[Podcast] Startup interviews with PortfolioQuest CEO Michelle Katics

Michelle Katics is a startup veteran, and boy does she have some excellent hacks for making sure the business runs smoothly 

MetroResidences, the Airbnb for business travellers, launches in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is Rakuten-backed MetroResidences's third market after Tokyo and Singapore 

[Podcast] A wrap of the news you need to know on Wednesday, January 30

Big tech dominated the news to start the week, but Startups across Asia received some nice funding rounds in various sectors 

SuperCharger, Standard Chartered name 10 fintech startups for their 2018 accelerator programme

The SuperCharger accelerator programme brings in startups from Europe and Asia to its latest batch in Hong Kong 

Online fashion marketplace Goxip raises US$5M to expand in Southeast Asia

Co-led by Meitu and Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan's daughter Chryseis Tan, the round also saw participation from Mills Fabrica Fund, Stanley Ho, Angela Leong, and Iman Allana 

[Podcast] The Jay Kim Show: Lui Tong of Strawberry Cosmetics

How Strawberry Cosmetics, a brick and mortar retail store, successfully transitioned to the digital economy 

[Podcast] The Jay Kim Show: Sarah Chessis, Founder and CEO of Isabella Wren

From banker to entrepreneur, Chessis is now the big boss of a custom clothing company in Hong Kong 

3 mistakes I made as a student entrepreneur in Hong Kong, and what you can learn from them

With limited resources, knowledge, and experience to run a business student entrepreneurs often suffer from stupid mistakes and face same problems as experienced entrepreneurs do 

From runway to runway: A professional model raised US$200K to help brands reach influencers easily

Irish Ong, Co-founder and CEO of AlphaConcepts, is an experienced model who identified many shortcomings in the creative industry and sought to tackle them 

Alibaba leads US$2.75M round in Taiwan e-commerce startup citiesocial

citiesocial wants to be a one-stop-shop for companies that want to grow their market in Asia