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  • FleishmanHillard Techlash 2020 Report Shows Consumers Want The Tech Industry to Act Now

    FleishmanHillard today released a new research report, Techlash 2020: Why the technology sector needs to lean in now on consumer expectations. It looks at consumer sentiment towards the technology industry in general, with a focus on expectations, trust and responsibility. It covers the US, Canada, U.K., Italy, Germany, China and South Korea. Perhaps not surprisingly, what we found is that consumers want the technology sector to take a long hard look at its policies and...

  • FleishmanHillard China Asset Management Report Shows Investors Need Foreign Firms to Justify Higher Fees

    HONG KONG, Sept. 15, 2020 – Fund managers’ investment performance, brand credibility and online communications are key factors to attract Chinese investors, according to a new report published today by FleishmanHillard. The report, The Future of Asset Management in China 2020, offers insights to global asset managers assessing opportunities in China. It is the second annual China-focused asset management report published by FleishmanHillard, which features analysis drawn from an online survey of mainland Chinese investors’...

  • FleishmanHillard Wins in Four Categories at Marketing Magazine’s PR Awards Hong Kong 2020

    We’re celebrating four exceptional client award wins from Marketing Magazine Group's PR Awards Hong Kong 2020! Read more about our latest honors here: https://fleishmanhillard.com/2020/08/news-and-opinions/fleishmanhillard-wins-in-four-categories-at-marketing-magazines-pr-awards-hong-kong-2020/...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 5 Highlights – HKFIA 2020 Forum

    HKFIA 2020 Forum: Resilience through Change Opening Remarks: Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government As we come to the final day of the virtual StartmeupHK Festival, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, opened the HKFIA Forum. He highlighted the resilience this city has shown while recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘Thanks to the remarkable determination and laudable cooperation of business, government and the communities at large’. Even though this year has presented...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 4 Highlights – Lifestyle Tech Conference

    Lifestyle Tech Conference: Living Life with Style An exceptionally warm welcome from Bernard Chan, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, started off the Lifestyle Tech Conference. Describing Hong Kong as a perfect stage for startups and an ideal testing ground for startups to expand and scale up, Chan reminded all participants that the pandemic will pass and stressed that ‘Hong Kong will be welcoming to you all. We are very much open for business.’ Relena Sei...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 4 Highlights – Ecosystem Summit

    Ecosystem Summit: Secret Ingredients of Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem Developing Entrepreneurial Talent Marina Chan, Director of Education, MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, moderated the discussion on people: finding, retaining and growing a sustainable talent pool of creative thinkers in Hong Kong. With panelists from Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks (HKSTP), DBS Bank, Esperanza and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the panel provided insights from corporates, the education sector and government. It is these different...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 3 Highlights – Startup Impact Summit Part 2

    Startup Impact Summit 2020: From Hong Kong to the World We were honoured to hear from Christopher Hui, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, who believes that the ecosystem in Hong Kong makes it perfect for startups. ‘It is an ideal testing ground and launchpad for startups, especially for mid stage to mature startups. The city offers everything a startup needs: funding, market, infrastructure and talent. It offers a very friendly and simple tax regime along...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 2 Highlights – Startup Impact Summit Part 1

    Startup Impact Summit: Building the Future of Hong Kong and Beyond Startups are all in the business of building the future, sometimes solving problems people don’t even know they have yet. The Future of Payments panel discussed the future of payments including the rise of fintech and the shift from physical money to digital payments. Satya Tammareddy, Head of Southeast Asia and Hong Kong Growth, Stripe, said we need economic infrastructure and the right tools...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 2 Highlights – Connected Cities Conference

    Connected Retail Experiences by Bailey Communications: Why Retail Still Matters in an Increasingly Digital World Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, said that Hong Kong is a competitive market that will continue to move forward, in spite of the challenges. He added that there are a few lessons that we can learn from the pandemic and that we can turn a crisis into opportunities. For the last two years, Hong Kong has undergone not...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 1 Highlights – Connected Cities Conference

    The Connected Cities Conference: How Smart Technologies and Smart People Will Shape the Future People around the world have been wondering lately what the future holds for Hong Kong. Jayne Chan, Head of StartmeupHK, Invest Hong Kong, welcomed participants to dive into the question, setting an optimistic and forward-thinking tone for this year’s event. Through the hardships of 2020 and the pandemic outbreak, for the first time, StartmeupHK Festival has gone virtual. The theme of Connected Cities...