By Nayantara Bhat | Big data enthusiasts gathered in Hong Kong on May 11 for a seminar hosted by ad technology firm Vpon Big Data Group. Through an afternoon of lectures and panel discussions, Vpon illustrated the potential of big data and the challenges of elevating
By Lynette Seah | Design thinking is not a particularly new concept, yet many people still struggle to understand and implement it effectively. At the heart of it, design thinking is about considering human needs first and then identifying solutions to complex problems in a hands-on
By Edmon Chung | Hong Kong's free port and laissez-faire governance approach is a textbook success for economic development. Hong Kong’s Octopus card, integrated with the MTR metro system, is a textbook success in e-commerce innovation. Octopus’ stranglehold on Hong Kong’s digital payment system is
James Riney shared with us some insights about 500 Startups Japan and Tech in Asia event.
May 16, 2018, Hong Kong - MobiJuce™, a digital lifestyle brand, unveils the design of its JuceBox dedicated to leading jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook Experience Shop. Chow Tai Fook customers and MobiJuce™ users can enjoy Hong Kong’s first and largest shared platform for mobile chargers
By Divya Samtani | At 21, Hong Kong-based Jane Lippencott embodies “entrepreneur extraordinaire”. Best known as Co-founder of ZenCash – a principles-first, community-based movement working to build an encrypted system for money, messaging, and media – she is also launching an education platform to empower developing communities,
Tank Stream Labs signs partnership with co-working space Werk1 in Munich, Germany.
Werk1 runs the largest insurtech accelerator in Europe, which is backed by 10 large insurance companies including Alliance & Munich RE.
Leading tech hub ‘Tank Stream Labs’ voted #1 co-working space in Australia. Now have more than 400
Hong Kong, 15 May 2018 | Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes is coming to Hong Kong for the 5th time. With the support of local partner Tuspark Global Network and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong
By Quách Toàn Long | Vietnamese startups are working on more than 150 education projects, and the number is growing. Embracing a culture that values education more than anything else, Vietnamese spend more than 30% of their income on learning and there are more than 22 million
By Nayantara Bhat | “The Earth is in trouble,” announces the first sentence of Michael Lenox and Aaron Chatterji’s new book, Can Business Save the Earth?: Innovating Our Way to Sustainability. Lenox describes the potential of startups to affect global change during a presentation at Asia