Co-Founder of StartupsHK and Senior Community Development Manager, APAC for SoftLayer, an IBM company
Casey is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Venture Partner at Blue Startups.
Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Casey Lau is one of Asia’s tech startup pioneers, having launched one of the first Hong Kong-based web design studios; co-founded Hong Kong’s first e-commerce company; a new media development agency and the regions first blog network.
He founded StartupsHK – a community of startups, investors and connectors – in 2009 to ignite the tech startup scene in Hong Kong through pitch and networking events as well as a community site that links 10,000+ people to the Hong Kong startup scene from around the world.
Casey also serves as the co-host and Head of Asia for the RISE conference in Hong Kong – the largest startup conference in Asia organized by the producers of Europe’s largest conference the Web Summit. The third iteration will be held in July 2017.