Danny Yeung, serial entrepreneur, is the Chief Executive Officer / Co-Founder of Prenetics Group, one of the largest diagnostics and genetic testing companies globally. With a team of more than 250 and over US$60M in strategic funding from Alibaba, Ping An Ventures, New World Development and more, the group has been pivotal in the fight against COVID-19. To date, Prenetics has performed more than 1 million PCR tests in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Prenetics works closely with both governments and came to international fame when it helped resume the season with the English Premier League and set up COVID-19 testing operations in airports globally, including Hong Kong International Airport and Heathrow Airport. Furthermore, the group recently made an acquisition of an Oxford University spin-out company, whom had developed a rapid COVID-19 test, with accurate results in 20 minutes.
Prior to Prenetics, Danny was the Founding Partner at SXE Ventures having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies. Danny had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010 which was acquired by Groupon. Prior to Danny’s departure from Groupon in early 2014, he served as CEO of Groupon East Asia leading a team of over 300 with annual revenues in excess of USD $130M. Danny’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain Hui Lau Shan into the USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Danny successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million dollar projects with MGM City Center. Danny received his BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco and his life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.