FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you are an early-staged entrepreneurs (from Seed to Series B) with Hong Kong ties and you fulfil the following requirements, you are eligible to apply:
- Startup is less than 5 years old
- Startup has raised less than US$10m in funding
- Startup has core or substantial operations in Hong Kong or has plans to set up in Hong Kong
Seeking for investment stage: Seed, Pre-A, Series A, Series B
For the screening of proposals, an assessment panel of investors and startup experts who represent startup communities in specific technology sectors will screen all applications and shortlist 12 startups for each Semi Pitch.
For the pitching, a judging panel consisting of investors and startup experts representing local and global startup communities will judge selected startups at the Semi Pitch and the Grand Finale.
A regular adult ticket costs HK$ 800.
During Sep 25 – Oct 20, 2017, you may take advantage of the early bird price of 50% off.
During Oct 21 – 31, 2017, you may enjoy the discount of 30% off.
We also offer concessionary ticket tiers, with each student ticket and elderly ticket priced at HK$ 200 and HK$ 100 respectively.
Student between the ages of 12 and 25 who is currently enrolled in a full-time day course offered by an acceptable institution in Hong Kong may obtain entrance with the student ticket. An applicant's age is determined by the time of payment.
"Full-time day course" refers to a day-time course, which normally requires the participant to attend an acceptable local institution for not less than 20 hours of academic instruction each week for 30 weeks or more in an academic year.
"Acceptable institution" refers to :
- schools referred to in Section 2 of the Education Ordinance (Cap279);
- registered schools that fall under Section 3 of the Education Ordinance (Cap279);
- schools exempted from the Education Ordinance (Cap279) under sections 9(1)(a) and (b);
- the word “school” is defined in Section 3 of the Education Ordinance (Cap279).
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