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Sino Group Supports Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technological Development through Sponsoring the Second Hong Kong X-Tech Startup Platform Co-working Space
15-08-2017
Nurturing creative, dynamic home-grown entrepreneurs for a more innovative Hong Kong through co-working space
 
Sino Group is delighted to support the second Co-working Space of the Hong Kong X-Tech Startup Platform (HKX) located at Ocean Building through venue sponsorship.  The X-Lab, spanning some 6,000 sq ft, was unveiled at an on-site opening ceremony held on 12 August 2017 graced by The Hon Nicholas Yang, GBS, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology.  Other officiating guests include Mr Neil Shen, Chairman of HKX and Founding & Managing Partner of Sequoia Capital China; Mr Lin Chen, Director-General, Department of Youth Affairs, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR; Prof Guan-Hua Chen of the University of Hong Kong; Mr Albert Wong, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park; Mr Herman Lam, Chief Executive Officer of Cyberport and Mr Antony Leung, Group Chairman & CEO of Nan Fung Group.
 
The first batch of six start-ups receiving funding from the Hong Kong X Technology Fund was also announced at the ceremony, and amongst them several will be moving into the Ocean Building X-Lab.
 
‘We are delighted to have the opportunity to support the Hong Kong X-Tech Startup Platform, a laudable initiative to nurture home-grown entrepreneurs and bring ideas to life.  This is conducive to the long-term development of technology and innovation in Hong Kong.  Innovation is the mega trend globally, it has revolutionised the way we live, play and work; it will have profound impacts on our lives in the many years to come.  Hong Kong has good potential with its well-established system, world-class infrastructure, and above all, a pool of educated and agile talents.  We look forward to working with like-minded partners and contributing to a more creative and innovative Hong Kong,’ remarks Mr Eugene Leung, Business Development Director, Sino Group.
 
About Sino Group
Sino Group is one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong with core business in developing residential, office, industrial and retail properties for sale and investment. The Group is also a major player in hotel investment and management, club management, property management, car park operations as well as environmental and security services. With a team of over 10,000 dedicated professionals, Sino Group strives to consistently deliver quality properties and services that surpass the expectations of our customers.
 
A committed corporate citizen, Sino Group has been actively participating in community services and green activities as well as art and culture events over the years. The Group’s corporate social responsibility efforts are focused on four areas, namely Sino Care, Sino Green, Sino Art and Sino Heritage. Sino Land Company Limited (083) has been a constituent member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index since September 2012 for its continuous efforts in promoting sustainability.
 
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