ESo Ventures
ESo Ventures is Entrepreneur Society HKU's new initiative for the 2022-2023 Academic Year, where we build up an angel investment network. We do this by bridging early stage startups and angel investors through our free due diligence reports.
Started June 2022

Our Investment Thesis

Industry Agonistic

We are actively sourcing startups from:

  • Fintech
  • Edtech
  • Biotech
  • Ecommerce

Startups / Projects

  • Projects looking to commercialize
  • Angel round startups
  • Pre-seed startups with MVP



Minimum investment contribution by Angel Investors

Exclusive Deals

We have access to some of the most innovative and high-potential angel investment deals both on and off-campus

  • Research Centers
    We partner with InnoHK and HKU Technology Transfer office to get direct access to academic research for commercialization.

  • Innovation Projects
    We partner with HKU Faculties and professors, HKU InnoWing to empower existing innovation projects with Angel Resources.

  • Others
    Our associates work with our network partners to bring their portfolio companies, competition winners and startups from events to our angel investors.

Value Proposition

Our ties with ecosystem players and professors at HKU allow ESo Ventures to have an unfair advantage to other platform players.

Anderson Shum

Associate VP of Research and Innovation at HKU
‍(Science and Technology)

Chui Chun Kit

Director of Innowing HKU
‍(Science and Technology)

George Huang

Dept. Head of Industrial and Systems
Engineering at HKU
(Science and Technology)

Rocky Law

Director of Science
(Science and Technology)

Ding Chao

BBA (IS) & BEng (CS)
Programme Director
(Science and Technology)

Joseph Chan

Associate Director and Senior
Lecturer (Business)

Justin Leung

Adjunct Associate Professor

Ernest Lo

Lecturer at HKU

Brian Tang

Executive Director of LITE Lab
at HKU

David Lee

Accounting and Law at HKU

Our Associates

Countries of
Hours of Training From
 Industry Experts
Stem Major
Startups Sourced
per Month
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