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The Elevator World Tour™ is a series of events taking place in the world’s most impressive elevators, in the most innovative start-up cities, giving entrepreneurs the chance to garner investment and develop relationships with the most influential investors, advisors and accelerators around the globe. In each city, 100 burgeoning start-ups will compete for the chance to win an investment of up to US$100,000. Since 2013, it has been running in various iconic structures including CN Tower in Toronto, Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv and Eiffel Tower in Paris. The next one, also the first of its kind in Asia, will be jointly organised by La Fondation du Startup de Montreal (STARTUPFEST) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation in Hong Kong’s International Commerce Centre.

Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv

Next Stop: Hong Kong

4th Elevator World Tour™ - 1st in Asia

an APAC Innovation Summit 2016 Series event presented by HKSTP and STARTUPFEST

Date 13 October 2016 (Thursday)
Time 17:00 - 22:00
Venue Sky100, 100/F, International Commerce CentreMap
Language English
Programme Rundown Event Booklet
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The elevator pitch competition came from the notion that it shouldn't take longer than the time needed for an elevator ride to communicate the important elements of one's business. Having a powerful elevator pitch is critical for approaching investors, partners and potential customers and ultimately becoming a successful entrepreneur. The Elevator World Tour™ will give you a chance to pitch your business to investors while riding one of the tallest and the most impressive elevators in the world at International Commerce Centre.

The 100 Finalists
Read on if you:
  • are not more than 5 year olds
  • received less than US$750,000 in funding to date
  • Must intend to accept the terms of a standard convertible note investment
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