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[New Coronary Pneumonia] Cyberport "Dare to Create Anti-epidemic" Startups and Hong Kong People Together to Turn Crisis into Opportunity

2020-06-04T07:35:04.860Z

The new crown epidemic has a broad impact on the daily lives of the general public and the development of all walks of life. The epidemic has driven changes in consumption patterns, and at the same time, it has made the public more aware of the benefits of applying technology and integrating technology into life and business to form a new normal. There are many incubation companies under the Cyberport, through different innovative solutions during the epidemic, to help the public and enterprises to fight against the epidemic with technology at all levels of medical services, educational facilities and home decoration, and successfully turn the crisis into an opportunity!



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2020-06-03 08:00

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The new crown epidemic has a broad impact on the daily lives of the general public and the development of all walks of life. The epidemic has driven changes in consumption patterns, and at the same time, it has made the public more aware of the benefits of applying technology and integrating technology into life and business to form a new normal. There are many incubation companies under the Cyberport, through different innovative solutions during the epidemic, to help the public and enterprises to fight against the epidemic with technology at all levels of medical services, educational facilities and home decoration, and successfully turn the crisis into an opportunity!

FindDoc provides the latest medical information to drive a new consumption model

The epidemic raged, which put heavy pressure on the public medical system. FindDoc, a Cyberport startup that operates an online doctor appointment platform, added a "visual consultation" function during the epidemic, hoping to provide the public with a more convenient option, while diverting patients and alleviating public medical burden.

FindDoc's platform includes information on more than 6,000 doctors in 50 specialty categories, and has always provided online appointment services. Citizens can check the doctor's opening time on the platform and make appointments online directly, without waiting in line to register at the clinic, saving waiting time ; The platform also provides various medical information shared by professional doctors to facilitate the public to understand the correct and reliable health information. Founder and CEO of FindDoc Wu Junyan said that since the outbreak of the epidemic at the end of January this year, the flow of the FindDoc website has continued to increase, especially the number of medical and disease information views has doubled, and the number of views about respiratory infections has increased more than 8 times during the peak period. .

FindDoc founder and chief executive officer Wu Junyan expects that more people returning from overseas will need "visual consultation" services in the future. I believe it can drive the platform's traffic to rise and become a new consumption model for patients.

In the epidemic situation, FindDoc also added a "visual consultation" function, users can conduct online consultations with general practitioners, specialists and even psychologists on the platform to reduce social contact; and to further meet the needs of the outbreak, FindDoc also has another Cyberport incubation company GOGOVAN cooperates to assist people who are evaluated as "needed" by doctors. Through GOGOVAN's "point-to-point" virus test sample courier service, they can obtain test containers and take deep-throat saliva samples without leaving home Send to designated locations for testing to reduce the risk of community transmission. 

Founder and CEO of FindDoc Wu Junyan predicts that as countries gradually open up and lift restrictions on entry and tourism in the next six months, more people returning from overseas will need this service. I believe it can drive the flow of the platform to become a new one for patients. Consumption pattern.

Bull.B Free Open Online Platform Suspends Non-stop

Earlier, the Education Bureau announced the suspension of classes in response to the epidemic situation, and students staying at home will inevitably affect the learning progress. Cyberport's online platform "School Home Corner", another incubator company of Cyberport, has been providing various support for schools, including the release of teaching videos, campus news, dialogue chat rooms, electronic announcements and campus TV stations. Schools, parents, teachers and students can communicate with each other through mobile phones, tablets and computers through the "school corner"; teachers can also upload textbooks, homework and announcements to the program to allow students to download in real time after completing their homework online Pass on.

Chen Yixi, the founder and chief executive officer of Bull.B Tech, said that the education technology market has become more attractive to the market and is optimistic about the business after the epidemic.

"School Home Corner" provides a total of 100 places for primary, secondary, and kindergartens during the epidemic period, free of charge during the suspension period, for a period of six months. Since February, the number of logins for the "School Home Corner" mobile application has exceeded 150,000 times per month, more than doubling. Chen Yixi, the founder and chief executive of Bull.B Tech, whose office is located in Cyberport, said: "As schools and parents adapt to communicate through electronic platforms and applications, the education technology market has also become more attractive to the market. The business is optimistic, and it also provides impetus for business development. I believe that the related industries' demand for work space and "adding people" is increasing. However, the rent of Hong Kong industrial and commercial buildings has been high. I hope the government can invest more resources and provide more for startups Offices and shared work spaces, such as the expansion of the Cyberport, encourage the start-up development of education technology, and also provide young people with a path to enter the science and technology. I believe it will be a positive help to our business development and overall industrial development."

Online decoration service platform "Renovation Guy" Free inspection and maintenance of exhaust pipes for Hong Kong people

A confirmed case of a new coronavirus occurred during the outbreak in Kangmei Building, Changkang Village, Tsing Yi. At that time, many residents and the general public were worried that the virus would spread through the exhaust pipe. Cyberport community members and online decoration service platform "Renovation Guy" quickly launched the "Free Air Exhaust and Exhaust Pipe Inspection Plan", which is home to 16 Y2 type housing estates in Hong Kong that are the same as Kang Mei Building, free inspection and maintenance A total of nearly 2,000 people registered for the exhaust pipe.

During the "renovation guy" epidemic, the site inspected and repaired the exhaust pipes for 16 housing estates in Hong Kong free of charge. The flow and business volume of the online platform increased even against the market.

The epidemic has hit the traditional construction and decoration industry. As the online platform, "renovation guy" has increased its business against the market. "Renovation Guy" mainly provides service matching for the public. Users can find various home decoration and repair services through its website, and can also learn more tips for home repair and maintenance. During the epidemic, the number of people going abroad decreased, consumers tended to seek information and services online, and the business of "decorators" continued unabated. Deng Shimin, co-founder of "Renovation Guy": "Comparing the business volume in the first and second quarters, the overall platform traffic has increased by more than 50%, and the business volume has also increased by about 30%."

He added: "The epidemic has successfully promoted digital transformation. We are confident in business growth and market prospects! The company expanded from 6 to 20 employees in 18-19 years. We plan to hire additional employees in the marketing and research and development departments within this year. In order to expand B2B customers and hardware and software. The Cyberport’s business network, active ecosystem, and work space all help us recruit new blood and further expand our business territory."

During the outbreak of the Cyberport, the "Dare to Create an Anti-epidemic" online platform was launched, which included the community's anti-epidemic technology solutions for the convenience of the public and the business community.

For details, please visit: https://istartup.hk/braving-the-epidemic

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