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HONG KONG, JULY 9-12, 2018

A day in the life of a startup at RISE

You never know what can happen when you get thousands of entrepreneurs and investors under the same roof.

“RISE was extraordinary. The energy in the room between all of the startups, brilliant minds, industry leaders and investors was something I’ve never experienced before.”

– Virtual Legal, startup at RISE

Join the network

Your RISE ticket gives you access to 12 standalone conferences focusing on industry tracks from marketing to design, coding to robotics, SaaS to big data and more. You’ll experience Mentor Hours, Office Hours, Roundtables, Startup Workshops, curated nighttime networking events and our exclusive RISE app.

The app gives each attendee a personalised RISE experience, sharing tailored recommendations of talks to see and people to meet, real-time schedule updates on talks they might be interested in and the opportunity to start group chats with anyone on our attendee list.


Mentor Hours

Mentor Hours are a series of pre-scheduled, 15-minute meetings between our high-level attendees and startups. Learn from the people who have done it all before.


Office Hours

Investor Office Hours are a series of pre-scheduled meetings between investors from top funds and the most promising startups joining RISE. These meetings will run throughout the three days and will happen in a private area on the event floor.



Roundtables are where high-level RISE attendees, the most influential in their respective fields, come together to try to find solutions to the problems facing us all.



You can attend fully curated, invite-only RISE workshops targeted at specific audiences, where our network of speakers, partners, investors and more will work through some of the problems facing businesses of all sizes today in an intimate setting.


PITCH - The Startup Battle

PITCH is the startup competition at RISE that brings together the world’s leading early-stage startups for a live on-stage battle.

The top 66 startups that apply will get to present in front of distinguished investor panels, influential media, and global partners. Startups will battle it out across three days for a chance to present in front of thousands of attendees on Centre Stage and be crowned winner of PITCH at RISE 2017. Will you be one of them?


Startup? Apply for ALPHA at RISE

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