This Week’s Partners: Facebook, Financial Times and More

This Week’s Partners: Facebook, Financial Times and More

July 15, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

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Last week we announced the first of our partners for RISE. This week we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with 5 more terrific companies. We give you Facebook, the Financial Times, Worldpay, PCH and ProSiebenSat.


FbStart provides startups with an exclusive community, worldwide events, mentorship from Facebook, and up to $80,000 in free tools and services. Through FbStart, Facebook gives mobile startups and developers up to $80,000 in free tools and opportunities to work directly with us. FbStart will be holding a workshop on August 1 and will have a booth both days to meet and talk about Facebook Platform.

Financial Times

Whether you’re in stealth mode, an established entrepreneur, or a VC, the FT will give you the insight you need to stay ahead. As one of the world’s leading business news organisations, the FT is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 720,000. Visit for the latest trends in global tech and come say hello at the FT Investors Lounge in Hong Kong. ft


From startups to Fortune 500s, PCH designs custom manufacturing solutions for the world’s best brands. Whether design engineering and development, manufacturing and fulfilment, distribution or retail, PCH takes on the toughest challenges. Their motto is that if it can be imagined, it can be made. At RISE to educate attendees on their services and will also hold the ‘PCH Happy Hour’ for the best hardware startups at RISE.


Worldpay is a market-leading online payment and risk management provider serving many global eCommerce companies across digital and retail sectors. With offices in Singapore, Japan and China, their local presence and global insights ensure your business is setup optimally for expansion. Are you ready to win globally? Worldpay is heading to RISE to meet with exciting businesses that are expanding internationally, increasing market share around the world, and scaling or optimising the way they do business. They’re interested in meeting with mega marketplaces, large-scale recurring businesses and high-growth start-ups in tech and content.


ProSiebenSat.1 is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe and the #1 media investor. ProSiebenSat.1 is also #1 in the German TV advertising market with a total reach of 42 million TV households in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Most important growth driver is the successful digital and ventures portfolio as well as the internationalisation and investment of ProSiebenSat.1’s digital assets and products. Meet these companies in person at RISE.

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.