[Updated!] E2 – Demo Night & Insight Sharing: Importance of Growing “Tech X Social” Startups in Asia E2 產品展示夜及心得分享: 亞洲需要更多「科技 X 社會」初創團隊

Nov 18, 2015
Jeffrey Chung

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Five E2 Day 2015 winning teams ready for investors to scale up will be sharing their unique insights on startup ecosystem development in Asia on Nov 18 (Wed)!

Incu-Lab is hosting a dialogue event about “Tech X Social” Entrepreneurship as a part of 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week China – Hong Kong of Cyberport. Our E2 Day 2015 winning startup teams will exchange their ideas and views on the importance and latest trend of Tech X Social development and startup ecosystem in Asia. Also, we will discuss the threats and opportunities of creating “Tech X Social” innovations in Asia, as well as the future prospects for startups to enter the Asian and global market.

E2 (Entrepreneur Square) is the first crossover platform of the technology and social sectors in Hong Kong. It aims at encouraging entrepreneurs to collaborate and create crossover innovative ideas, products and different types of entrepreneurship so that ultimately entrepreneurs can achieve both goals of creating innovative tech products and solving social problems with social innovation. Also, it helps extend the entrepreneurs’ horizons.

5隊在 E2 Day 2015 中優勝、準備讓投資者scale up的初創隊伍,將於11月18日(星期三)分享他們對亞洲初創生態的獨到見解!

創格工房將舉辦一個有關「科技X社會」創業交流活動,是數碼港「全球創業週中國站 – 香港」的其中一部份。「跨界‧創業創新日 2015」(E2 Day 2015)的優勝隊伍將分享他們對亞洲的「科技X社會」發展和初創團隊生態環境的見解,同時我們會討論亞洲「科技X社會」創新的重要性、機遇和挑戰,以及初創團隊進入亞洲和全球市場的前景。

E2 是香港首個科技界和社福界的合作平台。它的目的是鼓勵企業家協作和創造跨界創新理念、產品和不同類型的創業,使創業者最終能達至創造創新的高科技產品和解決社會問題(尤其是貧窮問題)與社會創新的兩個目的,並擴大他們的視野。

  • TECH X SOCIAL Startup Teams:
    • LULIO (Gold; Biggest Impact)
      Happy Retired (Silver)
      Collaction (Most Creative)
      Typewriter (Most Popular by Audience)
      Swapit (Best Interface Design)
  • Date: 18th Nov, 2015 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Venue: Incu-Labspace, Unit 2102, 148 Electric Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong

查詢Enquiry: 3114-0784 / info@incu-lab.org

 

LULIO

Lulio creates compelling video games for young people that detect their suicide risk. Data-points of risk are then sent to the school to make early intervention and support possible.

Happy Retired

Happy-Retired is an online platform especially for retirees. Employers or NGOs can read the retirees’ work experience and expertise from Happy Retired and invite them to work or volunteer accordingly.

Collaction

Collaction is an online platform for like-minded dreamers to collaborate and make dreams come true. Their User-Experience design allows users to start their projects anytime with just a few simple steps.

Swapit

Swapit is a mobile app that allows you to easily buy and sell stuff nearby. Through swapit people in Hong Kong can easily post any item for sale within seconds.

Typewriter

The Typewriter regularly publishes articles on culture, news and life from all around the world writ ten from the local perspective, and hereby addresses shortcomings in both old and new media nowadays.

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Event Highlights:

Hurray! E2 Demo Night and Insight Sharing was successfully held yesterday night!

Award-winning startup teams demonstrated their ready-for-scale-up products, dialogued with audience and shared their valuable insights on Asia startup eco-system.

Thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing you soon in our coming events!

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Panel discussion on Asia startup ecosystem

 

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Jamie presented Lulio

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Ryan presented Happy Retired

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Patrick presented Swapit

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Benjamin presented The Typewriter

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Himphen presented Collaction