Elevator Pitch Competition 2024 for Global Startups (Investment & Cash Prizes)

Elevator Pitch Competition 2024 for Global Startups (Investment & Cash Prizes)

Elevator Pitch Competition 2024 for Global Startups (Investment & Cash Prizes)

EPiC is a unique, worldwide competition for global startups to expand their footprints into Asia, leveraging extensive network and tailored support from Hong Kong’s largest innovation ecosystem.

Gain exposure across the extensive network of investors and corporate partners, and accelerate your business in the world’s fastest growing region.

One day in Hong Kong. 60 seconds in an elevator. That’s all you need to disrupt Asia.


Subject to the Terms, the winners will receive the followings:

  • Top 12 Finalists each FinTech, PropTech or MobilityTech: Each of the top 12 finalists will be awarded a cash prize of US$10,000.
  • One Winner from each Category: One Winner will be selected among the top 12 finalists in each Category which will receive an additional cash prize of US$20,000.
  • EPiC 2024 Champion: The EPiC 2024 Champion will be selected among the Winners of the Categories which will receive an additional cash prize of US$60,000.

Become the Best of the Best to Win

  • USD5M investment
  • USD240K cash prizes
  • Get noticed by 1,000+ Investors and 350+ corporate partners
  • Market access to GBA/CHINA
  • Insights from Market Discovery Programme
  • New Market Entry Support from HKSTP’s value-added services

Join EPiC 2024 To Disrupt Asia In

  • Fintech
    • The banking and finance industry is a cornerstone to the economy, providing the source of capital to operate. From global to local, from public to private, good governance is important for safeguarding the trust and confidence of the public.
    • The focuses include but are not limited to:
      • AI
      • Digital Assets
      • ESG
      • RegTech
      • Web 3.0
  • Proptech
    • PropTech is revolutionising every phase of the building lifecycle from design and construction through operation to its eventual demolition. Show us how you disrupt planning, efficiency, sustainability and safety to bring a better experience for all.
    • The focuses include but are not limited to:
      • Green Material and Clean Energy
      • Digitalised Work Flow Management
      • Smart Monitoring and Precaution
      • Automated Inspection and Operation
      • Waste Management
  • Mobilitytech
    • MobilityTech is all about enhancing the flow of people and goods using advanced transport and logistics systems.
    • It plays a crucial role in ensuring reliable connectivity, which is vital for the smooth functioning and livelihood of the communities.
    • The focuses include but are not limited to:
      • Electrification
      • Route Optimisation
      • Sustainability
      • Warehouse
      • Data Collaboration

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Event is open and offered only to tech companies which are incorporated for no more than 10 years. Each Participant must accept and agree with the Terms before they may proceed further with the Event.
  • This Event is not open to:
    • employees of the Organiser;
    • the immediate family members or members of the same household of any such employee; or
    • anyone professionally involved in the development or administration of the Event.

Judging Criteria

The judging panel is formed by renowned investors, entrepreneurs, and executives in Asia. Contestants will be judged based on these criteria:

  • Uniqueness: The level of innovation and its competitive edge
  • Market Size: The growth potential of your product/service
  • Strategy: The planned actions designed to achieve your business goals.

Application Deadline: 31 December 2023

Click Here to Apply

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