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The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business, work, and create value all around the world. For example, in the past several months, we have all become Zoom & Microsoft Teams experts! While the rest of the world looks forward to re-opening economies after the pandemic, Hong Kong is also looking forward to recovering from months of social unrest. How will Hong Kong digitize, optimize, and strategize in a new normal, returning to economic growth and leadership? This new normal is a huge opportunity for Hong Kong to drive its transition to a digital economy and create a buoyant innovation ecosystem, linking corporates, start-ups and capital.

"HK Startups Meet Multinational Companies Series" is an ongoing series of meetings, showcasing Inspiration, connecting start-ups with corporates, and building a successful, sustainable innovation community in Hong Kong.

Join us on August 28 for the fourth session: Knowledge. Education is being reshaped for students and teachers alike through new, innovative teaching methods, advancements in technology, and programs designed for a virtual world. So how can start-ups support the continued trend? For the next 18 months many predict there will be a balance of in-person and virtual as COVID continues to limit and challenge traditional learning. In Hong Kong's road to recovery meet some of the start-ups that will help strike a healthy balance, create new opportunities we have not thought of and be integral to the education sector.


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Opportunities for Start-Ups

Are you interested in joining AmCham's start-up community?

Does your Hong Kong start-up have technology and innovation that can help on Hong Kong's road to recovery? Want to present your pitch to leading global corporations like Microsoft, Google and HSBC, and learn from the Inspiration of the Month?

In this ongoing series from AmCham Innovation and Technology Committee, Hong Kong start-ups will have the opportunity to present their pitches to executives from leading global and Hong Kong corporations. This is just part of what you will experience at AmCham. Don't miss out on these unique opportunities to connect with Global Tech Leaders, Inspiration of the Month and the Start-up of the Month:

Our next session is Vigor: Health (Sep). Be sure to submit your pitch by Sep 10 to be considered for Vigor: Health , and indicate if your start-up aligns with the Vigor: Health theme. 

More sessions will be coming in the future, highlighting other key sectors for innovation in Hong Kong. To make sure your start-up is considered for future sessions, be sure to submit your pitch in the below form! 

Upcoming Sessions:

Session 5 - Vigor: Health (Sep 25)

Session 6 - Build (Oct)

Session 7 - Community (Dec)

Click <here> if you want to be part of AmCham!

Judges & Speakers

  • Colin Marson (Head of Education at Google (Hong Kong) Limited)

    Colin Marson

    Head of Education at Google (Hong Kong) Limited

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  • Dan Blurton (Managing Director of The Harbour School)

    Dan Blurton

    Managing Director of The Harbour School

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  • Diana Wu David (Founder and CEO of Sarana Labs)

    Diana Wu David

    Founder and CEO of Sarana Labs

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  • Frank Wong (President, Asia at Scholastic Inc.)

    Frank Wong

    President, Asia at Scholastic Inc.

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  • Jacky Fung (Researcher at Hong Kong Policy Research Institute)

    Jacky Fung

    Researcher at Hong Kong Policy Research Institute

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  • Dr. Sean O. Ferguson (Associate Dean at Asia School of Business in Collaboration with MIT Sloan)

    Dr. Sean O. Ferguson

    Associate Dean at Asia School of Business in Collaboration with MIT Sloan

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  • Gregory Franc De Ferriere (Head Of Products - Wireless Enterprise Headsets at Logitech)

    Gregory Franc De Ferriere

    Head Of Products - Wireless Enterprise Headsets at Logitech

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  • Jen Flowers (Global Head of Strategy & Business Management, Partnerships & Innovation, RBWM at HSBC)

    Jen Flowers

    Global Head of Strategy & Business Management, Partnerships & Innovation, RBWM at HSBC

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  • Todd Bryan (Managing Partner at Velotech Strategy)

    Todd Bryan

    Managing Partner at Velotech Strategy

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  • Ming Lai Cheung (Manager for Illicit Trade Prevention – Asia at Philip Morris International)

    Ming Lai Cheung

    Manager for Illicit Trade Prevention – Asia at Philip Morris International

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