Josh is the founder of MWI, an online marketing firm with offices in Hong Kong, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Phoenix, Arizona. He is a contributor for Forbes with a focus on entrepreneurship and startups in Hong Kong, and his writing has also been published in Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Fast Company, TechinAsia, and the South China Morning Post. He holds a Masters of Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University. Josh is also a triathlete, trail runner, and skater. He lives on South Lantau Island with his wife and two children.
Amity is a management consultant in Hong Kong. She has working experience with Accenture and Value Partners. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Hong Kong. Growing up in Shanghai and living in Hong Kong, she has a well rounded point of view of business, social and cultural trends in the region. In her spare time, she is a passionate diver.
Atin is a branding and marketing professional, Founder-Director of ab Initio HK. A technology enthusiast and a social media fanatic. Armed with an MBA in Communications Management, he set out to work for the world's second largest business newspaper as a Brand Manager. An optimist by nature, he is currently living his dream of being an entrepreneur at the cross-section of his passions: digital media, events and startups. When not working, he's probably watching Indian movies, DJing Indian parties or hiking the trails.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
CoCoon is an entrepreneurship exchange in Hong Kong, a 14,000 sq. ft co-working hub to gather vision, talent, experience and resources, aiming to establish a collaborative community to share the enthusiasm in building start-ups and turning them into successful businesses.
Paperclip is Hong Kong's first dedicated Startup Campus. Paperclip provides space, mentoring and education to innovative entrepreneurs, with a focus on design, technology and sustainability. Our mission is to raise Hong Kong's Startup standards. Paperclip uniquely combines a Startup Academy with Work Space. The academy focuses on the lean startup methodologies and business model canvas tools. The beautifully designed space is 5000 square feet and located in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong's ‘new Central’. It's equipped with office, cowork, meeting, classroom and event space. Paperclip is founed by a Hong Kong born serial entrepreneur, who understands that an entrepreneurs journey is uncertain and success is built on passion and sweat. Paperclip is designed to enable that journey. More information can be found at www.papercliphk.com.
The Hive is a creative co-working community doing amazing things. The Hive Kennedy Town is the new home for this community, growing from the existing location of the Hive Wan Chai. The Hive Kennedy Town is set over 6000 sqft of the 6th floor of an old industrial building in the heart of this rapidly evolving neighbourhood. It provides hotdesks, dedicated desks, booth desks, private offices, meeting rooms, event space, photographic studio, and storage space.
Video Cha Cha was started by Stephen Barnes (aka the Hong Kong Visa Geeza) to bring truly affordable website video to the entrepreneur and start up community of Hong Kong. Located next to Coyote restaurant on Lockhart Road in Wanchai, Video Cha Cha studio time costs just HKD999 per hour providing professional quality video footage which you can then produce yourself using readily available Windows or Mac video editing software making high quality website video content finally within reach. We provide all the equipment (camera, audio, lighting, Autocue) and the studio itself allowing you to shoot your footage against a white or black backdrop or on state-of-the-art green stage for chroma key editing if you prefer. It’s quick, convenient and very cost effective. And the best news? By attending the inaugural Start Up Grind Hong Kong event on February 11, you get one hour of Video Cha Cha studio time completely free of charge. No purchase required. It’s just free!
Waffleman is a specialty store dedicated to offer authentic Belgian Liege waffles to our customers with freshness, premium quality and customer oriented services. Our products are cooked to perfection in professional waffle machines imported from Belgium, and served with a variety of favours. Waffleman; Shop 407, Stanley, Hong Kong; Tel: +852 3488 2797
Established in early 2011, General Assembly is a global educational institution that is building a community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, through instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design. We offer classes, workshops, full-time immersive programs and online educational programming on the most relevant skills of the 21st century economy, including web development, user experience design, digital marketing and data science.
StartupsHK was founded in 2009 by Casey Lau, Jon Buford, Gene Soo and Daniel Cheng to help grow the startup community in Hong Kong – in 2012 it now has 5000 members and growing daily.
HKSTPC is a statutory body set up by the Government of HKSAR. The Technology Business Incubation Programme is a service to assist technology start-ups in their vulnerable inception stages. As part of our mission to nurture new science and technology businesses, we provide every possible support for your R&D journey.