Doing Cross-Border E-commerce? Go Both Ways and Check Out the Cross Border Summit

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Buying from Chinese factories and selling overseas? Or, even better – taking foreign products and selling into the Chinese market? Whichever way you’re going – the Cross Border Summit is the place you need to be. Learn from industry experts, network with other business owners, and have an overall great atmosphere of good food and good people.

This is the second annual Cross Border Summit, taking place on April 21-22, 2017 in Shenzhen, China. Over 20 speakers, 150 attendees, trade booths, this is a 2 full day event with 2 tracks:

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Hong Kong-Based Wearable Tech Startup Digi-Care Building A Lightweight Healthcare Wristband With Long Battery Life

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Healthcare tech has been getting a facelift as the wearables space teems with competition. Seasoned players and startup companies alike are all tinkering away in their shops to reiterate what’s already on the market, or have been innovating to bring something new to the table.

The latest to hit the scene via Indiegogo is ERI: a new lightweight fitness tracker with an unnaturally long battery life – you only need to charge it twice a month. We met up with Jimmy Liao, co-founder and CEO of Digi-Care, the Hong Kong-based company behind ERI, and he told StartupsHK about his passion for consumer products.

“I studied High Polymer Materials and Engineering at the Harbin University of Science and Technology,” said Jimmy. “The school was working in cooperation with the military so all of my classmates either went on to do research for the army or work for the government.” Despite the conventional path of all of his classmates, Jimmy said that he’s always known he’s wanted to use technology to improve the lives of people, and was the only one in his class to go rogue and work on consumer products.

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