The 2nd Annual Postmortem Conference Showcases the Best Startup Failures, Pivots and Missed Opportunities

Failure is part of life, and we will always keep failing, but few things are worse than repeating the failures of others. Learn from their mistakes, take the path less walked, it might end up being the right one.

“Postmortem is a process, performed at the conclusion of a project to determine and analyze elements of the project that were successful or unsuccessful.”

Following last years success, Postmortem Conference is back! It will take place in Hong Kong (again), but this time at Hysan Place, Causeway Bay.

Postmortem Conference is where founders, investors, lawyers, mentors, etc share their stories of failures, pivots, co-founder fights, stress, missed investments, production problems, fund raising issues, and much more.

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6 Judges, 10 Startups and 200+ Audience Reach for the Stars at the Echelon 2013 Hong Kong Satellite

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e27.co is one of the leading tech blogs covering Asian startups and their annual event Echelon is one of the bigger events focused on startups. To showcase their devotion in finding the very best startups around Asia they are holding satellite events in 9 major cities and last night was Hong Kong’s turn.

We helped do the last one in 2011 but missed last year – so we made up for it by helping them put on a great show at The Good Lab where 10 startups battled it out to be picked to represent Hong Kong at Echelon 2013 in Singapore in June.

We heard pitches from:

  • Decision Fuel
  • English Adventureland
  • GoIDD
  • Hotel Quickly
  • Perpetu
  • SocialAgent.me
  • StampUp
  • Verbase
  • Vimantra
  • PhatRice

Over 200 people packed into The Good Lab to hear the pitches and the winner by the audience reaction and the judges pick was…

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