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Start-up Express is Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)’s highly curated start-up development programme that targets start-ups offering innovative and tech products or solutions, as well as with strong desire to enter the international market. The programme aims to assist local start-ups in building capability and connections, exploring markets, seeking business and funding partners, and enhancing brand awareness.

The programme offers start-ups with unique opportunities to learn, grow and connect. Each year, 10 winners will be selected as the annual cohort who will be exposed to vigorous marketing activities and earned attention from investors, media and potential partners.

Who can apply?

  • Start-ups incorporated on or after 1st January 2018;
  • Start-ups raising less than USD10 million in funding;
  • Start-ups with a valid business registration in Hong Kong;
  • Start-ups with a focus on technologies related to the following categories:

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Information Session: 29 March 2023!

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  • Start Time
    May 10 @ 8:00 am
  • End Time
    May 10 @ 5:00 pm