ABOUT DAVID CHANG David has been involved with some of the most transformative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley and Asia. David advised his family office and invested on its behalf with a focus on media technologies. Their previous investments includes Buslogic (became Mylex), Crossroads Systems, Alvesta, Ledel Semiconductors (acquired by Siliconix) and UT Starcom. David has worked as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley, Vice President in Credit Suisse and Director at Guosen Securities in Hong Kong covering the Greater China region. David is a board member across 13 companies including Lalamove, Qupital and Grana. He is also the director and school board member of Kiangsu-Chekiang College and member of Shanghai Youth Federation, a federative body of Chinese youth organizations led by the Communist Party of China. He graduated from the University Of California, San Diego with double bachelor degrees. ---
ABOUT AARON LEE Aaron is the Founder of BLACKDOORS and Dash Serviced Suites - a Hong Kong based, venture capital backed technology enabled accommodation provider targeting discerning millennials travellers. We are a group of successful tech entrepreneurs & industry leading 5-star hoteliers operating Dash Suites, Dash Coliving and Dash Hotels. We also run a premium accommodation platform BlackDoors.com. The company's mission is to use technology, sharing economies and 5-Star hospitality to create hassle-free, cost efficient, hotel-like fully serviced accommodation options in the world’s most vibrant neighborhoods. There are currently over 500 units in Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, Wanchai, Central, Quarry Bay and Jordan across our portfolio of businesses. With our landlord partners and unique “asset-light” business model, our apartments inside modernized historical residential buildings are rapidly expanding into other vibrant neighborhoods and soon into other regions around the world. Aaron is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and philanthropist. He has over 12 years of experience in using technology to build industry disrupting startups with his first venture at age 17. Aaron is an initial investor and Director of uBuyiBuy.com, a Hong Kong group buying company acquired by Groupon in 2010 (NASDAQ: GRPN). Under his leadership from 2010 – 2013 Groupon HK has grown to over 150 staff with over HK$1Billion in bookings. Other notable Asian startups under Aaron’s leadership includes SHOPAME.com (now known as Mydress.com), Snapask (Asia’s #1 tutors on demand mobile app with presence in Hong Kong, Taiwan & Singapore), and Time Auction. In 2016, Aaron was recognized as a Forbes Asia “30Under30 Entrepreneur” for his achievements.
All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 October 2018 to 5 April 2019.
Cost per person is HK$100 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$200 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.
Lunch will be held at The Hive Wanchai at 12:15-2:30pm on 13 April 2019.
The Hive Wan Chai (www.thehive.com.hk) is a members’ coworking space located in the dynamic Wan Chai district on Hong Kong Island. We’re home to a creative community with a lively vibe that’s perfect for freelancers, entrepreneurs and young companies to meet other like minded people.
Our Wan Chai space offers a fabulous, welcoming and friendly coworking space that has been carefully laid out to encourage new connections and creative energy across five floors and a beautiful outdoor sun terrace that’s perfect for lunch, informal meetings and is where we hold many of our community events.
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