As a journalist that specializes in startups and entrepreneurship, I am often subjected to metric tons of hot air and bluster from founders who think that their idea is going to change the world.
It is always the same drivel, with words like disruptive, revolutionary, organic growth and the like
One of Hong Kong’s more innovative startups, biotech safety testing system Vitargent, has taken a major step in scaling up by raising its second round of finance from key players as more and more Hong Kong-based startups stretch to new heights.
The new financing breaks ground by pushing Vitargent to
The next generation of Asia’s rising stars promises to build upon the progress of technology startups in the region, and surpass it. If you read the profiles of the winners in Forbes Asia’s list of millennial-age superstars, you’ll see what I mean.
These up and comers are in all kinds
The melamine scandal on the mainland in 2008 saw six babies die and 300,000 fall ill after drinking milk powder tainted with an industrial chemical. That, along with the use of so-called gutter oil in food, has led to such distrust in mainland food companies that many families now seek更多
Tiny fish that glow green and morph in the presence of toxins are joining front-line efforts in China to improve product safety.
Backed by a well-known Chinese venture capitalist, Hong Kong-based startup Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Ltd. says it’s developed fish-based tests for more than 1,000 toxic chemicals that could help
Vitargent uses fish embryos to test for contaminants and toxins in consumer products
Hong Kong-based start-up Vitargent has landed a major investment from venture capital firm WI Harper Group to develop and market its innovative food testing technology.
A product of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park incubator programme,
Imagine a fish embryo biologically engineered to turn fluorescent green when exposed to toxins that could harm humans. This isn’t science fiction, but rather the work of Hong Kong-based startup Vitargent.
China’s tainted-milk-powder scandal in 2008 raised widespread concerns about food safety in the country, prompting Chinese entrepreneur Eric Chen