JUMPSTARTER 2023
Global Pitch Competition
WHO CAN APPLY?
JUMPSTARTER 2023 IS OPEN TO STARTUPS FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD THAT FULFIL THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be the Founder or Co-founder of the startup.
Startup is ideation-stage or early-stage or growth-stage. The business has been operational for less than 5 years.
Startup must have raised less than US$20 million in funding to date.
Startup must possess an innovative business idea or product or service, and demonstrate how your innovation and technology has impacted your business, your industry and the people.
Startup must desire to make Hong Kong and/or other cities in the GBA be part of your future plans.
INDUSTRY FOCUS
JUMPSTARTER WELCOMES STARTUPS FROM ALL
INDUSTRIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
ART
TECH
BIOTECH/
LIFESCIENCE
DEEP TECH /
AI & DATA /
ROBOTICS
FINTECH
HEALTHCARE
INDUSTRY
4.0
SUSTAINA-
BILITY
WEB 3.0
HOW DO I APPLY?
1

Visit the homepage to access “signup” or “login” page.

2

Sign up your new account on

apply.jumpstarter.hk

Login your existing account on

apply.jumpstarter.hk/account/#user/login

3

Enroll

  • Mouse over the menu bar on left
  • Click AEF Events
  • Select JUMPSTARTER 2023
  • Click Agree to accept "Terms & Conditions"

4

Fill in

Fill in all mandatory fields with asterisk (*)

5

Upload your 15-slide business proposal (BP) and share a 1-2 min video introduction.

6

Submit

Click "submit" to complete your application. The application process bar will show that your application is successfully submitted.

7

Review

Your application will be reviewed by our honorable judges.

0

Shortlist

The shortlisted teams will be announced on JUMPSTARTER website.

REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION
TIMELINE
JUMPSTARTER GLOBAL CALLOUT
OPEN FOR ONLINE APPLICATION WORLDWIDE
JUDGING CRITERIA
20%
Innovation and Industry Disruption
Evidence of innovative advances in product, service, application, adoption etc
Potential to disrupt the relevant industry
Value proposition
20%
Market Potential, Business Model & Scalability
Ability of the idea to generate revenue
Competitiveness, barriers to entry, first mover advantages etc
Unit economics and scalability
20%
Traction and Further Development Plan
Operation and financial metrics, milestones and achievements since inception
Forecast and product roadmap
15%
Team Background and Strength
Capabilities and expertise to execute the business plan
Passion, ambition, vision, culture
15%
Hong Kong or Greater Bay Area Nexus (Founder Background + HK / GBA Plan)
Background of founders
Plans to utilize Hong Kong or GBA to expand your business
Evidence of existing or future operation plans in Hong Kong or GBA
10%
Impact
Creating a long-term positive impact on your industry, local/global communities and the world
Being socially responsible, or sustainable by fulfilling at least one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)