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10 Finalists of DBS Social Innovators 2016

Hong Kong, 27 April 2016 – On the back of DBS Bank’s successful HKD6-million funding support of social enterprises in Hong Kong over the past three...

Limits don’t exist – Largest prototype lab in Hong Kong opens its doors

HONG KONG, 26th May 2016 — Cosmosupplylab will give an exclusive glimpse into its new state-of-the-art prototype laboratory and design center during the RISE...

DBS HONG KONG TO BRING APPLE PAY TO CUSTOMERS – Plans to Offer the...

DBS Hong Kong will bring its customers Apple Pay, which transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast...

Discover how RYDE is connecting people through carpooling

RYDE, a carpooling app from Singapore will be launching in Hong Kong on 21st June 2016 5 May 2016, Hong Kong - Commuting is something every...

Infiniti’s Singapore Ignition Program To Help Founders Achieve Validation And Scale

Applications for INFINITI’s Ignition program, driven by Nest, close in four days  7 February 2017 (Hong Kong) – Just five days remain for founders to...

Lift is the Uber for Sales in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - 21 April 2017 - Today, Kanshuu Ltd. soft-launched its premium sales service 'Lift' in Hong Kong. Lift is a meeting booking...

Nest Partners with Edelman Hong Kong to Fuel Startup Ecosystem

Partnership gives entrepreneurs access to dedicated marketing and communications support Hong Kong, 17 May 2016 – Edelman, a leading global communications marketing firm, has today announced...

Finquest Acquires Detecq to Strengthen Presence in Asia’s Tech M&A sector

Finquest acquires Detecq to help global investors, M&A advisors and mid-sized Asian technology companies take advantage of booming interest in the tech sector ...

Global Sources reaffirms commitment to Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) announced today that the Company has renewed its contracts with AsiaWorld-Expo Management to...

Crowdfunding the Farm of the Future: GrowingSmart.HK Is Bringing Back Food Production in Hong...

GrowingSmart.HK is raising funds from the crowd to bring back food production and organic urban farming in Hong Kong. HONG KONG, March 10, 2017...

GlycoLeap, a Smart Coach for Diabetes, Launches in Singapore

GlycoLeap, developed by Holmusk, combines expert human coaching with mobile technology to empower people with Type 2 Diabetes to live a healthier life. Holmusk, a...

Kowrk.com Launches Speaker Series in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Kowrk.com- a platform connecting users to coworking spaces, business centers and shared offices in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Cambodia- hosted its’...

Hong Kong Social Impact Start Startup for Migrant Domestic Workers Finalist In Purpose-Based Contest...

Hong Kong, 8 April 2016 – HelperChoice, a Hong Kong-based social impact startup dedicated to eradicate modern slavery and forced labour of migrant domestic...

DBS NAMED WORLD’S BEST DIGITAL BANK – First Asian Bank to win in global...

DBS Bank has received worldwide recognition for its digital agenda, becoming the first bank to be named World’s Best Digital Bank at the prestigious...

InvestHK turns spotlight on city as Asia’s Fintech hub with launch of first Fintech...

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) today (September 21) announced that Hong Kong will play host to the first Hong Kong Fintech Week in early November,...

ASIAHOSPITALITYCAREERS.COM – Asia’s First Hospitality Focused Job Portal Launches At Hong Kong Expo

Connecting hospitality employers in Asia with job seekers around the world! The first 100 job seekers successfully registering on the website each day during the...
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Oddup Announces US$6 Million Series A Raise Led by The Times Group

The Times Group, India's largest media conglomerate leads Oddup's Series A, with follow on from 500Startups and Click Ventures. HONG KONG, 26 Apr, 2017 –...

Hong Kong Startup Council’s STARS Cohort 1 opens for application

Startups working on products or services making use of “Internet of Things” are invited to apply for the first cohort of the STARS Programme...

BottlesXO extends its delivery service to Hong Kong’s beaches

Hong Kong, 19th May 2016 “1 hour wine delivery” company BottlesXO has extended its service just in time for summer and is now delivering its...

Macau’s Dr Stanley Ho Family Invested into BookDoc

Company earns backing of yet another strategic investor from the region KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BookDoc, a healthcare technology start-up headquartered in Malaysia...