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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series 2022-23 – 5th Seminar “Understanding Angel Investment Operation, Investment Criteria and Career Development”

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series 2022-23 – 5th Seminar “Understanding Angel Investment Operation, Investment Criteria and Career Development”
Date & Time
November 15, 2022 (Tue) | 5:30 – 6:50pm
MWT3, G/F Meng Wah Complex, the University of Hong Kong
Mr. Mingles Tsoi
Chief eXploration Officer, ParticleX

The Faculty of Science is delighted to launch a new Entrepreneurship Seminar Series for ALL students, staff and alumni, aimed at providing training for those interested in business ventures.

A group of professionals, including founders of startups and law firms, business consultants, angel investors and partners of investment fund, will share their expertise and invaluable experience in areas from idea formation to exit strategy. The Entrepreneur Seminar Series is a “Must Go To” event for those who are going to start or have already started a business venture.

During the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, ParticleX successfully migrated most of its operations online and still making a record of completing 15 deals in 2020. Mingles Tsoi, CXO of ParticleX, will share his hands-on experience of transformation to a digital operation, and the essential criteria for startup fundraising. As a GCDF, he will also share the framework of career development for the good of students' personal development.

Mr. Mingles Tsoi

Speaker Mr. Mingles Tsoi

Chief eXploration Officer, ParticleX

Mingles Tsoi is currently the CXO (Chief eXploration Officer) of ParticleX, an early stage to Pre-A round institutional investment fund aiming at startups with hands-on technology initiative, proven customer-problem-fit and problem-solution-fit achievements. His leadership in providing unique post-investment support services has gained much reputation from the portfolio companies. Mingles was an entrepreneur owning his own consultancy company since 1997. He is also a pioneer in startup education. He had been working with the CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship as Project Director since 2007. Some of his major accomplishments including the “Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge", the first CU Alumni Entrepreneur Census to investigate the success factors of leading entrepreneurs from local university education and the Google’s Empowering Young Entrepreneur (EYE) Program. He was invited to join KPMG China as the Director since 2015, to set up the Innovation and Startup Centre in Beijing.

Mingles is also enthusiastic in youth development. He contributes his experience and knowledge in providing voluntary mentoring and business training services to various non-profit organizations. He was the Co-opted Members of the Working Group of Youth Development Fund of the Commission on Youth, and as Non-official Member of the Social Enterprise Advisory Committee respectively. He is currently serving on several boards and committees, including Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN), Cyberport Investors Network (CIN), DIT Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Startup Council, Executive Committee Members of HKITIC and HKPSC of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI), Member of Product & Technology Development Panel of the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association Limited (HKMHDIA), Founding and Council Member of the Lions Club HK IFC, and the Chairman of the Academic and Accreditation Advisory Committee of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA). He is a CFT® holder, a GCDF, and fellow members of accountancy qualifications of IFA, IPA and CMA.