Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China that until 1997 was a colony of the United Kingdom. Considered one of the cities with more economic freedom in the world, Hong Kong has one of the highest incomes per capita in the world.

Million inhabitants (July 2015 est.)


GDP growth (2014 est.)


Internet penetration (January 2015 est.)


Mobile penetration (October 2015)

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Hong Kong

Area: 1,108 km2

GDP per capita: $55,100 (2014 est.)

Inflation: 4.4% (2014 est.)

Unemployment: 3.2% (2014 est.)

HDI: 0.891 - 15º position (2013)

Clasificación Doing Business 2015: 5 / 189

% Social Media Active Users: 64% (2015)

Facebook: 4.4 millions MAUs (2015)

Ranking Social Platforms: Whatsapp (41%), Facebook (33%), WeChat (23%), Google+ (12%) & Instagram (11%)

Top Tech and Startup Summits in Asia

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Everything you need to know about Internet of Things

Prevention of heart attacks thanks to Internet of Things (IoT)? The end of the morning snoozze? A better hearing thanks to a external device? It's been only a couple of months since we had the opportunity to speak with some of the teams in Brinc, the hardware startups...

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Young startups at Startup Weekend Hong Kong

We had the opportunity to assist to the Startup Weekend Hong Kong and there we met two young men who had just launched to the entrepreneurial world. With very different business ideas, they shared the desire to do things, the enthusiasm for a growing sector and the...

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