the hive co-working space

The Hive is a members’ coworking space and creative community based in the dynamic Wan Chai area of Hong Kong. 

NEST is a hands-on investment incubator focusing on scalable consumer businesses in the lifestyle space. Our vision is to develop Hong Kong as a global hub in the fields of entrepreneurship and creativity to enable start-up businesses to thrive.

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Invest Hong Kong is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government established in July 2000 to take responsibility for Foreign Direct Investment and support overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in Hong Kong's vibrant economy.

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Bridges Executive Centre has been in business for 10 years and helped over 8,000 clients incorporate and grow their business in Hong Kong with a knowledgeable team fully versed in different corporate aspects like company formation, company maintenance (e.g. company secretary, Annual Return, BR renewal), accounting, audit arrangement, tax filing and tax efficiency planning, investment visa, etc., covering every need of a start-up from basic to advanced. Their helpful staff, fast turnaround time, fair pricing and full range of maintenance support tell why you will love them.

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Maurice WM Lee Solicitors are a Hong Kong law firm focused on legal services relating to business, finance, trust, investment, wealth management, creative industries and legislative lobbying.  Our experienced lawyers also provide legal services in key areas such as media, entertainment, dispute resolutions and China legal services.

 

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This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-09-01

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include a no-nonsense cheat sheet for running your business, how to take action and move beyond the planning stage, and how to get through the inevitable tough times starting up.

 

Check out our must read articles for the week of August 25th - September 1st:


The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting and Running Your Business
There are many types of business. Depending on your business, some of these won’t apply. All of these questions come from questions I’ve been asked.

The rules are: I’m going to give no explanations. Just listen to me.
Stop Planning. Start Doing.
Just because you’re great at planning, doesn’t mean you’re actually getting anything done. The most successful people — entrepreneurs, business owners, and even everyday professionals — are those who actually make things happen. In fact, if you’re spending the majority of your day planning, you may be sabotaging not only your productivity, but also your career.
4 Steps to Bounce Back From Failures
You and I know that failures are part of the journey. At the recently concluded Inbound Conference, Seth Godin said, "If failure is not an option, success is not an option either." Failure and success are like two faces of the same coin. Then it seems like a mystery when you see someone struggling to bounce back from a failure.
How to Get Through Founder's Despair

This start-up stuff is really hard, right? Are you starting to wonder whether yours will work? Is doubt creeping in? Are the conversations between you and your cofounder(s) moving from spirited to…weary? Do you find yourself just a little less focused than you were a few months ago?

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