Shenzhen Innovation Tour Program Published

We are pleased to announce the final program of our Shenzhen Innovation Tour, sponsored by Qianhai, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Day Schedule: 8:30-10:00 — Departure from Hong Kong (Hyatt Regency Shatin) and border crossing to Shenzhen, China 10:00-12:00 — Visit of the ZTE Corporation (Shenzhen) 12:00-13:00 — Visit of the CTFHoko (Shenzhen) …

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CIV2017HK Conference Brochure Released

We are pleased to announce the electronic release of the CIV2017HK conference brochure. Its 64 pages include all the necessary information for conference attendees, including speaker biographies, venues and timetables, as well as a special preview of articles and city cases from the upcoming City Venture issue of Coller Venture …

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CIV2017HK Ad Published in AVCJ

An ad for the CIV2017HK conference was published in the recent edition of AVCJ – Asian Venture Capital Journal. AVCJ is a distribution partner of our conference, and its readers are welcome to use the discount code printed on the ad, and enjoy a 20% discount. Access the digital edition …

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University Venture: The View From Stanford

CIV’s community director, Dr. Vladi Dvoyris, interviewed Ms. Katharine Ku, Director of the Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), Stanford University. You have been with OTL over 30 years, and its director since 1991, and you tell me it’s a fun job. What is so fun about it? We’re at the …

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joins as Organizing Partner of the CIV2017HK Conference

We are pleased to announce the joining of the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an organizing partner of the CIV2017HK conference. The partnership, coordinated by Dean of the Business School, Prof. Kalok Chan, will be featured extensively in the conference program, and will include two events: Academic Papers Session – …

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New organizing partners joining CIV2017HK

We are pleased to announce the joining of two new organizing partners to #CIV2017HK CUHK Business School will host our academic session (22-Apr) and partner event (24-Apr), and Shenzhen Qianhai in HK 前海在香港 will give us a whole-day tour of the Shenzhen innovation ecosystem (26-Apr). More details will soon follow. …

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University Venture: the View From Cornell

CIV’s community director, Dr. Vladi Dvoyris, interviewed Dr. Alice Li, Executive Director of the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) at Cornell University. Please tell us a little about your background and the activity of CTL. I have a PhD in molecular biology from Cornell, and have worked in a startup …

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Jack Ma, CEO and Founder of Alibaba, Congratulates the Israel Innovation Authority

“I have long admired the Israeli innovative prowess, diligence, will power, and wisdom,” says Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Alibaba in a video celebrating the inauguration of the Israel Innovation Authority. Israel is the world’s leader in government sponsoring of innovation, and every dollar invested by the government …

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Student Scholarships for CIV2017HK

The Coller Institute of Venture is pleased to announce a limited amount of scholarships available for students in relevant fields of study wishing to participate in the CIV2017HK conference. The scholarships will provide significant discounts of 25%, 50% and 75% on conference tickets. Scholarship application submissions were closed on 31 …

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Join us at CIV2017HK

CIV2017HK— the Coller Institute of Venture Annual Conference, will take place on 23-Apr-2017 at the Hong Kong Science Park. The conference will serve an exclusive meeting place for leading players of the venture ecosystem – policymakers, institutional investors, scholars and venture capitalists. In 2017, the conference will focus on The …

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