[Sponsored Article] The insight and expertise of our faculty and alumni drives the vibrant exchange of ideas and discussions. The Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund is a not-for-profit initiative launched by the Alibaba Group. Its mission is to help Hong Kong and Taiwan-based entrepreneurs and young people realize their dreams and visions for their businesses and communities. Our MBA alumna Cindy Chow, Executive Director of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, talks about ways to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs in Hong Kong. Our faculty look into different aspects of the ecosystem. Professor Marie Rosencrantz writes about how a course enables students to learn the interplay of social entrepreneurship and participate in building the social impact ecosystem. Professor Roger King and Winnie Peng discuss how family businesses in Asia seeks to nurture innovation and adopt new technologies. From an organizational management perspective, Professor Sam Garg and an HKUST PhD graduate Dr Hanny Kusnadi shed light on an overlooked topic - the role of boards in entrepreneurial firms and offer practical advice on scaling a startup through IPO.