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Entrepreneur Dayeday

2018 Pitchathon & Matching


17 May 2018 (Thur)
12:00 – 13:30 ︱ Pitching for Charity Register

Co-organized by HKTDC and Jumpstart Media Limited, Pitching for Charity is a fun and productive way for startups to give back to the community.  The winner of this event will present a donation (in their company's name) to a pre-selected charity.   Teams will be encouraged to present in a theatrical, entertaining and over the top manner in this light-hearted event.  Our goal is to find a platform where "giving back" could be fun for both the audience and pitching teams.

14:00 – 17:00 ︱Start-up Clinic


One-on-one customised business consultation/advisory services to start-ups so that they could avoid these common pitfalls, and help start-ups to equip themselves for enterprise transformation.

14:00 – 18:00 ︱ Fund & Mentor Business Matching Session


One-on-one matching for start-ups to meet with potential investors and mentors to gain entrepreneurial advice and funding.

15:00 – 17:30 ︱ STARTHUB Enterprise Capital Matching Competition


STARTHUB Enterprise Capital Matching competition aims to explore innovative corporate which intends to invest funds and resources to the fast growing startup companies.  The competition has announced a reward of a nearly US$23 million for startup companies from Hong Kong and Mainland China to pursue and it is entitled to be part of the Hong Kong division of IPIEC GLOBAL 2018.  For all the startup companies in this event will have the opportunity to enter the China Guangzhou Finals for a US$100,000 cash prize award.

15:30 – 16:30 ︱ 3rd Anniversary of Qianhai-Shekou Free Trade Area - Innovative Entrepreneurial Opportunities from Qianhai Register

2018 Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition aims to promote the participation of the youths in Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macao in the development of the Qianhai District in order to create an innovation circle of “Combined Resources and Synergistic Development for Win-Win Cooperation” among the three cities. Meanwhile, opportunities to compete with other countries or cities can be provided to young entrepreneurs.


18 May 2018 (Fri)
11:00 – 17:00 ︱Start-ups Meet Talent Register


Co-organised by HKTDC and WHub, Start-ups Meet Talent aims to connect talented job seekers with the best HK-based start-ups. This event will bring together undergraduates, graduate students, and seasoned professionals to one event, exclusively for start-ups.
11:30 – 13:00 ︱ Start-up Mixer


The “Start-up Mixer”, co-organised by HKTDC and HKFYG, is a stage for start-ups, investors and mentors to make new connections, indulge in creative ideas and opportunities from a wide scope of industries, and exchange practical business insights and advices.
11:30 – 12:30 ︱Start-up Battle: Working in a Start-up Register


Struggle to join a start-up or choose a corporation and follow a conventional career path? Before making up your mind, learn more about the start-up scene and hear what qualities start-ups are looking for when recruiting talents from this event.
14:00 – 15:00 ︱ Embracing New Business Opportunities From Digital Payment

With the fast-moving digital payment development, how to select the most suitable payment solution to unleash your business opportunities?
14:00 – 18:00 ︱ Bootcamp by Techstars Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour program backed by Techstars. Surrounded by smart, passionate entrepreneurs and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.
14:30 – 17:00 ︱ Start-up Express – Pitching Final @ Entrepreneur Day Register


Pitching Final
of the brand-new development programme, namely Start-up Express, will be held on E-Day. 20 outstanding start-ups will pitch-off for a golden ticket to board our Express to success - build network, market business and even attract potential investment!
17:00 – 18:00 ︱ Happy Hour


A “Happy Hour” networking event will be held on Friday evening providing an opportunity for start-ups to mingle and meet potential partners.


*The above programme is subject to change without prior notice