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Visions of the New Hong Kong: A New Era for Asia’s Business Centre

[Sponsored Article] Another year, another fantastic showcase; with over 5,000 participants, the 2017 StartmeupHK Festival demonstrated Hong Kong’s growing prominence as the region’s leading startup hub. Reflecting on the festival’s success, InvestHK Acting Director-General Charles Ng commented the city’s talent pool, tech ecosystem, and proximity to Shenzhen have propelled Hong Kong into the forefront of entrepreneurship not just in Asia, but throughout the world.

27 Jan 2017 - 10:49AM

[Sponsored Article] Another year, another fantastic showcase; with over 5,000 participants, the 2017 StartmeupHK Festival demonstrated Hong Kong’s growing prominence as the region’s leading startup hub. Reflecting on the festival’s success, InvestHK Acting Director-General Charles Ng commented the city’s talent pool, tech ecosystem, and proximity to Shenzhen have propelled Hong Kong into the forefront of entrepreneurship not just in Asia, but throughout the world.

Visions of the New Hong Kong: A New Era for Asia’s Business Centre
Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists, Hong Kong – Not Silicon Valley – Is Where You Want to be in 2017 and Beyond

[Sponsored Article] Elon Musk electrified the StartmeupHK Venture Forum in 2016 (pardon the pun), but fear not, the 2017 edition is imminently capable of delivering both insights and thrills for its participants. Brett King and Marco Tempest headline the forum as the keynote presenters; then there is a can’t-miss panel on startup valuations, featuring Oddup founder & CEO James Giancotti, Gen Life’s Chief Investment and Innovation Officer Steve Monaghan, and Spectrum 28 founder and partner Kent Ho.

10 Jan 2017 - 3:40PM

[Sponsored Article] Elon Musk electrified the StartmeupHK Venture Forum in 2016 (pardon the pun), but fear not, the 2017 edition is imminently capable of delivering both insights and thrills for its participants. Brett King and Marco Tempest headline the forum as the keynote presenters; then there is a can’t-miss panel on startup valuations, featuring Oddup founder & CEO James Giancotti, Gen Life’s Chief Investment and Innovation Officer Steve Monaghan, and Spectrum 28 founder and partner Kent Ho.

Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists, Hong Kong – Not Silicon Valley – Is Where You Want to be in 2017 and Beyond
The 21st century experience: living within digital networks

[Sponsored Article] Our latest features on start-ups, fintech, and healthtech ultimately tie into one strand that binds almost every technological advance today: the Internet of Things (IoT).  Supply chain non-profit GS1 has describes the phenomenon as “a mesh of smart machines that connects billions of things into a continuous digital experience, and hence, IoT impacts everybody’s business and daily life.”

4 Jan 2017 - 10:49AM

[Sponsored Article] Our latest features on start-ups, fintech, and healthtech ultimately tie into one strand that binds almost every technological advance today: the Internet of Things (IoT).  Supply chain non-profit GS1 has describes the phenomenon as “a mesh of smart machines that connects billions of things into a continuous digital experience, and hence, IoT impacts everybody’s business and daily life.”

The 21st century experience: living within digital networks
Emerging digital solutions to an ‘age-old’ challenge

[Sponsored Article] It was unlikely a child born a century ago would live past 65 years old, let alone 80 or 90 years; today, at over 83 years, Hong Kong’s average life expectancy is among the world’s longest. While this reflects how advances in medicine and hygiene have contributed to our long lives, it poses significant challenges to the healthcare system.

29 Dec 2016 - 9:41AM

[Sponsored Article] It was unlikely a child born a century ago would live past 65 years old, let alone 80 or 90 years; today, at over 83 years, Hong Kong’s average life expectancy is among the world’s longest. While this reflects how advances in medicine and hygiene have contributed to our long lives, it poses significant challenges to the healthcare system.

Emerging digital solutions to an ‘age-old’ challenge
The power of networks

[Sponsored Article] Creative, talented, and courageous founders are essential for any startup to succeed­. Yet, no venture can achieve the improbable without another crucial element: a vibrant ecosystem. As Hong Kong’s startup scene gains traction, let’s examine the diverse forces propelling the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.

20 Dec 2016 - 11:48AM

[Sponsored Article] Creative, talented, and courageous founders are essential for any startup to succeed­. Yet, no venture can achieve the improbable without another crucial element: a vibrant ecosystem. As Hong Kong’s startup scene gains traction, let’s examine the diverse forces propelling the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.

The power of networks
Where Business – and Dreams – Begin

[Sponsored Article] The lineup of speakers who rocked the 2016 StartmeupHK Festival demonstrates InvestHK has something good on its hands: Cindy Chow, Executive Director of Alibaba Entrepreners Fund, Grace Xia from tech giant Tencent, Startup founders Eric Gnock Fah (Klook), Paul Tomes (PassKit), and Kevin Chan (Insight Robotics) all spoke at the StartmeupHK venture forum.

16 Dec 2016 - 5:37PM

[Sponsored Article] The lineup of speakers who rocked the 2016 StartmeupHK Festival demonstrates InvestHK has something good on its hands: Cindy Chow, Executive Director of Alibaba Entrepreners Fund, Grace Xia from tech giant Tencent, Startup founders Eric Gnock Fah (Klook), Paul Tomes (PassKit), and Kevin Chan (Insight Robotics) all spoke at the StartmeupHK venture forum.

Where Business – and Dreams – Begin
An emerging Asia-Pacific fintech hub: Hong Kong

[Sponsored Article] For decades, Hong Kong made its mark as the region’s leading financial centre, vying with New York and London for supremacy as a global nexus of money. Shaken by the Asian financial crisis, SARS, and the rise of Shanghai, gloomy predictions about Hong Kong swirled during the early years of the new millennium.

16 Dec 2016 - 4:38PM

[Sponsored Article] For decades, Hong Kong made its mark as the region’s leading financial centre, vying with New York and London for supremacy as a global nexus of money. Shaken by the Asian financial crisis, SARS, and the rise of Shanghai, gloomy predictions about Hong Kong swirled during the early years of the new millennium.

An emerging Asia-Pacific fintech hub: Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s start-up boom charges ahead

[Sponsored Article] Sheding its reputation for being risk-adverse, Hong Kong continues to see a surge in startups this year. The latest records show a 24 percent rise in startup businesses and a 41 percent growth in employment within the sector; InvestHK’s survey of the city’s startup ecosystem puts the number of new businesses up to 1,926, employing 5,299 workers in 5,618 workstations.

16 Dec 2016 - 4:39PM

[Sponsored Article] Sheding its reputation for being risk-adverse, Hong Kong continues to see a surge in startups this year. The latest records show a 24 percent rise in startup businesses and a 41 percent growth in employment within the sector; InvestHK’s survey of the city’s startup ecosystem puts the number of new businesses up to 1,926, employing 5,299 workers in 5,618 workstations.

Hong Kong’s start-up boom charges ahead