The Final Round-Up of RISE Partners

The Final Round-Up of RISE Partners

July 21, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

RISE ticket prices increase Friday

RISE is almost upon us. Just over a week to go. We’re excited to share our last round-up of partners with you and we’re looking forward to seeing them all in person in Hong Kong.


Adyen is a leading payments technology company that provides businesses a single global platform to accept payments anywhere in the world. Companies like Airbnb, Dropbox & Spotify have gone global with Adyen. At RISE, COO Sam Halse will be talking about global success. Head of Business Development APAC Bradley Riss will also be hosting a roundtable and sharing tips on developing a global payments strategy.


KPMG offers audit, tax and advisory services for venture-backed companies at each stage of development–from idea through exit. They help simplify the complex challenges associated with building a high growth business. Their mindset matches the companies we serve: nimble, hands-on, dedicated and visionary. KPMG offers audit, tax and advisory services for venture-backed companies at each stage of development–from idea through exit.


Follow CNBC, the world’s leading business and financial news network, for the vital global stories and analysis. Whether on-air, on-ground or online, CNBC delivers fast, accurate, actionable and unbiased business news anytime and anywhere.

Squawk Box, the marquee brand in business news, is where enlightening and engaging conversations about the top stories of the day take place. Get all your news and hear the views of top CEOs, influential asset managers and newsmakers. Bernie Lo and Susan Li co-anchor Squawk Box from CNBC’s Hong Kong studio.


Audi has been in Hong Kong for 19 years, since 1996. In 2013, AUDI AG founded its national sales office in Hong Kong, emphasising its dedication to this growing market and the company’s vision to become the leading premium automobile brand. Audi Hong Kong started operations in 2013 and is responsible for the import business of Audi automobiles in Hong Kong and Macau, including brand marketing. They are the official car sponsor at RISE and will be providing chauffeur service for VIP guests during the event.

Taiwan Startup Stadium

Taiwan Startup Stadium is an international tech startup hub in downtown Taipei opening winter 2015, turning a soccer stadium into a centre for tech entrepreneurs from Taiwan and across the globe. The Zhongshan Soccer Stadium will be completely renovated and TSS will then serve as home base to dozens of startup entrepreneurs from Taiwan and other parts of the world to grow their businesses globally. Check out some of the RISE HQ team checking out the stadium below.



These guys are giving away at drone at RISE along with coupon codes for discounts on .Tech domain names and loads more free goodies. Radix Registry (Radix FZC) is a major participant in the new gTLD program. Radix, Asia’s largest new gTLDs applicant with 100+ registrar partners aims to play a role in the global diversification of the internet namespace. Radix will showcase a brand new domain extension .TECH. .at RISE. Radix is creating an ecosystem to allow the tech community to avail of additional perks through its membership and founders programs.

Guardian News & Media

Latest news, world news, sports, business, opinion, analysis and reviews from the Guardian, the world’s leading liberal voice.

Invest Hong Kong

StartmeupHK aims to promote Hong Kong as a leading startup destination in Asia and attract high-impact, innovative and scalable ventures to expand their businesses globally from Hong Kong. It connects startups with key players, furthers the momentum of the startup ecosystem in the city, and collaborates with other startup hubs around the world.


In business for over 15 years, PYCO Group is a premium digital consulting and software development firm with a global footprint and client success stories across all industries.


BlogsRelease is built on the mantra of ‘go-engage’. It’s a platform which easily allows bloggers to connect by sharing product reviews, press releases and event updates allowing users to select what is of interest to them. BlogsRelease understand the value of sharing stories and how this is vital for any early stage startup.


Gormei is an online platform for curated, unique dining experiences. They help members find and book unique dining opportunities and help restaurants get more diners and find new patrons.

See you at RISE very soon. Ticket prices increase Friday – grab yours before then.

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.