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Private Equity and Entrepreneurship on both sides of the Pacific

Date &Time:   
12 March 2021 (Friday) 9:00am-11:10am (HK Time)                        
11 March 2021 (Thursday) 8:00pm-10:10pm (US Eastern Time)

Platform: Zoom

One biggest trend in the financial world over the last two decades is the exponential growth of private capital.  Three world-class experts from academia and industry, from Asia and America, will offer their insights on private equity and venture capital: the opportunity, the challenge, and the latest development. 


Prof. Thomas J. Chemmanur

Professor of Finance and Hillenbrand Distinguished Fellow
Carroll School of Management
Boston College


Mr. Weijian Shan

Chairman and CEO


Mr. Mike Koppel

Cambia Health Solutions 




Center for Economic Sustainability and Entrepreneurial Finance (CESEF)

School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Center for Economic Sustainability and Entrepreneurial Finance (CESEF) acts as a platform for pooling Hong Kong PolyU School of Accounting and Finance’s inter-disciplinary research strengths, as well as its strong partnership with the industry, to generate strong  impact in the Greater China region and globally.  The Center has two focuses: 1) Economic sustainability with a theme on ESG and Green Finance; 2) Entrepreneurial finance and innovation with an emphasis on cutting-edge FinTech developments.

China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) 

Established in 1999 by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in collaboration with Tsinghua University, China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) is the first refereed journal of accounting and finance published in the Greater China Region.  

CAFR welcomes submissions of research papers and literature review papers with topics related to contemporary accounting and finance issues for all countries or regions outside of China. Since 2019, CAFR has been rated "A" in the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List and indexed in the Australian Research Council (ARC) and American Economic Association (EconLit). 

Department of Finance, University of Connecticut

UConn’s Department of Finance has world-renowned faculty and highly successful undergraduate and graduate programs.  To better prepare students for today’s business world, the Department is developing a center for private and entrepreneurial capital.  Together with the newly formed student venture fund in the School of Business, it works to give students more private capital knowledge and exposure.   

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