“Start-up Express 2021” opens for applications
If you have started a business in the innovation and technology field with a desire to enter the Mainland or Asian markets, it is your chance to step up by enrolling the “Start-up Express 2021” launched by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Your startup is eligible to apply “Start-up Express 2021” if it: has been established for less than five years; has raised less than US$10 million in funding; and has core or substantial operations in Hong Kong with a focus on eight types of innovation and technology listed below:
40 start-ups shortlisted will be able to join a series of capacity building workshops to grasp latest market intelligence and essential business skillsets. Finalists will be invited to present their entrepreneurship idea at the final pitching and Q&A contest. 10 winning start-ups will have the opportunity to participate in exploratory mission to start-up hubs, local and overseas trade promotions etc. Winning start-ups will also benefit from power meet‐ups with business leaders and extensive media coverage. One-on-one business matching meetings will also be provided to explore business opportunities with potential investors and partners.
The application of “Start-up Express 2021” will be closed on May 12. For eligibility and application method, please visit the official website.