Casey Lau

Eaton House Membership

Founder of Startup HK

Originally hailing from Vancouver, Canada, and a graphic designer by trade; Casey Lau is one of Hong Kong’s technology startup pioneers. Having been in the tech industry since the final years of the 20th century with numerous ventures in web design, e-commerce and social media.
More recently labelled as the “Godfather of Startups,” Casey co-founded StartupsHK in 2009 – a community of tech based startups that have been building the ecosystem in Hong Kong.
Casey speaks regularly on startups and startup communities at conferences and universities around the world¬†as well as a respected¬†Master of Ceremonies. He is also the Co-Host of the Web Summit’s RISE conference, the annual international startup conference that welcomes over 10,000+ attendees, investors, startups and media to Hong Kong.
He considers himself an ENFP type personality, and in his spare time likes to write graphic novels.
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