29.01.18 – 02.02.18

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Elon Musk, StartmeupHK Festival

“Innovation comes from questioning the way things have been done before”

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Hong Kong, gateway to Asia, is home to the region’s most dynamic startup ecosystem. The StartmeupHK Festival is a week long celebration of technology innovation, bringing together startups, seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders, students and academics, to exchange ideas, make connections, and chart a course for the future.
The festival will feature keynotes from world-renowned speakers, interactive how-to sessions, hackathons, and valuable lessons from celebrated founders and investors in fintech, healthtech, smart city technologies, IOT, retail and logistics innovation and much more. Join us, and experience the shaping of our collective future.

Why attend

For Startups

The StartmeupHK Festival is a great platform to learn from experts, pitch your business to investors, meet with manufacturers, and explore new partnerships to accelerate your entry or expansion into Asia’s dynamic markets.

For Investors

The StartmeupHK Festival gives you access to some of the region’s most promising startups, a chance to connect with and learn from other investors, and get up to speed with emerging opportunities in our vibrant region.

For the Startup Community

Whether you’re a corporate looking to innovate or an academic teaching entrepreneurship, the StartmeupHK Festival lets you connect with and be inspired by some of the world’s brightest minds shaping the future of industry.

Core Events

StartMeUpHK Venture Forum
29.01.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Hall 3G

The StartmeupHK Venture Forum is the flagship conference of the StartmeupHK Festival. It features world-class entrepreneurs, innovators and thought leaders in a series of inspiring keynote speeches, insightful fireside chats, and invigorating panel discussions.
Attendance at this event is by invitation, with a small proportion of seats allotted to interested members of the public on a first-come-first-served basis. If you would like to attend, please register your interest and we will send you a confirmation if space becomes available.

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FINTECH FINALS 2018
30.01.18 – 31.01.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Hall 3G

Hong Kong’s largest fintech conference, Next Money’s Fintech Finals brings together 60 of the world’s best speakers on fintech design, innovation and entrepreneurship with 2000 global fintech leaders.
Join them for two days and three nights of talks, panels, workshops, tours and networking, and see the world’s top 24 startups pitch for a chance to win the coveted best-in-show title.

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THE CONNECTED CITY
30.01.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Meeting rooms S221 – S230

The Connected City conference, hosted by KPMG, is a gathering of industry leaders, government representatives and entrepreneurs from around the world, aiming to share and showcase innovations for the next generation of city living.
Join them as they explore and redefine technological trends in the urban landscape, and examine what it means to enhance a city’s liveability, workability and sustainability.

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RETAIL’S CUTTING EDGE
31.01.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Meeting rooms S221 – S230

Retail’s Cutting Edge, organised by Inside Retail, is a forum for retail innovators and startups featuring retail stalwarts and emerging players, proven leaders and challengers.
This event focuses on the future of retail – from cryptocurrencies and blockchain solutions for the supply chain and vibrant startups, to leading-edge technologies impacting offline and online retailers.

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HEALTHTECH O2O
01.02.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Meeting rooms S221 – S230

Healthtech O2O, hosted by Nexchange, brings together leading minds in healthtech, and connects people at the core of transforming the health, medical and wellness world through cutting edge technology.
Learn about international and local innovations that are changing the way healthcare is delivered, and explore new solutions to some of mankind’s most pressing problems.

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INTERNET OF LIFE SUMMIT
02.02.18

Hong Kong Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Meeting rooms S221 – S230

The Internet of Life summit, built by Brinc and the Mills Fabrica, showcases the new reality of a world without limitations.  The summit will merge technology with everyday life, to offer a deeper understanding of how our lives will be impacted in the near future.
Come, hear from those driving the next generation of technological breakthroughs, and gain access to influencers, startups, and investors.

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