Date(s) - 18/04/2019 - 21/04/2019
9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Applications for our third Pitch Competition are now open to startups from all over the world.
Apply now for the Startup Launchpad Investment Competition in Hong Kong, meet with potential investors and ally partners and consumers, and win up to HKD$500,000 worth of prizes and even possible investment.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
- You have a hardware product or a retail solution
- You have a working prototype or MVP of your product
- You are a startup (less than 5 years) who received no less than US$100,000 funding
- You are a mid to late stage startup
WHAT PERKS DO I GET AS A PITCH COMPETITOR?
We want you to succeed and become the next unicorn so we’ve included lots of perks for startups who apply including:
- Networking opportunities with the investors and expert judges
- Access to our Ecosystem tour in Hong Kong & Shenzhen
- Access to our Exhibition show at the Startup Launchpad Expo
- Access to our conference program featuring international speakers and topics covering the Future Of Retail
- Top10 winners will automatically get a free LaunchPod at the Startup Launchpad Tradeshow.
HOW TO APPLY?
- Submit your application intention by registering on Eventbrite;
- We will contact you and send you the official application form. Fill out the form as precisely as possible;
- After review your application form, we will approve or deny your application;
- Once approved, upload your pitch deck.
AM I GUARANTEED TO PITCH?
Unfortunately, only 10 startups will be selected to pitch in front of our investor panel. Once your applications are sent in, we will narrow it down to 10 startups based on the following criteria: Problem/Market Need; Solution; Traction/Market Validation; Team/Board/Advisors; Competitiveness Advantage; Revenue Model
- STARTUP CONTEST APPLICATION END DATE 28 FEBRUARY 2019
- SEMI-FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT 15 MARCH 2019
- SEMIFINAL ON THE STARTUP STAGE 19 APRIL 2019
- FINALS ON THE INVESTOR PITCH STAGE 20 APRIL 2019
- STARTUP ECOSYSTEM TOUR 22-24 APRIL 2019