November 20, 2017 / Articles

Fintech startup Glint de-cloaks to offer a multi-currency account and card that supports spending gold

London-based Glint has been pretty stealthy about what it planned to offer, despite several funding rounds and a vague description...
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November 17, 2017 / Articles

‘Literally Endless’ Resources Help Support Student Startups

Colby Triolo ’19 is one of hundreds of students running a startup at Cornell, and she remembers the “very second”...
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November 16, 2017 / Articles

These are the US startups that Russian investors are backing

A taxi-hailing app. A transplant device developer. An online mortgage provider. Those businesses may have little in common, but one...
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November 15, 2017 / News

Google’s new accelerator focuses on AI health startups

Google’s growing focus on healthcare artificial intelligence has been crystalized through its new accelerator program. The scheme is aimed at...
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November 14, 2017 / Articles

5 Ways to Grow and Build Trust

From your creditors to your employees, good business relationships are built on trust. Can the people who depend on you,...
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November 13, 2017 / Research

All the Major Women-Only Coworking Spaces, Listed

The importance of a women-centric location for working and living shouldn’t come as much of a shock to anyone reading...
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November 10, 2017 / Articles

Everyone Starts at Zero: 5 Ways to Jumpstart From the Bottom

Everyone starts at the bottom. Everyone. There is a cliché that says, when you are at your lowest, the only...
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November 9, 2017 / Articles

Steve Jobs: An Extraordinary Career

"We started out to get a computer in the hands of everyday people, and we succeeded beyond our wildest dreams."-Steve...
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November 8, 2017 / Articles

4 Keys To Being A More Effective Entrepreneur

It may not seem like it, but it’s true. Growing a successful business requires hard effort, grit, and ingenuity. There...
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November 7, 2017 / Articles

Navigating the startup scene in China

Startups have been blossoming in mainland China in recent years. Among the various realms of startup businesses, those pertaining to...
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November 6, 2017 / Articles

Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs

Three prominent tech thinkers recently declared the end of the startup era, questioned the future of tech innovation generally and heralded the rise...
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November 6, 2017 / Articles

Female-Focused Coworking Space to Open in Maine

A new wave of female-focused coworking spaces are popping up around the country. And Portland, Maine will soon join New York...
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November 5, 2017 / Articles

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Isn’t Getting Customers

According to a Harvard Business School study, approximately 75 percent of startups with venture funding will eventually fail. The same study...
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November 4, 2017 / Articles

3 Places to Find New Tech Talent

Are you looking for tech talent to help make your startup's website or app? Or, are you on the other...
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November 3, 2017 / Articles

Hot AI Startup In Hong Kong Hits Unicorn Status And Shows The Way For More To Spring Up

The buzz in tech and venture circles in Hong Kong today is about the emergence of home-grown Hong Kong startups...
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November 1, 2017 / Articles

Gaming accessories firm Razer to raise up to $550M in Hong Kong IPO

Razer, the U.S.-Singapore firm that produces PCs and peripherals for gamers, is set to raise as much as $550 million...
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October 31, 2017 / Articles

Brief: Carousell raises $70m to $80m in funding

The news (via TechCrunch): Carousell, a leading ecommerce marketplace in Southeast Asia, has raised a series C round worth between US$70...
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October 30, 2017 / Research

In China, mobile payments are creating a thriving industry of micro services

China may be known as the copycat nation, but the country is a genius at creating new business models, from...
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October 30, 2017 / Articles

Which emerging technology excites Tim Cook the most?

If you are an entrepreneur and you have a VC (venture capital) company steering you toward a quick exit to...
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October 30, 2017 / Interviews

Chat with GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving: his startup way of running a corporation

Billy Yuen, Startup IO’s and EntrepreneurHK founder, engage in a conversation with CEO Blake Irving on the pivoting moments and distinctive...
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October 30, 2017 / Research

Top 20 fintech startups in Hong Kong

As a part of drawing the FinTech scene in Hong Kong, FinTechnews collects, tracks and analyzes hundreds of FinTech Startups....
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October 30, 2017 / Interviews

Chat with Trivago Co-Founder Rolf: “a startup having lots of money is a challenge.”

Startup IO’s founder Billy Yuen chat with Trivago co-founder Rolf Schrömgens about his startup story, the challenges, and the importance of culture....
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October 27, 2017 / Articles

Jay Kim: Why 40 Global Investors Are Excited About HK

One of the greatest perks of hosting a dedicated podcast on entrepreneurship and investing in Asia is the network that...
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October 26, 2017 / Articles

Chat with Trivago Co-Founder Rolf: “a startup having lots of money is a challenge.”

Startup IO’s founder Billy Yuen chat with Trivago co-founder Rolf Schrömgens about his startup story, the challenges, and the importance of culture....
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October 25, 2017 / Research

TOP 20 FINTECH STARTUPS IN HONG KONG

s a part of drawing the FinTech scene in Hong Kong, FinTechnews collects, tracks and analyzes hundreds of FinTech Startups....
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October 24, 2017 / Articles

Chat with GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving: his startup way of running a corporation

Billy Yuen, Startup IO’s and EntrepreneurHK founder, engage in a conversation with CEO Blake Irving on the pivoting moments and distinctive...
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October 23, 2017 / Articles

Which emerging technology excites Tim Cook the most?

If you are an entrepreneur and you have a VC (venture capital) company steering you toward a quick exit to...
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October 22, 2017 / Articles

3 Essential Lessons For Startup Founders From A Top Hong Kong VC

There’s an old investing joke that goes something like this: “If you want to make a million dollars, start with...
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October 18, 2017 / Research

Is Augmented Reality the Next Killer Smartphone App? | Morgan Stanley

When mobile game Pokémon GO launched in July 2016, it quickly became one of the most successful apps of all time, with...
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October 17, 2017 / Research

Startups: How HK and Shenzhen can complement each other

China has been at the forefront of the internet economy in recent years. Many tend to compare Hong Kong with...
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October 13, 2017 / Articles

Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Just nine months after raising its US$30 million series B round, Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, today announced...
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October 12, 2017 / Articles

No startup is an island: entrepreneurship relies on collaboration

There was a time when the lone-genius business founder was revered – the Howard Hughes type who operated in secret, acting only...
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October 10, 2017 / Articles

Women-led startups on the rise in Hong Kong

While the rise of the “She Economy” in China has boosted the country’s consumer market, women are also playing a significant...
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September 29, 2017 / Articles

Actor and entrepreneur Nicholas Tse looks to boost young local tech industry

Tse wants to help bright young minds have their creations brought to a wider market Hong Kong A-list actor and...
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September 27, 2017 / Research

6 Money Management Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

How many times have you been told that saving money is a good thing? Financial specialists recommend that you save...
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September 26, 2017 / Research

GoGoVan becomes Hong Kong’s first $1 billion startup following merger deal

At our TechCrunch China event in June we discussed the bright future that Hong Kong’s startup scene has, despite some big...
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