News

8th January, 2022

PRD Angels has announced the appointment of four new directors to its board. Joseph Chang, Lui Tong, Alex Chen and Jason Lau were each elected by the club's membership and will join the existing board to shape the organisation's future. PRDA board member Mike Grundy explained that "We're pleased to welcome these new directors from such a wide range of investing backgrounds. Adding their experience to the board will help us as we seek out and evaluate the best early-stage investment opportunities, taking the support and guidance we offer to entrepreneurs to the next level."

Clockwise from top-left: Joseph Chang, Lui Tong, Alex Chen, Jason Lau

31st March, 2021

Lui Tong joined fellow business innovation experts for a panel discussion hosted by The Economist. "Art from adversity: innovation in the age of covid-19" explored the challenges and opportunities for Hong Kong businesses looking to innovate in changing times and keep up with their customers' needs.

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30th March, 2021

Lui Tong (centre) interviewed the HK government deputy CIO Tony Wang (left) as he spoke about their Smart City blueprint. In the event hosted by the Zonta Club of Hong Kong, Mr Wang explained the progress of the past three years such as smart mobility, living, environment, people, government, economy, and use of I&T in combating Covid-19, and smart village pilots and discussed what lies ahead. Click here to watch

20th January, 2021

Mark Yong spoke at the annual conference of the Association of Family Offices in Asia to principals and stakeholders around the world. Drawing upon his own long experience as an entrepreneur and investor, Mark discussed the latest tech trends, the opportunities they present and what this means to early stage investors.

8th August, 2020

Club Chairman John Lo recently shared his thoughts on group angel investing with the Asia America MultiTechnology Association.

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28th February, 2020

Our Chairman and Co-Founder, Mr. John Lo has written an article published in the official journal of the Law Society of Hong Kong titled ‘COVID-19 Patent Controversy’. A patent controversy has emerged involving Gilead Sciences, Inc. and the Wuhan Institute of Virology. This controversy is significant not only on medical and patent grounds, but raises legal and commercial issues. It also touches on whether the Chinese parties’ action violates the letter or spirit of the recently concluded Phase 1 of the US-China trade deal.

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5th December, 2018

James Fok and John Lo spoke to Business Network International (BNI), the international networking organisation, on angel investment.

15th November, 2018

John Lo attended the Australia Technologies Competition in Sydney, Australia.

11th April, 2018

PRD Angels hosted a luncheon and talk featuring Tuff Yen, founder and head of Seraph Group, one of the most successful angel fund groups in the U.S. Tuff shared the history of Seraph, now into its eight fund, and its creative approaches to angel investment. Those members in attendance enjoyed greatly the experience sharing and some even signed up as LPs afterwards.

28th October, 2016

The book “Angel Financing in Asia Pacific – a Guidebook for Investors and Entrepreneurs” was published by Emerald. Edited by PRD Angels founding member John Lo, who is also the main contributor, it is available on Amazon and Book Depository and may also be purchased at Eslite Bookstore in Hong Kong and from John directly.

See cover here...