TechCrunch China greater Bay Area conference cum regional final @HKSTP, themed at Converge and Exchange, aiming to link different innovations in the region by the unique position of Hong Kong as the international financial center and also as the innovation center.
With the development of high-end technology industry to become a national policy, With Tencent, Huawei and other international innovative companies, Shenzhen is very suitable to become the base for innovation and technology research and development, while Dongguan, Zhongshan and other cities have the productivity to realise mass production of such R&D, Hong Kong and Macao as the gate for such companies to the international market, opening up funds and talents pool, with a population of 100 million people, Greater Bay Area (GBA) can become the best market for application of innovative technologies.
9 Mainland cities and 2 Special administrative regions form a “9 + 2” pattern. The Greater Bay Area will not only has biggest population than other world-class bay areas but also a comprehensive ecosystem for businesses. Hong Kong as the international financial center, Macau as the tourism exhibition, while Shenzhen is a science and technology base and Guangzhou has cultural and creative roots, the Bay Area has a world-class scale of manufacturing industry and three international-level ports and airports, these infrastructures have made the Greater Bay Area tremendous possibilities.
However, how do these 11 cities start to develop and cooperate with each other in the framework of Greater Bay Area?
|11:40 – 13:00||Exclusive VIP Lunch Break & Networking|
|12:30 – 13:00||Audience Registration|
|13:00 – 13:20||Opening Remark|
|13:20 – 13:50||Panel Discussion:From Tech Node to Network – Enabling the Smarter City|
|13:50 – 14:20||Panel Discussion:Breaking the invisible veil: set free the monetary exchange in Greater Bay Area|
|14:20 – 15:00||Keynote:9+2>11, converging talents and funds from Hong Kong to Global|
|15:00 – 15:30||Tea Break & Networking|
|15:30 – 17:45||Startup Competition @Greater Bay Area|
|17:45 – 17:55||Judges Meeting|
|18:00||Announcement Ceremony for Top 2 Startups|
In recent years, China has strongly supported the construction of the Greater Bay Area, the region has various advantages over other Bay Areas in terms of population and industrial ecosystems. At the same time, the Greater Bay Area has various world-level infrastructure facilities that provides the perfect landscape for entrepreneurs to start their business here.
However, how do entrepreneurs seize the opportunities and cooperate with each other under the framework of Greater Bay Area? The TechCrunch Greater Bay Area Startup competition will be held on the theme of “Converge and Exchange”, inviting teams or projects from around the world, with a focus on the Greater Bay Area. Top venture capitalists and corporate representatives will be here to guide our entrepreneurs.
Tech, media, and telecommunications startups
Innovative products, new ways of tackling solution, No “Copy to China”
Software and intelligent hardware
Companies that have little to no media exposure
The winner of 2018 TechCrunch Greater Bay Area Startup Competition
1）Fast track to Science and Technology Entrepreneur Program (STEP) of Hong Kong Science and Techology Park. (Max. 100k Grant)
2）20milion Investment Guranteed buyback pool offered by Angel Invesment Foundation.
3）Co-working spaces fix desks offered by Eureka Nova
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