Title Sponsor

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the founding member of the HSBC Group. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 62 countries and territories in its geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,967bn at 31 December 2022, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world.

Co-organizer & Strategic Partner

Cyberport is an innovative digital community with over 1,900 start-ups and technology companies. With a vision to be the hub for digital technology, Cyberport is committed to nurturing a vibrant tech ecosystem by cultivating talent; promoting entrepreneurship among youth; supporting start-ups on their growth journey; fostering industry development by promoting collaboration with local and international partners; and integrating new and traditional economies by accelerating digital adoption in the public and private sectors.

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Cyberport is focused on facilitating the growth of major technology trends such as FinTech, smart living, digital entertainment/e-sports and cybersecurity, as well as the emerging technologies of artificial intelligence (AI), big data and blockchain, to foster the transformation of Hong Kong into a smart city. With a team of committed professionals providing all-rounded, value-added services, state-of-the-art facilities and smart workspaces to support our digital community, Cyberport is now the flagship for Hong Kong’s digital technology industry.

Festival Organizer

StartmeupHK is an initiative by InvestHK aimed at helping founders of innovative and scalable startups from overseas to set up or expand in Hong Kong. Our services include providing information about the startup ecosystem here in Hong Kong, connecting people to the startup community, hosting startup events and helping to foster a positive environment for startups to thrive. Find out more at, our one-stop portal to Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem. For enquiries, please contact us at

Tech for Inclusion Partner

The 10x1000 Tech for Inclusion is an open and global learning platform enabling learners to drive digital economic growth. It aims to nurture and inspire 1,000 emerging talents and tech leaders each year for at least ten years. 10x1000 is a philanthropic initiative launched jointly by Ant Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in 2018.

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As of July 2023, 10x1000 has established a global network with more than 50 partners. Over 7,000 industry practitioners and entrepreneurs from 96 countries and regions participated in 10x1000 learning activities.


Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation has for over 20 years committed to building up Hong Kong as an international innovation and technology hub to propel success for local and global pioneers today and tomorrow. HKSTP has established a thriving I&T ecosystem that supported over 10 unicorns and Hong Kong’s leading R&D hub with nearly 13,000 research professionals and over 1,300 technology companies focused on healthtech, AI and robotics, fintech and smart city technologies.

Platinum Sponsors

The CLP Group is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia Pacific with investments spanning across Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, India, Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Hong Kong-listed CLP Holdings Limited is the holding company for the CLP Group, which has a diversified portfolio of generating assets that uses a wide range of fuels including coal, gas, nuclear and renewable sources. In 2021, CLP celebrates the 120th anniversary of its founding in Hong Kong with a commitment to continue to move forward with the community based on a shared vision of a better tomorrow.

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Through CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, the Group operates a vertically-integrated electricity supply business that provides a highly-reliable supply of electricity to 80% of Hong Kong’s population. In Mainland China, the CLP Group is the largest external independent power producer with a focus on low-carbon energy. In Australia, the Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary EnergyAustralia is a leading integrated energy company, providing gas and electricity to about 2.43 million households and businesses. Apraava Energy (formerly known as CLP India), in which the Group owns 60%, is one of India’s biggest renewable energy producers with operations in power generation and transmission.

CLP Holdings is included in the Global Dow – a 150-stock index of the world’s leading blue chip companies, the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific 40 Index (DJSI Asia Pacific 40), the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series and the FTSE4Good Index series

Crystal International Group Limited is one of the global leaders in the apparel manufacturing industry. Founded in Hong Kong in 1970, the Group has a diversified product portfolio categorised into five product segments, namely Lifestyle wear, Denim, Intimate, Sportswear and outdoor apparel, and Sweater, with leading positions in corresponding categories.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Group operates a multi-country manufacturing platform, with around 20 production facilities spanning five countries, namely Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, with a workforce of approximately 73,000.

The Group adheres to sustainability for the betterment of society and the environment, and has positioned sustainability as a cornerstone of its caring “For The Greater Good” corporate culture. We believe sustainability allows us to create "shared value" for shareholders and stakeholders through our business process. To this end, we take a holistic approach to sustainability using the five pillars: Environment, Innovation, Product Integrity, Employee Care, and Community Engagement.

Gold Sponsor

Deloitte China provides integrated professional services, with our long-term commitment to be a leading contributor to China's reform, opening-up and economic development. We are a globally connected and deeply locally-rooted firm, owned by its partners in China. With over 20,000 professionals across 30 Chinese cities, we provide our clients with a one-stop shop offering world-leading audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, business advisory and tax services.

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We serve with integrity, uphold quality and strive to innovate. With our professional excellence, insight across industries, and intelligent technology solutions, we help clients and partners from many sectors seize opportunities, tackle challenges and attain world-class, high-quality development goals.

The Deloitte brand originated in 1845, and its name in Chinese (德勤) denotes integrity, diligence and excellence. Deloitte's professional network of member firms now spans more than 150 countries and territories. Through our mission to make an impact that matters, we help reinforce public trust in capital markets, enable clients to transform and thrive, empower talents to be future-ready, and lead the way toward a stronger economy, a more equitable society and a sustainable world.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL"), its global network of member firms, and their related entities (collectively, the “Deloitte organization"). DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global") and each of its member firms and related entities are legally separate and independent entities, which cannot obligate or bind each other in respect of third parties. DTTL and each DTTL member firm and related entity is liable only for its own acts and omissions, and not those of each other. DTTL does not provide services to clients.

Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited is a company limited by guarantee and a member firm of DTTL. Members of Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited and their related entities, each of which are separate and independent legal entities, provide services from more than 100 cities across the region.

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Kroll provides proprietary data, technology and insights to help our clients stay ahead of complex demands related to risk, governance and growth. Our solutions deliver a powerful competitive advantage, enabling faster, smarter and more sustainable decisions. With 5,000 experts around the world, we create value and impact for our clients and communities. To learn more, visit

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M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United States are provided by Kroll Securities, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC). M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom are provided by Kroll Securities Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Valuation Advisory Services in India are provided by Duff & Phelps India Private Limited under a category 1 merchant banker license issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

In a further effort to build a smarter and more sustainable future, Sino Group set up Sino Inno Lab in 2018.  It serves as a sandbox platform for start-ups, inventors and technology companies from Hong Kong and overseas to test out ideas and inventions, develop proofs-of-concept and co-create cutting-edge solutions.

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Sino Inno Lab is part of Sino Group’s holistic innovation ecosystem to support Hong Kong’s growth into an international innovation and technology hub.  In addition to incubating PropTech solutions, Sino Inno Lab also explores technologies like Artificial Intelligence, robotics, big data and blockchain to enhance services and customers’ experiences.

Sino Inno Lab is also integral to Sino Group’s efforts to foster a culture of innovation and technology in addition to building a knowledge network through the engagement of internal and external stakeholders.

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Entrepreneurship Partner
qonvolv Ventures systematically identifies opportunities within Tessellation Group and beyond, deploying resources and developing partnerships with various stakeholders to deliver value and impact in fashion and other sectors, spanning manufacturing excellence, digital value chain, green tech, and future workforce.

By incubating innovations, such as the groundbreaking waterless dyeing technology, into new businesses and investing in emerging tech areas, qonvolv Ventures aims to make a difference and helps advance UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Cloud Technology Partner
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Hotel Partner
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Catering Partner
Apparel Partner

To create impact in this world as an individual might sound like a grand challenge, but the truth is, everyone has the potential to make a difference. Through continued progress made each day and set goals in mind, anyone can be a Gamechanger.

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