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Entrepreneurship

Strategising to stake a niche in the storage business

Strategising to stake a niche in the storage business

New businesses are born and developed every day in Hong Kong, which has been hailed as one of the most exciting places for startups businesses.

Thursday, 9 April, 2015, 2:28pm

Staying focused on incremental achievements is not enough

Staying focused on incremental achievements is not enough

In today’s world, start-up companies are everywhere, covering the majority of industries – from mobile app developers to groundbreaking technology - and service providers...

26 Mar 2015 - 10:16am

To achieve success, first you must fail

To achieve success, first you must fail

“Success” is a big word for companies. For businesses, it is the ultimate objective. All entrepreneurs and start-ups are aiming to be the next big success, hoping to become the next generation of companies like Apple and Google. It is often fascinating when the project gets one step closer towards the final goal. However, life is always unpredictable and full of surprises.

5 Mar 2015 - 2:22pm

Entrepreneurship for all

Entrepreneurship for all

At many business schools today (including Chicago Booth) entrepreneurship is one of the most popular areas of study. At Booth, for example, entrepreneurship is our second most popular concentration and more students seem to be interested in the topic each and every year.

18 Feb 2015 - 12:22pm

A promising incubator for entrepreneurship

A promising incubator for entrepreneurship

Recently I have been invited to join the judging panel of Pan-Asia Venture Development (PAVD) Platform, which is an independent and self-funded platform with a mission to engage CUHK MBA students and graduates in the development of quality high-growth ventures in Asia.

10 Feb 2015 - 10:58am

Pitching to investors: lessons learned by local entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

Pitching to investors: lessons learned by local entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

While a new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging in Hong Kong, both local and from abroad, young business bosses still face challenges in securing seed capital from local financial resources.

26 Jan 2015 - 2:53pm

Unique travel experiences at reasonable prices

Unique travel experiences at reasonable prices

Independent travellers can easily get air tickets and book hotel rooms online, but finding special activities and new experiences at their travel destinations can still be a challenge.

19 Jan 2015 - 4:21pm

In touch with the neighbourhood

In touch with the neighbourhood

The old way of finding a tutor or selling a piece of furniture was to pin a message on a notice board at the local supermarket or in the management office of your building or housing estate. In the Internet age, online forums and discussion groups have almost completely wiped out that way of doing things.

5 Jan 2015 - 5:23pm

Inspiring place for start-ups

Inspiring place for start-ups

With its central geographical location in Asia, its role as the gateway to mainland China, and a long tradition of hardworking entrepreneurship, Hong Kong is well-placed to substantially contribute to the start-up boom.

17 Dec 2014 - 3:10pm

Managing students’ iPads

Managing students’ iPads

The emergence of mobile devices has improved our quality of life in some ways, but also brought downsides like the over-use of devices bordering on addiction. Zorro Cheng has recognised this problem and, as a co-founder of Avrio Solution Company, is a local pioneer of the concept of mobile device management.

17 Dec 2014 - 3:06pm

A life less ordinary: China's young entrepreneurs

An Chuandong, a young entrepreneur in Beijing, is following his dream. Right, a job fair in Nanjing. Photo: SCMP

Like a growing number of young graduates on the mainland, An Chuandong, 23, chose to take a risk and prove himself by starting his own business.

16 Dec 2014 - 8:52am 2 comments

Hong Kong social enterprises on an upward trajectory

Hong Kong social enterprises on an upward trajectory

Social enterprises (SEs) are seen as an innovative way of tackling various issues which concern the community by setting up new businesses which usually operate on a not-for-profit basis. For nearly a decade, various stakeholders have been actively developing this concept in Hong Kong and to date the city probably has the highest number of social enterprises per capita in Asia.

11 Dec 2014 - 11:34am

Facebook fundraiser creates positive sponsor image

Facebook fundraiser creates positive sponsor image

Crowd funding has helped many big ideas get off the ground without the need for one major investor. Now, a few creative minds in Hong Kong have created their own version of this form of fund-raising to benefit various charity projects.

11 Dec 2014 - 10:28am

A Business Mind: Going it alone

A Business Mind: Going it alone

3 Dec 2014 - 10:20am

A website to get together with likeminded parents

A website to get together with likeminded parents

Descriptions of “tiger moms” and “Kong kids” have been the talk of the town lately, following reports of how parents enrol their children in a marathon of extra classes every week for music, art, dancing, sports and academic tuition.

27 Nov 2014 - 10:39am

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