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Cyberport Appoints Mr Marvin Lai as Chief Investment Officer

Hong Kong – 12 January 2017 – Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Marvin Lai...

TimTimTom.com launches personalised, bilingual books for kids

Hong Kong based new tech start-up, TimTimTom.com, has launched its personalised, bilingual books for kids. TimTimTom’s bespoke e-commerce platform enables the user to customize...

Hong Kong Topped the World in IPO Funds Raised in 2016

Further improvements to Stock Connect strengthened multi-level capital markets and improved investor sentiment in Mainland China and Hong Kong HONG KONG, 3 January 2017 – In 2016,...

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...

ClickSUMO Launches A New Messaging Platform

Hong Kong based messaging provider clickSUMO has announced this week the launch of its new portal, a new platform in the cloud designed to...

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...

Yours Truly Gifts Limited, a Hong Kong Health & Wellness Online Gift Company Launches

Hong Kong - Yours Truly Gifts Limited, a brand new, comprehensive Hong Kong-based online gift store that sells gift sets with a special focus...

Appier raises US$ 19.5 million in additional series B funding to fuel AI-powered...

DECEMBER 1, 2016. Today, artificial intelligence company Appier announced that it has closed US$ 19.5 million in additional Series B funding from Pavilion Capital...

Cyberport launches Smart-Space FinTech to expand support for game-changing FinTech entrepreneurs and innovators

Hong Kong – 6 December 2016 – To broaden Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited’s (Cyberport) one-stop entrepreneurial support to FinTech start-ups and companies,...

Airbnb Management Startup GuestReady Closes HKD 6m Angel Round

PRESS RELEASE: ANGEL ROUND OF GUESTREADY News embargoed until November 17, 2016, 4pm HKT Airbnb Management Startup GuestReady Closes HKD 6m Angel Round Hong Kong, Nov 17,...

Introducing “WeAct” – Hong Kong’s First WeChat Event Management Platform

Invitations, Check-ins, Live Interactions…One WeChat to Do Them All (18 Nov 2016) MarTech startup WeMine launches Hong Kong’s first WeChat event management tool “WeAct”, bringing...

EYE Program 2016 Concludes Successfully

Drive Hong Kong to a City Transformation with Intelligence and empower Collaborative Innovation Over 200 industry leaders and entrepreneurs gathered at Empowering Young Entrepreneurs Program...

ZOLO Active Mat – Crowdfunding the Best Eco-friendly Cork Yoga Mat in Asia

HONG KONG - Nov. 14, 2016 --- ZOLO Wellness announced today that they are now over 50% of reaching their funding goal with still...

Storefront, the Global Marketplace For Short Term Space Rental Expands to Hong Kong

About Storefront Named one of Marketing Week's 100 Disruptive Brands 2016 and “ the face of the retail sharing economy” by NGKF, Storefront is...

Redefining Space. Hong Kong’s First “Reading, Working and Studying Space”

Hong Kong – 8 November 2016 Finding a quality quiet space to work in this overcrowded city is often difficult. Cafes are crowded with tiny...

Cyberport Announces Top 10 Cyberport University Partnership Programme teams

HONG KONG, 27 October 2016 –  The Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) today announced the winners of Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2016, which...

Jensen Matthews announces the new website launch for Hong Kong

The new website is a gateway to the Jensen Matthews vision, offers visitors richer insight into the Company's services and its exciting Asia growth...

Students Showcase FinTech Ideas at Cyberport University Partnership Programme Demo Day 2016

Hong Kong – 27 October 2016 – Riding on the success of the pilot launch last year, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport)...

DBS ACCELERATOR DEMO DAY SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FINANCE THROUGH FINTECH

Showcasing innovative FinTech solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, gamification and more, the founders of seven startups from Hong Kong and around the...

Betatron – Hong Kong’s First Non-Vertical Accelerator Program Providing Seed Funding

Betatron is Hong Kong's first non-vertical accelerator programme providing both seed-funding and mentorship for startups. The program will be run bootcamp style with an intensive...