Hong Kong’s Annual “StartMeUpHK” Festival Returns January 2017

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Upfront we’d like to clarify, this site you are reading is called “StartupsHK.”

The InvestHK startup initiative is called “StartMeUpHK.”

Two similar sounding but totally different things run by different people. One, us, decided on the most obvious name we could think of that would be easy to remember. They, InvestHK, obviously huge Rolling Stones fans.

Clear? Good. Let’s continue (and never stop…).

The StartmeupHK Festival, (the one run by InvestHK, remember?) the weeklong festival that will be held next January 2017 is going to celebrate it’s 4th year to promote and encourage Hong Kong’s startups to showcase the city’s vibrancy, lifestyle and business scene.

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StartMeUp Festival 2016 Takes Over Hong Kong Next Week

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InvestHK has decided to pump up their activities for this year’s StartMeUp Festival 2016 by having some of the ecosystem pitch in for events next week. So here is a list of stuff you should be looking to attend if you are not already and here’s the app for iPhone and Android to track all the events.

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29

The startup excitement actually even starts earlier, as Startup Weekend HK Alpha kicks off at CoCoon on Friday evening and runs till Sunday night. Check it out here.

And for those that are more night owls there will be the StartMeUpHK Festival AfterHours X powered by Nest and lots of cool drink-ups around the city for those that want to meet the HK ecosystem.