Update: 2 months in our beta, here is what we’re working on

Update: 2 months in our beta, here is what we’re working on

Almost 2 months a go we hosted our first event where we signed up around 30 users. After a few months of hard work it was an exciting, fun and a little nerve-wrecking moment for us. During the first event we had the usual hiccups, but luckily we have amazing users and everyone was excited to try out Neat. We repeated these type of events a few times and we currently have around 200 users testing our App & Card.

Over the past weeks, we’ve received lots of feedback through surveys, e-mail, on our community forum and by talking to our users. For instance, we hosted a session where we invited a few of our users to give us feedback and come up with new ideas.

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How much money will you need when moving to Hong Kong?

How much money will you need when moving to Hong Kong?

You’re thinking about moving to Hong Kong. You just got a job offer and are considering whether the amount offered will cover your cost of living. Especially if you’ve never been here it can be quite tough to really know what all your day-to-day expenses will be like.

One thing we can tell you, Hong Kong is – sadly – one of the cities with most inequality in the world and your expenses will to a large extent depend on your lifestyle. It’s definitely possible to live on little; HK’s median wage is only HK$15k. But if you’re surrounding yourself by other foreigners it will be hard to live of this salary. Living in a convenient area, going out for drinks and good food will add up. In this blog we will look at some different aspects of daily life and their costs. We’re mainly focusing on when you’re coming to HK by yourself and don’t have anyone to support, as that would obviously totally change the equation.

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6 Valentine’s Day ideas in Hong Kong

6 Valentine’s Day ideas in Hong Kong

Valentine’s day is almost coming up ❤  And while it’s a great excuse to try a new place with your SO, it also means most nice restaurants in Hong Kong have “special” menus that can easily cost over HK$1,000 per couple. Don’t want to spend a fortune? Don’t worry, we got you covered! Here are some Valentine’s day ideas that (for the most part) won’t break the bank.

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A week in the life of an intern in Hong Kong

A week in the life of an intern in Hong Kong

I am a full-time undergrad interning at a start-up. This is the optional academic semester, so I am just interning and I spend the rest of my time going around Hong Kong and hanging out with my friends. Although I have plans to do fun activities this month, I also need to stick to a tight budget. This is where Neat helps me immensely 🙂

Monday

8:00am – I find it hard to wake up on time, but because of the internship I need to stick to a schedule and hence I wake up pretty early (at least as per my standards). Got all dressed in time for me to leave and start the 90ish minute commute to Cyberport.

9:30am – I grab my breakfast from the 7/11 at the Kennedy Town MTR station. Usually a sandwich and coffee; $30HKD. From here I take the mini-bus to Cyberport.

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