Entrepreneur Day to Open 2 May with Record Exhibitor Attendance
Hong Kong, Apr 24, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A recent Hong Kong Trade
Development Council (HKTDC) survey reveals that 15 per cent of respondents
are new entrepreneurs or would-be entrepreneurs, up eight percentage points
over a similar survey conducted in 2011.
"Start-ups Taking off: 2014 Report on Youth Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong,"
done jointly by the HKTDC and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
(HKFYG), was conducted from November 2013 to February 2014 and divided into
two parts. In the first part, 1,000 Hong Kong people, aged 18-35, were
randomly contacted to get an estimation of new entrepreneurs and would-be
entrepreneurs and their characteristics; in the second part, some 200
entrepreneurs who have started a business in the last three years were
Results of the first part revealed... (more)
With Plans for Continued Business Acceleration, Pure Storage Raises New
Capital to Meet Market Demand, Expand Global Footprint and Preserve Long-Term
Independence in Pioneering the All-Flash Future for Enterprise Storage
Singapore, Apr 23, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Pure Storage, the all-flash
enterprise storage array company, has closed a $225 million Series F funding
round, bringing the company to a valuation of over $3 billion. The round
included contributions from previous public market investors including T.
Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and Tiger Global and new investor, Wellingto... (more)
3,300+ Exhibitors Showcasing a World of Products and Services
Hong Kong, Apr 13, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - More than 3,300 exhibitors from 25
countries and regions are in Hong Kong for the 11th HKTDC Hong Kong
Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the 11th HKTDC International ICT Expo,
which opened today and continue through 16 April at the Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
The twin fairs are presenting a wide range of products and services in the
electronics and ICT industries.
- 3D Printing, Wearable Electronics
The Electronics Fair welcomes some 2,760 exhibitors fr... (more)
Washington, D.C. & Singapore, Apr 24, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - IFC, a member
of the World Bank Group, today recognized the support of Singapore Exchange
(SGX) in its initiatives to foster the development of offshore and onshore
capital markets in Asia.
IFC Vice President and Treasurer Jingdong Hua and Singapore Exchange Head of
Listings, Lawrence Wong, said SGX had played a key role in the success of the
IFC Global Rupee Program, launched in October 2013 to support India's capital
markets. Under the program, which was listed on SGX and in Luxembourg, IFC
issued $1 billion in bonds... (more)
Twin Home-Product Fairs Finish Successful Four-Day Runs
Hong Kong, Apr 24, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair
and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair
ended their four-day shows at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
(HKCEC) yesterday. Together, the two fairs hosted close to 2,300 exhibitors
from 36 countries and regions and welcomed nearly 46,000 buyers.
Double-Digit Buyer Growth
Houseware fair buyers came mainly from the Chinese mainland, Taiwan, India,
Japan, the United States, South Korea, Australia, the United Ki... (more)