Sonar Hong Kong 2019

April 13, 2019 Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP)   The third year of Sónar Hong Kong’s eclectic music, arts and technology festival packed a punch, with a lineup of DJs both local and international, and a characteristically diverse array of workshops, talks, art, and tech for visitors to peruse.   The Sónar +D

Elemental Luxury with MYKU Watches

When one thinks of gemstones, diamond engagement rings or jade bracelets often come to mind. MYKU has managed to use a variety of semi-precious gemstones to create one-of-a-kind timepieces.   The brand sources gemstones from around the world, each with their distinctive characteristics, which are sent to German artisans who cut the

Smart Ring ORII Launches Gesture-Control Features

A longtime paragon for crowdfunding and hardware success in Hong Kong, Origami Labs announced a set of gesture-control features for its voice-powered smart ring, ORII, at The Mills Fabrica’s Techstyle X space on July 16, 2019. Having captured the hearts and ears of users since it launched in 2015, the


Creating An Expense Policy That Works For Your Startup By Nick Evered | Startup founders and leaders have an awful lot on their plate, wearing multiple hats and overseeing operations while focusing on building and expanding their product or service. While developing the best business


By Hidy Fung As a café or restaurant in the Hong Kong F&B industry, there is always a lot of competition to grab a share of the existing market. To stand out from the crowd, it's important to have a special 'je ne sais quoi’. It's not enough to provide just


By Nayantara Bhat | Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform BitMEX made headlines in June for recording over 1 million Bitcoins traded in the space of 24 hours. Now, trading volumes on the platform are regularly crossing US$4 billion per day.CEO Arthur Hayes runs the company alongside CTO Samuel Reed and CSO Ben


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

Bringing about a healthier startup ecosystem through the Venture Capital Method   By Douglas Abrams | There’s an epidemic of overvaluation raging in Southeast Asia’s entrepreneurial community. It appears to be highly contagious, as most entrepreneurs I meet seem to be infected. Overvaluation is dangerous for startups and can even be fatal in extreme

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

3 steps to achieve better marketing performance     Content marketing (CM) is not a new concept. Marketers have been using content to disseminate information about brands and products for centuries. Its history traces back to the year 1732 C.E., when Benjamin Franklin issued the Poor Richard’s Almanack to promote his printing business.   Instead


Tell us about SunPort! SunPort is a device that allows anyone to plug in and use solar power out of the grid, without needing to own solar panels. I does this by measuring how much power you take from the wall and matching it to solar credits that come from real

“All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions - Leonardo da vinci”   Price is merely a perception. Our brain remembers prices as either being high or low, rather than recalling specific numbers. It is therefore beneficial to your brand for people to perceive your price as low.   How can you

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