Successful Kickstarters: Interview with Zondo

1. Tell us how Zondo came about, what inspired it? How did you come up with the name? Zondo is a sister company of Sports...

Startups: Optimize your Free Shipping Messaging

Free shipping is one of the most popular (and well-converting) promotions on the internet. It can make a difference between a potential consumer proceeding...

Jumpstart Issue 16: Proudly Made in China

Subscribe for your personal copy here //e.issuu.com/embed.js “Made in China” is a phrase well-known to the world. For big businesses and corporate companies, manufacturing in China...

Chinese dating app, Tantan, raises US$70 million in Series D funding

Known as China's Tinder, Tantan has raised US$70 million in their latest round of Series D funding. The company is looking to monetize their...

Interview with Pie, Singapore’s “Chat for Work” Startup

Tell us about Pie. What inspired you to start this Company? In our previous jobs me and my co-founder were forced to use Lotus Notes....

The Lane Crawford Joyce Group Launches an Accelerator Program

The Lane Crawford Joyce Group just announced the launch of their accelerator program called The Cage. The Cage is a 12-week, full-time program which offers...

Indian taxi booking app RISES to occasion to take PITCH accolade

The second iteration of the RISE conference in Hong Kong has come to a close and an Indian startup has walked away with the...

AWA Annual Charity Bazaar

AWA CHARITY BAZAAR 14 November 2014 – 10am to 6pm Hong Kong Jockey Club, Happy Valley The American Women’s Association will be holding their annual...

FREE Press Release Submission on Jumpstart Magazine

Jumpstart Magazine is pleased to offer a new, fast and easy way to submit your press release and get the word out about your...

Startup Headlines around Hong Kong – Summer 2015

HKSTP and Microsoft invest 1M USD to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry in HK. Infiniti sets up an accelerator program...

Atom, the portable battery with a built-in power outlet on Indiegogo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2F92U27gDk] Tell us about the built-in power outlet. How did you come up with the idea? In 2014, ATOM began as a project in our...

Jumpstart’s Interview in Russian-Chinese Journal, VChae.com

We're excited to be published in another language! Jumpstart's Founder was interviewed by a popular Russian-Chinese Journal, VCHAE.com. Read it online, or see the translation below. Q:...

IT start-up carries dream from new world to the orient

Hong Kong, the pearl of the orient, has been carrying the dreams of many. People sailed onshore with nothing have in the past decades...

Bangkok Bank partners with innovation powerhouse Nest to kick-start its international...

Bangkok, 16 March 2017. Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited (Bangkok Bank) is announcing its international FinTech accelerator program, Bangkok Bank InnoHub, in partnership with corporate innovation partner, Nest. The 12-week intensive and world-class program...

DIY Week Hong Kong

Jumpstart Magazine is pleased to present Do-It-Yourself Week, celebrating Hong Kong’s growing community of “makers.” Get inspired, learn, and build November 1 - 8. To list your...

Over 50? Start Your Business!

What do Estée Lauder, Ferdinand Porsche, and Kawasaki Shozo have in common? They were each over 50 when they started the global business named for...

Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Productivity Tools

Andre Hui, Co-founder, pokeguide.com CamCard.com:  “It’s a very powerful app to scan name cards and add them to your phone contact. The character recognition is very...

You’re Young: Work at a Startup or an Established Company?

I’ve been asked about this topic or it’s been brought up in conversation quite a bit recently. If you’re a young person, should you take...

The Mobile Testing Tool Your App Business Needs

If an important part of your business involves developing mobile apps it's quite likely you have a box of old mobile phones and tablets...

Jumpstart Issue 15: Supersize Your Startup

Subscribe for your personal copy here //e.issuu.com/embed.js The startup scene has grown a lot in the past few years in Hong Kong. As the city grows...