Since 2016, we have been gathering doers and shakers together all around the Asia-Pacific region.

Startup&Angels is proud to be a partner with UPSTARTS Awards! 


Retail in Asia is proud to conclude the UPSTARTS Awards with a final live pitch event, where you will hear from Asia’s retail start ups directly. Held in Hong Kong with an option to participate online, together we will recognize and reward entrepreneurs from the retail sector. This event was also a unique opportunity to create relationships between current retail players and new disruptors.

UPSTARTS APAC Retail Awards Finale held in Hong Kong on the 23rd of November. The event would bring together all of the UPSTARTS judges, sponsors and partners with the contestant start-ups. Finalists shortlisted by the UPSTARTS Judging Committee engaged in a live pitch round. The judges offered expert advice and together with our audience decided on the UPSTARTS winners for 2022.

////// Judges Panel //////

> Martin Moodie | Founder Chairman, The Moodie Davitt Report

> Pablo Mauron | Partner & Managing Director China, DLG (Digital Luxury Group)

> Derek Chan | Director & Co-founder, Master Concept Group

> Gregory Cole | Managing Partner & Co-Founder, éCLAIR Asia

> Guoming Cheng | General Manager of Ant International Investment Management, Alipay+

> Giovanni Di Salvo | CEO Asia, Salvatore Ferragamo

> Ashley Micklewright | President & CEO, Bluebell Group

Christophe Artaux | CEO, Qeelin

> Chloé Reuter | Founding Partner & CEO, Gusto Shanghai

> Benjamin Vuchot | Chairman & CEO, DFS Group Limited

> Guillaume DOSNON | CMO, IWD Retail Software

> Jacopo Pesavento | CEO, Branding Records

> Ben Wong | Head of Open Innovation, Eureka Nova | New World Group


///// Finalists /////

>SATURDAYS | Direct-To-Consumer Eyewear

> Raloha | Sunscreen Skincare

> Vermillion 亞風 Lifestyle | E-Commerce Lifestyle Design

> Maison 21G | Bespoke Perfumery

> alfred24 Hong Kong | Tech-Logistics Solutions

> SLOWOOD | Zero Waste Lifestyle And Grocery Concept

> The Orangeblowfish | Creative Branding Agency

> Fairmart | Community Commerce

Startup/Angels is now arriving in Hong Kong for its first edition !

Meet entrepreneurs, founders, business angels and investors around wine, beer and canapés at Startup&Angels, Wednesday 23 May 2018 from 6:30pm to 9.00pm @WeWork Tower 535, 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Organised by GoExpat Group & Emerging Classifieds Ventures, the 20 successful previous editions of Startup&Angels in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Phnom Penh, Kathmandu & Port Moresby allowed more than +136 speakers to be introduced to more than 1,900 attendees and discovered by thousands of people through its online and offline networks.

The event consists in sharp presentations by 6 startup founders followed by a networking evening. It is the perfect opportunity to chat with fellow investors and potential customers while enjoying some wine, beer and food (included in the ticket price). Speakers will present their journeys as entrepreneurs: 6 minutes to present their team, the problem they solve, their solution and results to date and what they need. Then there is up to 4 minutes of Q&A with the audience.

Meet amazing entrepreneurs, founders, investors and business angels around the topic
“2018 : A new investor landscape. How to attract them ?”.


////// Speakers //////

Karena Belin / Co-Founder, @Whub, Finance Manager @Procter&Gamble and Member @FTAHK

Daniel Walker / CEO, @Zegal

Victor Bogey / Asia General Manager, @Ubudu

Ray Wyand / CEO & Co-Founder @Gini

Amedee Maingard / Partner @Lamivoie Capital Partners

> Harris Cheng / CEO & Co-Founder @FreeHunter

Rest of the spearkers TBA


////// PARTNERS //////

Microsoft HKWeWorkJumpstart MagazineLa French Tech Hong KongEM LYON ForeverGoExpat Group, Emerging Classifieds Ventures, Beeleev, WhubT-Shape Consulting


////// ORGANISERS //////




Startup&Angels Special Edition
Christmas Party 2022


Join us for our special edition in partnership with The Community Collective: Christmas Party 2022 

Limited spots are now available! Grab your free ticket here! 

🚀 14 December 2022 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Tank Stream Labs, Sydney