Leading Enterprises Acceleration Programme (LEAP)

Leading Enterprises Acceleration Programme (LEAP@HK)

LEAP@HK is an ultra-tailored programme with one goal in mind:LEAP

To nurture high potential candidates into regional/global companies

Here we make it happen through a combination of business and corporate development, as well as in-depth assistance on growth management, financing, governance, offered by HKSTP and industry experts in various fields.


We are looking for Potential "Star" companies, with:

  • Innovative technology
  • Scalable business model and potential to grow regional/global
  • Viable products ready for market
  • Competent, passionate and coachable team
  • External funding raised (preferable)
 

Application

To find out more about LEAP, please refer to the information below or email to Mr Michael Au (michael.au@hkstp.org).


LEAP@HK at a Glance


Our Offerings

LEAP@HK provides value-add services such as networks cum subsidies on Domain Expert, EIR (Entrepreneur-in-Residence) and dedicated Professional Panels, etc to accelerate the businesses' growth. Acceleratees will grant options of, upon their choices, 1) 4% of their company shares as of admission date or 2) adjustable value based on next round pre-money valuation/ LEAP@HK service package.
 

Admission Criteria

  • Either be a current incubatee; graduated incubatee; or a current tenant of HKSTP
  • Must have its headquarters, executive functions and corporate CEO based in Hong Kong
  • Have less than 100 employees
  • At least 50% of full time staff based in Hong Kong engaging in technology related work
  • Off campus applicants shall obtain qualification approval for moving into Hong Kong Science Park premises as a regular office/laboratory tenant within 6 months since the day of admission and comply with HKSTP tenancy/safety requirements.



What the LEAP@HK Companies Say

AdvanPro “AdvanPro benefits a lot from the programme, in the field of organizational structure, business model, business strategy, fund raising and business development etc. The programme does help AdvanPro to accelerate during the past one year, and our team grows from 10 people to 50 people. It is really one of the best acceleration programmes I have ever seen. Thanks all for the LEAP team has done for AdvanPro!” --- Aaron Wang, CEO, AdvanPro
Insight Robotics “I would recommend LEAP to growth/accelerating stage tech firm. Time is more important than money at this stage, and LEAP does fast-track our relation building with top tier partners. The LEAP team and companies ratio is right, I feel that we have all the attention that we can have.” --- Kevin Chan, CEO, Insight Robotics
Liricco “We have been benefiting from LEAP programme in many aspects such as: more business matching/ support, mentors from different sectors to help business grow, link up with VC, facilities (e.g. meeting room), interesting/ useful ideas from the LEAP team, etc.” --- Ms Angela Ng, Co-Founder, Liricco
LinkedTech “We are delighted to become a LEAP company. We are able to receive all aspects of business support from LEAP, including dedicated and professional services from the LEAP team, fundraising, legal, mentorship, recruitment and etc.” --- Dr Stephen Chen, CEO, LinkedTech
Viewider

“LEAP is the greatest partner in Science Park, especially the acceleration status company. They have depth connection in Hong Kong / China or even North America. If your business model is growing globally, you can’t miss LEAP support in science park.” --- Mr Jun Yeung, Founder, Viewider