The metaverse is spawning new currencies and innovative ways for games enthusiasts to earn rewards.
04 July 2022
Play-to-earn games, where participants accumulate tokens that can be exchanged for cryptocurrency while playing online, are taking off globally. One of the leaders in this trend in Hong Kong is Animoca Brands, which owns several play-to-earn titles including Crazy Defense Heroes and Benji Bananas, and has also invested in other games such as Axie Infinity.More
A diverse range of Hong Kong innovators presented solutions for art, finance, health, green tech and other sectors in the recent Pitching Final.
21 June 2022
The information technology revolution continues to transform our lives, and IT is now at the heart of every area of business. Underlining this trend, the entrepreneurs making their pitches for one of Hong Kong’s leading start-up development programmes came from a very wide range of tech-focused sectors.More
A local design incubation programme is helping to cultivate talent in the artistic and cultural industries.
10 June 2022
Hong Kong people have an abundance of creativity, which is being manifested as start-ups continue to grow steadily across different sectors. The city has recently seen an enhancement in its incubation programmes and support systems, allowing nascent Hong Kong businesses to flourish.More
A Hong Kong platform fusing art and technology is looking to support good causes and offset carbon emissions.
06 June 2022
As a pioneer green non-fungible token (NFT) platform, Articoin provides a virtual hub where a community of designers, photographers and filmmakers sell digital artwork and support meaningful causes at the same time. Eco-conscious collectors can find more than 12 million assets, including those by Hong Kong artists Vivian Ho and Chow Lee.More
As jewellery-makers bring their production back to Hong Kong or other locations, business is booming for equipment providers.
27 May 2022
Geopolitical changes and the COVID-19 pandemic have drawn many manufacturers back to Hong Kong or led them to diversify risk by setting up production lines in other parts of Asia. This trend has boosted demand for supplies of production equipment.More
An HKUST neuroscience group has developed a traditional Chinese medicine-based treatment for brain degeneration.
24 May 2022
The growing prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the global aging population prompted a neuroscience research team at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to find a way to prevent and treat these debilitating diseases.More