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.

maurice wm lee solicitors

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.

FI Grad ReadyPulse raises $2 million, featured on Digital Journal

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-04-16

ReadyPulse recently announced the close of their Series A investment round, totaling $2 million in funding. The press release detailing their success was featured on Digital Journal.

Co-Founders Srinivas Penumaka and T. Vinod Gupta, the President and CTO of ReadyPulse, respectively, are Graduates of the Seattle Founder Institute.

An enterprise content commerce company, ReadyPulse has made a name for itself in the sports, fashion, media, entertainment, and subscription industries by displaying a brand’s best and most relevant social content, such as photos and videos. What sets ReadyPulse apart, if not above, their contemporaries is that they add filters of permission and compliance, changing the face of digital marketing in the process.

Brands have been relying on organic content without explicit user permissions or contest disclosures, which leaves them vulnerable to compliance issues.

What we do differently is we put the permissions in the hands of the actual brand ambassador, and allow our brands to find the highest quality, product relevant, authorized social content from those opt-in ambassadors.” - Dennis O'Malley, CEO of ReadyPulse

Among the lead investors in the series A round were Divergent Ventures, Harmony Capital, and Moxie Software, as well as Angel Investors from Seattle and Silicon Valley. ReadyPulse's Board of Directors was also joined by Todd Warren from Divergent Ventures, and Tom Kelly, Former Moxie Software CEO.

For more information on ReadyPulse, check out their official website.

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