Exclusive App Development Starter Class for StartupsHK Members at Paperclip on 25 Feb


PaperclipHK, host to this week’s Startup Grind, is holding a special free introductory class for people interested in App Development! They are holding this free class exclusively for our StartupsHK community members on February 25 from 6-7:30pm at their brand new Sheung Wan academy.

It’s limited to just 25 seats and will be a great way for those wanting to learn how to develop their own app and get take control of their mobile startup now. Read more or sign up here.

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PaperclipHK’s Deepak Madnani Opens Hong Kong’s First Startup Academy/Co-Workspace in Sheung Wan


With Hong Kong’s first Startup Grind on tomorrow at Paperclip, we went by the new co-work space and academy to chat with founder Deepak Madnani.

By taking a leaf from Steve Blank and Eric Ries’ book, the heart of Paperclip is in the academy, and courses will be drawn from the methodologies behind the lean startup movement. For those unfamiliar with the lean startup principles, it encourages entrepreneurs to get comfortable with failure and stresses the importance of always innovating and iterating. While great execution is what brings an idea to life, the lean startup way suggests that experimentation vs. elaborate planning can actually make starting a company less risky.

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