The Evolution of Digital Entrepreneurship, FinTech and FinReg

Digital Entrepreneurship, Financial Technology (FinTech) and Financial Regulation (FinReg) is about to change our society, economics and business ecosystem. This IIDS project invites top scholars from overseas to present seminars and being keynote of an international conference on essential topics related to the evolution of digital entrepreneurship, FinTech and FinReg. This IIDS project consists of six seminars (from Sep to Nov, 2020) and an international conference (24 Mar 2021). All the events will be open to other institutions and to the public.

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all speakers and participants for your support and contribution to this IIDS project. All events (Six Seminars and Conference) had successfully completed. The IIDS project received over 200 registrations. On average around 100 participants join us online/offline in each event. The project website have received over 1000 visitors globally and more than 3000 views for the last 9 months.

All of your contribution made the IIDS project success and it was a great pleasure to see so many of you joining us. Hopefully you enjoyed the IIDS events and you can take the opportunity to extend your networks.

Six seminars (Sep to Nov 2020)

  • The New Digital Landscape of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Network in the Digital Era
  • Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance
  • Blockchain and Smart Contracts
  • AI in Legal Service
  • FinTech and Disruptive Innovation: A New Era of Regulation
Seminar Speakers

Prof Satish NAMBISAN, The Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

Seminar: The New Digital Landscape of Entrepreneurship (Sep 2020)

Prof Martin OBSCHONKA, Professor in Entrepreneurship at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Seminar: Entrepreneurship Network in the Digital Era (Sep 2020)

Prof DHAR Vasant, Professor at the Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University.

Seminar: Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance (Oct 2020)

Prof Zhiguo HE, Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Seminar: Blockchain and Smart Contracts (Oct 2020)

Prof John ARMOUR, Professor of Law and Finance at Oxford University and a Fellow of the British Academy and the European Corporate Governance Institute

Seminar: AI in Legal Service (Nov 2020)

Prof Ross BUCKLEY, The KPMG Law — King & Wood Mallesons Professor of Disruptive Innovation, and a Scientia Professor, at UNSW Sydney.

Seminar: FinTech and Disruptive Innovation: A New Era of Regulation (Nov 2020)

International Conference 24 March 2021

The conference will provide researchers with a channel to stimulate discussions of research experience and knowledge of Digital Entrepreneurship, FinTech and FinReg.

Conference Keynote Speaker : Opening Session

Prof Longbing Cao 

(The Data Science Lab: www.datasciences.org) is a professor and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (at professorial level) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Conference Keynote Speaker : Closing Session

Dr. Oriol CAUDEVILLA 

The fellow at the Digital Euro Association (D€A) in Germany. He is a FinTech Advisor, Consultant and Researcher (in Digital Banking and Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Blockchain and Crypto).

Conference Panel Discussion: Insights from industry practitioners

Invited Speakers

Brit Blakeney Anghelakis, Executive Director, Innovation and Ecosystems, Consumer Banking Group, DBS Bank (HK) Ltd

Topic: Digital Transformation and Cultural Shifts, which comes first?

Mr. Cheney Cheng, Managing Partner, Altive Group; Chairman, Apoidea Group

Topic: Document possessing through AI Solution: The current state and the way forward.

Mr. Eric Shun-Kuen Chan, Deputy CEO of CNBCB (HK) Capital Ltd

Topic: How does, and Could, Technical replace human intelligence? An insight from using Traslateral RegTech in conducting stronger AML/CFT Control

Mr. Andre Leung, CEO of Aereve

Topic: How does, and Could, Technical replace human intelligence? An insight from using Traslateral RegTech in conducting stronger AML/CFT Control

Conference RoundTable Discussion :The Evolution of Digital Entrepreneurship

Invited Speakers

Rono KWONG, Group Chairman, Asia Interactive Content Holding Limited

Percy CHAN, CEO & Partner, Jiyan Investment Management (HK) Co. Ltd

Gordon LAM, Chairman, Sino-Future Group Limited

This INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) is fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19)

Hong Kong Shue Yan University 50th Anniversary Celebration

Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS)

The objective of Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS) is to enhance academics’ research capability in the local self-financing degree-awarding institutions and keep them abreast of new developments and challenging research topics in relevant fields.

Source: https://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/reflective_report/iids1920.html)

This INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS), “The Evolution of Digital Entrepreneurship, FinTech and FinReg“, is fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

PI and Co-Is

Principal Investigator

Dr. YUEN, Thomas, Wai-kee

Assistant Professor/ Department of Economics and Finance/ Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Co-Investigators

Dr. NG, Mark, Chi-ho

Assistant Academic Vice President/ Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Assistant Professor/ Department of Business Administration / Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Dr. LUI, Wendy, Chit-ying

Head / Department of Law and Business 

Assistant Professor/ Department of Law and Business / Hong Kong Shue Yan University