AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


AVPN Impact Circles: Healthcare Affordability & Accessibility

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)


Hong Kong SAR China

Date & time

16 November 2018



16 November 2018


About this event

This is a by-invitation only event.
To register, please email our Hong Kong team at [email protected].

Intimate convenings to deploy more capital strategically into outstanding
Social Purpose Organisations

The AVPN Impact Circles aim to connect outstanding Social Purpose Organisations (SPOs) with AVPN members and community partners to facilitate more impactful financial and non-financial investments.

The first of the Impact Circles Series will be held on 16 November in Hong Kong, and will focus on Healthcare Affordability and Accessibility. By bringing together no more than 15 participants representing family offices, impact funds and accelerators/incubators, the AVPN Impact Circle provides a productive and outcome-oriented environment to strengthen multi-sector collaboration.

Expected outcomes:

  1. Broaden discussions on impact investment in the healthcare sector with insights from practitioners and thought leaders;
  2. Facilitate potential investment and/or co-investment;
  3. Streamline and deepen communications between SPOs and investors;
  4. Break down barriers for collaboration across different players in the impact investment ecosystem.

Guest Speaker

Karlyn Adams
Associate Director, BSR

Karlyn supports companies across sectors to design and implement sustainability strategies that are both meaningful from a business perspective and also important to improving social and environmental impacts. Her industry experience spans financial services, healthcare, transportation & logistics, manufacturing and others. Prior to joining BSR, Karlyn was VP of Strategy & Transformation for TAU Investment Management, a private equity firm founded on principles of ESG  integration, and responsible supply chains. Karlyn was formerly a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). In both roles she worked with major pharmaceuticals and biotech companies, as well as with clients/partners in other industries.

Deal Share Participants

Following the Deal Share Live World Cafe around Fostering Healthcare & Livelihood Solutions at the AVPN Conference 2018, we can look forward to additional conversations around healthcare innovations with:

Zeng Xifeng
Founder, CEO, Aibaowei

Aibaowei has launched an app, called Tangtangquan that provides all-round care for people with type 1 diabetes. It is currently the most widely used blood glucose management application in mainland China and has more than 25,000 users.
Julian Koo
Co-Founder, CEO, Jaga-Me

Jaga-Me is a digital healthcare company that facilitates the delivery of healthcare services, medical goods, and information to patients’ homes through a web and app platform. With over 400 mobile community nurses, Jaga-Me’s distributed model of care has enabled over a thousand patients to be cared for without a single ward.
Alvin Cheung
Co-Founder, COO, Zunosaki

Zunosaki is a health tech startup devoted to bringing affordable robotics to the rehabilitation industry. Alvin is responsible of the commercialisation of technology, business development and fundraising of the venture. He has extensive understanding of community healthcare needs through working with various NGOs and community-based healthcare service providers.

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