Programme Overview

Through our Hong Kong-based acceleration programme, you have the opportunity to launch your business in the Greater Bay Area—reaching a combined population of over 86 million people in 11 cities—as well as explore business opportunities in the ASEAN region. With us, you’re commercialising in the largest startup accelerator ecosystem in Hong Kong, supported by the Hong Kong government, 70+ leading corporate partners, and 110+ mentors from more than 20 industries.

Since 2018, we've helped our acceleratees raise over HK$2 billion. Our alumni have expanded across the globe to reach more than 20 economies, including the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Russia, Australia, and Southeast Asia.



Secure Funding of up to HK$4.8 million


Access to Our Extensive Investor Network


Go Regional and Global with Support for Product Trials, Business Expansion Tours, and Executive Coaching


Receive Guidance on Building a Solid Foundation for Company Growth


Are you a growth-stage company looking to scale globally?

Are you a current incubation company, a graduate from an Incubation Programme, a current tenant, or will be a tenant of HKSTP?

Do you have headquarters, executive functions, and a corporate CEO based in Hong Kong?

Do you have fewer than 100 employees?

Do at least 50% of your full-time staff members based in Hong Kong engage in technology-related work?

Programme offering

Financial Support
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Secure investment funding of up to HK$4.8 million to cover your company’s development

Fundraising Support
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Access our extensive investor network to diversify your sources of funding
Get guidance on preparing financing materials, deal structuring and execution, as well as negotiations with investors.

Business Development Support
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Go regional and global with support for product trials, business expansion tours,and executive coaching.

Professional Services Support
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Receive guidance about building a solid foundation for company growth, backed by professional services on risk management, IP strategy, compliance, and operations.

Accelerate to the Next Stage with the Startup Accelerator Programme
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Equip yourself with knowledge and skills for late-stage growth
Get your team prepared with the necessary skills in organisation management, business upscaling, and capital structuring.

*Applicants who are not currently based in HKSTPC premises shall obtain qualification approval for moving into HKSTPC premises within 6 months from the date of admission.


Join our prestigious portfolio. Explore our list of Programme Portfolio Companies and join the ranks of successful startups that have benefited from our programme's support and guidance.
The Startup Accelerator Programme is more than just an opportunity; it's a launchpad for startups to realise their full potential and accelerate their journey toward success in today's competitive business landscape.