JULY 9-12, 2018

Discover RISE's 13 conferences

JULY 9-12, 2018

Join Our Community Events

We’ve teamed up with Hong Kong’s startup community to organise a whole week of great events during RISE. Check out some of our events for RISE attendees below.


Check Out Our First Events

RISE China Trip powered by Brinc. Shenzen, July 9-10, 2017

A Fireside Chat with RISE co-hosts Paddy Cosgrave and Casey Lau


Tuesday, July 11


Startup Ferry – Engage with other RISE startups while cruising across the harbour.

FoodTech Meetup – Meet startups at the forefront of food.

Hong Kong Ecosystem Trends Meetup – Learn more about Hong Kong’s startup scene.

Singapore Startups Afterparty – Hang with prominent VCs and Startups from Singapore and Hong Kong.

The Future of Higher Eductation – A look at how digital technology impacts higher education.

Fintech Meetup – Meet the fintech community at RISE.

Media Pub Crawl – Engage with other journalists and founders in a relaxed, informal environment.

Gaming Meetup – Hear from gaming sector leaders on the future of the industry.

Social Media Meetup – Panel talk on the hottest social media trends for ecommerce exposure & revenue.


Wednesday, July 12


IoT Meetup – Meet the people reinventing the future of things.

A Tour of the Li and Fung Showroom – A sneak peek inside the logistics and ecommerce powerhouse.

Pitch Like a Girl – 10 female-founded startups compete in a live pitching competition.

Energy Startups Meetup – Trade stories on reshaping the future.

Crossborder Ecommerce Meetup – Connect with other cross-border e-commerce business owners.

AI Dinner Party – Experience a Hong Kong-style dinner party with Zeroth.ai, an AI Accelerator.

Hardware Makers Meetup – Exchange stories with fellow makers.

TravelTech Meetup – A mixer for all the Explorers, who make travel fun, easy and hassle-free.

VR Meetup – Explore all aspects of one of the most exciting new technologies around.

Growth Marketers Pub Crawl – Meet other growth marketers and explore a different side of Hong Kong.

Switch Networking for SWEATWORKING – Join The Busy Woman Project for a social workout session.

Digital Photography and Marketplaces with 500px – Discussion and Q&A with founders of 500px and Marked Shot.


Thursday, July 13


Mobile Devs Meetup – A social for app developers.

Startup Karaoke – Startups singing songs from 1997.

AI and Futuretech Meetup – A fireside chat on artificial intelligence and it’s future impact.

Tech, Culture, and Entertainment Meetup – Can soft power help Hong Kong be the region’s leading tech hub?

Hardware and Investing Meetup – Join other investors in tearing down investing in Hardware.

RetailTech Meetup – Get an insider’s perspective of the startup scene in retail tech in Hong Kong.

The RISE Evening Events