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The “Tech” Of Two Cities Why Hong Kong failed where Shenzhen succeeded

Hong Kong and Shenzhen are located side by side geographically but have a very different history, grounded in two radically different socio-political systems. Hong Kong used to be an economic superstar in the region, while Shenzhen was described as a “sleepy border town” in southern China. The story is entirely different now when Shenzhen is comparable to, if it has not already outshone, its once proud neighbor. This surprising development begs an explanation, and this new article seeks to provide it.

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CIV2017HK Full Conference Program Released

We are pleased to announce the electronic release of the CIV2017HK conference brochure. Its 64 pages include all the necessary information for conference attendees, including speaker biographies, venues and timetables, as well as a special preview of articles and city cases from the upcoming City Venture issue of Coller Venture Review.

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How Did Hong-Kong Become the Most Competitive Economy in the World? Hong-Kong Surpasses the USA in Competitiveness, According to an IMD Report

香港如何成为全球最具竞争力经济体?According to an annual report recently published by IMD, a renowned Swiss business school, the USA has surrendered its status of the most competitive economy in the world to none other than Hong-Kong. What is it, then, that makes Hong-Kong's economy so competitive? And what can hinder its further development?

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