How to win and retain customers – ejinsight



As I mentioned in a previous article, I had been invited to serve as a mentor for several startups from Mainland China and Hong Kong. The project is called the X-Plan and has been organized by the Hong Kong X Foundation. Each participating company had to present an elevator pitch within a short period of time for prospective customers. At a recent gathering, we let the participants share their difficulties and seek advice from us. 繼續閱讀

公私營攜手推動創科 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat



根據英國官方機構Tech Nation估計,每50分鐘英國便有一間創新科技公司成立。香港也不輸蝕,近年政府和公私營機構都出錢出力,大力扶持,加上世界級的基建─數碼競爭力亞洲第二,數據中心安全指數亞洲第三、上網速度全球第四等,促使初創氣氛大為蓬勃,香港更成為全球五大增長最快的創業生態系統之一。 繼續閱讀

New financing platform energizes Hong Kong startup scene – ejinsight



Can you imagine what Hong Kong will look like 10 or 20 years from now? By that time, can we still rely on the four major industries currently accounting for nearly 60 percent of GDP – trading and logistics, tourism, financial services, and professional services – and continue to enjoy prosperity and stability with a per capita GDP still among the world’s top 20, higher than Germany, Canada or the United Kingdom? 繼續閱讀

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing – Harbour Times



The Hurun Greater China Unicorn Index published last month by the Hurun Research Institute listed 120 “unicorn" startups with a valuation of at least US$1 billion (HK$7.8 billion) each, with a combined overall valuation exceeding three trillion yuan. 繼續閱讀

New Board should take the role of startup financing – Harbour Times



The new economy in Hong Kong is sluggish as evident from the low uptake of finance for startups. The total market capitalisation of the new economy in the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange accounted for 59% and 44% respectively while merely 3% in Hong Kong over the past 10 years, according to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The market capitalisation of industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences, healthcare equipment and software & services, only represented 1% of the total! 繼續閱讀