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You've come to the right place.

The accelerator and incubator ecosystem in Hong Kong is continually expanding, so you'll want to keep track of them all.

To help you, we've put together an exhaustive list of 24 of the best incubators and accelerators in Hong Kong.


The 24 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Hong Kong

1) Brinc

1) Brinc

Brinc is a venture financing and accelerator organization that helps game changers solve some of the world's most difficult problems.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Central
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Bashar Aboudaoud, Bay McLaughlin, Manav Gupta
  • Industries: Clean Energy, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Home Health Care, Manufacturing, Nutrition, Robotics, Software, Technical Support, Transportation
  • Number of investments: 127
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

2) IOSG Ventures

2) IOSG Ventures

IOSG Venture is a seed fund that invests in decentralized protocols and businesses. Algorithm-based startups in their early stages.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Jocy Lin
  • Number of investments: 120

You can find their website here.

3) Zeroth.AI

3) Zeroth.AI

In Asia, Zeroth is a startup accelerator for early-stage artificial intelligence and machine learning firms.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning, Software, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 47
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

4) Nest

4) Nest

Nest runs a global entrepreneurial community called Mett, which runs corporate accelerator programs, invests in businesses, and manages a global entrepreneurial community.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Sheung Wan
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Lawrence Morgan, Simon Squibb
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Incubators, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 16

You can find their website here.

5) Fomocraft Ventures

5) Fomocraft Ventures

Fomocraft Ventures works with crypto entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2021
  • Industries: Blockchain, Financial Services, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 6

You can find their website here.

6) Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

6) Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Alibaba Group established the Entrepreneurs Fund as a non-profit organization.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Causeway Bay
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Andrew Lee
  • Number of investments: 52

You can find their website here.

7) SuperCharger

7) SuperCharger

SuperCharger is Asia's FinTech Accelerator, focusing on both early-stage and scale-up FinTech companies looking to expand.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Wan Chai
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Janos Barberis, Renu Bhatia
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

8) Expand

8) Expand

Ventures Studio and Technical Accelerator

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Davide Calì
  • Industries: Consulting, Information Technology, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 5

You can find their website here.

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9) Sun Hung Kai & Co

9) Sun Hung Kai & Co

Sun Hung Kai & Co (SEHK: 86) is a Hong Kong-based alternative investment leader with a long history in financial services.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Causeway Bay
  • Started in: 1969
  • Founders: Fung King Hey, Kwok Tak Seng, Lee Shau Kee
  • Industries: Consumer Lending, Finance, Financial Services, Hedge Funds, Real Estate Investment, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 13
  • Number of exits: 7

You can find their website here.

10) Cyberport Hong Kong

10) Cyberport Hong Kong

Cyberport Hong Kong is an ICT hub that provides ICT sector startups and entrepreneurs with facilities and broadband network services.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2011
  • Industries: Coworking, Government, Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Number of investments: 180
  • Number of exits: 5

You can find their website here.

11) Saltagen Ventures

11) Saltagen Ventures

Saltagen Ventures is a seed-stage venture funding firm focused on science and technology companies.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Central
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Joseph Fung
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Education, Finance, Financial Services, Machine Learning, Media and Entertainment, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 8

You can find their website here.

12) PANONY

12) PANONY

Your Blockchain Adviser and Insider

Details of the startup:

  • City: Sheung Wan
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Alyssa Tsai, Tongtong Bee
  • Industries: Blockchain, Consulting, Cryptocurrency, Digital Media, Public Relations, Publishing, Social Media
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

13) ParticleX

13) ParticleX

Tech startup investor and accelerator based in Hong Kong.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Mingles Tsoi
  • Industries: Big Data, Blockchain, eSports, FinTech, GreenTech, Intelligent Systems, Internet of Things, Property Management, Smart Cities
  • Number of investments: 17

You can find their website here.

14) Hong Kong X-Tech

14) Hong Kong X-Tech

HKX-Tech is a platform that enables inter-institution, interdisciplinary collaboration for startups by providing a mentor-funding-free space.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Kwun Tong
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Guanhua Chen, Li Zexiang, Neil Shen
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, Incubators, Non Profit
  • Number of investments: 5

You can find their website here.

15) AIA Accelerator

15) AIA Accelerator

They are looking for up to 8 ambitious startup companies with an innovative healthtech proposition from all over Asia.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Industries: Health Care, Insurance, Wearables

You can find their website here.

16) blueprint

16) blueprint

Swire Properties has built a business-to-business accelerator and co-working facility to help entrepreneurs connect and coordinate resources.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Industries: B2B, Coworking

You can find their website here.

17) Eureka Nova

17) Eureka Nova

Eureka Nova is a prominent open innovation platform that allows technology startups in the New World Group ecosystem to collaborate and co-create.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Kwun Tong
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Adrian Cheng
  • Industries: Incubators

You can find their website here.

18) DBS Accelerator

18) DBS Accelerator

DBS and Nest have teamed up to usher in the next wave of financial technology.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Sheung Wan
  • Industries: Finance, FinTech

You can find their website here.

19) TechGrind

19) TechGrind

TechGrind is Southeast Asia's largest startup organization. Together, we're building Asia's tech behemoths. Incubator, Angel, and Venture Capital Fund

Details of the startup:

  • City: Wan Chai
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Efraim Pettersson Ivener, Pavel Laletin
  • Industries: Finance, Incubators, Venture Capital
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 72

You can find their website here.

20) IC Studio

20) IC Studio

IC Studio is a startup incubator on a quest to create businesses based on cutting-edge business models and technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Sheung Wan
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Marc Amez-Droz, Nelson Cheng, Rafal Czerniawski
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services

You can find their website here.

21) Sow Asia

21) Sow Asia

Sow Asia is a non-profit organization that helps social companies grow their influence.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Darius Yuen
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services

You can find their website here.

22) LimeHK

22) LimeHK

LimeHK is a startup acceleration program that helps early-stage companies survive and thrive.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Wan Chai
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Incubators, Management Consulting

You can find their website here.

23) The Kaifa Group

23) The Kaifa Group

Hong Kong is home to the Kaifa Group.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

24) GreaterBayX

24) GreaterBayX

GreaterBayX is a platform for urbantech startups in China and throughout the world.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2018
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 8

You can find their website here.

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