Business in Asia: Entrepreneur & Start-up News

Danish badminton player Viktor Axelsen opens company in China

According to BT, World champion Danish badminton player Viktor Axelsen has just opened a company in China together with his father. The new company will develop a supplement in relation to lactic acid, and this will be done in collaboration with another company in China, which is responsible for production. The new project VA Health…

FinnCham HK introduces new members

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong welcomes a new Startup & Entrepreneur member ‘Gothenburg Consulting’. The announcement on 14 December through FinnCham HK Facebook page also introduced Swedish brand ‘Älska Du & Jag’. The young Swedish brand is supplying an assortment of recyclable and sustainable products designed by their award-winning Irish designer. In…

Danish Sten Sønderhousen sells fabric masks to help a friend in Thailand

Sten Sønderhousen decided to place his first order of fabric masks from Thailand, after the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced, that it would be mandatory to wear masks in public in Denmark. They are produced by a long time friend in Thailand who is a tailor and maker of a lot of Sten Sønderhousen…

Asia Exchange, Edunation: facilitators of student mobility in Asia, Finland and Europe

Since 2007 Asia Exchange facilitates for northern Europeans to study at quality universities in many of Asia’s most attractive places. Likewise, since 2017 Asians can also get help to study in Finland and select European nations. Learn all about how this idea came about, based on a typical start-up problem scenario, and grew into a…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to E-Commerce Supply Chain Challenge 2020

Ecommerce in Singapore is flourishing and is expected to grow to US$27 billion by 2025 (e-Conomy SEA 2019). The onset of COVID-19 has further accelerated this growth. With the increase in e-commerce transactions and high parcel delivery volume, this has highlighted the importance and need to optimise productivity and improve overall cost for e-commerce supply…

Denmark co-hosted an Asem event on women empowerment

The ASEM “High-Level Dialogue on women’s economic empowerment amid the Covid-19 Pandemic event”, hosted by Vietnam, co-sponsored by Denmark and seven other ASEM member states, took off in Hanoi on 12-13 October 2020. The Dialogue attracted a wide range of policy makers, government officials, scholars and experts from all over the ASEM member states, who…

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduces panel speakers for Rethink 2020 forum

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong announced their Panel Speakers for Rethink 2020. Nigel Mattravers and Alexander Mastrovito, contributors to our Energy and Environment Business Council (EEBC) as well as other experts in the field. 28 October Topic: Waste Management – The dating game vs the sharing game 29 October Topic: Catalysts and…

Join the virtual Nordic Green Conference 2020 and learn more of Nordic sustainable solutions

The Norwegian Embassy in Singapore invited on 14 October 2020 to the Nordic Green virtual Conference taking place 29 October 13.00-18.00. The event aim to share on how Nordic experiences in regional energy collaboration can support addressing challenges in Southeast Asia, through an exchange of ideas and concepts, technologies and policies by companies, research communities…

The Elevator Pitch Competition Hong Kong calls out to Nordic Startups

The Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong (NIH-HK) announced on 28 September to Nordic Tech startups that The Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) is taking place on 6-13 Nov 2020 Organised by NIH-HK’s supporting partner Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTP). EPiC is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash…

Nordic-China Startup Forum is looking for passionate team members in Bergen

On 1 October 2020, the Nordic-China Startup Forum announced, is now looking to recruit passionate people to the Bergen team. Here we provide driven young people a multicultural platform where you get to organize events, build a network in an entrepreneurial community across the two biggest markets – the Nordics and China. Seize the opportunity…