Press Releases

Check out the latest Press Releases featuring Startup News in Hong Kong. Please note that we do not verify accuracy of press releases submitted to our site. If you would like to submit a press release to Jumpstart, please do so by following instructions here: Press Release Submission Form. We welcome startup-news press release submissions from all over Asia.

Foodpanda expands regional partnership with OpenRice and reports 500% growth in orders placed in...

Hong Kong, 21 January 2016 Foodpanda, Hong Kong’s leading food delivery platform, today announced its partnership with OpenRice Hong Kong, the city’s most comprehensive platform...

Standard Chartered’s SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Programme reaches final milestone

Standard Chartered’s SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Programme reaches final milestone Creating new FinTech partnerships, Finserv collaborations and USD71 million funds raised during the programme. Hong Kong, 11...

Jumpstart Magazine launches ‘Jumpstart Kids,’ a summer program to spawn the next generation of...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jumpstart Magazine launches ‘Jumpstart Kids,’ a summer program to spawn the next generation of young entrepreneurs   Jumpstart Magazine, Hong Kong’s first print...
JUMPSTARTER 2017

Hong Kong Startup Pioneers Jointly Launch JUMPSTARTER 2017

Hong Kong, April 27, 2017 – The Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, a not-for-profit initiative by Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), today kicked off a...

Cross-border digital payments company InstaReM receives US$13M investment

The latest round of investment brings the total amount raised to over US$18M from a consortium of some of the largest funds in the...

Hong Kong-Shenzhen shuttle booking easier with Easiway – 50 pct discount for all users

  HONG KONG, June 15—Hong Kong-based Easi6 Limited said on  Wednesday its flagship ride-booking app Easiway now allows users to book tickets of cross-border shuttles that connect Hong Kong...

Crowdfunding the Farm of the Future: GrowingSmart.HK Is Bringing Back Food Production in Hong...

GrowingSmart.HK is raising funds from the crowd to bring back food production and organic urban farming in Hong Kong. HONG KONG, March 10, 2017...

ASIAHOSPITALITYCAREERS.COM – Asia’s First Hospitality Focused Job Portal Launches At Hong Kong Expo

Connecting hospitality employers in Asia with job seekers around the world! The first 100 job seekers successfully registering on the website each day during the...

DBS Accelerator Sparks FinTech Innovation in Hong Kong and Asia

DBS ACCELERATOR SPARKS FINTECH INNOVATION IN HONG KONG AND ASIA *** Applications are open to innovative FinTech startups for DBS Hong Kong’s second accelerator programme Hong...

Ambi Climate 2nd Edition Concludes Successful Kickstarter Campaign with over 311% Funded and Three...

HONG KONG, 22 June 2017 – Hong Kong-based IoT startup Ambi Labs successfully raised US$155,885 in pledges, exceeding its initial funding goal by 311%...

Hyper-local Marketplace App Swapit First to Launch SWAPIT ALERTS in ASIA

Customize Your Second and First Hand Trading Experience on Hong Kong’s Leading Marketplace. HONG KONG, Aug 22, 2016 – Swapit, the unique hyper-local marketplace for...

BottlesXO extends its delivery service to Hong Kong’s beaches

Hong Kong, 19th May 2016 “1 hour wine delivery” company BottlesXO has extended its service just in time for summer and is now delivering its...

Hong Kong’s Delivery Republic reacts to on-demand market with 60 minute delivery service for...

For immediate release:  Hong Kong’s Delivery Republic reacts to on-demand market with 60 minute delivery service for businesses HONG KONG, 18 January 2016: With over 100 drivers,...
Sky Soundbox

Sky partners with Devialet to launch new Sky Soundbox

Transforming the TV sound experience for customers Sky partners with Devialet to launch new Sky Soundbox London, Paris – 27 July 2017 - Sky and Devialet, one of the...

Introducing “WeAct” – Hong Kong’s First WeChat Event Management Platform

Invitations, Check-ins, Live Interactions…One WeChat to Do Them All (18 Nov 2016) MarTech startup WeMine launches Hong Kong’s first WeChat event management tool “WeAct”, bringing...

New survey from GoDaddy finds Hong Kong Millennials igniting entrepreneurial growth

Fueled by technology that has made entrepreneurship easier than ever, a strong desire for autonomy, and start-up role models such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg,...
Investor Education Centre

IEC Publishes Annual Report: Invest in Your Future. Plan Today

The Investor Education Centre (IEC) published its Annual Report 2016-17 today. The report summarises IEC’s performance in advancing financial literacy and reflects our belief that...

WeWork Announces First Location in Hong Kong

Press Release: Global workspace, community, and services company WeWork expands to Hong Kong to meet strong demand for collaborative workspace in Asia. The first WeWork...

Cyberport Career Fair 2016: Connecting Technology Talent and Employers

Committed to inspiring the next generation of digital technology talent and nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) will organise...

Godaddy Hong Kong Launches A New Website Builder For Small Businesses And Entrepreneur

ENABLES SMALL BUSINESSES TO CREATE WEBSITES ON-THE-GO, IMPROVE SEO & INTEGRATE SOCIAL SEAMLESSLY Hong Kong, May 5, 2017 – GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world’s largest cloud...