Startup Grind Hong Kong Hosts Jong Lee (RGL Holdings Limited)

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Jong Lee, RGL Holdings Limited

Jong Lee Managing Director of RGL Holdings Limited

Jong Lee is the Managing Director of RGL Holdings Limited and has spent over 15 years building businesses in various roles, ranging from private equity, to venture capital and angel investment, and entrepreneurship. Jong specializes in technology, media, traditional industries, and special purpose real estate. His prior portfolio companies include Nexon, Starbucks Beijing, MTV Japan, Good Morning Securities (Korea), Berghaus Japan and SMIC (China).

In Hong Kong, Jong has led RGL's founding of Hong Kong Commons, a leading accelerator and co-work platform, Bonham Strand (http://www.bonhamstrand.hk), a bespoke apparel social enterprise reaching out to disenfranchised master tailors, displaced garment workers and youth fighting drug addiction, and Lots Of Buttons (http://www.LotsOfButtons.com), winner of TechInAsia’s Startup Arena 2013 in Singapore.

Jong is a graduate of Columbia Law School where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, recipient of the Parker School Certificate of Achievement in International Law, With Honors and Founding Editor in Chief, Columbia Journal of Asian Law. As a licensed New York attorney, he practiced as an international private equity and leveraged buy-out attorney on Wall Street with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

Agenda

6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat
8:30 Networking

Hosted By Joshua Steimle, Director of Startup Grind Hong Kong

Josh is the founder of MWI (http://mwi.hk), an online marketing firm with offices in Hong Kong, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Phoenix, Arizona. He is a contributor for Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshsteimle/) with a focus on entrepreneurship and startups in Hong Kong, and his writing has also been published in Entrepreneur (http://www.entrepreneur.com/author/joshua-steimle), Business Insider, Fast Company, TechinAsia, and the South China Morning Post. He holds a Masters of Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University. Josh is also a triathlete, trail runner, and skater. He lives on South Lantau Island with his wife and two children.
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Hosted By Amity Wu, Director of Startup Grind Hong Kong

Amity is a management consultant in Hong Kong. She has working experience with Accenture and Value Partners. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Hong Kong. Growing up in Shanghai and living in Hong Kong, she has a well rounded point of view of business, social and cultural trends in the region. In her spare time, she is a passionate diver.
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Hosted By Atin Batra, Director of Startup Grind Hong Kong

Atin is a branding and marketing professional. A technology enthusiast and a social media fanatic. Armed with an MBA in Communications Management, he set out to work for the world's second largest business newspaper as a Brand Manager. An optimist by nature, he is currently living his dream of being an entrepreneur at the cross-section of his passions: digital media, events and startups. When not working, he's probably watching Indian movies, DJing Indian parties or hiking the trails.
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