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2018 Startup Launchpad Conference

Over 2000 participants, more than 50 international speakers, $40,000 USD for the winner of the Startup Launchpad Investment Competition, a chance to show your idea at the Startup Launchpad Exhibition. Don’t miss #SULP18 – Asia’s Largest Tech Hardware Startup Show.

For the 5th time the tech ecosystem will meet in, Hong Kong from April 11th to 14th at AsiaWorld Expo– the biggest expo center in Hong Kong. For 4 days we will hold exciting talks and panel discussions on topics ranging from challenges to innovation, IoT & big data, investment trends and emerging technology like blockchain, fintech, etc. We expect at least 3k participants from all around the world. Additionally over 300 exhibitors will showcase their hardware products to 35,000 buyers and retailers in the Launchpad exhibition.

Beside the conference program, Startup Launchpad also includes numerous side events including, networking events with investors, startups, speakers and buyers, a dedicated event for investors and a pitching competition.

If tech is in any way part of what you do, you will come away from this conference excited, inspired, and ready for action. No matter what role you play – from CEO to content creator and everyone between – this is the place to learn from the people who are not only practicing everyday, but can tell you how things will evolve tomorrow.

Startup Launchpad Exhibition

Another integral and crucial part of Startup Launchpad is our Exhibition, which will feature over 300 plus startups from 15 different countries.

Join us at AsiaWorld Expo in Hong Kong from April 11 to 14 for Startup Launchpad 2018, Asia’s largest hardware startup show. This is the startup-focused event of the year with 2000+ attendees, 50+ speakers, 300+ startups, 250+ investors and 3000+ manufacturers.

Apr 11 The New Challenges to Innovation

  • Intrapreneurship: the Future of Work!

  • Future Trends of China Pearl River Delta Innovation Ecosystem

  • Insight into Critical Challenges Facing to Internet of Things

  • Panel Discussion: What are the Real Opportunities and Pitfalls for Tech Companies?

  • Panel Discussion: Women in Tech

Apr 12 A Deep Dive into AI, Big Data and Machine Learning

  • Does Artificial Intelligence Have a Promising Future?

  • 5G is Paving the Way to the AI Era

  • Panel Discussion: The Application of Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionize Business

  • Panel Discussion: Human-like Robots, Reject or Rejoice?

Apr 13 Investment Trends: Connecting Capital with Investment Opportunities in 2018

  • How do We Predict an Entrepreneur’s Potential for Success and What Distinguishes Successful Entrepreneurs from the Rest?

  • The Evolution and Maturation of VC Ecosystem and Its Effort in Providing Long Term Support and Investment to Scaling Businesses - What More Can be Done?

  • Is Our Investment Capacity Enough to Backup Leading Innovators Here?

  • Panel Discussion: What Challenges do VCs Identify for the Market in the Year Ahead?

  • Panel Discussion: How do Investors and Entrepreneurs Cope with the High Level Of Execution Risk Associated with Regional Expansion?

Apr 14 Tomorrow's Tech Today

  • What will be The Innovative Business Model Derive from Blockchain?

  • How Internet Of Things Affects Our Lifestyle?

  • Digital Real Asset Opens Door to Innovative and Inclusive Investment Opportunities

  • Panel Discussion: What Is The Challenge and Innovative Area in Fintech in the Next Five Years?

  • Panel Discussion: Will the Next Financial Crisis Come From Fintech?

Book your place now and join the world's best hardware startups.
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Event Details

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:30am - Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Pricing Info: 
HK$525 – HK$2,380
Booking Phone Number: 
(852) 2555-4828
Place Name (Optional): 
Asiaworld-expo, Hong Kong
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Asiaworld-expo, Hong Kong

The AsiaWorld-Expo is one of the two major convention and exhibition facilities in Hong Kong along with Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It was opened on 21 December 2005 by Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and it is operated by AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited. It is located on Chek Lap Kok island, next to Hong Kong International Airport.

Address & Contact

Address and contact information:
Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
Asia World-Expo,Hong Kong International Airport,Lantau.Hong Kong
香港大屿山 香港国际机场 亚洲国际博览馆
Place Phone: 
00852 3606 8828
call us: +86-755-3395-5850