement with social entrepreneurs and investments in social enterprises and inclusive businesses.

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