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Three premium workspace Garages on Hong Kong Island, and Society Ambassadors equipped to meet all professional service needs.

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Join the dialogue with knowledge-sharing platform Garage Academy and our Cadet internship programme, designed to shape the present and future startup world.

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Garage Society Investment Partners is a proprietary fund investing in any stage, any industry businesses, with a focus on lifestyle and social impact Pilot Garagers.

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A Society for the Entrepreneurial Lifestyle

Google, Amazon, Apple, Disney, Mattel, Microsoft and Dyson – brilliant companies founded on awesome ideas, and all born out of someone’s Garage!

Garage Society serves all lifestyles, while committing itself to shared aspirations in entrepreneurialism, such as enrichment through knowledge and bringing about social impact.

Our collaborative ecosystem takes on initiatives in co-working, co-learning, and co-investing to bring about tangible growth and inspiring change.

It’s not all about money. It’s about your lifestyle.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

An Evening with Matt Barrie – CEO Freelancer.com

May 31, 2016 | 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Hosted by QRC Garage, 19f, 299 Queens Road Central

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RISE is in town and with it a host of top tech talent from across the globe!

Join us and our friends at Softlayer for a sit down with Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com

Matt Barrie is an award winning entrepreneur, technologist and lecturer. He is Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing marketplace connecting over 17 million professionals from around the globe, and in the top 500 websites globally.

Freelancer.com primarily connects small businesses and individuals from the western world with freelancers in the developing world, empowering entrepreneurs on both sides of the globe. To date, over 9 million projects have been posted on Freelancer.com.

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences awarded Freelancer.com the “Internet’s highest honour” in the 15th Annual Webby Awards as best Employment Site of the Year, and has won the People’s Voice Webby three times since.

Matt is serial entrepreneur, previously as founder and CEO of Sensory Networks Inc., a vendor of high performance network security processors which sold to Intel Corporation in 2013.

Matt is a prolific speaker globally and has spoken at or featured in the Summit Series, The Next Web, SXSW, the New York Times, Bloomberg TV, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Sunrise, Switzer, BRW and the Economist.

 

Increasing Profitability in E-commerce using Data Science

June 01, 2016 | 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Hosted by QRC Garage, 19f, 299 Queens Road Central, Sheung Wan

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Looking to boost the profitability of your e-commerce store? Want to adopt a data-driven approach to marketing?

Learn how data science can be coupled with your marketing efforts to deliver measurable and repeatable revenue uplift and customer retention with Justin Yek, Partner at Altitude Labs.

Altitude Labs have analysed over US$50 million in sales across 20 stores in Asia as part of building Metisa, an artificially intelligent engine for data-driven marketing in e-commerce.

With RISE in town this will be a great opportunity to network and connect with the global community on Wednesday evening!

Speaker Bio

Justin Yek is a Partner at Altitude Labs, Asia’s premier agile software development firm providing technology services, UI/UX and product design consulting for venture backed to Fortune 500 companies. Altitude Labs creates transformative products by solving complex data and engineering problems and marrying user experience with business goals.

The firm is experienced in building memorable web and mobile apps, e-commerce portals and data science solutions. Its client portfolio includes some of Asia and America’s largest companies servicing over 100 million users.

Expand your eCommerce Business Internationally

June 02, 2016 | 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Hosted by QRC Garage, 19f, 299 Queens Road Central, Sheung Wan

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*ATTENTION: HONG KONG ECOMMERCE SELLERS *

Do you sell internationally? Already selling internationally? Thought about it? Or just flat out confused where to start?

Easyship, in collaboration with Garage Academy, is excited to announce the very first event of our International eCommerce Series – Basics of international shipping which will kick off during RISE Week!

Selling worldwide is the most powerful way to grow your business and there are a lots of details that you have to master if you want to build a sustainable business.

Join us as we’ll dive into the details to get your international sales started!

Part of the ‘International eCommerce Workshop Series’ brought you by Easyship & Garage Academy

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TEAM

Society Ambassadors

Elaine Tsung

Elaine Tsung

Co-Founder

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May Kan

May Kan

Operations & Services

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Cheryl Mak

Cheryl Mak

Events & Cadet

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Deborah Wai

Deborah Wai

Sales & Business Development

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@thegaragesociety.com

James Bernardo

James Bernardo

Community & Academy

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@thegaragesociety.com

Min Chen

Min Chen

Digital Content

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@thegaragesociety.com