The STARS Programme, organised by Hong Kong Startup Council, provides comprehensive guidance and support for startups. We offer mentorship, industrial partnership, go-to-market opportunities and other support to speed up the growth of participating startups.
Each cohort is designed based on a specific industry theme and lasts for a period of six to nine months. Shortlisted startups will engage in a tailored mentorship programme, guided by industry professionals. Mentors from business fields will be paired up with startups to help iron out obstacles.
Established under the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2016, Hong Kong Startup Council is devoted to serving as a platform to accelerate the growth of local startups by connecting them with entrepreneurs, investors, R&D and educational institutions, with the purpose of creating synergies between Hong Kong’s traditional and new economies, as well as facilitating startup eco-system in Hong Kong.
The Federation of Hong Kong Industries was established under the Federation of Hong Kong Industries Ordinance (Cap. 321 of the Laws of Hong Kong) in 1960.
The objectives of the Federation are: