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ACYPI SYDNEY | Young Entrepreneurs Forum 2017

Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (AEST)

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Early Bird 03/05/2017 $8.00 $1.35
Standard 10/05/2017 $16.00 $1.71

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Young Entrepreneurs Forum 2017

Back for the third year, the Young Entrepreneurs Forum is ACYPI SYDNEY’s keynote event, which you can’t afford to miss! This year’s panel boasts an impressive line-up of entrepreneurs, investors and coaches from HelloFresh, Airtasker, BMY Group and Investible. You have the rare opportunity to hear them share their experiences and personal insights. There will also be the opportunity to ask questions in the Q&A session and to mix with the speakers after the event. 

Don’t miss out on this once-a-year event!

Date: 10 May 2017, 6:30-8:30pm
Venue: Open Learning Offices: Level 2, 332 Kent Street Sydney NSW 2000
Ticket Price: Standard price $16; Early bird $8 (until 3 May unless sold out prior)



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Tim Fung - Co-founder and CEO, Airtasker

Tim is a co-founder and CEO of Airtasker. He is also a founder and director of Tank Stream Labs – a co-working space and entrepreneurial community located in the heart of Sydney CBD.

Prior to starting Airtasker, Tim was a founding team member and investor in mobile startup Amaysim, playing a key role in its strategy. He is a founder and director of several web startups, including custom shirt designer Joe Button, and motorsport event group, Circuit Club.  Before becoming a serial founder and executive advisor to startups, Tim spent five years as an investment banking executive at Macquarie Bank.


Eric Gao - Co-founder and Managing Director, BMY Group

Eric is a co-founder and Managing Director of BMY Group, a corporate advisory and wealth management firm. In 2016, BMY launched a $50m venture fund targeted towards Asian investor appetite as well as Australian startups with Asian potential and expansion plans.

BMY was launched in 2010, initially as an information portal of investment opportunities. In just 6 years, the business has diversified and added a wealth management division with over $100m FUM, a corporate advisory arm, and more recently venture capital.

Prior to founding BMY Group, Eric was an investor in ASX-listed fintech company AfterPay and digital stockbroker OpenMarkets.


Manutea Dupont - Managing Director & COO, HelloFresh (Australia)

Manutea is Managing Director & COO of HelloFresh in Australia, a global meal-kit delivery business aiming to provide households with the opportunity to enjoy wholesome home-cooked meals with no recipe planning, no shopping and minimal hassle.

Manutea is a serial entrepreneur. He co-founded ShopWings, a global same-day grocery delivery service where he is currently also a Director, and RideSurfing, a ride-sharing platform.  

Prior to that Manutea worked for McKinsey & Company in Paris and Sydney where he focused on retail and consumer. He also worked at Groupon, Paris as Executive Director of Sales & Business Development.


Annie Luu – Founder Development, Head of Culture & Asia Expansion, Investible

Annie has a diverse background across Operations, Sales, Project Management, property development and human potential growth. She started coaching start-ups in 2013, focusing on sales, partnerships and founder development training to ensure founders continually look to improve their blinds spots as a team.

As the Program Manager of Investible, an early stage investment company, she delivered 3 accelerator programs and coached teams on founder chemistry, pitching and business development, with all teams successfully raising seed capital.Annie is passionate about building a strong Asia ecosystem to support start-ups scale fast.

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Open Learning Offices
Level 2, 332 Kent Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (AEST)

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Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative is the premier platform for young professionals in Australia and China to engage in the most significant issues of the bilateral relationship. ACYPI holds events in most major cities in Australia as well as Shanghai and Beijing, where young professionals can develop a deeper understanding of the issues, opportunities and challenges facing the business communities in Australia and China. Since being established in December 2010, over 3,000 young professionals have attended ACYPI events in both countries with past speakers including Frances Adamson, Mike Smith, John Garnaut, John Lord, Grant Dooley and Tim Dillon amonst many others.

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