StartmeupHK Festival: Complete Schedule of Events

InvestHK has organized a First-of-its-kind Startup Event Encompassing Health Tech, Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, Data Analytics Under One Roof taking place January 23 – 30, 2016. There are an dizzying number of (official and unofficial) startup events and opportunities happening close together, so check out the schedule to make sure you don’t miss anything.

The week will comprise of:

  • StartmeupHK Venture Forum – the flagship conference with inspiring key note speakers and panel discussions

  • FF16 – Asia’s biggest fintech startup competition, full conference, breakout summits and industry awards created by NxtBnk and Fintech.hk

  • LAUNCH Consumer IoT Summit – a two-day summit on consumer IoT by Brinc. Discover, create, explore and master everything you need to know about creating an IoT startup, develop your product, manufacture and distribute. Apply for the Launch Startup Competition, get funding and stand a chance to get on the Brinc accelerator programme

  • HealthTech Asiaan event focused on innovative solutions and providers who are looking for new ways to improve and maintain health, reward people for embracing a healthier lifestyle and help people make informed choices. Brought to you by AIA, Hong Kong Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (HKAPI), Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization (HKBIO), and Hong Kong Medical & Healthcare Device Industries Association Limited (HKMHDIA)

  • “The Changing Face of Commerce” Seminar (Data Analytics)the activities will showcase KPMG’s state-of-the-art data analytics lab and provide expert views and discussions on data privacy and case studies on data analytics from around the world

  • Ice Days – 5 Day Sharing Marathon ICE Days is a 5-day sharing marathon organized by Inc-Lab with 17+ speakers and special theme for each day. All Hong Kong startups, entrepreneurs, social innovators and change-makers are welcome to join the marathon, share insights and get inspired. All the events are free. Speakers include folks from Carshare, Jaarvis, Easyvan and 14+ others.

  • Pioneers Hong Kong: Meet the tech community to celebrate entrepreneurship and technology in Hongkong at Vectr.

  • Women in FinTech: Bloomberg Women’s Community is partnering with Citi and PwC to present to you the first Citi FinTech Meetup: Women in FinTech event on Jan 21 at Bloomberg HK Office. The event will focus on Women in FinTech and feature a moderated panel of established experts. The event will commence with registration and networking followed by a presentation on benefits & impact of blockchain technology by Bloomberg Intelligence Analyst. Other topics to be discussed include FinTech opportunities in HK, a wishlist of FinTech innovations, plus an overview of challenges and opportunities for women in FinTech.

  • F*ck Up Nights: Paperclip is hosting a night for startups to share crazy stories of their most epics failures. Come find out what went wrong, why it went wrong and most importantly the lessons to be learned from each entrepreneurs so called “F*ck up”. You’ll laugh, cry and cringe but in the end celebrate the wonderful ways entrepreneurs fail and learn.Speakers include Willo O’Brien, business coach & consultant, Stephen Chung from Hong Kong Secret Tour and Shawn Frayne, CEO of Looking Glass Factory.

 

Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, January 21 6:30-8:30

Friday, January 22 – 24, 2016

Monday, January 25

Tuesday, January 26

Wednesday January 27

Thursday January 28

Friday January 29

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