Start-up Express 2019

10 Winning Start-ups

Affluent Growth & Innovation Technology Limited
ARTRO Digital Limited

Contact Beverage Limited

CYC Motor Limited

Doki Technologies Limited

Incus Company Limited

MedEXO Robotics (Hong Kong) Company Limited
Miscato Limited

Quikec International Limited

RaSpect Intelligence Inspection Limited


    Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is collaborating with Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) to organise a start-up programme namely “Start-up Express”. The programme targets start-ups with products or services suitable for mass consumer market, as well as with strong desire to enter the Chinese mainland market, or/and other Asian markets. Through a series of capability building, mentoring sessions and marketing activities, the programme offers start-ups with unique opportunities to learn, to grow and to connect.

  • Eligibility: • Start-ups with less than 5 years of establishment
      • Start-ups raising less than US $10 million in funding
      • Start-ups with core or substantial operations in Hong Kong

  • A Journey to Success

  • Induction Workshop

    Learning essential business skills and market intelligence.
  • Power Meet‐ups

    Meeting with the successful leaders in small, private settings or personal counselling sessions.
  • Exploratory Mission to Start‐up Hub

    Visiting high potential development Start-up Hub.
  • Local and Overseas Trade Promotion

    Participate in HKTDC’s relevant trade promotion events overseas.
  • Extensive Media Coverage

    Media coverage for the winners to enhance the brand awareness of the start-ups.
  • Business Matching and Building Connections

    Meeting and building network with potential investors or partners for future cooperation.
  • Becoming Alumni of HK Startup Society

    Benefit from resourceful platform for the elite Start-up founders / co-founders.

Selection Process Selection_Process_en

  • Applications and proposals will be vetted by representatives of HKTDC and OHKF.
  • 40 start-ups will be shortlisted and to pitch their ideas in a closed-door presentation (adjudicated by HKTDC, OHKF, signature sponsors and start-up multipliers).
  • 20 semi-finalists will be invited to present @ Entrepreneur Day 2019.
  • 10 finalists will be selected to participate in the remaining programme.

  • Application

    Please apply with a click at the below button!



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