Startup Focus and StartmeupHK Join Hands in Strength Launched StartmeupHK Festival 2020
Start-ups emerge to create new opportunities for development
(7th July 2020, Hong Kong) In recent years, Chinese government announced the "One Belt And One Road" policy as well as the science and technology development strategy have provided new and valuable development opportunities for Hong Kong, and it is necessary to aware the strategy of "Leveraging Hong Kong's Advantages, Meeting the Country's Needs". When facing the knowledge-based economy, the driving force for economic growth will focus on the development of innovative technologies and the promotion of industrial diversification. Innovation and technology need long-term strategy and investment to activate the whole innovation ecosystem.
StartmeupHK launched the StartmeupHK Festival 2020 from 6-10 July this year. StartmeupHK Festival 2020 has been featured keynotes with renowned speakers, startup village, services marketplaces, job fair and business matching will be open to attendees across the globe. Meanwhile, the latest industry developments in smart city, retail tech, digital lifestyle will be focused on and the great ideas and develop business opportunities in Hong Kong, China and Asia will be the spotlight as well.
Mr. Alfred Sit Wing-hang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology said ”In recent years, stakeholders in innovation sectors in Hong Kong have purchased equipment and technology products from all over the world or developed local related products or technologies. We have also been promoting Hong Kong technology enterprises to the overseas markets. Hong Kong has a strong technology foundation with the Government investment over $100 billion in technology development currently. Together with the huge market in China and the development opportunities in the Greater Bay Area, we believed that Hong Kong's technology industry will remain competitive in the long run.”
In view of this, Hong Kong technology companies will promote the cooperation with global companies. Looking ahead, Hong Kong technology industry will actively explore overseas markets and seize the new opportunities brought by Chinese "One Belt And One Road" policy and technological development strategy.
About Startup Focus
Startup Focus collects stories of Hong Kong’s startups in different fields, especially focus on 5G applications, AI, e-sport, blockchain, and e-reading. The entrepreneurs and investors could get inspiration from the page will be wished.
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. The 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.