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5 Questions With Anita Chan, Co-Founder of ‘Sam the Local’


It’s super easy to book flights and places to stay online – but what do you do when you get there? Hong Kong startup Sam the Local wants to help you to find the best things to do when you get to your next destination.

Anita Chan (pictured on the left, Maggie Lau on the right) relocated to Hong Kong from California, and prior to Sam the Local, she worked at a consumer products companies doing communications, project management, and regional marketing.

Now she is excited to be involved in the Hong Kong startup community, building something she is passionate about. We sat down with Anita to find out who exactly Sam the Local is…

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The Complete List of RISE Week Events in Hong Kong


Here we go everyone! The excitement of RISE returns next week, and with it again, the Hong Kong community (and beyond) have pulled together to put on evening events every single night – we are calling these RISE Week Events!

These events will take place around the RISE conference and will put a spotlight on Hong Kong’s powerful ecosystem.

So without further ado – launch your favorite calendar app or refer to the events tab in the RISE app for iOS and Android and so…




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We Are HK Founders: Eric Gnock Fah of Klook


Eric Gnock Fah is president & Co-Founder of Klook, the startup’s name stands up for “Keep looking”. The aim of the company is to make less tedious the part of travel planning and organizing an itinerary at the same time offering traveling deals of the place people are planning to visit. Klook was named in 2015 number one as “Best new apps” in Apple Store.

Eric is from Mauritius; he went to school in US and started his career in Hong Kong in investment banking. He speaks 7 languages that he picked up along the way in his life.

In your own words what does your startup do?

Klook helps travelers plan and book activities, tours and local transfers online and on the go.

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