Start main content

Bootstrapping your business with minimum resources


Back to 新聞

Dr. Chan began his sharing by telling us to start up a business at the very beginning with limited resources; business was not learnt by reading many books but just doing it. He pointed out that fund raising was always difficult but there were still potential funding sources, those funding sources also provided a platform for introduction and connection between angel investors and start-up companies, more than that, training and mentorship would be provided by some funding companies. 

For a company incorporation and registration, it could be done within few thousand dollars. Working space should be an issue but co-working space or incubator was a good option, home office was another good choice either. Thanked to the advanced development of technologies, there were quite a lot of resources for people to maintain a good practice of management, Dr. Chan suggested making good use of technologies to save money, for example, Google offered well-rounded office management systems which were free of charge. In addition, we could take advantage of social network to publicize a business. Last but not least, he recommended using cloud storage, different management system to manage project, idea, knowledge and etc… of which a business could be kicked off with limited funds while adequate and free technologies and system were available.

HKU wins TechConnect Global Innovation Awards at TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo 2018


Back to 新聞

Back to 新聞

HKU partners with TCL to establish a Joint Research Laboratory for New Printable OLED Materials and Technology



Get the latest technology and news from us

Fields marked with asterisk (*) are required

If you do not wish to receive emails from us in the future, you can send an unsubscribe request to us by email to