Where the only constant is change   By Théo Münch | The crowdfunding landscape is incredibly dynamic. It’s an industry unlike any other, born out of need and built up by creativity. During my time working as a crowdfunding consultant, I’ve seen campaigns for everything from a potato salad to an Emmy-nominated documentary.

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From crowdfunding to a community   By Kevin Johan Wong, CEO and Co-Founder, Origami Labs   The journey from Kickstarter to fully launching the ORII smart ring has been a long, winding, and arduous one. Almost two years after the launch of our Kickstarter campaign, we’re finally just a few days away from the

February 19, 2019 Garage Society Wan Chai, Hong Kong   Globally-renowned talent investor and venture firm Entrepreneur First (EF) showcased a total of 13 startups from Hong Kong and Singapore. The founders entered the EF program at a pre-company stage and spent six months building their products from the ground up.   EF Asia Managing

San Diego is a diverse community of people and talent. Typically known as destination for tourism, food, beer and over 70 miles of beaches, San Diego also thrives as a startup hub. The startup community includes high-tech,  biotech,  cleantech,  research,  medicine and defense industries. A growing segment of the startup scene

Tell us about Thin Ice, how did this project come about? Thin Ice is the very first, technology-enhanced weight-loss clothing line. It’s embedded with specialized cooling technology that tricks the body into thinking it is in a cold environment. The body response by revving up and generating more heat leading to

Where the only constant is change   By Théo Münch | The crowdfunding landscape is incredibly dynamic. It’s an industry unlike any other, born out of need and built up by creativity. During my time working as a crowdfunding consultant, I’ve seen campaigns for everything from a potato salad to an Emmy-nominated documentary.

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By Dr Li Xu, Co-founder & CEO of SenseTime | Sensetime was set up in 2014, and is China’s largest artificial intelligence (AI) unicorn focused on computer vision and deep-learning technologies. Prof Xiao’ou Tang and a team of 10 scientists and engineers including myself are the Co-founders. Headquartered in Hong

By Grace Ko | The Internet has become a new arena of our lives, for everything from shopping to socialising. As the online world blurs into the real one, augmented reality (AR) has made it possible for us to appreciate art in a virtual space, and a groundbreaking new app has

Crowdfunding seems to be a hot topic these days - you hear about it all the time, but chances are you might not know exactly what it is. According to the Oxford Dictionary, crowdfunding is by definition “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts

By Ashley Galina Dudarenok | ALIBABA founder Jack Ma brought up the concept of New Retail at the 7th Alibaba Computing Conference 2016. New Retail aims to merge online and offline retail, and use adequate information and Big Data technology to enhance customers’ shopping experience. New Retail – backed

The world’s first user-designed eyewear The eyewear industry is not as it would appear. Nine out of ten frames you reach for will be from the same manufacturer: Luxottica Group. Their near-monopoly on the designer eyewear space means those Ray Bans or Dior sunnies you saved up to purchase cost almost

Interview with Aurélien Menant, Co-founder and CEO of GateCoin, a Hong Kong-based regulated digital currency exchange that offers payment infrastructure as a service leveraging the blockchain. GateCoin was founded in 2013, launched in 2015 and has grown to a team of 10 at the time of the interview. Most recently, they

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