Mark Mak, founder of Roborn Dynamics, with the company’s robot ME1 during the Trade Development Council’s Entrepreneur Day at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai in May 2018. Roborn has recently focused on designing and producing a robot that measures body temperatures. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Adam Harper
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Adam Harper

Will the coronavirus prompt a shift away from property investment and increase Hong Kong’s herd of unicorns?

  • The pandemic is forcing Hong Kong to reckon with its economic future. As returns on real estate investment decline, technology entrepreneurs might see a capital inflow
  • Positive perceptions of the city’s handling of the crisis could also attract global tech firms
Mark Mak, founder of Roborn Dynamics, with the company’s robot ME1 during the Trade Development Council’s Entrepreneur Day at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai in May 2018. Roborn has recently focused on designing and producing a robot that measures body temperatures. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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