MAKE IDEAS HAPPEN
- Scott Belsky, founder of Behance
"It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen."
Why Failure Is an Essential Part of Your Entrepreneurial Journey
Failure has never been uncommon for me, and it shouldn’t be for any entrepreneur. When I arrived as a young, bright-eyed entrepreneur in Hong Kong, I thought myself prepared.
Topics: Advertising Services
Self-directed, 1-on-1, On-demand – It all begins with a question
Once upon a time, I was a math teacher at a tutoring center. As with most one-to-many learning environments, some students inevitably fell behind, and unfortunately, not every student was comfortable with speaking up in class to ask questions.
Topics: Education & Training
Redefining the loyalty game for marketers, merchants and customers
Loyalty rewards are an essential part of strategic customer journey planning. Its arguably one of the most sustainable ways in ensuring continued business growth and profit from a marketing perspective.
Veteran wine expert bringing innovation and global access to the traditional world of wines
Before founding Wineworld Xplorer, I have been in the wine industry for 12 years since when Hong Kong government abolished wine tax in year 2008. Over the years, I have not only enriched my wine trading experience, but also honed in on my entrepreneurial skills.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Fintech
Be curious and resilient – An entrepreneur’s journey from Singapore to Hong Kong
Hello! I am Adrien, the Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer at Sleek - a corporate services platform founded in Singapore in 2017 that allows entrepreneurs to incorporate their companies in Hong Kong or Singapore, manage its governance and tax/ accounting filing.
Topics: Entrepreneurship , Legal Tech
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.