Back to the Future – Learning from the last HK tech bubble

After Startup Saturday, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with a lot more of the people that were around for the frenzy of 2000-2001 for tech startups in Hong Kong. When a fund called TechPacific puts “Tell me your idea and we’ll try not to laugh.” on the side of a bus, that may be indications of a tech bubble. Even some of the established local businesses got caught up in the craze and changed their names to include “Cyber” to keep up with the times.


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