ICO, IPO & Blockchain — The Buzz is wearing off | At Jumpstart HQ in Hong Kong, we get inundated daily (including weekends) with emails, messages and press releases full of buzzwords, in particular ICO, IPO and blockchain (Is there anything that can’t be linked to it? Yes, but you wouldn’t know from all the buzz around it). For this issue, we decided to face these buzzwords head on to see what’s behind the buzz and what’s actually going on in Asia when it comes to these words. Turns out, the answer is: a lot.
Innovation in clean energy, sustainable infrastructure and eco-friendly solutions to environmental hazards are the need of the hour. The burden on the world’s natural recourses is immense, and it is high time we focus on renewability and diversification. While we are only scratching the tip of the iceberg, here are three innovations working to create an environment-friendly future.