Mat sits down with HMB Global CEO, Florian Seiche, as he prepares to launch the new range of Nokia smartphones into the Australian market.
Founded in Auckland in 2014 by ophthalmologist, Dr. Hong Sheng Chiong, oDocs is a portable diagnostic eye exam system for smartphones. The startup has created a portable eye-care adaptor that can be attached to anyone’s smartphone and used by an eye specialist outside a clinic.
Millennials are already driving rapid change in the financial services industry and the role those services play in how they digitally deliver products.
Though Facebook launched its Internet.org movement earlier this year to get smartphones and tablets into the hands of those in developing countries, it will take years before any tangible results are seen, if at all. Other startups have decided to work with what they’ve got, and are bringing parts of the internet to people with ‘dumb’ or feature phones.
Zhou Qunfei is the world’s richest self-made woman. Ms. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong. She jets off to Silicon Valley and Seoul, South Korea, to court executives at Apple and Samsung, her two biggest customers. She has played host to President Xi Jinping of China, when he visited her company’s headquarters. [New York Times]