The RISE Will Be Televised: Videos of John Collison, Matt Mullenweg and YOU from #RISEconf


There were lines to get into the centerstage to watch the talks from people like Tony Conrad, Liam Casey, Sonny Vu, Matt Mullenweg and more at RISE – if you were one of those too busy networking and making deals happen you’re in luck – all the videos have been posted to the #RISEConf YouTube Channel.

Just in case you missed them, there are also a bunch of videos from attendees at RISE posted on YouTube that we thought deserved a shout-out so have a look at a few that we aggregated into this post.

Here are some of talks – you can see the rest here.

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The Startups Have Risen: Hong Kong Startup Community Weighs in on #RISEconf


We went out and asked a bunch of people that helped make RISE such a huge success their thoughts on the whole event and we got back a bunch of tweets, Instagram photos and just an outpouring of emotion that we had to put it altogether into one post to close out the week.


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Applications for First Cohort in Environmental Accelerator SOW Asia on Now


Over the past decade, social entrepreneurship has been the talk of town. How can we do well and do good? Entrepreneurship has deep roots in Hong Kong, and the emergence of social entrepreneurship allows smart and passionate entrepreneurs to tackle some of Hong Kong’s most challenging social and environmental issues. Some of these challenges include Hong Kong’s ageing population, waste management given that all landfills will reach maximum capacity by 2018, and managing air pollution.

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