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And we’re in!

[This post was originally posted on the Surround App website]

After applying for the Accelerator HK the long wait begun, but we just received an e-mail:

Hi guys,
Congratulations! We’re happy to offer you a spot in AcceleratorHK’s first cohort!

“We are in!”

We are excited and are looking forward to work with Accelerator HK and the other teams as of November 5th!

Tech Co-Founder Found and she’s Chinese!

In my latest blogpost I wrote about my quest to find a Tech Co-Founder for the Startup I’m working on.

[Think of a Drum roll sound]: I found one and she’s Chinese!
Why is that so strange?
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Finding a Tech Co-Founder quest

When I applied for the Accelerator HK program I had a tech co-founder in mind, but he had not yet confirmed because of his current gig and possible extension of that. After a week of nail biting he sadly but respectfully declined, the current gig was continuing.
So now I had applied for a Startup program on my own and I cannot code (at least not the last versions of coding languaes) My last coding from scratch was in Basics:
10 PRINT "Hello World";
20 GOTO 10

(And I even had to Google this now to see if I didn’t make any programming failures in these 2 lines, which I did, darn “;”)
But that wont help me a lot on a mobile app in HTML5.
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Launch button

To Startup or not to Startup

To startup or not to start up, that’s the question.

I did my share of startups already, not startups as a lot of people see the definition of a startup, but I started 4 companies so far and they are all still existing. With the first one I was still studying and the last one was 1,5 years ago here in Hong Kong. But there was always one thing NOT applicable to those companies: scalability .
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An assistive portfolio to ease your minds

When given options, use them - Me, 2012

Use your Options