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Start-up Express 2021


    The Start-up Express is Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)’s highly curated start-up development programme that targets start-ups with products or services suitable for mass consumer market, as well as with strong desire to enter the international market. Through a series of capability building, mentoring sessions and marketing activities, the programme aims to assist local start-ups in building connection, exploring markets, seeking partners and enhancing brand awareness

    Who can apply?

    • 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;
    • Tech start-ups focusing on one of these aspects:

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    What to expect?

  • Capacity building workshops

    Grasp latest market intelligence and essential business skillsets.
  • Power meet‐ups with business leaders

    Meeting with renowned business leaders to gain insight and tips.
  • Exploratory mission to start-up hubs

    Visiting high potential start-up hubs to explore market potentials.
  • Local and overseas trade, technology and start-up events

    Participate in local or overseas trade promotion and start-up events.
  • Extensive media coverage

    Media coverage for winners to enhance brand awareness.
  • Business matching

    One-on-one business matching meetings with potential investors and business partners.
  • Becoming alumni of HK Startup Society

    Benefit from resourceful platform for the elite start-ups.

  • Your Start-up Express Journey

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    A glimpse at the past pitching final

    A glimpse at the past power meet-ups




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