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Jul
21
Sat
2018
Machine Learning for Beginners (in R!) @ City University of Hong Kong, Room LT18, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Machine Learning for Beginners (in R!) @ City University of Hong Kong, Room LT18, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong

In this 3-hour intensive workshop, you will learn the basic of machine learning in R. This would be a taster session to walkthrough some of the basics of regression and classification and how to create models in R. The materials of this class would be based loosely on the classes done in 2017 https://github.com/hkrusers/hkrugml4b . Although we would not spend too much time on the basics, the workshop would be self-contained and R beginners are welcome. R beginners would receive an instruction how to setup the R environment and some materials to get you started in advance of the workshop.

In this session, Chris Choy (10+ years using R) would be teaching the workshop. He is a data scientist with experience in developing data mining solutions for clients in manufacturing, banking and retail industry. Prior to joining the business world in 2014, he earned his Dphil in Oxford with a research focus in high dimensional statistics.

Co-Organisers: Hong Kong R User Group, Open Source Hong Kong.

Venue Sponsor: CityU App Lab and City University of Hong Kong.

Aug
1
Wed
2018
Building Open, Digital Banks of the Future – Oracle Financial Services Hackathon Demo Day
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Building Open, Digital Banks of the Future - Oracle Financial Services Hackathon Demo Day @ Hong Kong Island | Hong Kong

Building Open, Digital Banks of the Future – Oracle Financial Services Hackathon Demo Day

Grand Finale on Aug 1, 2018 at 15.00 p.m.-18.30 p.m. !

Hong Kong is moving towards open banking and a new era of smart banking. This new future will demand the industry to establish new rails of modern, open and truly digital platforms. The Demo Day is designed to explore the core ideas behind building digital banks, showcase possible solutions and partnerships needed to build digital banks and ecosystems.

Get insights from a powerful panel of industry influencers, gurus and key technology players in the open banking & digital innovation space – including game-changing startups & regional business leaders across key financial services verticals.

We will be showcasing the progress made by the eight startups in the 2018 cohort! Join startups, scale ups, partners, investors, and team as they celebrate the success of the program announcing the achievements and sharing the cutting-edge solutions and Open Banking use cases from 9 FinTech Start-ups at Campfire Taikoo.

These start-ups have been certified on Oracle Banking API Platform as an early adopter and also will be taking part in the Oracle Banking FinTech online marketplace.

At the demo pitch day, each of the companies in Oracle Financial Services Hackathon cohort will demo their product and share the progress they have made, following which you will have the opportunity to network with the banking community present, FinTech cohort, alumni, mentors and a lot of FinTech enthusiasts over drinks and light refreshments!

Information on the Oracle Financial Services Hackathon Cohort:

FundPark is an online trade finance platform connecting SMEs and Funders. They provide invoice financing and purchase order financing solutions for underbanked and unbanked SMEs.

SmartSave.Life helps millennials save for their life goals, the smart way. Through the SmartSave.Life platform millennials can invest directly in investment funds to reach their personalised savings goals, missing out the middle man.

Chekk is an open platform enabling financial institutions to manage the end-to-end customer lifecycle digitally. Chekk helps banks in onboarding new customers and verifying their identity (eKYC), and in interacting (secure chat, statements) in a fully digital way.

Sapiens is an AI behavior analyst providing an all-rounded portfolio of clients and advises on various aspects based on its analysis on natural authentic structured and unstructured data. Sapiens comprehends and consolidates human behaviors in an unsupervised environment and generates a well-rounded portfolio of users, at the same time providing corresponding advice.

LedgerNow is accelerating the KYC Compliance Process with seamless integration between banks and non banks.

Belt Road EPC is a marketplace and SME financing solution platform focused on supporting SMEs engaged with Chinese contractors involved in various infrastructure development projects. The iLoan platform is a Sri Lanka based SME financing solution portal. They are also developing a blockchain (and DLT) based solution for trade finance with a focus on invoice verification

Liqease digitizes assets using modern blockchain technology with the goal to reduce payment terms for SMEs in B2B trade and provide investors with the opportunity to invest in a new asset class.

Perx provides the Perx Loyalty & Customer Engagement Platform(SaaS) for Banks and Insurers. This ensures a radical improvement of the customer onboarding and service experience.

Ftrina is a next generation retail marketplace, a decentralized market that provides listing, payment, shipping, insurance, financing and various integrated solutions. Ftrina uses open banking APIs to automate venders statement processes and provide order finance and installments for our consumers.

Crowd Realty is a P2P real estate equity crowdfunding marketplace. We are digitizing all components of securities issuing & global offering process, and providing small-to-medium sized issuers with an access to public capital markets and investors with small amount of investment opportunity in securitized real estate in Japan and other countries.