Training Workshop

The workshop covers turning product concepts into full-fledged businesses, building a perfect pitch, understanding of the new venture funding process and other related topics. Participants will learn about how to turn their business idea into success and get funding from Venture Capitalists.

Target Audience

Mobile Apps Developer, Programmers or Startups who are looking for funding from venture capital.

Date22 and 23 May 2017 (Monday and Tuesday)
Time14:00 – 18:00
Venue1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Hong Kong
Medium of Instruction:Cantonese and English

*Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED.



Eric Yung, Founder and CEO of Playnote

Eric is an expert in information technology and professional musician. He is the founder and CEO of Playnote Limited (“Playnote”), which focuses in professional music education software with artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Under the leadership of Eric, Playnote represented Hong Kong and won the Best Startup Grand award in Asia Pacific ICT Award. Playnote was also the winners of various regional and local awards, including Grand award of Best Mobile App Award of HKICT Award. Before founding Playnote, Eric was one of the co-founders, former executive director and CTO of Perception Digital, which was the first HKUST entrepreneurship Company listed in Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Fredrick Yung, Former Head, Incubation Programme, HKSTP

Frederick WS Yung currently is a part-time lecturer of the MBA Programme of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on entrepreneurial fund-raising and Honourary Trainer of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN). He was a Visiting Assistant Professor with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) Business School in the 2103/14 academic year and he carries with him more than 30 years of experience in marketing, business operation/ management, coaching of entrepreneurs in investment fundraising, nurturing start-ups, and running an incubator with over 100 start-ups. Prior to joining UNNC, he ran the Business Incubation Programme of HK Science and Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”) and had incubated more than 300 technology and design start-ups and had reviewed over 1,000 business plans.

Carman Chan, Founder and Managing Partner of Click Ventures

Carman Chan started her entrepreneurship endeavor when she was in University. She has started her Angel fund, namely, Click Ventures. The focus will be on technology startup from seed stage to late stages. Click Ventures provides both funding and mentorship to share the pain and gain through her twenty years of technology entrepreneurship experience. The current portfolio includes more than 25 investments such as, Docusign,,,,…etc.

Estefania Almeida, Venture Partner of Click Ventures

Estefania Almeida is Venture Partner at Click Ventures, a VC fund that uses global resources and strategic alliances to support the growth of their portfolio companies, giving them the ability to solve challenges and capture opportunities globally in tech. It has a portfolio of 40 companies across 10 countries.

Discussion Topics

22 MayEric Yung, Founder and CEO of PlaynoteWhat are judges and investors looking for in the presentation? - The similarity and difference

Pitching is an art without “if” “then” “else”. How to prepare?
Fredrick Yung, Former Head, Incubation Programme, HKSTP"make or break" series: Product Ddesign, Business Model and Fund Raising
23 MayEric Yung, Founder and CEO of PlaynoteHow can visual aids and demonstration become your partner but not your burden?

The show time strategy: Body language, speaking voice and message received
Carman Chan, Founder and Managing Partner of Click Ventures

Estefania Almeida, Venture Partner of Click Ventures
Tips for attracting venture capital with case studies by Carman Chan and Estefania Almeida

Asia Smart App Awards

Presentation Ceremony Booklet