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Freda Wan

The founding team of HotelQuickly recognised this problem as a  vast opportunity – and decided to help hotels optimise their occupancy rates by offering discounts to consumers and making last-minute bookings as easy as possible...

Contrary to the belief that Silicon Valley was successful because of the absence of government interference, Singapore's start-up ecosystem has been proactively created by government.

For Professor Sun Hongyi, who teaches a highly popular course on innovation at City University (CityU), the Chinese kitchen encapsulates the strong potential – as well as some limitations – for innovation by Chinese people. Western kitchen tools…

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Hong Kong may be one of the wealthiest cities in Asia, but angel investing is still at an early stage of development. However, if it is to encourage vibrant entrepreneurship, angel investment is a key part of the ecosystem. Brigitte Baumann, who has…

Dan Ropski had options. He could have taken a comfortable job in engineering or business, or he could build an online education start-up in Hong Kong while living in Shenzhen. If he needed to stay overnight in Hong Kong, he would sleep either on friends…

Rather, they are more typically known for being hierarchical, authoritarian and resistant to change.

MIT Sloan School of Management is known for its entrepreneurial ecosystem and spirit of innovation, and those qualities are now being deployed to help small businesses in China overcome critical challenges.