Creating a Winning Mobile App Strategy

Personal finance apps are an increasingly thriving business, Learn how to create a successful mobile app like fintech firm 8 Securities.

The 5G connection will be upon most of us soon and developers are anticipating the global launch that will bring about major changes in the mobile app landscape. 

If you’re a business owner, designer or developer who works with mobile apps, our presenters in our July meetup will show you how to set your app up for success.

Since app stores were launched in 2008, mobile app downloads have increased year on year with 194 billion app downloads in 2018, up from 178 billion in 2017.

The most downloaded apps are messenger and social network-related with personal finance apps having the greatest increase in reach across key markets – by an average of 27.8%.

This growth is attributed to the increase of smartphone ownership globally and it’s not planning to slow down!

How can you create a successful mobile app?

We have Asia’s fastest-growing fintech firm, 8 Securities and their Director of Engineering, Valter Santos Matos to share with us how they became Asia’s first robo-advisor and social trading platform.

In this session, Valter will tackle issues and burning questions like:

  • multi-app vs. all-in-one app strategy
  • the technologies required to power these apps
  • how to deliver a seamless customer experience
  • why UX design is important in acquiring and engaging users

Come find out how you can create a successful mobile app in the comfort of HK’s coolest co-working spaces, R ONE, at their Causeway Bay branch!

Join us

Date: 22nd July 2019, Monday
Time: 7-9PM
Address: R ONE Causeway Bay
26/F, Sino Plaza, 255-257 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay
MTR: Causeway Bay, Exit C
Click here for more details on getting there

Schedule for the evening
7pm to 7.30pm: Refreshments & snacks
7.30pm to 8.30pm: Session
8.30pm to 9.00pm: Q&A and Time to Mingle


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About Our Event Partner

R ONE Space is a ground-breaking co-working space brand in Hong Kong. The 24-hour space is comprised of private offices, event spaces, meeting rooms, hot desks, a common area and private phone booths. R ONE Space allows you to focus on your work and day-to-day with complimentary professional accounting, legal and other business-related consultation services. Tenants are encouraged to interact with one another to inspire and promote collaborative opportunities. R ONE Space in Causeway Bay offers a corporate event venue that rivals that of hotel event spaces with the iconic Victoria Harbour as its backdrop. The venue has a capacity of over 100 and is appropriate for a wide array of events, from seminars, conferences and receptions, exhibitions, festive parties and even yoga classes – the possibilities are endless.

With a location in the creative and cultural hub in East Kowloon, R ONE Space in Kwun Tong offers over 400 work stations to support young entrepreneurs and start-ups with a range of lease options and support services. This centre also offers a corporate event venue that has a capacity of over 140 people. It is equipped with a mobilised TV wall that supports live syncing with the venue in Causeway Bay centre, enabling press conferences, workshops, seminars and the like, to be conducted simultaneously in two locations.

About Valter

An experienced IT Team Leader with excellent leadership and technical skills.
Originally an electrical engineer by training, Valter’s interest lies in implementing solid solutions using the industry’s best practices, that can translates business needs into highly interactive UIs.
Valter gained his experience in developing and optimising web applications; from the back-end services to front-end, user interface, he’s a robust full-stack engineer. He enjoys working in the finance industry, providing access to good financial advice for people without wealth or investment experience.


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