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
As a business that focuses on female entrepreneurs, at Next Chapter in Hong Kong we are often asked why ‘female’ entrepreneurs not just ‘entrepreneurs’? Surprisingly, this question is asked more often by women than men.
It’s a great question. Why does the distinction need to be
Known as China's Tinder, Tantan has raised US$70 million in their latest round of Series D funding. The company is looking to monetize their app and expand into global markets. The funding was led by China's live-streaming giant, YY Inc and Genesis Capital, with participation
Built by Flash Robotics, EMYS is an interactive robot capable of expressing emotion and teaching children one word of a foreign language per day.
Helping to make learning fun, as well as providing companionship, Flash Robotics’ social robot EMYS uses its artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to
HONG KONG, March 23, 2016 – SparkRaise today announced that it has beta launched its rewards-based crowdfunding platform.
Globally minded and based in Hong Kong’s Cyberport, SparkRaise is uniquely positioned to offer Asian based creators and innovators a platform to tap into an Asian crowd. Project
You’ve got an idea in mind and you want to bring it to life, but you don’t have the funds for it. You’re convinced it could change the world, but money’s just a little tight right now. Crowdfunding is a way to sort out your
Since 2011, crowdfunding efforts have more than tripled, and current campaigns are projected to raise more than $34.4 billion worldwide in the next year. But what started out as a way to enable businesses and individuals to raise money for creative endeavors without relying on
Tell us about Slick Stabilizer, how did this project come about? Are there similar products on the market?
To begin with, let me tell you how the idea of SLICK came to my mind in the first place. I was only 16 years old when, without
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
SmartHalo is a smart biking system that lets you focus on what matters the most - the road. SmartHalo finds the quickest, safest routes to make your ride a stress-free experience. Get turn-by-turn navigation straight on your handlebars