Hong Kong Startup Contest Attracts 550 Entries – Forbes

The signs it’s time to pull out of Bitcoin investment

Hong Kong offers an ideal foothold and a great opportunity for them to scale up and go global. Im glad to see that our message about Hong Kongs rapidly developing start-up ecosystem is spreading, which is one of the purposes of our StartmeupHK brand initiative and competition. As expected, most of those entries are from Hong Kong itself (178), but many were from other countries including the US (65), Israel (53), India (46) and the UK (30). Most of the startups are still in the concept or prototype stage, but a third are companies already earning revenue or with active users. Preliminary judging begins immediately as semi-finalists are selected, after which the field will be narrowed through face-to-face interviews down to 12 winners. Those 12 finalists will be flown to Hong Kong (where applicable) and participate in the StartmeupHK Week from November 10 to 14 in Hong Kong. On November 11, a panel of judges and Forum attendees will select three Grand Award Winners.

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Later, you and your fiance can use the Bitcoin, either to pay for the wedding, or to save for the future (you can add more Bitcoins to your ring later, if you so desire). The BTCring also features split keys which allow for mutual control over the Bitcoins embedded in it, so spending it would require that both husband and wide approve the transaction. Its like a joint bank account, but with Bitcoins and a special ring. If ever your fiance loses the ring, or the relationship is ended, you dont have to ask for the ring back to get your Bitcoins, as everything is stored in the blockchain.

Will BTC be a girl’s new best friend? | SiliconANGLE

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Bitcoin is still a young and fickle currency, so at what point do you bow out with your profits in tow? According to a new report, a spike in searches for Bitcoins can be a good predictor of an imminent crash in its value. By studying the web activity and social media chatter generated by Bitcoins, a group of Swiss computer scientists have come to the conclusion that four key variables govern the way the virtual currency behaves.

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