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21.01.19 – 25.01.19

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“People will tell you there is a way things have been always done, that there is a playbook you should follow. But we believe the future is ours to define. There is no playbook for what we’re building.”

YJ Fischer, StartmeupHK Festival

DEFINE WHAT’S NEXT

The StartmeupHK Festival is back! It’s time to celebrate the best of tech innovation, in the world’s most exciting city. This week long festival is a unique platform for startups, 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, edtech 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

Healthtech O2O
21.01.19

Transforming healthcare through technology

Hosted by

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.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Meeting rooms S421 & S423-430

Tech(LIFE)style Conference
22.01.19

Lifestyle innovations redefining how we live,
work and play

Hosted by

Hosted by Startup Launchpad and The Mills Fabrica, the Tech[LIFE]style Conference will explore innovative lifestyle technologies that are revolutionising the way we live, work and play. The conference theme is ‘Living better, living smarter’ and the focus will be on discovering how lifestyle tech can be interwoven into everyday life.
Hear world-class speakers share their thoughts, immerse yourself in startup villages showcasing the latest technologies, and meet the players who are leading this change.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Meeting rooms S421 & S423-430

JUMPSTARTER
23.01.19 – 24.01.19

A unique springboard for startups in Hong Kong

Hosted by

JUMPSTARTER, hosted by Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, is a startup platform for entrepreneurs and young people to jump start their dreams in Hong Kong. This first-of-its-kind event will showcase top-notch startups, provide high-impact
networking opportunities and bring together startups, corporates and investors to make connections, inspire one another and bring the next generation of technological innovations to life in Hong Kong.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Hall 5G

Retail’s Cutting Edge
23.01.19

Revolutionising the future of buying

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Retail’s Cutting Edge, hosted by Inside Retail, is a forum for retail innovators and startups, featuring retail stalwarts and emerging players, proven leaders and challengers. The event will be a daylong immersion on the future of retail, and topics covered will include new retail, global
issues ranging from logistics to social challenges, blockchain as a solution for product authenticity and supply chain streamlining, new technologies reshaping the customer experience, and the seamless merger of buying channels.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Meeting rooms S421 & S423-430

The Connected City
24.01.19

The next generation of city living

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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 to explore and discover technological trends in the urban landscape, and examine what it means to enhance a city’s liveability, workability and sustainability.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Meeting rooms S421 & S423-430

AI & Education
25.01.19

The future of learning and workforce innovation

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The AI & Education conference, hosted by EdTech Asia, brings together Asia’s leading business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs to explore the future of learning and workforce innovation. Discover the latest in technology and innovation,
related to the transformative impact of AI on education, learning, employment and skills, both within and outside Asia, and build connections with the key players in this space.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Meeting rooms S421 & S423-430

Startup Impact Summit
25.01.19

Creating impact through co-innovation

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Startup Impact Summit, hosted by WHub, will focus on the impact created by regional and international startups. Be inspired by successful co-innovation among startups and corporates, and discover the strength of connecting these ecosystems.
Gain hands-on experience through workshops, and avail of business matchmaking opportunities and curated networking among world-class startups, influencers and stakeholders.

Venue:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Hall 5G

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