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Startup World Cup 2023 Asia Finale

Updated: Oct 24, 2023

Startup World Cup: Uniting Startups and Innovators on a Global Scale


Inclusive is thrilled to present the largest startup competition around the world - Startup World Cup, powered by Pegasus Tech Ventures. This year, the Asia Finale will take place in Hong Kong, offering an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders to come together and celebrate innovation. With an impressive lineup of speakers, attendees, investors, and regional events, Startup World Cup promises to be an extravaganza of entrepreneurial brilliance.

Startup World Cup (SWC) Asia Finale is part of InvestHK's StartmeupHK Festival 2023, a dynamic initiative that showcases Hong Kong's influential startup community. This week-long extravaganza of innovation brings together global business leaders, investors, and startups to explore the city's vibrant ecosystem. With a plethora of events, workshops, and networking opportunities, StartmeupHK provides a platform for startups to showcase their ideas, connect with industry experts, and foster meaningful partnerships. As a significant component of the festival, SWC offers an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs and innovators to dive into Hong Kong's booming startup scene.

SWC is not just a competition.

It is a platform that brings together the CEOs of leading companies, venture capitalists, large corporations, and world-renowned innovators. For over five years, this flagship event has collaborated with the best tech conferences and regional partners to organize more than 70 local competitions worldwide. With over 500 speakers, including tech industry luminaries such as Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix, and Adam Cheyer, co-founder of Siri, SWC attracts exceptional talent and expertise. Alongside the 50,000+ attendees, 2,500+ investors, and representation from 70+ regions, SWC fosters an inclusive ecosystem for global entrepreneurship. This diverse mix of participants, including startups, tech companies, media, investors, and government officials, creates an unparalleled opportunity for networking, collaboration, and growth.

Grand prize of SWC stands at an astounding $1 million USD, making it one of the most coveted awards in the startup world.

This substantial prize money serves as a catalyst for startups, providing them with the financial backing needed to fuel their growth and realize their vision. With such a significant prize at stake, SWC attracts the best and brightest startups, further amplifying the competition and pushing the boundaries of innovation.

SWC Asia Finale will take place on November 10th, 2023, at the prestigious Hong Kong Science Park at the Charles K. Kao Auditorium.

This event will bring together top-tier investors, corporate partners, and industry experts who will provide valuable insights and networking opportunities for startups. The journey doesn't end there, as the grand finale will take place on December 1st in San Francisco, where the best startups from around the world will compete for the ultimate prize.

Why Should You Join?

Startups: SWC offers an unparalleled chance to network with top-tier investors, forge corporate partnerships, and gain valuable exposure in the global startup community. This platform serves as a launchpad for startups looking to make a mark in the industry.

Corporates: By participating in SWC, corporates can connect with innovative startups from around the world, creating mutually beneficial business development opportunities. Additionally, networking with other corporations and investors allows for the exchange of ideas and collaboration.

Investors: SWC presents investors with a unique opportunity to discover top global startups, gain access to new investment deals, and engage in high-quality networking. By being part of this global event, investors can stay ahead of the curve and foster connections with promising entrepreneurs.

SWC stands as a global celebration of innovation, entrepreneurship, and collaboration.

Pegasus Tech Ventures' successful nurturing of companies like Airbnb, SpaceX, and Robinhood highlights the caliber of startups that have emerged from this platform. With 71 exits and 22 IPOs, SWC has proven its effectiveness in supporting the growth of startup ecosystems worldwide.

With its impressive lineup of speakers, attendees, investors, and regional events, this platform offers an unparalleled opportunity for startups, corporates, and investors to connect, learn, and thrive. Whether you're seeking funding, exploring groundbreaking solutions, or scouting new opportunities, SWC is the ultimate destination. Join the journey, embrace the excitement, and become an integral part of shaping the future of entrepreneurship.

Best Wishes,

Inclusive Sports Asia

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