Deadline: December 29, 2022 23:59 GMT-0800
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Eligibility: Tech ventures less than 10 years old in the following categories are eligible to apply
Location: Hong Kong, China
EPiC Elevator Pitch Competition 2023
EPiC 2023 is a unique, worldwide competition for global startups to expand their footprints into Asia, with Hong Kong as your best springboard, leveraging well-proven support from an innovation ecosystem.
As Hong Kong’s biggest innovation ecosystem, EPiC offers an investment opportunity of up to US$5 million and its vast channels of business opportunities to grow the most disruptive startups.
Join EPiC 2023 to get challenged and see how far you can reach
EPiC is no stranger to market expansion and fundraising for startups. The competition enables both global and local mid-late-stage startups to expand further, accelerate faster, and make a mark in Hong Kong and beyond.
US$ 5,000,000 Investment
The top 50 semi-finalists will be qualified for up to US$5 million investment by HKSTP Venture Fund, EPiC corporate venture arm.
Asia-wide Recognition & Awareness
Be seen and get noticed by 1,000+ regional investors and 300+ corporate partners in our ecosystem. Make a grand entrance into China and the Asia Pacific as you expand.
US$ 210,000 Cash Prizes
Cash prizes worth a total of US$210K are up for grabs!
- Champion: US$60,000
- FinTech Winner: US$20,000
- PropTech Winner: US$20,000
- Favourite Pitcher: US$10,000
- Top 10 Finalists: US$10,000 (each)
New Market Entry Support
The top 50 semi-finalists will reap the benefits of our ecosystem’s value-added services for 6 months after the competition:
- Business matching services
- Investment referral services
- Exclusive membership of STP platform – the world’s city-wide, cross-industry virtual lab
- Use of co-working space
- Tap into the talent pool of HK’s major universities, of which 3 are ranked in the world’s top 50.
Interested in applying for the EPiC Elevator Pitch Competition 2023? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.