Hong Kong

Hong Kong is often described as one of Asia’s most dynamic startup ecosystems, with close to 3,000 startups launched. Startups in Hong Kong have access to various sources of funding and accelerators. The landscape for entrepreneurs and investors has been robust and ideal for those looking to launch businesses.

Hongkong

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem is thriving. The ecosystem has grown by over 145 percent in the last five years. Close to 10,00 people work in the startup community, which is defined by a strong network of incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, pro-innovation mindset and a multicultural ecosystem.

TOP INDUSTRY VERTICALS

  • EdTech
  • FinTech
  • Logistics
  • Travel

ESTIMATED LIVING COSTS​

SGD $3,387

Accommodation

Monthly rent for Studio apartment

SGD $7

Meal

Basic combo meal in a casual restaurant

SGD $130

Utilities

For one person in studio apartment

Estimated Living Cost

SGD $33

Internet

Internet package for one month

SGD $88

Transport

Avg. of public transport ticket per month

SGD $1000

Development Cost

Personal development cost per student

SOME OF OUR INTERNSHIP COMPANIES

PayPal

https://www.paypal.com/hk

PayPal is a service that enables users to to pay, send money and accept payment. The company works with consumers and business owners to provide online payment solutions

Preface

http://www.preface.ai

A tech & design-driven startup providing personalised coding and English education for unique learners using AI.

Boutir

https://boutir.com

Hong Kong-based mobile commerce enabling app Boutir provides tools for entrepreneurs to set up online businesses and manage inventory easily and efficiently.

PICK ME FOR GEI​

Are you ready to skyrocket your growth, develop your entrepreneurial traits and see your work make a difference?

Managed By:

Global Innovation Alliance Office

A programme under the Global Innovation Alliance Initiative by:

Global Innovation Alliance Innovators Academy