Under the dual pressure of Mainland China’s tightening housing policy and higher operating costs, real estate enterprises in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) must break new ground for growth. A whitepaper co-produced by Ernst & Young Transactions Limited (EY) and Hong Kong’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) outlines the role of property technology (proptech) in this transformation.
Hong Kong businesses are known for their flexibility and adaptability. A family-owned factory, now in its second generation, has faced constant challenges since the current owner took over the operation, so it took the decision to actively diversify.
The global digital currency market is worth more than US$1 trillion and with many merchants now accepting digital currencies, encrypted wallet security is firmly in the spotlight. A Hong Kong-based technology company launched an innovative patent-pending solution this year that can efficiently and securely manage digital assets. Leading global banks and professional investors have quickly adopted the technology.
Founded by a senior fashion designer in Hong Kong, Moonone Collection Limited has expanded into overseas markets and helped to nurture a new generation of clothes designers through cross-border cooperation with multinational artists.
Technology investors usually expect rapid returns on their assets, but the life sciences, especially medicine, have notoriously long development times. Returns can take decades to eventuate and ventures often turn out to be unviable.
Your home – the shape, look and feel – is intensely personal; there is no design that suits all, and every occupant and family wants something different. And within every home, the bathroom poses some of the biggest challenges.
The parasitic alien life form is a favourite theme for sci-fi film producers – the Venom and Alien series are two examples that come to mind. In a case of science imitating art, a team of Hong Kong-based researchers have drawn inspiration from Venom to develop a therapeutic invasive slime.
In order to accelerate the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) to create an intelligent manufacturing industry, Hong Kong-based innovation and technology company Nexsen sees Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to actively expand into offshore markets.
As fintech transforms traditional banking, with all financial institutions becoming fintechs and the metaverse becoming a venue for a parallel banking system, the industry’s talent transformation will need to go beyond swapping pinstripe suits for denim.
Zeek is not your conventional logistics company – forgoing warehouses and vehicles, the Hong Kong start-up provides on-demand delivery services reaching recipients in as little as half an hour, thanks to a massive team of 15,000 couriers recruited through a smart application.