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International Start-Up Week (ISUW) takes place during the month of Entrepreneur Day (E-Day).It brings together a series of start-up and entrepreneurship related activities organised by NGOs, youth associations, universities, co-working spaces and relevant government organisations including a wide variety of conferences, exhibitions, seminars and workshops. Get prepared for starting your business and come join these rewarding events!

StartmeupHK Festival 2020
The StartmeupHK Festival 2020 will be returning from 6-10 July this year and is going virtual! The week-long extravaganza of startup conferences featuring keynotes with renowned speakers, startup village, services marketplaces, job fair and business matching will be open to attendees across the globe. Our core event organisers will bring you the latest industry developments in smart city, retail tech, digital lifestyle, global startup trends and insights from the most promising startups, investors and corporates and many more! Immerse yourself in this full online series of events to get connected, learn great ideas and business opportunities in Hong Kong, China and Asia.

Date: 6-10 Jul 2020 (Mon-Fri)
Time: 08:00 - 20:00
Email: startmeuphk@investhk.gov.hk
Tel: 3107 1000
Fax: 3107 9007
Website: https://www.startmeup.hk/

 

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Asia Venture Capital Forum 2020

Date: 6 Jul 2020 (Mon)
Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Contact: Ms. Sierra Ng
Email: hkvca@hkvca.com.hk
Tel: 2167 1518
Fax: 2167 7530
Website: http://avcf.hkvca.com.hk/
Remark : Online event

 

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Business Clinic

Date: 6 Jul 2020 (Mon)
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/
Remark : Online event

 

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Connected Cities Conference
THE NEXT GENERATION OF CITY LIVING
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.

Date: 6 Jul 2020 (Mon)
Time: 12:00 - 19:00
Tel: 3927 5626
Website: https://kpmg.eventbank.com/event/the-connected-cities-conference-2020-16749/%20

 

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What Can We Learn From Design Thinking During the Pandemic?

Date: 6 Jul 2020 (Mon)
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/
Remark : Online event

 

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Startup Impact Summit 2020

SHOWING IMPACT. MAKING IMPACT
Not your typical Startup Conference! Bringing together the local and the international tech community to showcase and create impact. 365 days of Startup Life condensed into two days, with multiple tracks, stages, workshops and resources to scale your business to the next level. If you think SIS is just another Tech Conference, think again!

Startup Impact Summit aims to nurture entrepreneurs, corporates, students, investors, into socially minded change makers, and help the audience gain practical tips & tools to start and scale a project with a meaningful purpose, with the support of the ecosystem.

This year we are even more focusing on the 17 UN goals to raise awareness of the cutting-edge technologies and businesses and the social and environmental impact they are able to create.

Date: 7 - 8 Jul 2020 (Tue - Wed)
Time: 7 Jul 2020 10:00 – 21:00 (Tue)
 8 Jul 2020 10:00 – 19:00 (Wed)
Website: https://www.whub.io/startup-impact-summit
Remark : Online event

 

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Connected Retail Experiences
DRIVEN BY DATA, POWERED BY PEOPLE
Connected Retail Experiences (CRE) is a conference for retailers and brand owners who understand that retail is changing and are looking for solutions to help them reposition their business. The event encompasses the technology and innovation that goes into creating seamless branded retail experiences across all channels. The event will focus on the future of retailing and how retailers are able to harness the power of data lakes of information that they hold about their customers’ purchasing habits.

Date: 7 Jul 2020 (Tue)
Time: 12:00 - 19:00
Website: https://connectedretail.hk/cre/

 

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Takeoff Your Business - Grow And Scale Your Business With Ease

The social distancing has not stopped us from running business, in fact, many companies are growing stronger than ever. Regardless of which industry they’re from, digitalisation and mobility are the common factors of their success. What’s the missing piece for your company? Which technology is the growth enabler?

Join us with Michelle Kwok, SME specialist from Xero, on 7 July to find out how to scale your business efficiently ‘in the cloud”.

Be part of our community and take off your business from here Garage.

Date: 7 Jul 2020 (Tue)
Time: 18:30 – 19:30
Contact: Ms Charlie Chan
Email: Charlie.chan@thegaragesociety.com
Tel: 3952 7200
Website: https://www.thegaragesociety.com/
Remark : Online event

 

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Ecosystem Summit

CREATING A STRONGER STARTUP ECOSYSTEM IN HK
Hosted by The Mills Fabrica, the ‘Ecosystem Summit’ will focus on ways to foster and grow the startup ecosystem in Hong Kong and globally. With a series of panels and roundtables, the half-day event will highlight:

(1) developing entrepreneurial talent through education and incubation,
(2) transforming corporates through innovation and
(3) taking Hong Kong startups global and promoting the city as a global innovation hub.

Date: 9 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Email: contact@themillsfabrica.com
Tel: 3979 2335
Website: http://www.themillsfabrica.com/about-us/
Remark : Online event

 

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CoCoon Pitch

We are excited to share the CoCoon Pitch platform with our global network of investors and entrepreneurs. Coming up, join us via teleconference to meet the teams and judges in 5 min presentations and Q&A sessions. Enjoy meeting fellow entrepreneurs and investors from around the world and hear about the newest ideas around fintech, ed tech, atom+bytes, med tech and much more.

Date: 9 Jul 2020 (Thu) & 23 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 12:00
Contact: Ms. Rachel Ko
Email: rachel@hkcocoon.org
Tel: 3158 2999
Website: https://www.hkcocoon.com/cocoonpitch.html
Remark : Online event

 

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Lifestyle Tech Conference

BRINGING NEW MEANING TO EVERYDAY LIFE

Hosted by Jumpstart Media, the Lifestyle Tech Conference will provide key insights into the startup ecosystem. Join us as we bring you insights, trends and experiences from the most promising startups, investors, corporates and change makers disrupting our world today. Come check out the latest and greatest startups learn from the organizations and visionaries forging new paths in struggling sectors.

Sign up now for the investor matching session to expand your network and pitch your business ideas.

Date: 9 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 14:00 - 19:00
Website: https://startmeup.jumpstartmag.com/
Remark : Online event

 

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Meet the Mentors Online Consultation

Date: 9 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 15:00 – 18:00
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/
Remark : Online event

 

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HKFIA 2020 FORUM
Reward financial institutions for their contributions to the city’s financial market
Theme: The Road Ahead: How would the entrepreneurs be adaptive to the changing world in the next decade?

Date: 10 Jul 2020 (Fir)
Time: 09:30 – 17:00
Website: https://finance.sina.com.cn/zt_d/fylt0603/#head-news

 

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Product Building 101

Garage Academy has invited Thomas Fung, a Scrum Master and product development pro, to explore with us how to build lasting, effective, forward-thinking products that customers actually want—not just what’s the ‘flavor of the day’.

Drawing on years of experience working with Agile and technology, Thomas will provide an overview of how and what successful companies are using to drive product development amongst their teams.

Date: 14 Jul 2020 (Tue)
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Venue: Garage Academy, 2F, Beverly House, 93-107 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong
Contact: Ms Charlie Chan
Email: Charlie.chan@thegaragesociety.com
Website: https://www.thegaragesociety.com/

 

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HKTDC Entrepreneur Day
HKTDC Entrepreneur Day is HKTDC's major start-up event, promoting entrepreneurship with a wealth of opportunities and supporting services tailor-made for start-ups in Hong Kong. In 2019, Entrepreneur Day, or E-Day, hosted more than 280 exhibitors and attracted over 18,600 visitors. Running into the 12th edition, E-Day is themed as“Revive • Redefine”to support start-ups to redefine business rules with disruptive and innovative ideas, and to breakthrough and revive from ever-changing business ecosystem.

Date: 16-17 Jul 2020 (Thu - Fri)
Time: 16 Jul 10:30 - 19:00 (Thu)
 17 Jul 10:30 - 18:00 (Fri)
Email: entrepreneurday@hktdc.org
Tel: (852) 1830 668
Website: http://www.hktdc.com/eday

 

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Start-ups Start at the Top – Practical Tips to Kickstart Your Business
Starting a business is more than having innovative ideas - but also to have a concrete plan for business development implemented with fund-raising skills. You will learn about how to start, develop and sustain your business through this seminar.

Date: 16 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

 

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從前海機遇走向世界舞台


Date: 16 Jul 2020 (Thu)
Time: 16:45 - 17:45

 

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Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurship Seminar - Latest Development of Start-ups in the Greater Bay Area
The seminar provides start-ups with latest policy information and practical tips to expand their businesses in the Greater Bay Area. You will also hear from entrepreneurs benefiting from these initiatives and have developed in the region successfully.

Co-organiser: Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau
Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 11:00 - 12:00

 

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The Renaissance Journey of Traditional Businesses
To strike a balance to maintain innovations and traditions have always been the key to success. If you would like to know more about how traditional businesses can stay relevant though innovation, this is the session you should not miss!

Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 11:15 - 12:00

 

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The Delivery Trend under the “New Normal”


Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 12:30 - 13:30

 

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Start-up Bootcamp powered by AMTD Digital


Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 14:30 - 16:00

 

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Women Entrepreneur Conference
Gender equality has always been a heated topic around the world. With the growing number of successful working women in Hong Kong, the session has invited woman entrepreneurs from different sectors to share about “Women entrepreneurship in the Digital Era” and “Women’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation”

Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 15:45 - 16:45

 

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Youth Pitching @ E-Day
Many innovative business ideas stem from daily observations. Themed under “Revive.Redefine”, Youth Pitching @ E-Day encourages young entrepreneurs to develop ground-breaking solutions to match the changing life patterns under COVID-19, while helping businesses stay afloat in this difficult time. Youth entrepreneurs will present and pitch in front of our judges on E-Day.

Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 15:30 - 17:30

 

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Creating Shared Value (CSV) with Corporate: Opportunities for Green Start-ups
Profitability is not the only indicator for being a successful start-up, while sustainability has played an important role nowadays. Join this session and learn more about green start-ups and how to create shared value for the business society.

Date: 17 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 16:30 - 17:15

 

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Social Innovation by Technology

Date: 19 Jul 2020 (Sun)
Time: 14:30 – 16:30
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/

 

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Business Clinic

Date: 22 Jul 2020 (Wed)
Time: 14:30 – 16:30
Venue: The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Social Innovation Centre
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/

 

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Why Inbound Marketing is Right For Your Business?

Date: 24 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Venue: The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Social Innovation Centre
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/

 

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CEO Sharing

Date: 31 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Contact: Mr Declan Siu
Email: sic@hkfyg.org.hk
Tel: 3595 0945
Website: https://sic.hkfyg.org.hk/
Remark : Online event

 

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For enquiries, please contact Hong Kong Trade Development Council
email : entrepreneurday@hktdc.org