The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government published “Report on Hong Kong’s Business Environment: A Place with Unique Advantages and Unlimited Opportunities” on 27 September. The Report reviews and sets out Hong Kong’s current business environment and advantages following the events over the past two years, and describes the development opportunities available to Hong Kong under the country’s new phase and pattern of development.
Willing to validate your innovative tech idea? Join IDEATION! HKSTP IDEATION (previously known as STEP) is now open for application! Don’t miss the chance to get a HK$100K seed funding and start you FIRST STEP into HKSTP startup ecosystem!
Taking your business to the next level? Ready to take on the world’s fastest market with one of the best resourced programmes? HKSTP Acceleration Programme gives technology scale-ups wings to fly and fast-tracks their regional business expansion by tapping into HK’s largest ecosystem of industry experts, mentors, business partners.
When heritage meets innovation, exciting things happen. Chinachem Group and HKSTP are calling tech ventures to give 82-year-old Central Market a new life with technologies. Together, we can transform Central Market into a smart next-gen social hub for all. Applications are open until Friday, 20 Aug.
The EdVentures Global Business Acceleration Fellowship aims to facilitate the market entry of edtech ventures into Asia. This year, up to 20 ventures from around the world will be invited to do a virtual presentation on 3 November. They will be connected with market entry advisors, potential funders, localisation partners, and pilot opportunities in Asia.
PwC Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation are jointly launching cohort 2 of the Tech Raiser programme, which aims to build star companies, expand the investor community and attract quality technology companies to Hong Kong, with a view to fostering a robust Innovation & Technology (I&T) ecosystem for Hong Kong to stay competitive in the new economy. The 2nd cohort is now open for registration.
With the rise of “Open Data” and streamline business processes, the importance of utilising artificial intelligence with cloud solutions has equally increase as they can provide a range of algorithms to produce timely analysis for decision making and connected processes in a more secured environment. In this regard, Hong Kong Technology Advancement Group (HKtag) will hold a “Open Data Hackathon” (ODH) from 13 to 15 November 2021 with conference cum Hackathon Final on 15 November 2021 (Monday).
Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC), organised by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash their brain powers. Starting from 2016, this international event has been scaling up significantly attracting overwhelming attention and has become an eagerly anticipated annual occasion in town ever since.
The Captain’s Table Innovation Challenge, a pitch competition focused on the maritime and logistics industry, is recruiting for its 3rd cohort. Pitch to win international exposure to stakeholders, a cash prize of US$20,000 and access to a top network of corporates and investors within the maritime industry. The program is designed to propel start-ups to success.
Calling all innovative fintech companies planning to scale in Asia to join the 2021 edition of the Global Fast Track programme! Those who have cutting-edge B2B or B2C fintech solutions will have the opportunity to meet with and pitch to senior executives from corporates and investors in Hong Kong.