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13 Oct 2020

Start-up ensures happy returns

High return rates for e-commerce transactions create a need for a one-stop processing solution. read more
9 Oct 2020

Clean air in demand

Hong Kong start-up seeks to purge virus from indoor air. read more
6 Oct 2020

Pandemic tests innovators’ mettle

COVID-19 presents Hong Kong’s wide-open economy with both unique challenges and exceptional opportunities. read more
30 Sep 2020

Putting detail into retail

An AI system records shoppers’ movements and actions to improve the efficiency of outlets’ design. read more
30 Sep 2020

Tactile walls

These information screens work both ways. read more
21 Sep 2020

Virus brings smart response

A nimble start-up switches from hardware to software as supply-chain disruptions rattle market for audio communication gadgets. read more
8 Sep 2020

Pressure cooker for talent

Hong Kong’s status as the world’s skyscraper capital reflects the dense concentration of businesses and entrepreneurs in the city, making it the ideal nurturing ground for start-ups. read more
10 Aug 2020

Need for speed in COVID testing

A start-up in Israel is tapping Greater Bay Area resources to develop a re-usable, high-speed device to detect infection by the virus. read more
6 Aug 2020

Cash-flow benefits for SMEs

A Hong Kong fintech start-up has solved a persistent problem for SMEs – sluggish payments. read more
28 Jul 2020

COVID the transformer

As the pandemic transforms businesses across the world, futurist Gerd Leonhard sees ample opportunities for start-ups to thrive in the ‘new normal’. read more
21 Jul 2020

Self-driven scoops scour waters

A Hong Kong start-up is creating autonomous plastic gathering robot swarms which could clean up the world’s waterways. read more
17 Jul 2020

Cannabis oil enters health market

A start-up sees growing demand for a cannabis extract that is getting a shot in the arm from COVID-19. read more
16 Jul 2020

DNA technology fights fish fraud

Mislabelled seafood threatens consumers and the environment – a Hong Kong start-up offers a rapid species identifier to combat the problem. read more
14 Jul 2020

Start-up sector bullish on comeback

Many of the entrepreneurial individuals driving Hong Kong’s start-up sector remain undaunted by recent setbacks. read more
13 Jul 2020

Remote conferencing zooms out

The COVID-19 pandemic drove an overnight transformation of a video-link platform into a social network. read more
9 Jul 2020

Digital tutoring round the clock

An interactive Q&A learning app from Hong Kong is gaining traction in Asia. read more
2 Jul 2020

E-Day ushers in future present

A keynote event for start-ups tackles the challenges and opportunities brought by COVID-19. read more
24 Jun 2020

Infrared remote-control hub creates smart homes

A Hong Kong start-up offers a household IoT solution to remotely control appliances and cut energy use. read more
23 Jun 2020

Rapid reliable tests vital in virus fight

A Hong Kong genetics start-up has devised a low-cost solution allowing screening for COVID-19 carriers and counts UK football stars among its clientele. read more
16 Jun 2020

Volatile environment favours start-ups

Nimble young firms took a chance to showcase their potential at the third Start-up Express. read more