Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong

Startup Competition 2016 Round 2

Event Date : 2016-08-24
Event Time : 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Event Venue : DBS Vault
Event Fee : HK$300 per member
HK$300 per guest
Event Sign-up Deadline : 2016-08-23
Contact Person for this event : Candice Leung
For more information please email : events@hbsahk.org

Please email events@hbsahk.org for securing a seat.  RSVP details below.

HBSAHK 2016 Startup Competition Round 2


Date: August 24, 2016 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:30pm - 9:00 pm

Venue: DBS Vault (Basement, Overseas Trust Bank Building, 160 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai)

Fee: $300 per member/guest


We are pleased to invite you to Round 2 of the popular HBSAHK Startup Competition. This time we will partner with DBS Vault (https://www.dbs-accelerator.com/) to showcase innovative new ventures seeking early-stage angel investment funding. 

At the end of the evening, attendees will cast their vote for the most promising new business idea. Winners from each event in the series will be invited back as a Finalist at the HBSAHK Annual Conference in January 2017 to compete for the title of "HBSAHK Startup of the Year".



6:30-7:00pm Registration

7:00-8:15pm Start-up Investment Pitches + Q&A (5 x 15mins each)

8:15-9:00pm Post-Pitch Drinks




ShopLovers, seek to return part of the face to face shopping experience even when we buy online, through connecting shopping enthusiasts and crowd-shop together at our social shopping platform. 

Apvera, Inc., a leader in threat intelligence solutions, is transforming the way organizations learn, analyze and engage emerging threats. Through user and entity behavior analytics solutions, Apvera Insight™ successfully detects malicious and abusive activity that otherwise go unnoticed, and effectively consolidates and prioritizes threats identified applying actionable intelligent to prevent risk.

Playnote is a pioneer in music technology and focuses in professional music education industry. Our artificial intelligence music teacher can understand students' performance in any music instrument/vocal and provide comments, based on international examination requirements. Our product is officially permitted by ABRSM, the global examination authority of music and is accredited by International academic journal.

DOT The Smart Dog Tag, named as one of "The best Kickstarter inventions” by MSN Money, DOTT is a smart dog tag that replaces old, traditional tags and helps owners keep track of their pets. Our aim is to create a world without lost pets, and anyone can join our community by downloading the free mobile app and help keep pets safe. 

The final line up of presenting startups is currently being compiled. Further details to follow.


RSVP: Please contact Candice Leung (Email: events@hbsahk.org) ASAP to secure a seat at this event.  Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, but please note that the HBS alumni will be given priority over guests if the event is over-subscribed.  Reservation is by payment of non-refundable event fee.  This is a private event, and participants are requested to respect the confidentiality of the views and opinions expressed.  For enquiry, please email us at events@hbsahk.org.


All rights reserved © 2000-2016 Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong Ltd.