Tag: Hong Kong

Being based in Hong Kong, my tech friends and I still occasionally get asked, “So what’s the deal with FireChat?” In case you missed it, FireChat, a smartphone chat app with basic mesh support, made headlines during the recent Occupy Hong Kong protests. Protesters on the ground here turned...
Patrick established KBBEX and worked as CEO in 2014.  Prior to start KBBEX’s project, he was a bitcoin over-the-counter (OTC) trader and has been working in the bitcoin field for one and half years.  He worked in Kaplan Financial Training Company (Financial Markets) and Immigration Service of HKSAR before. ...
What's your story? I’ve been in HK for more than 8 years now and I run a company of Import & Distribution of quality seafood that we created 5 years ago with a close friend. After an internship at the French Trade Commission of HK and a short experience in...
What's your story? I am an art dealer and gallery owner from Switzerland. I founded Art Plural Gallery in 2011, which is a unique gallery that specialises in Contemporary Art. The gallery is located in an art deco building with 12’000 sq. ft of exhibition space, located in the heart...
Interesting interview with Jerome Tam from Hong Kong.  As well as a trip down memory lane to a world before YouTube, see if you can guess where the name of his company came from... What's your story? My co-founder, Jake Sharp, and I met at the University of Leeds, where he...
It was great having the chance to connect and talk with David.  We both work in similar areas and I’m sure there will be many chances to collaborate in the future.  His extensive knowledge of the region would be a major boon to companies looking for regional expansion. What's your...
It’s always great to connect with anyone in the video industry.  The consumption of video on the Internet and via mobile is simply staggering and shows no sign of slowing.  Finding people that understand that space and can tell your story effectively, is the key to getting your message...
The statistics around ecommerce usage coming out of Asia are incredible and show no sign of slowing down.  Yet without personal interaction it can feel like a souless experience.  Customer Service is the touch point that allows companies to change the perception.  Well executed it is a competitive advantage...
In a modernized city like Seoul, where traditional values are still the cornerstone of the society, the coworking movement that has seen a rising popularity in Asian economies like Singapore and Hong Kong, is taking a slower growth in the Korean capital. However, for eager hearts that want to...
There are enormous parallels between the artists journey and the entrepreneurs journey.  In both cases you are creating something from nothing, the ultimate in alchemy.  Successful artists, like successful leaders have also discovered that it is not enough just to create, you need to build the teams around you...