Submit Business Proposal (BP) - a 15-slide Powerpoint in PDF format.
Apply via TWO wild cards are given to applicants during the 1st Deadline Application.
All applications will be scored and reviewed by our honorable judges.
The shortlisted teams will be informed. Let’s prepare for the Online Pitch.
There is no better way to
jump start your dreams
Top 200
Round 1
Top 20
Round 2
Top 10
Top 5
2 Winners
Opportunity to Pitch to Renowned Judges
Basic Brand Exposure on JUMPSTARTER Website (Name, Logo, Link)
Exposure to Top Investors & Corporates
International Online Webcast
Enhanced Brand Exposure on JUMPSTARTER
Website (Name, Logo, Link, Profile, Video Feature)
Alibaba Netpreneur Training Program
Top Investor Meeting Line-Up
Cathay Pacific Business Plus Tier 1 Account
with travel rewards including lounge invitations, upgrades, Marco Polo Club memberships, cash vouchers and more.
Up to US$4 Million Investment* from Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF), Cyberport and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)
*The co-investment for each winner will be arranged by either 1) AEF and Cyberport or 2) AEF and HKSTP
Key Dates
(Hong Kong Time)
Global Callout
1st Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
2nd Deadline: Sep 25, 2020 (First Wild Card)
3rd Deadline: Oct 19, 2020 (Second Wild Card)
Semi-Pitch Round 1
Batch 1: Sep 16, 2020
Batch 2: Sep 23, 2020
Batch 3: Oct 15, 2020
Batch 4: Nov 11, 2020
Batch 5: Nov 12, 2020
Semi-Pitch Round 2
Nov 25, 2020
Due Diligence
Dec 2020 – Jan 2021
Grand Finale
(Event Date To be announced)
Shortlist Announcement for Semi-Pitch Round 1
Sep 9, 2020 (80 Teams / Top 200)
Oct 7, 2020 (40 Teams / Top 200)
Oct 28, 2020 (80 Teams / Top 200)
Shortlist Announcement for Semi-Pitch Round 2
Nov 16, 2020 (Top 20)
Competition Mechanism
JUMPSTARTER Global Callout
Open for Online Applications Worldwide
JUMPSTARTER Wild Cards at a Glance
1st Deadline
2 Wild Cards if You Apply by Aug 31, 2020
Enjoy 3 chances with one submission. Apply by the 1st Deadline to obtain 2 Wild Cards and be considered for the next 2 rounds of selection if you are not selected after the first.
2nd Deadline
1 Wild Card if You Apply by Sep 25, 2020
Miss the Early Bird Entry Period? No worries! Apply by the 2nd Deadline and you can still obtain 1 Wild Card. Maximize your opportunities now with a single click!
3rd Deadline
Wait No More!
Act now! Apply by Oct 19 to secure a spot in the Semi-Pitch Round 1.
15 Slides Business Proposal (BP)
Apply and submit a PowerPoint presentation of up to 15 slides in PDF format, including but not limited to:
1. Founder Background and Story
2. Team Profile
3. Value Proposition and Product/Services Description
4. Market Size and Target Segment Analysis
5. Business Model
6. Fundraising History and Plan
7. Hong Kong Nexus