Apply now for the EPiC Elevator Pitch Competition 2024. This is a unique competition for global startups to expand their footmark into Asia using extensive networks and bespoke support from Hong Kong’s largest innovation ecosystem.
The competition will help startups gain exposure across an extensive network of investors and cooperate partners and scale their business. Participants will have one day in Hong Kong to disrupt Asia.
The participants will be judged by renowned investors, entrepreneurs, and executives in Asia. From Asia’s best-known corporations, investors, judges, and partners who are authoritative voices in the industry.
EPiC 2024 is a dynamic mid to late-stage startup from all corners worldwide for businesses that meet the criteria.
Eligibility and Requirement for the Elevator Pitch Competition
Participants must meet the following:
- The participant’s company must have been established for less than ten (10) years as of 30th April 2024.
- The participant’s company must have innovations in FinTech, PropTech, or MobilityTech.
- The competition is open and available only to tech companies that have been incorporated for no more than ten (10) years.
- Participants must each accept and agree to the Terms before proceeding further with the Event.
- This competition is not open to employees of the Organiser, the immediate family members or members of the same household of any employee, and anyone professionally involved in the development or administration of the Event.
What You Stand to Gain from the Elevator Pitch Competition
The winners will receive the following:
- The top twelve (12) Finalists with each FinTech, PropTech, or MobilityTech: Each of the top 12 finalists will be awarded a cash prize of US$10,000.
- A winner from each Category, one winner will be selected among the top twelve (12) finalists in each Category and will receive an additional cash prize of US$20,000.
- EPiC 2024 Champion will be selected among the winners of the categories and will receive an additional cash prize of US$60,000.
- The best of the best win: USD5M investment, USD240K cash prizes.
- Selected participants will get noticed by 1,000+ Investors and 350+ corporate partners.
- Selected participants will have market access to GBA/CHINA.
- Selected participants will have insights from the Market Discovery Program.
- Selected participants will have access to new Market Entry Support from HKSTP’s value-added services.
Application Process for the Elevator Pitch Competition
The application deadline is the 31st of December, 2023.
Click here to apply.
If your company is registered in Hong Kong, please apply HERE.
For companies registered outside Hong Kong, click HERE to submit your application.