Start-up Express 2021

Meet Our Winners

Aurora Tele-Oncology Limited

CLAIRE Clinical AI Research Limited
Dayta AI Limited

DeepTranslate Limited

Growgreen Limited

HK Bio-Rhythm R&D Company Limited
Kamakura Foods Limited

Kin Shun Information Technology (HK) Limited
PanopticAI Limited

Wizpresso Limited

AMTD SpiderNet Start-up Award

HK Bio-Rhythm R&D Company Limited

My Most Favourite Start-up Award

Growgreen Limited

Social Impact Award

Breer Limited

Start-up Express 2021 Pitching Final

A glimpse at the past pitching final

A glimpse at the past power meet-ups


    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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    Meet the Judges

    Mr Raymond Yung

    Vice Chairman

    AMTD Global Advisory

    Mr Duncan Chiu


    Radiant Venture Capital

    Mr Herbert Chia
    Venture Partner

    Sequoia Capital China

    Mr Hendrick Sin

    Co-founder & Executive
    Director & Vice Chairman

    CMGE Technology Group

    Ms Norma Chu



    Dr Timothy Tong
    BBS, JP


    AMTD Charity Foundation

    Ms Michelle Li
    Head of Research


    Ms Joyce Ng
    Investment Director

    Cyberport Macro Fund

    Mr Leo Luk
    Senior Manager

    HKSTP Ventures

    Hong Kong Science &
    Technology Parks (HKSTP)

    Ms Yina Chan

    Saltagen Ventures

    Mr Louis Lo
    Investment Manager

    Beyond Ventures



    Strategic Partner

    Institutional Partners

    Supporting Organisations


    Media Partner