Joseph Fung is the Managing Partner of Saltagen Ventures: an incubator, an accelerator and an institutional venture capital fund with offices in Hong Kong and Vancouver. Joseph works at the crossroads of business execution and strategic development both as an investor and operator since 2002. Based in Hong Kong, Joseph manages and operates a portfolio of USD 400MM+ focusing on education, media, finance, property development, agricultural technology and clean technology. On the Canada side, he also sits on the Advisory Board of Creative Destruction Lab. He actively focuses on bringing in the public policy support from Canada and Hong Kong to help start ups successfully expand growth opportunities on an international level.
A notable responsibility includes the role of Special Advisor of Hong Kong (ABLAC) for the Asia Pacific Foundation, a think tank that directly advises Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Joseph is also the faculty advisor of the University of British Columbia, along with being a committee board member of China’s Maritime Silk Road trade initiative.
Prior to leading Saltagen Ventures, Joseph served at Citigroup Alternative Investments and at Morgan Stanley in the buy-side divisions. Thereafter, he drove the expansion of Hong Kong’s largest quad-play media company, PCCW Media, in developing their overseas content acquisition and broadcasting departments. Joseph is an alumnus of St. George’s School and Cornell University.