Inception Awards 2019 Hong Kong Contest

FUND YOUR DREAMS NOW!!

AI startups from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are welcome to join the Hong Kong Contest. Shortlisted companies will be invited to the close-door pitch on Monday, 21 October 2019 at Hong Kong Science Park. Top 5 companies will enter the semi-final of the Inception Awards in China.

Who may Enter?

Business or Project: Artificial Intelligence Technology related
Business Location: Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
Year of Establishment: Year 2015 or after
Funding: Captured less than RMB 50 million in funding (or equivalent in HK/ TW/ US dollars)

What to Do?

1. Submit Application (ONLINE) on or before 2019.09.18
2. Close-door Pitch (8 + 7 mins) on 2019.10.21 at Hong Kong Science Park

Investment Opportunity!

– Top 5 Start-ups will enter the semi-final of the Inception Awards in China for more exposure and investment opportunities in China and International platforms.
– Traveling and Hospitality Sponsorship valued at around HK$15,000 will be offered to each Top 5 Start-ups.
– Potential to join HKSTP’s 2-year Incu-App or 3-year Incu-Tech Programme, which offers a Financial Aid Package of up to HK$860,000 or HK$1.29 million respectively to each successful applicant.
– 3 months Free Membership in TusStar Hong Kong, included 2 FREE desk spaces*at TusPark Hong Kong, Kwun Tong valued at HK$5,400 for each Top 5 Start-ups.

How to Win?

– Innovation and Technology (35%)
– Team Core Competence (30%)
– Business Model and Business Plan (10%)
– Marketability and Competitiveness (10%)
– Execution Plan (10%)
– Others (5%)

Source: http://w1.edm.hkstp.org/u/gm.php?prm=jHQ2cz5mKj_767675490_1234982_120