Tag Archives: Hong Kong Science and Technology Park

Incu-Tech Admission panel at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park

So I’m sitting here in this lobby waiting for someone to let me onto the 8th floor where I’ll (finally) be making Xingergy’s pitch to the Incu-Tech admission panel. The Science Park has delayed my admission panel twice, so I’ve waited about three months. One thing that has me especially worried is a reply I […]

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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 […]

Hong Kong Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Angel Investor Conference

I was lucky enough to receive a free ticket to the Hong Kong Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Angel Investor Conference at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. Topics and discussions included: Silicon Valley Bank’s role in supporting tech startups and how it can apply in Hong Kong How greater VC and Angel investment activity […]

Introducing Alex, the newest member of Xingergy

The “help wanted” add worked. Alex joined the startup a few days ago, and he’s already asking about holidays and working hours. As a founder, Alex will develop the prototype. Originally from Macau, Alex attended The Chinese University Hong Kong, earning both a bachelors and M.Phil in Physics. Alex’s first assignment is to help design […]

Hong Kong Science and Technology Park – Biotech Incubation program

Today I paid a visit to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (STP for short) and CUHK . The point of this blog is supposed to be a record of what it takes to get a startup started up, and I really haven’t been doing a good job of it. This post should be more helpful. In 2009, […]

Where am I and how did I get here?

Recently I had a conversation with a church pastor in Seoul. He asked me where I came from. I told him stellar nucleosynthesis, but he didn’t seem to be interested in this. He informed me that I came, “from nothing”, followed by a speech suggesting (I think) the vanity of social hierarchy and materialism. I […]