Tag Archives: co-founder

Tech X Social event Sunday April 21, presenting at

Xingergy will be presenting at e2x.org’s Tech X Social pitch and presentation this Sunday, April 21. I wouldn’t have known about it if Kevin Au at CUHK hadn’t told me. We will be revealing our new co-founder at the presentation! That’s right. Oddly, one of the guys from StartupsHK is a judge, and I emailed […]

What it actually takes to establish a Hong Kong Limited Company; Part 3

My earlier posts on “how to establish a company in Hong Kong” (Part 1, Part 2) were made while I was attempting to establish a company. Now that I’ve finished establishing a company, and also recovering shares, I can sshare my expeience. There is more than one type of legal entity in Hong Kong. As […]

Founder’s Pie Calculator, a useful tool for Equity Splits

This is a very sensitive topic. It’s like planning your divorce while you’re on your honeymoon. It also points out the actual, real life level of skin in the game as well as quantity of energy spent and sweat equity…sweated(?) so far by each member. No more time for promises or talk. Time to put up […]

Prototype 2: Should I remain in Hong Kong? Talent and Investors, a Catch 22

Last Sunday night I put the finishing touches on the second prototype. Check it out: It takes up half my apartment The first prototype was very small, just a proof of concept type thing. This one is operational and dangerous. This prototype also establishes a milestone in the startup. I’ve worked on this startup since […]

How the startup is funded

My friend’s dad, Bob, owns a small company in Dallas. He works out of a nicely decorated warehouse/office. Inside this office there are some empty offices and cubicles. Inside the warehouse is warehouse space, friendly employees, forklifts and other equipment, and an elevated loading dock. I’ve found that if I conduct business at this location, […]

How To Establish A Company in Hong Kong, part 1

There are two things you have to accomplish in order to establish a company, no less, or it ain’t gonna happen. One: You must become a company. All the co-founders have to be aware that the company exists now, even if it takes no physical form. What I mean is, you have to come to […]

Are my co-founders the right men for me?

Finding co-founders is like getting married. I’ve read, and believe, that you will spend more time together with your co-founders than you will with your significant other. I haven’t seen or heard much from my two co-founders lately. Have they stood me up, did I have my eyes on the wrong person? But they said […]