MAKE IDEAS HAPPEN
- Scott Belsky, founder of Behance
"It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen."
Travel fast as an individual, travel further as a group
Since 2013 when we founded Manner, we had almost zero income during the first few years. I personally funded Manner’s operations with earnings from performing magic tricks.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Advertising Services , Entertainment
Taking innovations to Hong Kong and beyond
Before founding WeLab, I had been a professional banker for my whole career, which is not uncommon among Hong Kongers.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Fintech
TranSwap Story for HKTDC HKStartupSociety
The idea for TranSwap first came to me during the Asian Financial Crisis back in 1997 when I had a US$ currency exposure, and I wanted to hedge it with an FX forward contract.
Mapxus Creates Its Own Market of Global Indoor Mapping Needs
John is a professor and co-founder of a tech startup “Maphive” in the field of indoor mapping system. In 2018, Maphive launched a brand new Indoor Mapping Technology and branded as “Mapxus”. Indoor mapping is synced to our future life and next generation, and that’s why the team at Mapxus has started R&D at it since 2013.
Defying the traditional building inspection industry
Embrace with uncertainty and accept the challenge against the norms and traditions. Let your entrepreneurial spirit continue to fuel your passion and hunger for your idea in the same way that your idea gives life to your entrepreneurial spirit.
How to save time, and drive more insights for businesses
My digital watch beeped. 12:00 a.m. It flashes, reminding me it is no longer Friday night, and I am starting to spend my Saturday in the office as well.
Why a tech analyst ventured into insurance and 4 takeaways
It was already 10pm, but the emergency room at the Queen Mary Hospital was packed. A broadcast announced: “Patients who have been here since 330pm, please be patient.” A wait of almost seven hours for emergency medical attention!
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Insurance
Three ways to quash questions from desperate applicants
How to deal with candidates' relentless questions on their interview progress
Topics: Human Resources
Locobike strikes back - From bike-sharing, to creative workshop and fresh food e-commerce
Locobike's key founders grew up in Tai Po. Unlike in urban areas, bicycles are part of everyday life for residents in the New Territories.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Hardware , Bike-sharing
Three Learnings for Companies in Growth Stage
It has always been my honor and privilege to co-found and lead Guru Online, a digital marketing house. In a collaborative endeavor, we have grown from a startup of 4 to a hub of 300 talents.
Topics: Business Development , Digital Marketing
Female entrepreneurship in a fintech startup
If you are using the big banks to run international payments, you probably are spending 4-5% more than you need to. This challenge was the genesis for Airwallex.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Finance & Investment
Who will join you on the Startup battlefield?
Whenever a new colleague joins Bowtie, they will upload a photo of their favourite hero as their profile picture. This profile picture can feature a comic book hero or even their family cat.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Hong Kong
Advertising strongman takes lead in creating a multimillion-dollar renovation ecosystem
Having worked in online advertising, I have always wondered if I should create something that belongs to myself instead of others.
Your experiences shape your achievements
I am an entrepreneur born after the 1980s. Change has remained a fixture in my life since my school years. I have switched schools multiple times during which I repeated a year and skipped grades.
Topics: Start-up , Insurance
From people of 5 to 20 worldwide offices
While I was travelling in Nepal with Ethan and friends in 2013, we were discouraged that there was little travel booking service.
Topics: Start-up , Tourism (Travel)
Should I give my personal data to a startup?
Hong Kong’s startup scene is booming in the recent years, whether you are looking for personal services, like storage, education, repair, travel, banking, biking or business-related offe
From Trader to Fintech: 2 years in a startup vs 20 years in an IBank
I have been a trader for most of my working life. It’s an exciting job and still a dream for many of the students I meet & teach in HK.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Fintech
Why Leaders Need Leaders to Affect Change
If I’ve learned anything from starting my own company , it’s that entrepreneurship starts with an individual’s desire to solve a problem or problems. But as the company grows, one also has to grow into much more than just an entrepreneur.