JULY 8-11, 2019

Discover RISE's 13 conferences

14,000+ people. 90 countries. Let’s do this.

Anna O'Hare
Published on July 10, 2017

It’s on.

We’ve got 14,281 people from 90 countries hitting Hong Kong for RISE 2017. Check out the figures in the video below.

Over 14,000 people 💁🏽 From 90 countries 🌏 Almost 600 amazing startups 🙌🏼 And 240 world-class speakers 🎙 Including Gary Vaynerchuk 👑 Welcome to Hong Kong 🇭🇰 Welcome to #RISEConf 💯

Posted by RISE on Sunday, 9 July 2017


RISE is an international affair. We’ve got people from right the way across the globe joining us. Here are the most represented countries.

240 Amazing Speakers

He’s joining us. Catch Gary Vaynerchuk for two Q&As and one Centre Stage appearance on July 11th at 4.30pm. We’re also going to hear from co-founder & executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group, Joe Tsai; Razer CEO, Min-Liang Tan and Stripe co-founder, John Collison.

Almost 600 Game-Changing Startups

Because RISE is the meeting place for the people leading the companies of both today and tomorrow. On each event day, you’ll meet a new group of exhibiting startups across our ALPHA, BETA and START tracks. We’d bet that we’ll see a few of these founders onstage at RISE stage in the coming years. Keep an eye out for AfterShip, Yroo, Branch.

400 Leading Investors

ZhenFund CEO Anna Fang and Matrix Partners partner Harry Man

GGV Capital managing partner Hans Tung, ZhenFund CEO Anna Fang, and Presence Capital managing director Phil Chen are among the 400 investors joining us in Hong Kong.  

Many of our attending investors will take part in our Office Hours programme, where RISE startups meet investors for 15 minutes of one-on-one advice. Some of the leading funds involved include Arbor Ventures, Goldman Sachs and Naspers.

565 World-Class Media

There’ll be stories to tell, and we’ve got just the people to do it. You may just catch reporters and anchors from CNBC, Reuters, Bloomberg, CNN, China Daily and Xinhua as they hit the RISE floor.

Here’s to three days and four nights of legendary networking in Hong Kong. Let’s do it.