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  • Holiday arrangement

    February 4, 2019

    FleishmanHillard Hong Kong wishes you & your family good health, fortune and prosperity in the Year of the Pig. Kung Hei Fat Choy! For the Chinese New Year holidays, our office will be closed from 1pm on February 4 through February 7. Business will resume as normal on February 8, 2019...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 5 Highlights Part 2

    January 25, 2019

    Startup Impact Summit draws Hong Kong unicorns, investors and world-class innovators Pain of fundraising, benefits of Hong Kong, changes in crypto, benefit of clear regulation, Tom Chi’s cat and why consensus is death Brandishing more numbers on Hong Kong’s startup sector, Karena Belin, Co-founder & CEO of WHub and AngelHub gave opening remarks at the Startup Impact Summit, an event hosted by WHub designed to showcase impact and how to make an impact. It took...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 5 Highlights Part 1

    January 25, 2019

    AI & Education looks beyond classic friend-or-foe relationship between AI and humans to explore how technology can make us better humans Job loss & creation; future proof; importance of soft skills; AI-related ethics; GBA as foundation of technological advancements On the final day of this year’s StartmeupHK Festival 2019, the AI & Education Conference, hosted by EdTech Asia, went beyond the classic friend-or-foe debate on the role of AI and discussed what would happen to...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 4 Highlights Part 2

    January 24, 2019

    Connected Cities Conference Highlights ‘People’ Factor for Smart City Development GBA a 70m population game changer; 15-minute living circles to tackle ageing population in Shanghai; HK government to double R&D investment to 1.5% of GDP Positive influences on lifestyle, environment and the cities we live resonate deeply, simply because they touch everyone, hence the very high level of interest in smart cities at this year’s StartmeupHK Festival. Collaboration is essential for building a robust ecosystem...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 4 Highlights Part 1

    January 24, 2019

    ASA Innovation Wins JUMPSTARTER as Alibaba’s Joe Tsai Gives 3 Tips to Entrepreneurs Innovation needs to be bottom-up, says Tsai; HK policies, funding for startups; DJ-ing, dance creativity Innovation has to be bottom-up – companies don’t innovate, it’s the people that innovate. That was the key message from Joe Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Director of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, in his opening remarks on day 2 of JUMPSTARTER 2019. He encouraged entrepreneurs...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 3 Highlights Part 2

    January 23, 2019

    Retail’s Cutting Edge Returns to StartmeupHK Festival for 3rd Successful Year 2018 a good year for HK retailers; Asian consumer is No. 1 for coming years; Chinese tourists heading overseas to top 200m; experiential overtaking transactional in retail The retail sector has long been a reason to be in Hong Kong, not just because the city is a shopper’s paradise but because the size, dynamic and responsiveness of the market make it a great place...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 3 Highlights Part 1

    January 23, 2019

    JUMPSTARTER Startup Pitching Competition Goes Global  Alibaba’s Wang Jian talks cloud and offers tips; young entrepreneurs impress; t­ackling goldfish attention span; Quek on Carousell; Naka on Wantedly Nine seconds. Less than the attention span­ of a goldfish. The time window to make a favourable impression. That was the guidance provided by Lori Granito, TEDx speaking coach and entrepreneur, to startups planning their pitch for funding at JUMPSTARTER 2019 on day 3 of the StartmeupHK Festival...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 2 Highlights

    January 22, 2019

    Tech[LIFE]style Conference Spotlights Latest Lifestyle Design from Corporates, Startups HK overtakes NYC with 149k HNWIs; 500 million facial recognition registrations; Lalamove moves into India; if a country, cattle would rank No. 3 for greenhouse gas emissions Hong Kong tops many of the world lists: world’s freest economy, world’s busiest air cargo hub, world’s leading stock exchange, world’s best healthcare system… and world’s longest bridge. Charles Ng, Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 1 Highlights

    January 21, 2019

    Healthtech O2O Covers Healthcare Systems, Insurance and Jaw-Dropping New Tech One million patient registrations in HK; HK$78 billion invested; US$1 trillion wasted in the US; medical alerts alter 95,000 decisions; human hearts in a jar Developing the healthtech sector is a priority for the Hong Kong government, Dr. CHUI Tak-yi, JP, Under Secretary for Food and Health, Government of the Hong Kong SAR, said Monday in an opening keynote at the Healthtech O2O summit on...

  • Asian Financial Forum Day Two Snapshot

    January 16, 2019

    The 12th Asia Financial Forum concluded yesterday in Hong Kong with a focus on fintech and sustainable investing. Speakers at the breakfast panel set the tone for the day in an upbeat discussion of the place of Hong Kong in a world reshaped by economic and geopolitical changes. The coming years will see Asia lead global growth in both production and consumption, according to Fung Group’s Victor K Fung, who anticipates more goods flowing into...