icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship, and the Joys of Growing Your Own Food: Q&A with Michelle from Rooftop Republic

As part of our #BeTheChange series, we sit down and discuss how people and business have evolved, with change-makers in our Garage Community. 

 

This week, we sit down with Michelle Hong, co-founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise on a mission to introduce the joys of urban farming to the city folk of Hong Kong.

 

Rooftop Republic has been part of the Garage Community since 2018, and they have a rooftop farm on the terrace of our Wan Chai Lockhart space.

 

It was great to catch up with Michelle over sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and the joys of growing your own food. 

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog 6 Ways To Support Small Businesses

The advent of user-friendly e-commerce tools has made starting your own small business easier than ever.

With so many people embarking on their entrepreneurial journey, we thought we’d give you a reminder on how to support small, local business owners. 


We encourage everyone to be conscious consumers - whether this means voting with your dollar for locally farmed vegetables, or writing a positive review for the indie coffee shop in your neighbourhood.

 

Here are a few ideas to get started: 
 

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog Your 4-Step Wellbeing Toolkit

As part of our focus on growth, we asked the Garage Community what areas they would like they spend more time developing. It was very clear that you all wanted to dedicate more time to your mental and physical health! 

 

Considering that Hong Kongers have some of the longest working hours in the world, it’s important to carve out some time for yourself.

 

Here is a comprehensive wellbeing toolkit with guides, recommendations, and resources for bettering your mind and body. 

 

Want to take part in this month's Community Survey? Click here.

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog Cryptocurrency, Sustainability, and Investment Tips: Q&A with Ed Lubrook

As part of our #BeTheChange series, we sit down and discuss how people and businesses have evolved, with change-makers in our community. 

This month, we chat with Ed Ludbrook ahead of the release of his new book, the ‘Future of Crypto’. Since Ed is currently based out of New Zealand, we connected over Zoom to discuss trends in cryptocurrency, the value in regenerative finance, and the importance of a growth mindset. 
 

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog The 5 Most Important Tips for Digital Marketing

Author: Mack Daniels

 

We understand that our Garage Community is incredibly diverse, representing a whole host of industries from global investment firms and fintech companies, to local non-profits and charitable foundations. 

 

Whether you're running a smaller, local business or a major multinational corporation, marketing and promoting your brand is often one of the most significant expenses you'll have. 

 

Therefore, it's crucial to regularly review your marketing budget to ensure that you're not overspending in some areas or losing in others. 

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog Solving Real World Problems with AI: Q&A with Galvin Widjaja of Lauretta.io

A conversation with Galvin Widjaja from Lauretta.io, in our series of Change Stories from the Garage Community. #BeTheChange

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog 4 Most Common CBD Myths in Hong Kong

A brief history, how it works with your body, and the 4 most common myths about CBD. Written in partnership with Swiss FX HK.

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog Best Indoor Climbing Gyms and Skateparks in Hong Kong 2021

In honour of the Summer Olympics, we asked the Garage Community what newly introduced Olympic sport you are most eager to try this summer. We heard your answers Sport Climbing and Skateboarding loud and clear! We’ve put together a handy guide on the best places to give them a try in Hong Kong. With the rainy summer season upon us, the indoor options make for great weatherproof choices. 

icon_hacks_b Created with Sketch. Garage Blog How to Launch, Market & Sell Your eCommerce Product Internationally

Launching in a new market requires brand and performance marketing. Written in partnership with Airwallex.

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