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21 Mar 2018, Wed 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Setting up a company and opening a bank account in Hong Kong

Setting up a company in Hong Kong – Desiree Da Silva, LCCS

So, you’re ready to make your mark as an entrepreneur and jump head first into Hong Kong’s start up scene. Great! Next step, set up your company. But how do you go about it? And what can you expect after the setup process is done? Whether you decide to use a service provider to set up or to do it yourself, it is important to understand what is required to both set up and maintain an HK company. Join our speaker, who will help equip you with all you need to know, so you can save effort, time, and money better spent on developing your company.

What is going to be covered
• Learn the basic requirements to set up a Hong Kong private limited company
• Beyond Incorporation; what maintenance is needed to keep the company legal
• How to deal with accounting, audit, tax filing & exemption in Hong Kong
• Human Resources; what you need to consider in terms of recruitment and payroll

Corporate bank account opening and alternatives – David Rosa, Neat

David will talk about one of the biggest frustrations for startups setting up in Hong Kong: opening a corporate bank account. During his talk, David will share about:
• The requirements to open a bank account in Hong Kong
• Common reasons for banks to reject startups
• Shortcomings of the current (corporate) banking system
• Neat business: the alternative to a corporate bank account that he and his team have been building

About the Speakers: 

Speaker 1 – Desiree Da Silva
Desiree is the Sales and Marketing Manager at LCCS, a Hong Kong cloud based Low Cost Corporate Services Provider. Although a relatively new addition to the LCCS team, her keen interest in startups and experience working as a Paralegal in Hong Kong for six years have enabled her to cater well to entrepreneurs interested in setting up locally and to help steadily grow.

Speaker 2 – David Rosa
David Rosa is CEO and co-founder of Neat, a fast growing Hong Kong based fintech startup. David has over 20 years of experience in financial services. He spent most of his career at Citigroup, where he was the youngest managing director of Citigroup in Asia.

Date 21 Mar 2018, Wed
Time 19:00 – 21:00
By Desiree Da Silva & David Rosa
From Paperclip Startup Campus
Where 3/F Nam Wo Hong Building, 148 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan
Price FREE