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Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) 2021

Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) 2021

The Cluster Sofia Knowledge City (CSKC) maintains good partnership relations with Hong Kong Science & Technology Park (HKSTP). Since the cluster is a Global Partner for the annual flagship event - Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) 2021 we share the information and encourage our members and stakeholders to take part in the EPiC program and Competition. The eligible applicants are tech startups or individuals from:

  • FinTech (e.g. Retail & Commercial Banking / InsurTech / Wealth Tech / RegTech & Compliance / Digital Assets / Payment);
  • Green Tech & Construction Tech (e.g. Smart Mobility / Smart Environment / Pre, During & Post Construction);
  • Health Technology (e.g. BioTech / MedTech / Health Tech / Wellness Tech);
  • Smart City (e.g. Hardware-enabled Security / Elderly Care / Telecom Infrastructure / Prop Management).

Committed to growing a thriving global I&T ecosystem, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is staging EPiC for the 6th consecutive year, fueling the collective force of global tech innovators, investors, and industry leaders to foster impactful partnerships and collaborative innovation in Hong Kong, GBA and beyond. As the HKSTP celebrates its 20 years of propelling success, we join proudly them in this week-long hybrid series set to reach 500+ I&T talents from 40+ economies, and 200,000+ attendees from all corners of the globe comprising of government, industry, academic, and research professionals, investors, and tech enterprises. As a global partner, the CSKC believes that would contribute to bringing innovative ideas from our talented next generation in Sofia to the global EPiC stage.

On top of this flagship pitching competition that provides tech talent with a platform to impress the world, the Investment & Business Matching sessions and Investment Conference will empower the participants to tap into an extensive network of business opportunities.

The cluster's participation will help sustain the growth of our rising entrepreneurs and the global I&T community. By helping tech talents find their voice and get their disruptive ideas off the ground, adopting innovative business models, and extending cross-border investment opportunities, we contribute to forming part of the catalytic global I&T chain that pulls entrepreneurship and the world forward. If you are a tech startup already established or individuals with ideas and have any questions, please visit the website of the event at or apply directly HERE.

The infographic below gives a good idea of ​​the nature of this competition.

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