UK Tech Mission to Hong Kong – ‘Your Gateway to Asia Pacific’


21ST – 25TH OCTOBER 2024


Hong Kong Skyline

Are you a Tech Founder looking to enter the Asia Pacific market?

Register today to join our Tech Founder delegation for a unique opportunity to explore Hong Kong tech eco-system as your platform to expand across Asia Pacific.

Network with your Tech Founder peers, to meet investors, prospects and partners, and to tour Hong Kong’s exciting tech cluster hubs. Take part in our exciting programme, including VC and UK Tech Founders events as part of the StartmeupHK festival, which attracts over 20,000 businesses into this dynamic and vibrant city. Watch and listen to Tech Founders who joined our 2023 UK Tech Mission to Hong Kong.

Learn more about what you will experience during your week in Hong Kong from mission leader, Richard Lowe.

Hear from Founders who attended our UK Tech Mission to Hong Kong during 2023.

‘We have garnered significant interest from potential investors, and discussions are currently underway.’ Hao Pang, CEO, Quantum Science

Q5D had good meetings with potential machine tool distributors as well as potentially useful  organisations such as the Productivity Council.’ Stephen Bennington, CEO, Co-Founder, Q5D

‘Our team met a huge variety of investors, founders and partners and wouldn’t hesitate to return on a similar mission organised by Hewlett Rand for UK Tech Advocates in the future’ Alex Balderstone, CEO & Co-Founder. Kaiku

What else is Included?

Negotiated group flight and hotel accommodation.

Market intelligence and insight before, during and after our mission.

Publicity and social media exposure before, during and after our Tech Mission.

Key Partners:

KPMG logo

Collaboration Partners

UK, Hong Kong & Global Tech Advocates

UK Department for Business and Trade

Institute of Export & International Trade

Institute of Directors


The British Chambers of Commerce Hong Kong


Hong Kong Science & Technology Park


Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Hong Kong Trade & Development Council

Mission Delegation Pack

Your Tech company will be promoted in our official Mission Delegation Pack which will be issued to all our Hong Kong partners in advance of our arrival.

Pre-Mission Briefings

You will be invited to join pre-mission briefings with our Hong Kong partners to introduce yourself and your Tech company to develop early opportunities for business matching, ahead of our arrival into Hong Kong.

Mission Programme

Sunday 20th October
Arrive and acclimatise into Hong Kong.

Monday 21st October – Market Insight, VIP Lunch Reception & Reverse Investor Pitch Event

Official welcome and market insight briefing with Hong Kong Trade and Development Council.

VIP reception at the British Consulate-General office in Hong Kong, hosted by the UK Department for Business & Trade and supported by The Hong Kong British Chambers of Commerce invited partners, local Tech Founders and VIP guests.

Join our Reverse Investor Pitch Event in Hong Kong delivered in partnership with our key partner and Eaton Club to meet invited Investors and VCs followed by a networking drinks reception.

Tuesday 22nd October – Hong Kong Science & Technology Park
Tour Hong Kong Science & Technology Park, with R&D facilities and home to some 1,200 Techs. Meet the HKSTP team, network with tenants and invited partners and guests at our sponsored lunch.

Wednesday 23rd October – Cyberport Tour and UK Tech Founders Showcase Event
Tour of Hong Kong’s Cyberport Tech facility, home to a further 1,900 Techs. Meet the Cyberport team, network with tenants and invited partners and guests.

Pitch at our own UK Tech Founders Showcase StartmeupHK Festival Fringe Event hosted by Eaton Club in partnership with The Hong Kong British Chamber of Commerce partners, investors, partners, invited guests and Eaton Club business members, followed by a networking drinks reception.

Thursday 24th October – StartmeupHK Festival Events and Business Matching
Join StartMeetUp networking and *business matching with entrepreneurs and investors as part of the StartmeupHK festival, including an exclusive invitation to join entrepreneurs reception.

Friday 25th October – StartmeupHK Festival Events, Business Matching & End of Mission Event
Continue to participate in StartMeetUp and arrange your final meetings with connections you have made during your week, to nurture deals, build on partnerships and to follow up on investment opportunities before joining our end of Mission celebrations before your return to the UK.

Mission Entry

To join all our activities for a unique mission to boost your market entry, there is a one-off mission entry fee of £1K+VAT per delegate for project management, mission set up and co-ordination to Hewlett Rand, mission organiser. £500+VAT non-refundable deposit to reserve your seat and the balance of £500+VAT payable by 1st October 2024.

We highly recommend reserving your seat early. If you would like to join a full mission briefing, please email

Important note: Whilst our core programme is fixed, we may amend our schedule, add events and activities as new opportunities emerge that will benefit our Tech Founder delegation.

*Business matching is subject to qualified criteria being met.

Don’t miss this unique Tech Mission to Hong Kong, to register for our mission or to join a mission briefing, email

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation