PITCH YOUR STARTUP AT SLIC!
The Startup Launchpad Investment Competition (SLIC) is back for the fourth time to help the best and brightest startup companies to scale up their businesses. The Top 10 finalists will be selected to pitch in front of an investor panel, receive a free exhibitor booth for all 4 days of the show, and will compete to win over HKD $500,000+ in prizes.
This time, we’re looking for not just the latest innovative hardware gadgets, but also retail, supply chain, logistics, and hospitality solutions. Whether you’re building enterprise software or industrial IoT, a cool new wearable or AR for the workplace, give it a shot!
Startups from anywhere in the world are welcome.
To be considered, be sure to apply by August 21.
Deadline for SLIC applications
Top 10 SLIC finalists to be notified
1:1 Pitch Coaching with a VC
Pitch Finals on Main Stage at Startup Launchpad
TOP 10 FINALISTS
Only 10 startups will be chosen to receive:
7-min pitch + 5-min Q&A on Main Stage with VC panel on October 21
Free Launch Pod (2m x 0.5m furnished booth) for 4 days
Free Tickets to the Future of Lifestyle Conference
50% off registration for our Startup Launchpad Workshops
Fast track into the HKSTP Elevator Pitch Competition to win up to US$150K cash prizes
1:1 Pitch Coaching before the finals with Betatron
Highlight during Media Tour / VIP Buyer Tour / Global Sources Buyer Marketing Video
Your product info in Product Catalogs distributed to our VIP Buyers
Your startup should apply if…
You have a hardware product or a retail/logistics/supply chain software solution
You have a working prototype or MVP of your product, and ready-for-sale within 6 months
You are a startup (<5 years) who has raised at least US$100,000 funding or demonstrable sales achievements
Founder or Co-Founder is able to introduce the product in English.
You are available to attend the exhibition dates all 4 days, October 18-21.
SHOULD YOU APPLY?
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners:
Co-Working, Membership, and Consultation Prizes from HIBC
Private Office, Co-Working, & Venue Hire from Blueprint by Swire Properties
Online promotions, 1:1 consultations, and Tech Night Out pitch opportunity from WHub
Advertising package from Jumpstart Media
Priority on-boarding process & listing on AngelHub
Cash prizes, and more!
Since 2018, SLIC has been been attracting international startups from across the globe. In the past, SLIC winners have gone ahead to develop commercial solutions in the fields of food tech, industrial tech and medicine, including:
Spring 2019 Winner
MADx (Austria) developed a smart allergy explorer, a device that runs multiple tests to check for allergen sensitivity