–We can’t wait to welcome 8,144 people from right across the world to Hong Kong for RISE this week. When RISE debuted last year, 72 countries were represented. This year our attendees will come from 88.
This Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, an international network of CEOs, founders, investors, startups and the world’s most influential brands will hit Hong Kong for what we’re sure will be an incredible event.
We can hardly wait.
In no particular order and excluding Hong Kong, here are the top 20 most represented countries at RISE.
United Arab Emirates
The 88 countries represented at RISE are coloured in gold
220 world-class speakers
Over the course of RISE’s three days, 220 incredible speakers will hit Centre, Enterprise, Marketing, Machine, Builders and Startup University stages.
From serial Forbes Midas Lister Jenny Lee, to gaming titans Holly Liu of Kabam and Min-Liang Tan of Razer, it’s set to be a special event.
Be sure to take a note of your must-see talks in our app.
435 exciting startupsExhibiting startups at RISE 2015
With 435 of some of the world’s most exciting startups set to hit the RISE, the conference floor will be buzzin’. They’re joining our three distinct programmes, with 350 ALPHA startups, 50 BETA and 35 START all on their way to Hong Kong.
400 investorsGGV Capital’s Jenny Lee onstage at RISE 2015
400 leading investors will be hitting RISE. Be sure to catch GGV Capital’s Jenny Lee on Day Two for her talks on Centre and Startup University stages.
Many will take part in our Office Hours scheme, with Jenny, Dave McClure and John Lindfors all set to meet RISE startups for a series of 15-minute meetings. There’ll be a total of 720 startup-investor meetings happening over the course of the three days of RISE.
500 international media
With so much happening on the RISE floor and stages, someone’s going to need to tell the stories that emerge. Luckily we have CNBC, Bloomberg, ChannelNews Asia, CNN, Financial Times, Reuters, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Nikkei, WIRED, AFP and more hitting Hong Kong.
From our startups to our speakers and everyone in between, we’re sure that all those coming to Hong Kong are set to make RISE a truly great experience.
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