German Industry and Commerce Ltd. (GIC) is a member of the global network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) with 140 offices in 92 countries and territories, our mission is to connect people, enhance bilateral partnerships and foster innovation and business growth.
Smartone Hackathon Is Now Open For Registration
Entering the 5G era is bringing a cyber world with high speed, low latency and massive connectivity to various applications and services! The SmarTone Hackathon is now in its third year, this time with theme of “5G and Smart City”, encouraging local and overseas participants to unleash their creativity and potentials.
Jetro Strengthens Startup Support In Hong Kong
JETRO established an “innovation hotspot” (IHS) in Hong Kong. IHS provides services such as briefing, individual mentoring, matching with local companies and venture capital.
Good Fashion Fund Launches To Invest In Supply Chain Innovation
The Good Fashion Fund has launched, spearheading systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain by investing in the implementation of innovative technologies in India, Bangladesh, and Vietnam.
Whub’s Founding Team Launched Angelhub
Since 2014, WHub – Hong Kong’s startup community platform and power connector comprising over 3,000 startups, has been fostering the startup ecosystem and providing startups with resources they need to grow, including know-how, visibility, and talent, to create employment and build innovation.
GreaterbayX 2019 Mobility Accelerator
GreaterBayX is a multi-partner accelerator program designed to support late-stage startups to scale into China through the Greater Bay Area in a bid to propel mobility and urban tech innovation into this US$1.5 trillion region.
Three Banks In Hong Kong Introduced SBAS For Businesses Requiring Basic Banking Services
The three note-issuing banks, Bank of China, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, have recently introduced a new tier of accounts, the “Simple Bank Accounts” (or SBAs), with the support of the HKMA, to provide an additional option for business customers who require only basic banking services.
Klook Completes Us$425m Series D Funding With New Capital Raise Led By Softbank Vision Fund
Klook, a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform, today announced it has raised US$225M in Series D+ funding.
Agorize, Leading Online Platform For Open Innovation Challenges, Raises US$ 14.6 Million To Step Up International Growth
Agorize, the leading online platform for Open Innovation challenges, has announced a new raise of US$ 14.6 million in Series B funding led by Creadev, alongside Sofiouest and existing equity holders, Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures.
Airwallex Confirmed As Latest Fintech Unicorn Following Series C Fundraising
Airwallex confirms unicorn status following a successful Series C fundraising round of $100m USD, valuing the company at over $1bn USD.