How GOGOX handled two landmark projects during COVID-19.    By Anagha Subhash Nair    It’s nearly impossible to walk the streets of Hong Kong without seeing a characteristic blue-and-yellow colored van zoom by at least once. From humble beginnings of merely HK$20,000 (US$2,580)  in seed...

Wantedly Founder and CEO Akiko Naka wants people to lead their professional lives with purpose and meaning.   By Daneesh Shahar   In recent years, the idea that work could become something more than a means to an end had been brewing in college dorms...

The ethical dilemmas brought about by the drive to succeed    By Anagha Subhash Nair    Today, the ‘hustle’ has become an indelible part of achieving success as an entrepreneur. We draw inspiration from the rags-to-riches story of Jeff Bezos, and are enticed by the...

Alicia Tam talks to Jumpstart about her experience opening and running an online store for her primarily-offline family business, Chicks.   By Monika Ghosh   Known as the ‘City of Malls,’ Hong Kong is a brick-and-mortar paradise with retail, department, and convenience stores located in...

Metro Workspace is primed to take the lead in Hong Kong’s embattled flexible workspace market   By Anagha Subhash Nair   On a fateful day in 2014, while Joe Chan and Bobby Yu were selling units in a building in Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung district,...

Sowemo Tech Private Limited Founded by Ketan Shrivastava and Surendra yadav in July we 2019. Basically its a IT service company located in heart of India at Bhopal Madhya Pradesh. Its a long journey travelled by Ketan from 2012 When Ketan was in final year of engineering in 2012. He had idea of...

Jumpstart’s interview with CEO of Snapask, Timothy Yu   By ALVIN MAK   Extra-curricular tutoring has been a quintessential part of an Asian education. Parents often hire private educators to ensure their children are adequately caught up and even ahead on school materials. However, online...

Normalizing the fashion rental and resale markets in the age of conscious consumerism    By Min Chen   In the not-so-distant past, the fashion industry was rather slow-moving. The long process of sourcing wool, weaving textiles, and hand-sewing garments made clothing a costly investment. While...

Denis Lagutenko - an entrepreneur, the founder of several projects in the fields of the Internet and affiliate marketing, as well as the owner of the manicure network WOW NAIL, one of the first who did not wait for the government guidance on quarantine and switched his companies to remote work...

The intersection of technology and fashion design yields exciting results   By Monika Ghosh   Entrepreneurship is often perceived as an endeavor that requires considerable technical skills. Still, there are those pioneers who–despite not having the specialized experience right off the...

Essential takeaways from the lockdown experiences of Asian KOLs.   by Jordan Lee   By many early estimates, the COVID-19 pandemic was supposed to be winding down as temperatures rise across the Northern Hemisphere. However, lockdowns around the world are continuing, driving professional and...

Exploring new business models in the event planning industry   By Nayantara Bhat   Netflix changed the world in 2007 when it pivoted to an online model, offering streaming instead of on-demand DVDs. Using the Internet in this way was seen back then as a...

“You’re never too old or too young to start a business… you can be 7 or 70.” – Sebastian Martinez, CEO, Are You Kidding   By Tanisha Lele   Entrepreneurship is often considered complex, risky and challenging. It is often said that one needs to...

Startups can help right-skill the workforce for an impending ‘new normal’   By Sharon Lewis   Two decades ago, few people would consider working at a startup to be their dream job. Without the fat paychecks, perks, and comfortable work-life balance afforded by roles at...