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Startup Grind Interview with CCO Cristina Ventura

1月20日!加入Startup Grind深圳与Cristina Ventura, 连卡佛载思集团CCO的炉边访谈!您将从此次访谈收获以下内容:


1. 如何带领像普拉达这样的大牌公司上市
2. 奢侈品牌如今受到的技术冲击
3. 小的设计团队在如今的格局下有什么新机会?如何通过设计将你的激情所在和目标联系起来

4. 现在全球的奢侈品品牌在和KOL合作时有什么趋势?这是否是现在奢侈品在中国市场的主要营销策略?

On Jan 20th! Join our fireside interview with Cristina Ventura, the Chief Catalyst Officer of the Lane Crawford Joyce Group! 3 things you will learn during the interview:

1. How to lead the IPO of a brand like Prada

2. How are lifestyle brands disrupted by technology
3. What new opportunities for small fashion startups under today's landscape? How to connect your passion and purpose through Design Being

4. What are the major trends in luxury brands collaborating with KOLs? Is it an important marketing strategy when dealing with the mainland market?


如果你来自零售、时尚科技相关领域的创业者,这场访谈将是引起亚洲顶尖生活方式加速器注意的独一无二的机会!你可以在这里申请香港的the Cage Ignition项目,并能面对面与Cristina交流!


If you are retail, fashion tech related startups, this is a unique opportunity to get the attention of Asia’s leading lifestyle accelerator. You can apply here for the Cage Ignition Program in Hong Kong, and join us to meet Cristina in person. 


关于嘉宾 | About the Guest


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Cristina Ventura 用自身证明了 1 天的时间有不止 24 小时。她目前是连卡佛载思集团(LCJG)的首席催化剂官,负责通过 The Cage 项目培育零售公司和科技行业公司之间的协同发展。The Cage 是香港的一个为期 12 周的加速项目,提供指导和商业机会。LCJG 是一家私有的全球集团,旗下有 1500 个品牌和 850 个全渠道零售空间。

此前,Cristina 就职于苹果公司,带领香港和大陆的苹果市场取得了高幅增长和扩张。她也曾在普拉达集团担任亚太区零售总监,准备了其在香港的上市工作。她还为古琦公司管理过欧洲和中东的业务,以及路易·威登的欧洲和亚洲业务。

她曾就读于哈佛大学、斯坦福大学、奇点大学和清华,并加入过500 Startups的加速项目。


Cristina proves there is more than 24h in a day. She is currently the Chief Catalyst Officer for the Lane Crawford Joyce Group, responsible for nurturing synergies between eco-system players in the retail and technology industries through The Cage, a 12-week ignition program with mentoring and commercial opportunities based in Hong Kong. LCJG is a privately owned global group gathering 1500 brands and 850 omni-channel retail spaces.


Previously, Cristina lead Apple’s high growth expansion in Hong Kong and China. She was Regional Retail Director at Prada Group and prepared its IPO in Hong Kong. She managed operations for Gucci Europe & Middle East, as well as Louis Vuitton in Europe and Asia.


She studied at Harvard, Stanford, Singularity University and Qinghua and went through 500 Startups.


活动时间:2018年1月20日 Date: January 20th, 2018

活动形式:嘉宾访谈+自由交流 Format: Fireside Chat + Networking


关于公司 | About the Company


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连卡佛载思集团(The Lane Crawford Joyce Group) 是亚洲殿堂级时装零售及品牌管理集团,在多渠道销售网络和分销方面占有领导地位。集团与超过1,500个国际时装品牌合作,包括拥有35个独家分销品牌, 为国际品牌提供对大中华区无与伦比的洞察和覆盖。集团由五家公司组成:标志性的豪华百货公司连卡佛(Lane Crawford)、前卫时尚服装名店载思(Joyce)、 时尚鞋履、手袋及配饰专门店派德集团(Pedder Group)、零售、品牌管理及分销公司俊思集团(ImagineX Group) ,以及全方位服务零售管理公司华镫集团(Walton Brown)。


由连卡佛载思集团(The Lane Crawford Joyce Group)主办的项目The Cage - 一个独特的12周指导及培训计划。项目旨在培育初创企业,开发与生活时尚,零售有关的科技。随着首届The Cage 计划的成功,我们很高兴再次呼吁优秀的初创企业加入我们的项目。项目于2018年5月开始,现已接受申请 –。我们对优化和重新定义客户接触点的技术感兴趣,包括认识,发现和探索,使用和购买,忠诚度和倡导等领域。技术可以同时应用于店内体验和业务系统,改善和强化独特的客户体验。这包括,但不限于:物联网、个性化、图像识别和匹配、AI (人工智能) /机器学习、AR (扩增实境)、游戏、区块链


The Lane Crawford Joyce Group is an international industry leader in retail and omni-channel experiences, brand management and distribution, providing international brands unparalleled insight into, and coverage of, Greater China.  The Group consists of five companies: iconic, luxury department store Lane Crawford; cutting edge fashion boutique Joyce; fashion footwear, bags and accessories specialist Pedder Group; retail, brand management and distribution company ImagineX Group; and full-service retail platform Walton Brown. 


The Cage - a unique 12-week Ignition Program, powered by The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, that offers intensive mentorship to start-ups developing technologies that apply to fashion and lifestyle retail. With the success of our inaugural program last year, we are excited to call-out for start-ups again to join us in The Cage starting in May 2018. We are interested in technologies that can optimise and/or redefine any of the customer touchpoints, including awareness, discovery and exploration, use and purchase, loyalty as well as advocacy. 


Technologies that could apply both to the in-store experience and business’ systems which enable improved and unique customer experiences. This could include, though is not limited to: IoT, personalisation, image recognition and matching, AI/machine learning, AR, gaming, blockchain, etc. Applications will remain open until March 18, 2018. Please visit for further information.


活动信息 | Event Info


Time: 2018-01-20 (Sat), 2:30PM-5:30PM





Location: A 208 Tech Temple, China University of Geosciences, 8 Yuexing 3rd Rd, Nanshan District, Shenzhen (Keyuan Metro Station, Exit D) 


Language: English


活动安排 | Agenda

2:30-3:00 pm 签到 Sign-in
3:00 pm-3:15 pm 茶歇和开场介绍 Welcome Drink & Mingle & Opening Intro7
3:15 pm-4:15 pm Fireside chat with Howard Wu
4:15 pm-5:30 pm Networking



费用 | Fees

早鸟票:60 元 Early-bird: 60 RMB

晚鸟票:80 元 Late-bird: 80 RMB

空降票:100元 At the door: 100 RMB

该票价含现场披萨、饮料等茶歇费用。This price includes pizzas, drinks and other snacks. 

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活动组织方 | Organizer 



特约合作 | Special Partnership





战略及社区合作 | Partnerships



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Grace Zhang, Shenzhen Chapter Director


Live, Laugh, Love.

张耕(Grace)是一名活跃在深港科创社区推动者。她致力于联系志趣相同的小伙伴,推动企业家精神以及创造一些什么。中戏电影制片本科、美国Indiana University Bloomington媒介管理硕士毕业,曾任芝加哥双语科技记者,全职为深圳能源市场策划和品牌管理。在业余时间,她组织创业、互联网、IT相关活动,关注内容创业,目前正在筹备一档播客。 微信:27246054 (注明身份,来自活动行)


Grace is an active participant in the Shenzhen-HK startup community. She contributes to the community by connecting like-minded people, promoting entreprenuerial values and doing her best to make something happen. She was once a film student in Beijing and the U.S., Chicago-based biligual tech reporter and now a marketing specialist at Shenzhen Energy. In her spare time, she organizes IT, Internet and startup related events, highly passioante about content product and is preparing her first ever podcast show. Please contact her at or add her on wechat: 27246054


深圳地区联合总监,Jan Smejkal

Shenzhen Chapter Co-Director,Startup Grind APEC Community Manager


Entrepreneur from the Czech Republic currently on a life's mission in Shenzhen, China. His experience includes building a branch of global startup, running the international trade company and being part of the Hult Prize Foundation that strives to change the world by bringing together the brightest students from all around the globe. He is passionate about startups and using the Startup Grind's amazing platform he shares his expertise and network to help, connect and educate members of the startup community. 





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Startup Grind是一个全球性的科技创业社区,由谷歌供能,致力于帮助企业家们相互学习、相互启发和资源交换。我们在超过200个城市,85个国家举办活动,每个 月我们都会邀请到当地最牛的企业创始人、创新者、教育者和投资人来参加我们的活动,和大家分享他们的个人故事以及他们在创建公司的道路上所得到的经 验和教训。 

我们每月的炉边访谈、社交活动和年度会议都为大家提供了充足的机会,将那些优秀的初创公司和推动这些公司发展的人们联系在一起,开拓强大的支持网 络,建成有意义的关系网和获得未来创业之路的灵感,所有的访谈视频都会上传至Youtube成为世界各地创业者的参考。想要了解更多信息,请访问  或者扫描以下二维码在微信上关注我们(微信号Startupgrind)


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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 85 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind

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Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
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Tech Temple 科技寺

TechTemple is a community and co-working space dedicate to startup companies. Startup Zen is our philosophy which we strongly believe in. We offers full range service to our clients and we incubate some of those most potential companies inside of our hub. We have 8 locations in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hangzhou in which not only work also event and parties are happening everyday and bring resources to the community. Read more »

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Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
22nd Floor New Media Industry Park, Futian Sports Park, 3030 Fuqiang Road, Futian District (Close to BingHe Avenue)
深圳市福田区福强路3030号福田体育公园新媒体产业园22楼 (滨河大道旁)
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call us: +86-755-3395-5850