Techventure 2014: A Chance to Pitch Investors From Google Ventures and Monk’s Hill Ventures – HK Startups Get 10% Off Tickets

Hong Kong startups seeking their next round of funding should consider Singapore’s upcoming ‘Techventure 2014.’

The three-day conference, organised by the National Research Foundation, will include a tour to Blk 71, which the Economist has called “the world’s most tightly-packed entrepreneurial ecosystem,” and keynotes from YouTube co-founder Steve Chen and Evernote CEO Phil Libin.

Visiting startups will also have the chance to take part in pitch competitions and business match-making – such as the ‘Techventure Connect 180,’ an accelerated match-making session facilitated by the conference app (yes, Techventure has developed an app for startup-investor speed dating). In each matching round, Startups will have 180 seconds to impress investors from the likes of Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, Monk’s Hill Ventures and Golden Gate Ventures, just to name a few.

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Speakers from YouTube, Evernote and Sequoia Capital Set to Invade the Merlion City for Techventure 2014 Singapore


Here in Hong Kong, we find our startup scene being constantly compared with our Southeast Asian neighbor Singapore.

As this ‘Startup Nations Asia’ report indicates, Hong Kong and Singapore both boast very similar environments in the areas of regulation, financing, talents and technology. As such, the two cities’ are two of Asia’s most ideal places to build a startup – the upcoming Techventure 2014 will be the perfect place for Hong Kong and Singapore to converge. Click here to view a chart highlighting the two ecosystem’s similarities.

Running from September 23 – 25, the three-day conference will give tech startups from Asia-Pacific the chance to network with other technologists, VCs, private investors and the regional business community.

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Calling all Startups: Join the Hong Kong Pavilion at Startup Asia 2014 Singapore

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StartupsHK founders Casey and Gene will be heading to Singapore on May 7-8 for TechInAsia’s bi-annual Startup Asia 2014  – and they’d like to bring some Hong Kong startups with them!

We’ll have 10 booth spaces open in our Hong Kong pavilion, and it’ll be a great opportunity to meet other startups,  investors, users and tech bloggers.  If you want to join our founders in this whirlwind two days, please email us at [email protected] to secure your spot!

Haven’t heard of Startup Asia? it’s a large-scale conference showcasing early stage and product-ready tech startups, and attendees will get to learn from dynamic keynotes and coffee chats in an action-packed agenda. During the two day conference, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with industry professionals, fellow founders, investors, corporate and government representatives from all around the region.

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