Hong Kong entrepreneur Ciaran Hussey wants to float a very relaxing idea past you

Check out our latest instalment of Groovers & Shakers on Facebook Live – a new series in which we shine a spotlight on some of the start-ups in the city and their founders, and find out what it takes to survive

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 22 February, 2017, 3:00pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 23 February, 2017, 10:14am

In January, Hong Kong hosted the annual StartmeupHK Festival showcasing the city’s thriving start-up ecosystem. And it is thriving, with government body InvestHK saying the number of start-ups in the city rose from 1,558 in 2015 to 1,926 in 2016, making Hong Kong the fifth fastest-growing start-up ecosystem and the 25th largest overall.

Hong Kong start-up boosters and doubters lock horns at StartmeupHK festival

Today we talk with Irish-born entrepreneur Ciaran Hussey, founder of FloatOnHK, the city’s first sensory deprivation flotation centre, which was set up in 2015.

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