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HK Startup Society exists to serve Hong Kong’s startup entrepreneurs in their quest to achieve startup success through a wealth of exclusively curated content provided by an elite group of startup entrepreneurs from different regions.

Latest Perspectives

by Harrison Tang

Bootstrapping 101: Why and When to Do It

It’s a nice idea to think everyone launching a startup captures the imagination (and dollars) of the first venture capitalists they pitch, and they all go on to live happily ever after. Of course, that’s usually not the case, and I have found that there is an alternate approach when VC funding is not an option.

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Topics: Capital Funding

by Gladys Kong

How an Engineer can succeed as a Startup CEO

If you’d ever told me my love for basketball would eventually help guide my path to becoming a CEO, I’d have laughed. My background is in technology, which means I ask questions — a lot of them. But running a company requires not just information gathering but also clearly communicating expectations to the team on how to proceed with what you discover. Healthy alliances feed on open dialogues on the basketball court and in the office.

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Topics: Start-up , Engineering Services

by Jeremy Sheperd

Three steps to leveraging your personal brand to build a startup

Years ago while in China, I was drawn to the beauty, mystery and promise of a string of pearls I had uncovered in an exotic market. I developed a passion for pearls, and wanted to educate myself and others more than anything else. I took this passion into a personal brand, and evolved my startup with tangible steps.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship , China , Jewellery

Latest Events

23 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018

Application for Betatron Cohort 4



Topics: Hong Kong
15 Nov 2018

CoCoon Pitch Night Semi-Finals Fall 2018

3/F, CitiCorp Centre,
18 Whitfield Rd, Tin Hau
6:30 - 9:00 PM


Topics: Start-up Hong Kong
27 Nov 2018

Startup Grind Hosts of Gerardo Salandra (Rocketbots)

Campfire Kennedy Town 
4/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building,
12P Smithfield, Hong Kong

 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Topics: Start-up