Startup Weekend Hong Kong SDG
Friday, March 15 - 17, 2019
Friday, March 15 - 17, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm
The Mills Fabrica
45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan
Techstars Startup Weekend Hong Kong SDG
Join us from March 15-17th 2019 at Startup Weekend Hong Kong and its first Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) edition at The Mills Fabrica. We're gathering innovators who are eager to create solutions to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. This boot camp will be running for 54 hours, giving you a framework and mentorship to transform an idea into reality, with team formation, user research, prototyping, and pitching to investors. Come to be a hero to change the world!
What are the goals for heroes?
Heroes goals are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are proposed by the United Nations. The SDGs are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030.
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Goal 10: Reduced Inequality
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Goal 13: Climate Action
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Goal 15: Life on Land
Goal 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Goal 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
- Access to the full weekend-long event
- Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night @The Mills Fabrica
- Mentoring by all-stars from the social impact and startup communities
- Tasty meals all weekend
- Collaboration with awesome social innovation professionals from throughout Hong Kong
- All-star judge's panel lead by startup and social innovation leaders
- Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni)
- A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days
Friday March 15th
Saturday March 16th
Sunday March 17th
The SAP Next-Gen innovation network supporting SAP’s 350,000+ customers across 25 industries in 180+ countries. SAP Next-Gen enables customers and partners to connect with academic thought leaders and researchers, students, startups, tech community partners, venture firms, purpose driven partners, and SAP experts to reimagine the future of industries with SAP Leonardo, seed in disruptive innovation with startups, and build skills for digital futures. SAP Next-Gen drives innovation with purpose supporting SAP’s commitment to the 17 UN Global Goals for sustainable development.
Coaches and Mentors
TEDx talk about the “Journey of Bringing The Gay Games for the First Time to Asia” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RLqmgiF8Ws
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Hong Kong SDG team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Hong Kong is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
He started his career at Ricoh as a Data Scientist working with many multi-national companies in data strategy and digital transformation. As part of his startup passion, he co-founded and led 3 fast growing startups prior to joining Techstars. He co-founded Cloudbreakr aiming to bridge the gap between influencer marketing, data analytics, social media and advertising agencies. He also held position leading growth strategy at The Wave’s integrated startup platform in terms of growth marketing, user acquisition strategy and for-purpose event management. After that, he joined Abtitu as the Director of Growth leading product strategy, UI/ UX design and technical project implementation.
Felix graduated from The University of Bath in Mathematical Science and received a master degree in Marketing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
He is deeply involved in helping both young founders and the startup community thrives. He always put forward new ideas if only more time to implement them. In his spare time he loves playing football, cooking pasta and transform his imaginations into reality by Lego.
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