As well as being one of the world’s most exciting cities, Hong Kong is Asia’s most promising business hub.

Launched in 2013 as an initiative by InvestHK, StartmeupHK seeks to promote Hong Kong as a startup destination, connect entrepreneurs, and create a vibrant ecosystem that draws innovative, high impact ventures from around the world to our city.

To discover more about startmeupHK and our Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem please click the buttons below.

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Success stories of Hong Kong based startups from a wide variety of industries



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"Hong Kong's startup ecosystem has been making great strides. Investment in startups reached US$720 million in 2019*, we have seven official unicorns and together with low taxes, progressive visa policies for tech talent and government funding for innovation and technology initiatives, we expect to see this growth continue."

*Oddup All Sector Snapshot, 4 Oct 2019

Jayne Chan
Head of StartmeupHK, InvestHK

Latest News

Special Call for Trial Projects for the Prevention and Control of the Epidemic (Innovation and Technology Commission)

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Public Sector Trial Scheme for Technology Companies Conducting Research and Development (R&D) Activities in Hong Kong

The funding scope of the Public Sector Trial Scheme has been extended to cover production of prototypes or samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector of the R&D outcomes by all technology companies conducting R&D activities in Hong
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