COLUMBIA ASIA TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE (CATEC)
Please join us for the inaugural Columbia Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference (CATEC) which is organized by Columbia Alumni for bringing together regional leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to discuss major technology trends impacting the technology entrepreneurial landscape in Asia. CATEC will also host an annual startup competition to spotlight, promote and recognize the most promising startups taking advantage of these new emerging trends.
If you have a promising tech startup that you would like to enter into the competition, please forward no more than ten slides to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. You do not need to be affiliated with Columbia to enter the competition.
The top ten or so startups will be selected by a team of professional investors and invited to share about their businesses to a panel of venture capitalists and the many other investors who will be at the conference.
To promote the Columbia University brand in Asia and to establish the Columbia University brand as a key nexus for entrepreneurship for alumni, students, prospective applicants and the broader community. To create a successful and sustainable annual event that becomes a “must attend” event for APAC and global alumni that will increase overall alumni engagement and community building. To encourage and reward entrepreneurs and companies that prioritize social impact in their broader community
Columbia Alumni Club of Hong Kong & Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Hong Kong (Hosts)
Co-hosted by the Columbia Alumni Association affiliated clubs of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taiwan and India
Organized by Columbia Alumni for Columbia Alumni and our guests to bring together regional business/community leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to discuss and opine on major technology trends impacting the technology entrepreneurial and startup landscape in Asia.
A signature component of the annual event will be a competition to spotlight, promote and recognize the most promising startups taking advantage of these new emerging technology trends locally, regionally and globally.
Saturday Afternoon | 2.00-6.00pm
Opening Remarks | 2.00-2.15pm
Keynote Talk (AI) | 2.15-2.45pm
Startup Competition | Batch 1 | 2.45-3.45pm
Coffee Break | 3.45-4.00pm
Keynote Talk (Blockchain) | 4.00-4.30p
Startup Competition | Batch 2 | 4.30-5.30pm
Cocktail | 5.30-6.00pm
Awards Ceremony | 6.00pm
Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts
Tai Kwun Auditorium, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Saturday November 3, 2018
Columbia Alumni: HK$100
Unaffiliated Guests: HK$200
(Startups selected to pitch will be reimbursed)
Please direct all questions about the event as well as business proposals to email@example.com