About Us

Welcome to “Explore the Innovation Ocean“, part of StartmeupHK, Hong Kong’s high-profile, government-backed event and organized by Jumpstart Media. The hybrid event will be held at Ocean Park, Hong Kong’s iconic amusement park. You won’t want to miss it as it’s set to be one of the hottest events in town with an impressive guest list of high-profile VIPs, government officials, and industry leaders in innovation.

The event promises to be action-packed with a series of high-impact events and exhibitions that will leave you breathless. Join us for panels with thought-provoking speakers to the shark tank pitching, and even investor matching on the ferris wheel. There will also be a job fair, treasure hunt, and much, much more. This highly anticipated event promises to be a transformative experience, blending engaging discussions, interactive exhibits, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Prepare to be inspired, make lasting connections, and be part of the transformation shaping the future of innovation on November 8, 2023.

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Experience the future of innovation at Explore the Innovation Ocean by Jumpstart. Join industry experts, investors, and startups as we explore the latest advancements. With three captivating tracks, we’re shaping Hong Kong’s position as a global hub for technology.

The Speaker Track

Delve into the Speaker Track, where influential keynote speakers and thought leaders will share their insights and expertise on the latest trends in cutting-edge technology and innovation. Expand your knowledge and stay ahead of the curve with valuable insights from industry visionaries.

The Competition Track

Ignite the spirit of competition in our exhilarating Competition Track. Where visionary startups and entrepreneurs will go head-to-head in a thrilling pitch competition held at Ocean Park’s shark tank. In addition to the intense pitch competitions at Ocean Park, we’ve added an exciting treasure hunt. Unleash your entrepreneurial prowess as you navigate clues, conquer challenges, and discover hidden treasures. Showcase your groundbreaking ideas to industry experts and investors for a chance to win coveted prizes, and receive invaluable mentorship.

The Relationship And Showcase Track

Immerse yourself in the Relationship Showcases track, where attendees can connect and network with a diverse community of industry players. Come check out the booths, join us for investor matching (on the Ferris Wheel!), and mentor-mentee matching. Startups looking to connect in the Web3 space can sign up for our Web3 Networking session, and students should definitely check out the job fair. Expand your network and unlock new possibilities in this dynamic hub of innovation.



Alex Xu, a Game/Entertainment industry veteran, boasts 29+ years of experience. He pioneered game development in China, founded indie studios, and excelled in cross-border investments. Notably, Leyou Technologies HK, under his guidance, was acquired by Tencent for 1.37 billion USD. Leading MultiMetaverse Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: MMV), he focuses on international animation and gaming IP operations.


Dr. Jia Zou is a Vice President of Engineering at Luobu (Roblox China), where he leads engineering, developer relationships, and trust and safety teams. He was former CTO of OYO China, and Former VP of Software Product and Engineering for Mobike which was acquired by Meituan in 2018. As a founding member of Uber’s China Growth team, he supported Uber China’s business up until its merger with Didi in 2016.



Managing Director of Asia Era One Co. Ltd (AERA-1), Dr. Cheung oversees the revenue service of the Airport Rail Link and the transition to expanding the network with high-speed railway. With 30+ years of experience, she’s been an advisory member of many government advisory committees, held strategic roles in HK Mass Transit Corp and Avery Dennison, and was a City University Principal Lecturer.

Alex Xu

Chief Executive Officer, MultiMetaVerse; Former CEO,  Leyou Technologies

Dr. Jia Zou

VP of Engineering, Roblox China

Dr. Sara Cheung

Managing Director, Asia Era One






Join us now on November 8, 2023 at Ocean Park Hong Kong 

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