The following is a list of events of interest for anyone in the entrepreneurship, marketing or the small business field (mainly on Hong Kong Island).
The list is updated weekly and does not contain every event taking place in Hong Kong.
*Last updated 19 AUGUST 2018*
Week of 19 AUGUST
19 AUGUST - 7:30pm - UX Talent Showcase - Xccelerate - R One - FREE
20 AUGUST - 7:00pm - #FinimizeCommunity HK Presents: Three key trends affecting your wallet! - Finimize - Bread & Beast - FREE
20 AUGUST - 7:00pm - UX Portfolio Day: Maximise Your Chance to Landing Your Dream UX Job - IxDA HK - DBS The Vault - FREE
22 AUGUST - 12:00pm - WIP: Grow Your Brand with Emerging Tech - Tracy Tsang (Internet of Stories) - the Hive Sai Kung - HKD40
22 AUGUST - 7:00pm - How Non-Technical Founders Built a FinTech Startup - Roots - the Hive Wan Chai - HKD40
22 AUGUST - 7:00pm - GEN. I Pre-Launch Networking Party - Generation I - R One Space - FREE
Week of 26 AUGUST
27 AUGUST - 6:00pm - How To: Market Identification and Product Design Using the 6Ws - Frederick WS Yung (Smart Start) - the Hive Wan Chai - HKD450
27 AUGUST - 6:30pm - Kafnu Forum: Work-Life Balance for HK Entrepreneurs - Kafnu - Kafnu - FREE
29 AUGUST - 6:30pm - How to Build an All-Star Product Team - Neat - Campfire Causeway Bay - FREE
29 AUGUST - 7:00pm - Innovate For Growth Podcast Launch Party - Internet of Stories - Hive Spring - HKD280
31 AUGUST - 11:00am - Work-life Balance While Being an Entrepreneur in Hong Kong - Stefano Passarello (Hawksford) - Campfire Sham Shui Po - FREE
Week of 2 SEPTEMBER
4 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - PayMe for Business X Corporate Financial Strategy - WorkTech - WorkTech - FREE
Week of 16 SEPTEMBER
19 SEPTEMBER - 6:30pm - EdTech Hong Kong Startups Pitch Night - Mix and Drink of September - EdTech Community of Hong Kong - Wanchai TBC - Donation
19 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - Speed Networking for Business Professionals - Matthew Trethewey - the Hive Sheung Wan - HKD250
Week of 23 SEPTEMBER
25 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - Deep Tech Startups: Building A Startup Around Technology Breakthroughs - Entrepreneur First - R One Space - FREE
Free Resources and Tools
The below items include different resources and documents that are useful for any entrepreneurs starting their journey or small business owners looking to get involved in the business community in Hong Kong. These tools will be updated regularly and free to use/share!
Recommended Reading List (Books)
Books that we most recommended separated by category (e.g. branding, copywriting, optimisation, leadership, etc.). This is a personal list, please ask for specific reocmmendations tailored to your needs.
Recommended Reading List (Links)
Free websites, videos and other goodies are available online if you want to learn more about SEO, Social Media or other Digital Marketing things. Just need to know where to look.
It's hard to read on a commute (who likes getting dizzy on a bus?) - here are some of our favourite business and casual podcasts.
Co-working & other spaces for freelancers / small businesses
A list of the flexible co-working spaces on Hong Kong Island, coffee shops with wi-fi and other places that are ideal for freelancers and small businesses. This isn't suitable for larger companies (anyone with more than 6 employees).