Jumpstarter 2017 sparks innovation with Grand Finale

November 23, 2017
SCMP Updates
The Grand Finale of Jumpstarter 2017 was held at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on November 21, with the winning teams selected from more than 600 participants. The top three finalists each won an investment commitment of up to US$3 million. SCMP supported the large-scale public event from the start, through all eight preceding pitching competitions and the Grand Finale, providing a full range of event management services, spanning event planning and ticketing, guest and moderator invitations, logistics, venue production, seminar and activity preparations, and on-site management.

Hosted by Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, Jack Ma, chairman of the Alibaba Group, popular Hong Kong rapper MC Jin, and other notables, the Grand Finale was the culmination of a selection process aimed at discovering Hong Kong’s hottest young innovation talent across Fintech, Robotics, Internet of Things, Advanced materials, Smart City and Artificial Intelligence categories. Held by the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Cyberport and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, the goal of Jumpstarter 2017 was to build, empower and boost Hong Kong’s start-up community.

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