AngelBar Has Arrived!
Do you have a startup? Are you an entrepreneur or thinking about launching a startup? Tell an AngelBartender all about it!!! AngelBar is a unique startup event where successful angels, venture capitalists, business executives and educators will tend bar while you pitch, seek advice or just talk about startup life over drinks. Guests will be able to RSVP and spend hours of quality time with that evening’s AngelBartenders in a small group setting lubricated with unlimited libations to encourage entertaining, open and insightful conversation, relationship building and idea exchange!
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 7-9:30pm (Reception starts at 6:30pm)
Location: Bonspace – Suite C, 1st Floor, On Lok Mansion, 39-43 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Target audience: business executives, angels, venture capitalists, private investors, educators and entrepreneurs
Entry Fee: HK$100 pre-paid online, HK$200 at the door
Includes Unlimited Beverages and Snacks
Our Featured Angels:
Marc Syz | Founder, CEO of Gamera Networks
Marc Syz is the managing director of ACE & Company Hong Kong. A leading global co-investment group specialized in direct investments across stages. ACE focuses on unique opportunities in the most attractive industries and markets on a risk adjusted basis. ACE strives to ensure alignment of interest of all parties by being actively involved in every transaction it undertakes.
Marc moved to Asia as the Executive Vice President of Syz & Co Hong Kong to develop the Asian expansion of the family owned parent company. The Syz group is an award winning Swiss financial institution specialized in Private Banking, Asset Management and Investment Funds.
Prior to joining the Syz group he was Head of Capital Markets & Equity Sales at Union Bancaire Privée in Geneva, a leading Swiss Private Bank. He was responsible for the proprietary investments of the Bank’s Trading and Treasury division managing a range of alternative investments. Marc started at UBP as a derivatives trader on the currency and precious metals markets and subsequently built the active advisory and direct access trading for the bank’s UHNW clients and independent asset managers. He has a broad expertise in private banking, capital markets, asset management and alternative investments across geographies.
Marc started his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Structured Products division.
John Lee | Founder, CEO of Gamera Networks
John Lee is the CEO and Founder of Gamera Networks, a multi-platform video community platform focused around the e-Sports and game spectator market in Asia. In addition to founding Gamera, he sits on the boards of several eSports and social media companies, including Ryze Gaming (www.ryze.gg), Nemesis (www.nemesis.com) and MIGME (www.mig.me).
Prior to founding Gamera, he was the Chief Strategy Officer for Zenimax Media Asia Pacific, a global games holding company which included such products as the Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout and Skyrim. Prior to Zenimax, he was the Chief Strategy Officer at GigaMedia (NASDAQ: GIGM) which was a early leader in the eSports Asia market with select Asia market rights for titles such as Diablo 3, FIFA Online, Freestyle Basketball and Starcraft II. Earlier in his career, he was a senior associate at Softbank Venture Capital and an associate consultant at McKinsey & Company