1. Please complete the reservation form and fax to (852) 2537 0086. Reservations must be followed by payment of check.
2. Please make check payable to “HKVCPEA Ltd.
3. Cancellation must be made in writing at least 3 working days prior to the event. No refund will be made after confirmation.
4. No show will be charged.
5. Venue under Mr. Marcus Thompson

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2008
(Co-organizer: HKVCPEA)
Date: November 18, 2008
Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: Function Rooms 1-3, Cyberport
Organizer: Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd
Co-organizer: HKVCPEA

CVCF 2008 will take a close look at how investors and entrepreneurs in the ICT and media industries work together to develop and build innovative "contrarian" companies that can change the dynamics of doing business. Moreover, integrating creative lateral business thinking with tolerance, passion, confidence and other effective business qualities can and will change the world in which we live, making it a better place for everyone!

Forum Highlights:
- Meet international venture capitalists and learn how they select and fund unexpected an unusual creative business
- Find out how successful entrepreneurs come out of "nowhere" to create promising returns
- Seize valuable networking opportunities to meet potential investors and like-minded entrepreneurs
- Join the concurrent exhibition and get inspired by local self-taught inventors, young designers and the new digital entertainments start-ups

Who should attend?

- Entrepreneurs, CEO and Senior Executives with innovative ideas
- Creative Business startup owners who are looking for venture funding and/or wishing to unleash their creativity and business potential
- Venture capitalists and investors who are looking for creative, sustainable and rewarding business opportunities

HKVCPEA members can enjoy a 60% discount on registration.

For registration, please contact Sam Wong at Tel: (852) 2845 6100 or Email: swong@hkvca.com.hk
For more details, please visit here.

2nd Shanghai International Forum of Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment

Date: October 16-18, 2008
Place: Dong Jiao State Guest Hotel
Shanghai Venture Capital Association
Shanghai Private Equity Association
2nd Shanghai International Forum of Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment is the highest tier, largest scale and most powerful VC&PE forum in Shanghai.

At the 1st Shanghai International Forum of Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment 2007, the Chinese and foreign venture capital investors believed that China private equity and venture capital industry will enter a rare development period. With the accomplishment of reform of non-tradable shares, consummation of relevant legal laws and regulations, development of CNY fund and launch of Growth Enterprise Market, the market of private equity in China has developed energetically now. For promoting the construction and development of CNY fund, the cooperation between local fund and foreign fund, the development of VC and PE in various industries, the 2nd forum will gather global key players in the PE & VC industry and relevant field to discuss some hot topics, such as CNY fund, limited partners system and Growth Enterprise Market. It will provide a communication and cooperation platform.

HKVCPEA members can enjoy 30% discount on registration.

For register, please contact Ms. Jenny Yao at email: jyao@yycec.com and yycec@yycec.com, or
Tel at 8621 62815581.

For more information, please visit http://www.shvca.org/en/news/news7.htm

The Fifth International Investment Promotion Forum

Date: October 20-21, 2008
Venue: Pudong District, Shanghai
China Council for International Investment Promotion (CCIIP)
The Fifth International Investment Promotion Forum, co-sponsored by MOFCOM of P.R.C, Shanghai People's Government, UNCTAD, UNIDO, WAIPA and CCIIP, is one of the important annual national investment promotion activities of CCIIP. The forum, with the theme of "the Route of Going Global - Chinese Enterprises Overseas Investment Promotion", includes major forum and paralleled seminars. Meanwhile, one round-table conference is also in the plan. Besides, Supachai Panitchpakdi, Deputy Secretary of United Nations and also Secretary General of UNCTAD, is determined to attend.

For queries, please contact Mr. Wang Meng at Tel: (86)10 8587 9123 or Email: wangmeng@cciip.org.cn

The 13th Macao International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF)

Date: 23-25 October 2008
Place:The Cotai Strip™ Convention & Exhibition Center at The Ventetian® Macao
Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute
Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) is the largest annual international economic and trade event in Macao, integrating trade and investment exhibitions, high level political and economic forums, international economic and trade conferences, business matching, buyers' corner as well as professional seminars and presentations. MIF serves as a platform to network with international companies and businesspeople and is a hub for trade and investment promotion. They are committed to bringing into play the full advantages of Macao as a platform and are keen to help the small and medium sized enterprises.

HKVCPEA is forming a delegation to join MIF. If you wish to join us, please contact Sam Wong at swong@hkvca.com.hk or Tel: (852) 2845 6100.

For more details, please visit www.mif.com.mo.

China Wenzhou Private Equity Forum and Trade Fair

Date: October 25, 2008
Venue: Wenzhou International Convention & Exhibition Center
The Government of Wenzhou China
The Government of Wenzhou would like to invite a delegation of PE firms from HK to visit the city on October 25. The visit would be organized by HK government's Economic and Trade Office in Shanghai (SHETO).

Delegation to the Private Equity Forum of 2008 China Wenzhou Commodities Fair
  • Meeting and having exchanges with the government leaders, relevant government departments and local enterprises for better understanding the financial needs of the city
  • Establishing contacts and exploring cooperation opportunities with the local enterprises

  • If you wish to join the delegation, please contact Sam Wong at swong@hkvca.com.hk or
    Tel: (852) 2845 6100.

    2008 CVCA Annual Meeting & China Venture Capital/Private Equity Summit

    Date: October 30-31, 2008
    Place: Kunlun Hotel, Beijing
    China Venture Capital Association

    Since 2002, CVCA AGM & Summit has grown to become the most important and highly recognized events in China's VC and PE industry. Each year, members and the community gather at the event to catch up with old associates, meet new friends and business partners, as well as learn about the latest industry trends and to share experience. CVCA 2008 AGM & Summit will take place on October 30-31 in the Beijing Kunlun Hotel. Whether you are a venture capitalist, a service provider to VC/PE or an entrepreneur hoping to attract investment, attending CVCA AGM & Summit will give you the best exposure and strengthen your firm's relationship to the VC/PE community in the most comprehensive way.

    HKVCPEA members can enjoy 20% discount on registration.

    For register, please contact:
    Beijing: Miss Crystal LU at Email: crystal@cvca.com.cn or Tel: at 8610-8515 0829.
    Shanghai: Miss Joanna XU at Email: joanna@cvca.com.cn or Tel: at 8621-5047 1613.

    For more details, please visit http://www.cvca.com.cn/mail08/agm2008/index_en.asp

    SPARC Forum in “Chinese Medicine and Herbal Products”

    Date: 11 November 2008
    Place: Hong Kong Science Park
    Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and Hong Kong Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine Ltd

    Program Highlights

    Investment & Business Opportunities for Applied Research Projects
    • 20+ projects presentations
    • investment and business matching

    Experience-sharing from business leaders
    • CM in western markets
         Bionorica China Ltd.
         Phytomedics, Inc.
    • CM / Herbal Products and Applications (Drugs, health foods, personal care and cosmetics)
         Mr Chen Nuan (Deputy Manager, Basic Research Department, Shiseido China R&D Center)
         Mr Abraham Chan (CEO, Purapharm International (HK) Ltd)
         Ms Karen Tang (Director, Wai Yuen Tong Medicine Co Ltd)
    • Investor perspectives

    Networking & Business Development Activities
    • luncheon, tea breaks & cocktails

    Early bird deadline is 15 Oct 2008.
    For more details, please visit http://sparc.hkstp.org

    For queries, please contact Ada Chui at Tel: (852) 2629 6881 or Netalie Sun at (852) 2406 2970 or email to sparc@hkstp.org.

    The 12th Beijing - Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Symposium

    Date: November 26, 2008
    Venue: Rm 606-7 Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
    Beijing Technology Exchange & Promotion Center and Hong Kong Trade Development Council
    To further promote the economic cooperation between Beijing and Hong Kong, the 12th Beijing - Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Symposium organized by Beijing Technology Exchange & Promotion Center and Hong Kong Trade Development Council will be held on November 26, 2008. More than 10 investment projects ranging from IT services, Computer Software and Telecommunication industry will be introduced to Hong Kong investors.

    List of projects

    For more details or register, please contact Sam Wong at Tel: (852) 2845 6100 or
    Email: swong@hkvca.com.hk

    China Venture Capital & Private Equity Annual Forum 2008
    Date: December 9 - 10, 2008
    Venue: Sofitel Wanda Beijing, China
    Organizer: Zero2IPO

    The leading global investors, successful entrepreneurs, industrial experts, high-level government leaders and prominent scholars will present to share the leading-edge strategies and perspectives in the conference. It will hold five special sessions on investment strategy, analyzing and predicting from different angles the investment strategies in an unstable economic environment. In additional to creating an exclusive communication and high level networking platform for the attendees, the forum will broaden your vision on business strategy.

    HKVCPEA members can enjoy 15% discount on registration.
    For register, please contact Ms. Ali Liu at Email: cvcf2008jp@zero2ipo.com.cn or
    Tel: at 8610 8458.0476 ext 8058.

    For more details, please visit here.

    Logital Co. Ltd.
    Nature of Business:
    High tech company making assistive equipment attached to hearing aids.
    Funds Required:
    USD 7 million 1st Round; USD 7 million 2nd Round (Negotiable)
    Project Details:
    Logital has made its flagship product, EasyHear, a booster attached to hearing aids, ready for sale globally since September 2008. Worldwide deaf population is now about 10% of total, or 600 million, counting the elderly people. To better exploit such huge market potential, Logital is seeking a total of USD 14 million to construct new production capacities, to establish marketing & distribution channels for such highly specialized product, and to conduct further R&D of integrating EasyHear with hearing aids. EasyHear is a winner of the prestigious Best Digital Inclusion Award 2007.
    Logital operates in a highly specialized niche where subsidies are high from the governments to finance equipment purchase by the hearing impaired people. Hence there is no cutthroat competition within the industry.
    Budgeted IRR is 120% p.a. over 5 years from 2009 while the ROIC (return on invested capital) of the same 5-year period is 880%. Sales volume are only required in the range of 18,000 units in 2011 to 54,000 units in 2013 (compared with world deaf population of 600 million) to achieve the target of returns.
    Contact Details:

    Mr. CHEUNG Yat Yiu Danny, CEO
    Tel: (852) 3102 1898
    Email: dannycheung@logitaltech.com
    Website: www.logitaltech.com

    ForgetMeNot Software Limited
    Nature of Business:
    Mobile Communications Technology
    Funds Required:
    $ 1.0 mm + (Scalable. funding in excess of $1m will accelerate initiatives which will otherwise be funded from cash flow)
    Project Details:
    ForgetMeNot Software (FMN) bridges the gap between PC oriented messaging and mobile messaging without requiring consumers to invest in special devices, download applications or undertake data subscription plans. The proprietary, patent pending technologies enables all 3 billion mobile phones in the World to send, receive and initiate instant messaging (IM), SMS and email.
    FMN provides a seamless communications experience that even low-end mobile phones can use. Send messages to IM and email destinations by simply sending an SMS to a phone number. Allow friends to contact your phone from their Email or IM clients, and change how you are contacted in future by re-routing SMS, IM and Email messages to new locations. There is no application to download, and no internet or PC access is required to register or use the service.
    FMN has recently entered into a joint venture with LonZim Holdings Limited, (www.lonzim.co.uk), a listed affiliate company of LSE listed African infrastructure investment group Lonrho PLC, (www.lonrho.com). The joint venture (ForgetMeNot Africa) will commercialise FMN’s technology in Africa, leveraging Lonrho's undoubted connections with key target customers on that continent.
    FMN's technology can also be used for realtime authentication of online and offline (ie customer present) credit card payments and for mobile CRM with clients.
    FMN is also in advanced negotiations with carriers and financial institutions in several geographies for deployment.
    Contact Details:

    Mr. Andrew Smyth, Director
    Tel: (852) 9465 5560
    Email: andrews@fmnsoft.com
    Website: www.fmnsoft.com


    Emergent Investment Group Ltd
    Mr. Heath Zarin
    Mr. Roger Moh

    Headquartered in Hong Kong, Emergent Investment Group Limited ("EIG") is an entrepreneurial alternative asset manager, with more than 15 people active globally. EIG was formed by seasoned investment professionals who were formerly associated with Credit Suisse, a leading global financial institution. EIG's team includes investment professionals and senior executives with extensive industrial experience. EIG's activities are supported by a diverse group of global investors, including financial institutions and ultra high net worth families.

    Website: www.emergevest.com

    Quadrangle Group Asia Limited
    Mr. Edward Sippel
    Mr. Mark Brennan

    Quadrangle Capital Partners ("QCP") is a private equity strategy focused on the global media and communications industries. QCP looks to partner with superior management teams in companies where our experience, relationships and capital can help create long-term value. QCP has completed over 20 investments. Investors include a broad range of leading institutions, including public and private pension plans, financial institutions, funds of funds, endowments, foundations and a large number of current and former senior executives of leading media and communications companies.

    Website: www.quadranglegroup.com


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