Jumpstart Issue 19: Living In Smart Cities

Living in Smart Cities — Asia Leading the Move | There’s no doubt that technology rules our lives today. It also rules our cities, and many companies providing Smart City products and services are starting up. One reason why our cities need to be smarter is that so many people are or will be living in them – an estimated 70% of the world’s population by 2050. This issue is about Smart Cities. We have gathered contributions from around the region to discuss various aspects of what’s happening now, as well as in the future. An article from Australia shows how food will be grown in urban areas. In Hong Kong and beyond, the FinTech startup TNG Wallet is making waves, attracting investment (US$115 million Series A), and extending its reach across Asia and beyond.