6 Sep 2022

StartmeupHK Festival 2022 showcases Hong Kong’s dynamic and thriving startup ecosystem

StartmeupHK Festival has returned in a hybrid format from 5-10 September. Curated by Invest Hong Kong and guided by the theme A Future Unlimited, this year’s Festival is packed full of exciting events and insightful speakers. 

Seven main events have filled their schedules with panel discussions, keynote speeches, startup pitches and exhibitions covering a range of topics including the Metaverse, NFTs, gaming, HealthTech, PropTech ArtTech and sustainability. Engaging the minds of both young and experienced leaders from the around the world, the Festival hopes to champion Hong Kong’s position as a dynamic and thriving startup ecosystem.

Day One (5 Sep) of the Festival kicked off yesterday with the GBA Innovation Summit 2022 by TusPark and the 1.5°C Summit – The Defining Decade for Impact with Tech, hosted by Eureka Nova and New World Development.

Day Two (6 Sep) began with Brinc’s Asia Healthcare Innovation Summit addressing key trends shaping the healthcare industry and ended with day one of WHub’s Scaleup Impact Summit – Universe x Metaverse, where digitalisation of everyday systems is top of the agenda.

Day Three (7 Sep) Scaleup Impact Summit – Universe x Metaverse continues, with attendees able to join in-person, virtually or via the Metaverse to hear from world-class speakers about all things Web3, DeFi, ESG and FinTech.

Day Four (9 Sep) sees Game On! 2022 by MaGESpire begin its 1.5-day virtual conference that aims to celebrate the essence of gaming, art, music and entertainment. Asia PropTech’s Asia PropTech Beyond 2022 is another 1.5-day event commencing today that will examine the ways traditional real estate is evolving.

Day Five (10 Sep) hosts the second half of Game On! 2022 and welcomes the Festival’s final main event: The Connected Cities Conference by KPMG. Come along to hear about Hong Kong’s ‘smart city’ blueprint and journey toward sustainable development.

Most of StartmeupHK Festival’s events are being held in hybrid or virtual format this year, so no matter where you are in the world (or virtual world) there’s a place for you! If you want to gain unique insights and valuable business knowledge from some of the best startups and entrepreneurs in the world, there’s still time! To register your spot or to simply find out more about startup innovations in Hong Kong, head to the Festival website.

 

 

ABOUT INVEST HONG KONG

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is the department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) responsible for attracting foreign direct investment and supporting overseas and mainland businesses to set up and expand in Hong Kong. It offers free advice and services to support companies from the planning stage right through to the launch and expansion of their business. For more information, please visit www.investhk.gov.hk.

ABOUT STARTMEUPHK

StartmeupHK is an initiative by InvestHK aimed at helping founders of innovative and scalable startups from overseas to set up or expand in Hong Kong. Our services include providing information about the startup ecosystem here in Hong Kong, connecting people to the startup community, hosting startup events and helping to foster a positive environment for startups to thrive. Find out more at www.startmeup.hk, our one-stop portal to Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem. For enquiries, please contact us at startmeuphk@investhk.gov.hk.

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