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Animoca Brands and Brinc launch NFT accelerator Launchpad Luna

Animoca Brands and global venture accelerator Brinc have launched Launchpad Luna, a new accelerator program to identify, mentor, and invest in promising blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFT) startups that are shaping the future of the Web and driving digitalization. Launchpad Luna will also accept high-potential startups seeking to adopt blockchain and NFTs into their core business. Applications are now open.
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Calling for Application: Cyberport Creative Micro Fund & Cyberport Incubation Programme

Cyberport is committed to nurturing youths in Hong Kong to help them kick-start their digital technology ideas and accelerate startup business growth. The Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (Hong Kong Programme) and Cyberport Incubation Programme (CIP) (Oct 2021 Intake) have been opened for application and the deadline is 2 Aug 2021 (Monday).
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“Techstyle for Social Good 2021” International Online Competition

The Mills Fabrica is proud to present “Techstyle for Social Good 2021”, calling out to students innovating for social good globally. Do you have a techstyle (technology + lifestyle) innovation that can create positive environmental and social impact? Does it incorporate apparel/textiles or agrifood technology? If the answer is yes, enter the “Techstyle for Social Good 2021” international online competition now!
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Ideas 4 Italgas: Gas Grid of the Future (Calling for Application!)

Ideas 4 Italgas: Gas Grid of the Future is an Open Call for Innovation aiming to select the best national and international startups and SMEs to support the transformation of gas distribution networks. Companies that develop products and services with innovative, sustainable, and original business models in line with Italgas’ strategy will be favored.
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Global Launch Singapore Batch 4 – Applications Now Open

This program is designed for growth-stage startups around the world to develop and execute a targeted strategy to scale in Southeast Asia. We’ve tailored this program for startups to secure market access and go-to-market strategy validation through expert mentoring sessions, virtual community events, 500’s global network of industry players, and more.
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Startup Challenge: How Might We Make Our Buildings More Sustainable By Automatically Monitoring And Managing Energy, Water, Waste Consumption?

The Real Estate Industry contributes to nearly 40% of the world’s energy consumption and 20% of carbon emissions. Standard Chartered Bank occupies more than 300 office buildings worldwide and has ambitious energy, water and waste reduction targets. Our efforts to reduce energy, water and waste consumptions are resource intensive and requires considerable human capital to translate consumption patterns into data insights.
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Applications for the FoundersHK Accelerate Program are now open!

FoundersHK Accelerate Program is a free 8-weeks virtual startup program for Hong Kong founders powered by FoundersHK that will culminate in a Demo Day attended by the best investors from around the world. Our network of investors who have supported us in the past include Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, 500 Startups, Race Capital and hundreds of angel investors from Silicon Valley and the world.
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Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 – Global Startup Competition: Applications Open

Calling all tech startups globally seeking opportunities to fire up their business! Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 has returned to collaborate with more disruptive startups to define the technologies of tomorrow. If you have an innovative startup that is pushing past the boundaries of the ordinary, join us and showcase your solution to Huawei, one of the largest telecom companies in the world. 
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Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide(FEW)Incubator with a Million Cash Grant – Apply Now!

Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide (FEW) is proud to announce the launch of its first Incubation Program, “Invest in Women Who Tech”. Offering a cash grant of HK$1 million, the 3-month program supports social and product driven female founders who have a minimum of an 18-month track record and scalability potential, and a go-to-market strategy to China or APA regions.
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Hong Kong ICT Awards 2021: ICT Startup Award is now calling for application!

ICT Startup Award aims at discovering and recognising the outstanding local ICT startup companies which focus on software, hardware and social innovation areas and, reward their distinguished development based on its growth, innovation, creativity, functionality, market potential and performance.
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Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific 2021 program is open for applications now until 17th May

FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific is a highly competitive 12-week challenge-based accelerator program. The Lab works with early growth stage fintech companies with innovative propositions from across the APAC region to drive digital transformation with top financial institutions and ecosystem partners.
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Science and Technology Entrepreneur Programme (STEP) – New Cohort Open for Application!

Got an innovative tech-idea but need more guidance to start your business? STEP is here to help!
Science and Technology Entrepreneur Programme (STEP) is now open for application.
Don’t miss the chance to get a HK$100K seed funding and STEP into HKSTP startup ecosystem!
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“Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition

Organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council with support of Principal Partner Swire Properties, “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition is now open for registration! The Competition invites international industry professionals to contribute ideas on how to move Hong Kong’s building sector towards carbon neutrality – a net-zero position – for a sustainable future.
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2021 Eureka Nova Hackathon

The 2021 Eureka Nova Hackathon is the premier, private event where the most innovative minds of Hong Kong team up to ideate, design, build and pitch the future of retail residential and commercial offices. The sky’s the limit and potential winner’s solutions could be implemented at scale across New World Development properties – bringing innovation at a truly impressive scale.
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World Bank Group 2021 Youth Summit Competition for People and Planet

The 2021 Youth Summit Competition calls for innovative proposals for scalable enterprises that fuel a greener, more inclusive and resilient recovery. Established in 2013, the Youth Summit is an annual event hosted by the World Bank Group (WBG) to engage with youth globally on the most pressing topics facing our generation.
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HKSTP X Brinc to Launch the InnoExpress Programme – First Foodtech Cohort

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Park has partnered with Brinc to launch the InnoExpress Programme designed to help startups and scaleups from around the world access the vast opportunity available in the GBA. InnoExpress is a comprehensive 10-day programme that provides tailored support and guidance on how to scale your business across the GBA and reach millions of new customers.
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Invitation for Expression of Interest for StartmeupHK Festival 2021 Event Sponsorship

InvestHK intends to sponsor event companies to create, curate and produce startup related events for the StartmeupHK Festival 2021, which will run from the 24-28 May 2021. It is now inviting qualified companies to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for StartmeupHK Festival 2021 Event Sponsorship. For more details please refer to the attached PDF. Deadline for EOI submission: 5pm HKT, 19 February 2021.
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