Lunch with Francis, Project Director at Horizons Ventures

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Horizons Ventures is a Hong Kong based venture capital firm with focus on disruptive and technology-focused start-ups. It has funded some very well-known tech companies including Skype, Siri, Facebook, Spotify and more.

Prior to joining Horizons Ventures as Project Director, Frances has started 2 start-ups with 1 company being successfully sold to Facebook. We had the opportunity to listen to Frances’s experience as both a start up founders & investors.

Kenneth, our volunteer also had an interesting conversation regarding machines deep learning where he will be pursuing a tertiary degree in at Cambridge University. Good luck & Best wishes!

Thank you Frances for your time, this meeting has contributed over 33 hours to Hands on Hong Kong, Indonesian Association of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Association for Cleft Lip and Palate.

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This article originally appeared on our blog on Medium: https://medium.com/time-auction/lunch-with-francis-project-director-at-horizons-ventures-307e4c999372

Updated on 8 April, 2021
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