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ICE PITCH @ FINTECH 2017 AT INVESTHK HONG KONG FINTECH WEEK

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Are you an Entrepreneur or a FinTech startup looking for ideas, business or technology breakthrough while creating social change? Or you might be an individual or a student passionate about FinTech looking for opportunity to collaborate?

Calling for Entry!

In partnership with Hong Kong FinTech Week (Oct 23 – 27) organized by InvestHK, Incu-Lab is once again holding the “100-hour Hackathorn + Pitching Event” – ICE PITCH @ FinTech 2017.

Our aim is to generate FinTech ideas and promote the growth of FinTech startups in the ecosystem.

We welcome all innovative INDIVIDUALS & TEAMS with change-making FinTech ideas or existing products / services to join the showcase.

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this FinTech x Change event in Hong Kong! Enter the ICE PITCH @ FinTech to gain exposure, learn from mentors, site-visit successful FinTech and pitch to investors.

Join ICE PITCH @ FinTech 2017 now via TWO TYPES of entry.

‘Team Entry’ if you are an innovative FinTech startup team (working on Asset Management, Capital Markets, Crypto-currencies, Financial Inclusion, Insurance, Lending, Payments, Peer to Peer, Platforms, Security & Authentication or anything related to FinTech) and looking for idea, business or technology breakthrough while creating social change.

‘Individual Entry’ if you are a change-making entrepreneur / student passionate about FinTech and looking for opportunity to collaborate with an existing FinTech startup

Hackathorn + Pitching Period: Oct 27 – 31, 2017

Pitching Date: Oct 31, 2017 (Tue, Date to be confirm)

Venue: TBC

Language: English

Enquiry: ice@incu-lab.org

About Hong Kong FinTech Week

Hong Kong will host its second annual Hong Kong FinTech Week at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to accommodate an expanded programme of events and activities that will highlight the distinctive and dynamic qualities the city offers the global Fintech community.

This year, Hong Kong Fintech Week will be the first of a series of three consecutive weeks of Fintech activities in Hong Kong to be attended by regulators, entrepreneurs, investors, start-ups, academics and service providers from Hong Kong and around the world.

Week 1 – Hong Kong Fintech Week (23-27 Oct) – start-up funding to IPO, China Fintech, Blockchain and AI, cybersecurity, RegTech, InsurTech and WealthTech,etc.

Week 2 – Fintech Education Week (30 Oct to 3 Nov) – events include hackathon, job fair, Shenzhen visit, educational tours among high schools and universities.

Week 3 – FinovateAsia 2017 (7-8 Nov) – pitching to an audience of investors, entrepreneurs, service providers and other stakeholders.

For more information, please visit Hong Kong FinTech Week website.

About ICE

ICE stands for “Innovation and Change-making Entrepreneurship”, it aspires to bring innovation gurus and successful entrepreneurs to share about their experience and insights on change-making entrepreneurship.

A wide range of topics are covered by seminars organized by ICE, such as “How to Build a Digital Strategy for the Biggest Online Newspaper in HK and Monetize IT” by Mo Chung (General Manager, Digital Sales at Next Mobile, Apple Daily) and Christina Lo (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Apple Daily), “The Entrepreneur Scene and How Incubators Think What a Good Startup Should be ICE” by Felix Lam (Managing Director, Red Chapel Advisors), “Innovation in Social Enterpreneurship of the Past 3 Years” by Francis Ngai (Founder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong), and recently, “Being the Top Firm on Digital Consulting and Production! How to Build the Most Successful Startup in Hong Kong” by Alvin Lam (Founder and Group CEO, PacificLink iMedia Group & T12M Ventures).

Incu-Lab ICE Days is an idea-sharing marathon about change-making innovation and creative entrepreneurship for local and international audience of innovators and entrepreneurs.

A wide range of topics are included: open source, open data and social media development; trends of creative media industry; innovations in agriculture, social economy and city planning; the stories of tech startups, companies and social enterprises; techs that can help the underprivileged and all sorts of ideas that can change the society in an innovative way.

The Incu-Lab ICE Days is part of the StartMeUp Week and is supported by InvestHK of HK Government.

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