Tony VerbKeynote: The GreaterBay Area - Accelerating Urban Innovation
Tuesday May 14 | 4:55 PM - 5:10 PM
Tony is a serial entrepreneur, innovator, venture capitalist and film producer, based in Hong Kong. He is the co-founder of GreaterBay Ventures & Advisors, an integrated investment and consulting firm, specialised on cross-border investment in the context of urban innovation. Anchored in the Greater Bay Area, the company helps overseas tech companies access the China market and the other way around. He and his partners are now launching the first cross-border innovation accelerator to facilitate just that. Tony has global and APAC-specific experience in corporate innovation, accelerator programmes and ecosystem-building as partner of Nest.vc and co-founder of Mettā. Tony is the Vice-Chair of the Smart City Consortium to cover the Greater Bay Area for the Investment Committee. He is also a proud member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community.