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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

The Financial Management System for Auto Leasing Partners   [Beijing-April 11, 2019] Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading transportation platform, today launched an online financial management system for the broad ranks of auto leasing and fleet partners on its ride-hailing platform in China. With the new system, auto partners will be able to

Hong Kong, 17 April 2019 - EverCarat, the first global diamond-trading platform powered by blockchain and exchange technology, has formed a strategic partnership with Fulbright Bullion, to provide top-grade diamonds to its high-net-worth clients, enhancing both diversification and wealth protection in their portfolios. Developed by AssetOnChain, a member of the Hong

CEO & Chairman of IBM Asia Pacific will highlight how emerging technologies will reshape businesses as digital transformation initiatives unfurl across Asia SINGAPORE, 16 APRIL 2019 – ConnecTechAsia2019, Asia’s Mega Infocomm Media and Technology Event, will be returning this year from 18 to 20 June in Singapore with a focus on

Hong Kong, 10 April 2019 – The Mills Fabrica is excited to announce a new partnership with H&M Foundation Global Change Award (GCA), the leading innovation challenge initiated to accelerate the shift from a linear to circular fashion industry to protect the planet.   Sharing the same vision, The Mills Fabrica and

March 5, 2019 Hong Kong Convention Center   Asia-based accelerator Zeroth.ai celebrated its fourth cohort (#Z04) with a jam-packed Demo Day of 15 startups who pitched to investors and the media. The AI-focused program opened its doors in Hong Kong in 2017, and has grown every year with Founding Partner Tak Lo and

Why Vietnam is Asia’s startup ecosystem to watch   By Kevin Tung Nguyen | Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is still relatively new compared to other markets, yet its growth potential is second to none. The country’s rapid economic expansion, coupled with its tech-savvy and increasingly educated population, provides startups with strong market demand

We speak to four pioneering designers transforming how products are made during the Brainstorm Design event during Singapore Blockchain Week. We asked the question: Is there a new role for designers at the face of digital disruption?   Here's what they say:   Mark Wee (MW) is executive director of Design Singapore. Recently

Loopring Releases Redesigned Protocol to Significantly Increase Throughput for Decentralized Exchanges Using Zero Knowledge Proofs Release of Loopring Protocol 3.0 Contributes to the Development of Truly Scalable DEXs Shanghai, China — 11 April 2019 - Loopring, the open-source protocol for building decentralized exchanges, has announced the technical design of its protocol 3.0,

Bitcoin Cash (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV) are now available for margin trading for non-U.S. customers—at 2.5 times leverage—with Bitcoin (BTC) as the base pair. This follows news on Tuesday that Ethereum Classic (ETC) was available for margin trading. Now Poloniex customers can trade on margin (all with BTC as the

Shinjuku, Tokyo - April 8, 2019 - Bluebelt launches the most anticipated 200, 000 BBXC Airdrop and Referral Contest as a way of giving back the support of the entire Bluebelt community. The airdrop and referral contest runs from Monday, April 8 (8:00 PM GMT+9) to Monday, July 8 (8:00

Press Release AlipayHK Collaborates with McDonald’s Hong Kong to Steer Digital Transformation in Catering Industry First e-wallet integrated in McDonald’s App for mobile ordering and payment Exclusive delicious deals for AlipayHK users and mobile wallet technology revolutionizes restaurant operations AlipayHK debuts virtual KOL AliSa and brings smart living for Hong Kong people Please download high-resolution

6th April 2019, Ahmedabad: AppJetty is a software plugin and extension store for leading e-commerce platforms and CRM including Sugar, SuiteCRM, Magento, Odoo, etc. to name a few. They released a mobile app for Sugar/SuiteCRM called TapCRM less than two years ago and since then have added various features to

Ecobricks turn single-use plastics into furniture, garden spaces and even buildings A group of 80 environmentally-conscious locals gathered for an ecobrick workshiop in Hanoi 6 April. The workshop at UP Co-working Space’s Creative Lab was created by GROUND Asia in collaboration with Make It Happen. It was entitled ‘From Plastic to

Japanese entrepreneurs engaging in action, also known as Sido, in an exercise led by Aki Koto of WiL. The group learns through engagement during the multiple week Silicon Valley program.   You may only have one shot at innovation: How to apply learnings from both ends of the map   By Aki Koto |

Deliveroo Plus launches giving Hong Kong customers unlimited free delivery for HK$98 a month The new service - Deliveroo Plus will offer a free two-week trial so everyone can try it out In the UK half of customers saved nearly £25 over the first two months of

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

By Andy Lau | The promise of the paper-free office has not materialized, mainly because organizations still rely on paper-based documents, which is unlikely to change in the near future. However, the way businesses work with documents has changed. Most organizations take a hybrid approach, where paper-based documents are scanned

Summary: Q1 2019 dapp market report summarizes the most comprehensive data and provides insights into 4 mainstream blockchains — Ethereum, EOS, Steem, and TRON—they represent the whole blockchain ecosystem with the most active users in the market. Highlights: - Dapp Growth and Activity In the first quarter in 2019, a total of 504 dapps

January 21 - 25,  2019 Hong Kong Convention Center   Organized annually by the Hong Kong government’s innovation arm InvestHK, the StartmeupHK Festival brought together over 8,000 participants and 200 speakers to showcase the city’s latest innovation coming out of the city. The week-long festival was packed with an impressive lineup of industry

(Hong Kong – 4th April 2019) Aiming at recognising and promoting outstanding information and communications technology inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong’s ICT talents and enterprises, Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019 – ICT Startup Award presentation ceremony, organised by the Rotary Club of The HUB

6th April 2019 - The Mills Fabrica, the innovation arm of The Mills Fabrica, will celebrate the grand opening for its first retail store – Techstyle X on 6th April at The Mills. Techstyle X curates globally exciting lifestyle experiences, providing a platform for promising techstyle companies to showcase their

The Mills Fabrica is excited to announce a new partnership with H&M Foundation Global Change Award (GCA), the leading innovation challenge initiated to accelerate the shift from a linear to circular fashion industry to protect the planet. Sharing the same vision, The Mills Fabrica and H&M Foundation Global Change Award aim

ORII is a smart ring that allows you to quickly send and receive audio messages or calls. What’s exciting about the device is that you’re able to hear the audio by gently pressing on your tragus–situated in front of the opening the ear canal–with the finger that’s wearing the ring.   The

SingularityNET CEO Ben Goertzel, casts the spotlight on how AI will pave the path towards a post-work society   By Dr. Ben Goertzel | Asking which industries are going to be most impacted by artificial intelligence (AI) in the coming years and decades is much like someone in the 1980s asking which

The Cardamom Tented Camp in Cambodia joined fellow finalists to salute five tourism projects that were announced as global winners at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Award ceremony in Seville, Spain, 4 April. Cardamom Tented Camp was a finalist in the Changemaker category along with Kelompok

Inclusion and people power with 500 Startups Founder Christine Tsai   With startup fervor at an all-time high, it takes more than a winning idea and a passionate team to stand out in today’s venture landscape. For many, the only hope of getting their product to market is being accepted into an

1. Can you please start by sharing a bit about yourself and your team and how you to came to start Reubird?   Hi! My name is Brian. Carson, my partner, and I co-founded Reubird (reubird.hk). We grew up in Hong Kong and bonded at The University of Hong Kong during

Organised by BII World the Financial Innovation Summit launched yesterday at the Hilton Doha. The two-day event covered over 20 fintech experts explore on the latest trends, developments and emerging technologies in the banking sector in the region. The agenda focussed on a wide range of topics from the importance of investing