Open question: How many times have you forgotten the names or faces of people you just met in networking events? If this has occurred to you significant number of times till it has impeded you to move forward (I kid you), this Hong Kong start-up, EventXtra, may have the right solution for you.

Pocknect is a mobile app that turns your networking event contacts into connections that are meaningful and well-organized using the glorious – that is technology.

So what you do is you continue going for your events but of course, with your smartphone that has Pocknect downloaded in it. The Beacon Technology, which is a hyper-proximity technology, automatically helps you detect other smartphone users around you.

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Huiyi Lee

Tech and communications enthusiast based in Beijing.