#SUMHK April 30 – Startup Weekend Global Winner AfterShip presenting at Boot HK

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A Smart Guy:   Hey, I have an idea better than Instagram, worth at least 1 billion.

Mr. Startup:      Have you found any good developers and designers?
A Smart Guy:   No…..
Mr. Startup:      Signup the Startup Weekend Hong Kong in May!

Startup Weekend is an intensive 54 hour event to launch a startup – “No Talk, All Action”.  [Read more...]

#SUMHK APRIL 23RD – MIKE HASKAMP: NO GUTS, NO GLORY, STARTING A BUSINESS IN A DOWNTURN

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Starting a business takes guts. The older you get, the more strength and courage you will need to do that. This coming Monday you will have a chance to hear from a guy who not only started a business in a financial crisis but did so when he was at the lowest point of his life having been laid off and divorced. So what propelled him to go against the odds and take a different direction in life despite having graduated from Harvard undergrad and Columbia MBA?

Come to #SUMHK on Monday to find out. Mike Haskamp and his partner, founded Legend Fighting Championship (Legend), Hong Kong’s first professional mixed martial arts competition in July 2009. After two and a half years, Legend has held 8 events across Hong Kong, Macau and this past weekend in Jakarta Indonesia. Initially, their revenues came from ticket sales. Today, it’s a combination of television licensing, sponsorships, ad sales and ticket sales.

The meeting will be held at BootHK, 19/f, 231 Queen’s Road East at 7:30pm.

 

#SUMHK APRIL 16 – #4SQDAY CELEBRATION AT DROP LOUNGE, OPENBAR UPDATES, XISHI MASSAGE

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This upcoming #SUMHK is going to land on #4sqDay so we have decided to have #SUMHK at the Drop Lounge in Central where we all can celebrate #4sqDay in style!

Not only will there be free shots for all people who checkin (via whatever medium you like, not just Foursquare, and you may be getting a surprise if you checkin via Openbar) and happy hour that last for 3 hours (from 7pm-10pm), a masseuse will be there as well to give you a MASSAGE, thanks to Xishi, a Hong Kong startup that pioneered premium mobile massage service online! We’ll see if we can incorporate massage to future SUMHK, hehe, we wish! 

Besides short pitches by Openbar and Xishi, we will be giving away Foursquare swags as well! We look forward to chilling with all of you this coming Monday! 

Please note that this #SUMHK is not at Boot but will be at:

Venue: Drop Lounge, 39-43 Hollywood Road (entrance is on Cochrane Street down an alley next to Ben and Jerry’s)

Time: 7pm-10pm (Openbar and Xishi will speak at around 8pm)

Date: April 16th

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/335723606492466/