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20+
speakers
200+
startups
500+
Investors & Industry Leaders

Startup
Demos
Startup
Pavilions
1-on-1
Matchmaking
Corporate
Innovation
Keynotes &
Talks
Program highlights
Main Stage
Meet Wang Jian
Chairman of Alibaba Group Technology Committee, Founder of Alibaba Cloud
  • Jan 23-24, 2019
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Main Stage
Meet Prof. Tony Mok
World-renowned Leader in Cancer Research and Management
  • Jan 23-24, 2019
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Main Stage
Women Entrepreneurship
How to build, grow and thrive your businesses in your 20s, 30s and 40s?
  • Jan 23-24, 2019
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Main Stage
Meet AKIKO NAKA
Founder and CEO of Wantedly, Inc
  • Jan 23-24, 2019
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MEET INDUSTRY LEADERS
SMART
CITY
RETAIL
ADVANCED
TECHNOLOGY
FINANCIAL
SERVICES
JUMPSTARTER 2019
JAN 23–24, 2019 | HKECE
ASIA SOCIAL
INNOVATION AWARD
2018-2019
JAN 22-24, 2019
A cross-sector platform for creative problem solvers to drive social transformation through purpose-driven innovations. Hosted by Asia Social Innovation Award (ASIA), the first regional social startup competition inspiring collective action in tackling urban challenges, organized by Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk).

Hall 5G,
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Organizer

Co-organizers

Festival Organizers

Corporate Leads

Premier Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Sponsors

Corporate Partners

Global Partners

Program Partner

Student Program Partners

Social Venture Partner

Official Carrier

Media Partners

Supporting Organizations

Akiko Naka

Founder and CEO
Wantedly, Inc.

Jack Ma is a lead founder of Alibaba Group and, since May 2013, has served as our Executive Chairman. From the Group’s founding in 1999 until May 2013, Jack served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He is also the founder of the Zhejiang-based Jack Ma Foundation.

Jack currently serves on the board of SoftBank Corp., a Japanese corporation listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He is also a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, a member of the board of the Breakthrough Energy Ventures, chairman of the Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce, as well as chairman of the China Entrepreneur Club. In January 2016, he was named a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocate by the United Nations. In September 2016, he was named special adviser of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for Youth Entrepreneurship and Small Business, which holds the rank of assistant secretary-general of the United Nations.

Jack graduated from Hangzhou Teacher's Institute with a major in English language education.

Leo Wong

Founder
BornTea

Quek Siu Rui

Co-founder and CEO
Carousell

Emma Yang

TEDx Speaker, Founder
Timeless

Naina Subberwal Batra

Chairperson and CEO
AVPN

Sammy Cheung

Founder, President, and CEO
Efinix®

Norma Chu

Founder and CEO
DayDayCook

Peggy Choi

Founder and CEO
Lynk

Prof. Tony Mok

World-renowned Leader in Cancer Research and Management

Lehui Liang

Associate Director, Portfolio Management
Social Ventures Hong Kong

Philo Alto

Founder and CEO
Asia Value Advisors

Dr. Wang Jian

Chairman of Technology Committee
Alibaba Group