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Outblaze partner FON joins forces with Deutsche Telekom to blanket Germany with WiFi

Outblaze and FON have been partners since 2006, when Outblaze formally brought FON to Hong Kong and Outblaze CEO Yat Siu became the Fonero Leader for the entire Asia Pacific region. Now we are proud to announce that FON has struck a deal with Deutsche Telekom to provide over 2.5 million WiFi hotspots in Germany! […]

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Outblaze CEO Yat Siu to speak at Start Club (Oct 29)

Yat Siu, CEO and founder of Outblaze, is the special guest at the next Start Club, the event for¬†entrepreneurs¬†organized by StartUpsHK. Come by to hear Yat’s philosophy of entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and his thoughts on the theme of “starting local, going global”. The event begins at 7:30 pm on October 29, 2012. The venue […]

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Video and Photos from Startup Saturday HK 2011

This year Outblaze sponsored Startup Saturday HK 2011, an event chock-full of entrepreneurial enthusiasm. Click here to see some quality photographs of the day. You can also check out this very nice video montage of the event.    

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Outblaze is hiring project managers, game designers, artists, programmers & more!

Ever wanted to work at a hip, dynamic, innovative, award-winning and internationally recognized technology company? Outblaze, which BusinessWeek called “Hong Kong’s marquee Internet startup”, is now hiring for various positions in game development, project management, and quality assurance. If you would like a chance to work with major established brands such as Hello Kitty, BEN10, […]

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Outblaze CEO Yat Siu weighs in on the Google-China affair

Outblaze founder and CEO Yat Siu lays out several convincing arguments on his personal blog to explain how Google is likely to benefit should it withdraw from China. Google shocked the world when it announced that it was going to exit China as a result of government censorship and sophisticated hacking attacks that targeted Chinese […]

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IBM officially opens Cloud Computing Lab in Hong Kong thanks to Outblaze

Today I attended IBM’s ceremony announcing the opening of the first IBM Cloud Computing Laboratory in Hong Kong. The event was well attended by industry leaders, media, analysts, IBM’s major partners, and senior government including Mr John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR Government. As Mr Tsang put it in his speech, the lab is […]

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Young Entrepreneur Award for Outblaze CEO Yat Siu

We are coming up to the end of 2009, and ’tis the season to win awards! Once again, Outblaze has worked diligently not to disappoint its fans. Earlier in the year, we nabbed the Company of the Year Award at the ComputerWorld Hong Kong Awards, as described in my previous blog post. Last night, Outblaze […]

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And the angel said, "Give me money, for I have not enough."

So you have a start-up company. You have slaved over the business plan. You have assembled the core team, who have all agreed to defer pay in order to get the business off the ground. You have prepared a prototype of your product/service. You have developed your web site, reseller network, and you are doing […]

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Profitable FON has more fun

Congratulations to FON!! The three year old internet connection sharing company is on track to show profitability in the last quarter of 2009! Treat yourself to the extremely interesting blog post on this subject by FON founder Martin Varsavsky. Martin also provides a personal account of the huge potential and harrowing times at FON; last […]

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Come meet Marko Ahtisaari, CEO of Dopplr and Web Visionary (plus new iPhone App!)

We’ve thrown together an impromptu event in honour of Marko Ahtisaari, who will be here in Hong Kong Tuesday evening (June 23). Marko is the CEO of the business travel social network Dopplr, which helps users take advantage of collective and current intelligence on travel destinations. Marko is an ex philosophy professor, a blogger, Web […]

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