US plans to rollback special status may erode Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem

Depending on the extent of the United States’ rollbacks on special status, a lot of Hong Kong’s appeal to American tech companies and talent may be eroded.

AfterShip makes its automated shipping API, Postmen, available for free

AfterShip, the e-commerce shipment tracking platform, announced today that Postmen, its shipping API, is now available for free, with no limits on shipment volume. Co-founder Andrew Chan told TechCrunch that the company decided to make the Postmen API, previously offered as a SaaS subscription for enterprises, free in response to the massive jump in online […]

Hong Kong fintech Qupital partners with eBay to provide financing for sellers

Qupital, a trade financing platform, announced today that it will partner with eBay as one of its officially recommended Hong Kong financing service providers. In today’s announcement, Qupital said it will provide offshore financing services, including working capital, to eBay sellers in China through QiaoYiDai, its main product. The agreement with eBay means Qupital will […]

Counterfeit Drugs In HK Have A New Hound To Face Called Blockchain

Besides the technopolitical boil in Hong Kong, one of the city’s fastest increasing wounds would be the number of counterfeit drugs found in secondary and black markets, compromising the health status of HK citizens day after day, During 2017 alone, the production and promotion of ‘fake’ drugs and medicine escalated by 64% signifying the industry’s …

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China Urges Its Citizens To Avoid Illegal Investment Opportunities

China might have banned public cryptocurrencies in the past, but it’s more than happy to work with blockchain technology under a legal and regulated framework. After last year’s ‘risk tips‘ for “virtual currency” investors, the Chinese government issues another article subjecting various financial scams in an attempt to educate its citizens on how to avoid …

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BSN, China’s Blockchain Service Network Is Live

According to Weixin‘s QQ portal, China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) which is currently in beta, was set for a global launch on April 25. The network led by the State Information Center promises to offer BaaS (blockchain as a service) to everyone who wants to build a DLT-powered application, yet wants to avoid the hustle …

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