Author: Go.Asia

Hong Kong – Zero Carbon Pitch 2018 Open Recruitment I Feb 2018

Organisation: Jockey Club CarbonCare InnoLab Details: At the beginning of this year, scientists moved the Doomsday Clock forward by 30 seconds, putting humanity’s extinction at 2 minutes before midnight (doomsday). Climate change is one of the major reasons for this move, as climate disasters are now affecting the lives of hundreds of millions of people. As world citizens, we all have to work even harder to combat climate change. Zero Carbon Pitch is a pitching event organized by Jockey Club CarbonCare Open Innovation Lab (JC COIL). It serves as a platform for innovative low-carbon ideas and allows these ideas to...

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Hong Kong – SHERO Walk: RISE FOR GENDER JUSTICE I Mar 17

Organisation: Her Fund Details: Every woman change-maker is a SHERO. Every donor and every volunteer are SHERO. With the assistance of a sports platform Fitz, SHERO Walk this year will go hiking.  Sports lovers, healthy couples or families who support gender quality are invited to be “SHERO”  with your friends and relatives, together with us and our grantee partners, to walk the journey of Gender Justice! Date: 17 Mar 2018 (Saturday) Time: 08:30 – 12:00 Venue: Tai Tam Waterworks Heritage Trail, Hong Kong Island (3.8km, beginners need around 1.5 hour) Categories of Participants:Individual $300 / Double $550 / Family $1,080...

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Carousell – Singapore based starts-up leading the new consumption pattern by its mobile P2P apps

If you are young Asian, you definitely heard Carosell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile apps which makes selling and buying on the internet in the easiest way. Founded by Siu Rui Quek,  Lucas Ngoo and Marcus Tan since 2012, this Singapore-based startup has been focusing on mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace across Asia. As of 2016, over 23 million items had been sold on Carousell and users had created over 57 million listings of new and used items for sale. Their mission is to make selling as easy as taking a photo, and buying as easy as chatting....

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Hong Kong – Fellows Recruitment of MaD Healthy Street Lab I Mar – Jul 2018

Organisation: Jockey Club Make A Difference Social Lab & MaD Institute Details: Organised by Jockey Club Make A Difference Social Lab and supported by the Transport Department and Clean Air Network, Healthy Street [email protected] Shui Po project will be held from March to July 2018 to co-create walkability experiments in Sham Shui Po, one of the heavy polluted district in Hong Kong.The lab team is now recruiting 10 Lab Fellows to create grounded innovations for healthier and walkable streets! As the driving force of the Lab, all Lab Fellows are expected to participate actively during the lab period from...

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The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) 2018

Organisation: APNIC Foundation, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), IRDC , Internet Society & DotAsia Organisation Details: The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is a grants and awards program empowering communities in the Asia pacific region to research, design and implement Internet-based solutions for their own needs, placing particular emphasis on the positive role the Internet has in social and economic development in the region. ISIF Asia offers support through competitive grants and awards processes as well as offering support for a range of capacity building opportunities for selected recipients. Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 60 grants...

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