General Assembly Hosts 4th “Intro to the Hong Kong Startup Community” Talk on Sept 5

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Just in case you missed it before and want to get an instant snapshot of the Hong Kong Startup Community, StartupsHK co-founder and Community Development Manager for SoftLayer’s Catalyst program in Asia-Pacific Casey Lau – will be bringing his talk to General Assembly for the 4th time this year.

We asked Casey a few questions about his talk and why it’s so popular:
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General Assembly Hosts 3rd ‘Intro to the Hong Kong Startup Community’ on May 15

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General Assembly is assmembling an Intro to the Hong Kong Startup Community talk with our own Casey Lau on May 15th at The Hive. This will be the third time he has done this talk to an ever growing audience so if you are new in Hong Kong or looking to get into the tech startup world from any angle – as a startup, investor, media etc – you can register for this event here.

BootUP! – 10 Lessons Learned from HK’s First Startup Weekend Incubator – BootHK – Hong Kong Startup, Maker, and Cowork Community

 

This last weekend (Nov 19-21) was the first startup weekend incubation event in Hong Kong ever, and things went really, really well. The event was a bit of an ongoing learning experiment and test of the new BootHK facilities, being the first major event we’ve hosted here in the month of operation. 

We had a total of 19 participants building startups over the weekend, along with many great local entrepreneurs who dropped by to help mentor and give feedback over the 48 hours (well, 50 hours, to be exact).

This is a bit more in depth writeup of what happened during the BootUP! weekend. Would enjoy hearing more from the participants to get feedback on their experiences.