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McDonald’s to launch a McPlant vegetarian option

McDonalds is developing what it calls a plant-based platform called the McPlant that will debut in markets around the world early next year, according to a report in USA Today. In an investor meeting McDonald’s announced that it had worked to develop its McPlant formulation exclusively.

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Tech in Asia is an online technology news startup based in Asia, with team members all across the region. I have met their founder Willis Wee in person few weeks ago in SG, they write news about Asia and curate from other sources they think are great, like this – 26 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye .

I always like articles in a format that I can have the smallest input needed to get a maximun amount of information. Yes, that’s a list. And I try to add some my personal picks “Cool startups located in HK to the list” 🙂

1. Perpetu | Hong Kong

Launched in 2012, Perpetu is a web-based solution for users to note how they would like their online accounts to be handled after their demise. Recently, they got featured in e27 – “Rest (in peace) assured, Perpetu will keep your digital legacy going“.

2. OneSky | Hong Kong

OneSky is a cloud-based translation service to get your apps & websites translated. It has a global network of professional translators up to 30+ languages, at the same time also provide organisation a tool to crowdsource the translation process to your users.

3. Ambi | Hong Kong

Ambi make interacting with home appliances easy so you can focus on living. Their first product upgrade your home appliances to the smartphone era. Ambi is going for a Indiegogo Campaign in next couple of months.

4. Coachbase | Hong Kong

Coachbase is the digital tool to help you to  share plays and drills with your team. Recently they were top 3 most valuable pitch at Nike headquarters demo day.

5. Frenzoo | Hong Kong

Frenzoo make 3d mobile games for women. Their debut game Style Me Girl was downloaded over 1 million times in the first 2 weeks, hitting the #1 free RPG position in iOS and #1 free game on Amazon appstore.

6. Snaptee | Hong Kong

Snaptee help everyone to turn their mobile photos into beautiful and stylish tshirts fast and easy, cultivate a community where users can create, buy, sell and share great tshirt designs and we turn it into real tshirt and ship worldwide. They have raised $600,000 seed round of funding from a group of Hong Kong and Singapore investors.

7. Talkbox | Hong Kong

Now two years old, Talkbox was once ahead of the game, but it is now threatened by big boys such as Whatsapp and WeChat. It has caused them to pivot to a viable business model to stay afloat. Talkbox opted for a two-pronged business-to-business option. They’ve just released the enterprise version of their app, called Talkbox Teamwork.

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