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 16 SEPTEMBER 2019*
Week of 16 SEPTEMBER
17 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - Outsourcing: Building Trust and Confidence in a Service Provider - Ameyethon - Ooosh - FREE
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
19 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - How to Make Smarter Business Decisions: Advice on Cashflow Management - Fastlane Group - Garage Academy - FREE
20 SEPTEMBER - 6:30pm - Hong Kong Food Hackathon 2019 - The Future of Urban Food - Cook Beyond - HKD490
Week of 23 SEPTEMBER
25 SEPTEMBER - 7:00pm - Deep Tech Startups: Building A Startup Around Technology Breakthroughs - Entrepreneur First - R One Space - FREE
26 SEPTEMBER - 7:30pm - Hong Kong Company Basics: Formation and Maintenance - iNCUBEE x LCCS - Three Commas - FREE
Week of 30 SEPTEMBER
5 OCTOBER - 3:00pm - Garage Greens Urban Farming Experiences #1 - Rooftop Republic - Garage Academy - FREE
Week of 7 OCTOBER
9 OCTOBER - 6:30pm - Deep Tech Innovation in Hong Kong - WHub - R One Space - HKD130
13 OCTOBER - 2:15pm - First Round Capital for Startups - Hong Kong Electronics Fair - HKCEC - FREE
Week of 14 OCTOBER
15 OCTOBER - 7:00pm - Setting Up a Company and Running a Start-up in Hong Kong - Hawksford - WYND - HKD250
17 OCTOBER - 6:30pm - Sports for Women and Girls: The Untapped Commercial Opportunity - Women in Sports Empowered HK (WISE HK) - KPMG - 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).
Hong Kong Startup Funding and Grants
Not an exhaustive list, and not by us either. Take a look at what Jeffrey Broer has put together - incredibly useful if you’re thinking of starting a small business in Hong Kong.