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STARS Programme Cohort 3-

Startups x Toy and Electronic Industries

on Smart Solutions

Programme details:

STARS programme which is the third year, is designed to provide support to startups on aspects of mentorship, industrial partnership and go-to-market. This year, the aim of the programme is to connect startups with industrialists in the toy and electronic industries in order to provide innovative and technology ideas to meet development needs of industry. The toy and electronic industrialists will offer pilot opportunities to the startups and then extend our successful matching cases to other industries. It’s a zero equity base and a real programme for real startups.


Programme Timeline:


Aug - Sep: Call for application

Sep - Oct: Matching startups with industrialists

Oct - Dec: Pilot project and evaluation


Jan - Feb: Demo Day



We are looking for startups who have new technology for any of the aspects:

  • Automation or advanced manufacturing (e.g. Internet of Things, cloud computing)

  • Creating toys or electronic products of the future

  • Smart marketing and retail ( e.g. big data analysis, ecommerce)


Benifits of joining the programme:

  • Access to mentors for strong support at each critical stage of growth 

  • Access to leading industrialists for manufacturing advice and collaboration

  • Collect actual usage data for verification of solution effectiveness

  • Showcase to investors and business partners on Demo Day

  • Unlimited networking and publicity opportunities

And many more...

  • Free FHKI and Hong Kong Startup Council memberships

  • Free access to co-working space "INDEX"

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