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The StartmeupHK Festival, Asia’s leading annual startup event, returns in a hybrid format from 5-10 September 2022. Curated by InvestHK and guided by the theme ‘A Future Unlimited’, this year’s Festival features 7 main events organised by core event partners and several community events to add further diversity to the week.

Expect a schedule packed full of keynotes from global business leaders, thought-provoking panel discussions, exhibitions, investor matching, hackathons and job fairs. Each event is open to attendees across the globe, and will showcase the latest startup and business trends on the metaverse, NFTs, gaming, sustainability, tech investments, healthtech, proptech and more!

Join us and be a part of this unique platform that offers startups, investors, industry leaders, academia and governments to exchange ideas, make connections and define the future. Secure your spot now!

 

The StartmeupHK Festival, Asia’s leading annual startup event, returns in a hybrid format from 5-10 September 2022. Curated by InvestHK and guided by the theme ‘A Future Unlimited’, this year’s Festival features 7 main events organised by core event partners and several community events to add further diversity to the week.

Expect a schedule packed full of keynotes from global business leaders, thought-provoking panel discussions, exhibitions, investor matching, hackathons and job fairs. Each event is open to attendees across the globe, and will showcase the latest startup and business trends on the metaverse, NFTs, gaming, sustainability, tech investments, healthtech, proptech and more!

Join us and be a part of this unique platform that offers startups, investors, industry leaders, academia and governments to exchange ideas, make connections and define the future. Secure your spot now!

 

Quotes by Speakers

"The StartmeupHK Festival 2021 shows that challenging times cannot dampen the enthusiasm for innovation. As the conference demonstrated, challenge spurs innovation. InvestHK and StartmeupHK have done a fantastic job bringing together key stakeholders in the international startup ecosystem to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship."
Bill Reichert,
Partner, Pegasus Tech Ventures
Startup World Cup Asian Regional Finale 2021
Pegasus Tech Ventures
"Instead of making blockchains only work for a couple of things… we build a platform in the same way… one that is decentralised and focused… but you include a programming language so that you can build any kind of application inside it."
Vitalik Buterin,
Creator, Ethereum
Virtual Fintech Forum
Virtual Fintech Fair
"Technology is an essential component of any industry and the property sector is no exception. However, the COVID pandemic has highlighted the obsolete and insufficient adoption of PropTech."
Christina Gaw,
Managing Principal and Head of Capital Markets, Gaw Capital
Proptech Asia & Beyond
Asia PropTech
"Great brands don’t make great products. Great products make great brands."
Guy Kawasaki,
Silicon Valley based Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur
Startup World Cup Asian Regional Finale 2021
Pegasus Tech Ventures China
"The connection in the city of Hong Kong is about people coming together, working with a common purpose to be innovative, to help people to be well, to be more efficient."
Prof. Christine Loh,
Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Connected Cities Conference
KPMG
"Cities have a large role to play in ensuring sustainability, both in terms of adapting to physical risk, and mitigating transitional risk."
Dr. Jonathan Woetzel,
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company Director, MicKinsey Global Institute
1.5°C – The Defining Decade for Impact with Tech
Eureka Nova, New World Development Company Limited
"You need to research the platform you are buying. Be aware that it’s a process, it will take a bit of time."
Anand Venkateswaran (Twobadour),
Co-founder, Metapurse
Scaleup Impact Summit
WHub

MAIN EVENTS

5 SEPT

GBA INNOVATION SUMMIT 2022

GBA INNOVATION SUMMIT 2022 will extend the coverage from focus on opportunities and challenges in the region to some of the most topical subjects worldwide, such as carbon neutrality and digital assets such as NFT etc. Participants can also connect with each other through satellite events and VIP networking sessions.

HOSTED BY

A one-of-a-kind tech summit on climate change focused on the actions need to be taken in order to drastically reduce emissions before next decade. Leading experts, entrepreneurs and stakeholders working towards reducing the impacts of climate change come together to share their insights on how technology can transform industries and create a more sustainable future.

HOSTED BY

The Asia Healthcare Innovation Summit brings together Asia’s healthcare ecosystem of startups, professionals, and investors to exchange knowledge, inspire one another, and help drive innovation. Our goal is to make the summit Asia’s leading healthcare innovation platform that highlights the region’s latest innovations while connecting key industry stakeholders.

HOSTED BY

Be there when all the worlds collide! Join us live in person, online and in the Metaverse. At SIS22, we will break barriers, innovate, and make an impact together. You’ll hear from world-class speakers about the hottest and most pressing topics, experience revolutionary technologies, meet the fastest growing scaleups and get close with vetted investors.

HOSTED BY

8-9 SEPT

GAME ON!
2022

Game On! 2022 is a 1.5-day hybrid conference celebrating the essence of Gaming, Art, Music and Entertainment (GAME) industries by bringing together passionate gamers, artists, developers, investors and enthusiasts in a true-to-spirit gamified environment. If you are a Gaming fanatic or Art & Music enthusiast or an Entertainment aficionado keen to learn more about how new technologies like Blockchain & NFTs are transforming this space, this is the conference to be at!

HOSTED BY

Asia PropTech Beyond 2022, is a 1.5-day event featuring the hottest physical and digital innovations in PropTech. These innovation include new building materials (carbon reducing, nanotech, etc.) and virtual real estate (tokenization, digital twins, metaverse, etc.). We move beyond an introductory level of “what is PropTech,” to provide audiences with a deeper understanding of these topics through masterclasses, webinars, and interactive sessions such as curated happy hours. The event also includes a youth outreach programme and the inaugural PropTech in Asia Award.

HOSTED BY

9 SEPT

THE CONNECTED
CITIES CONFERENCE

The Connected Cities Conference will be showcasing innovations for the next generation of city living. We will be featuring global and regional speakers from academia, business and leading entrepreneurs to showcase examples of a number of smart / connected cities and technologies from around the world including IoT, AI and Data Analytics to enhance a city’s liveability, workability and sustainability.

HOSTED BY

coming soon

COMMUNITY EVENTS

5 SEPT

WOMEN
SCALE UPS

Women Scale-Ups event will highlight how local entrepreneurs and global businesswomen can scale up in Hong Kong and beyond. Through panels, roundtables and insider stories we will hear from female founders who have used HK as a launchpad into building their business and into other markets and learn their perspectives, experiences and insights.

coming soon

coming soon

HOSTED BY

Young Pioneers Forum 2022 will bring together more than 500 teenagers (age 10 and up) from 30+ countries across Asia Pacific and around the world. Collectively, they will innovate and act towards a more sustainable future through six youth-led programs elements.

coming soon

HOSTED BY

Video Library

SCMP: Setting the Stage for Hong Kong’s Startups to Thrive

Scaleup Impact Summit by WHub (Soundbite)

Virtual Fintech Forum (Promo Video)

Startup World Cup Asian Regional Finale 2021 by Pegasus Tech Ventures

Connected Cities Conference by KPMG

AI for All & Making Money with AI by IoTIoT.in

Event Photos

FESTIVAL ORGANISERS

MAIN EVENT ORGANISERS

COMMUNITY EVENT ORGANISERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS