How a Hong Kong startup gets caught up in US-China trade war

Rita Liao
How a Hong Kong startup gets caught up in US-China trade war

Taylor Host has been operating his artificial intelligence startup out of Hong Kong for more than two years. The American entrepreneur has clients from Europe, North America and Asia, but he settled in the city for its adjacency to Southeast Asia and mainland China's massive market. Miro, which Host co-founded in 2017 with British software engineer Jamie Wilde, had bootstrapped to six employees before raising a small note investment.