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Inception Awards 2019 – Hong Kong Contest

18 Sep 2019

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AI startups from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are welcome to join the Hong Kong Contest. Shortlisted companies will be invited to the close-door pitch on Monday, 21 October 2019 at Hong Kong Science Park. Top 5 companies will enter the semi-final of the Inception Awards in China. >>>more about

Who may Enter?
Business or Project: Artificial Intelligence Technology related
Business Location: Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
Year of Establishment: Year 2015 or after
Funding: Captured less than RMB 50 million in funding (or equivalent in HK/ TW/ US dollars)


What to Do?
Submit Application (ONLINE) on or before 2019.09.18
Close-door Pitch (8 + 7 mins) on 2019.10.21 at Hong Kong Science Park


Investment Opportunity!
Top 5 Start-ups
- Enter the semi-final of the Inception Awards in China

- Traveling and Hospitality Sponsorship valued at around HK$15,000 for each Start-ups.
- 3 months Free Membership in TusStar Hong Kong
  (included 2 FREE desk spaces*at TusPark Hong Kong, Kwun Tong valued at HK$5,400)

Top 5 Start-ups and Potential AI Start-ups by Exclusive Invitation
- Eligible to join NVIDIA Inception Programme (Details), which offers all-rounded support as follow
   - Hardware Purchase Discount on DGX and TESLA GPU cards
   - Free Credit for Online Training
   - Technical Advisory
   - Global Promotion Opportunity
- Potential to join HKSTP’s 2-year Incu-App or 3-year Incu-Tech Programme, which offers a Financial Aid Package of up to HK$860,000 or HK$1.29 million respectively to each successful applicant.


How to Win?
Innovation and Technology (35%)
Team Core Competence (30%)
Business Model and Business Plan (10%)
Marketability and Competitiveness (10%)
Execution Plan (10%)
Others (5%)


What’s more ……
Archive │ NVIDIATusStarMediaHKSTP
*with Terms & Conditions applied

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