Global Fast Track Programme 2020

FinTech B2B Matchmaking

Your launchpad to Asia via Hong Kong

Do you have an innovative FinTech solution? Are you planning to scale in Hong Kong and Asia?

We are here to help you to connect and present your innovative solutions to executives of the largest financial institutions in Hong Kong. Apply for our Global Fast Track programme now and get an opportunity to work with our Corporate Champions in Hong Kong and Asia.

Potential benefits

Corporate Connections

Connect with your potential corporate clients in Hong Kong virtually.

Landing Supports

No matter your Fast Track application is successful or not, InvestHK will assist your business launch in Hong Kong, including the introduction of landing supports. Each eligible company can apply for the subsidies from USD 111,000 to more than USD 3.4 million

Investment Commitment
Participants will have the opportunity to pitch for up to US$ 1 million investment commitment per project upon further due diligence and exclusive business discussions*
*Read more about investment due diligence here

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2020 Programme Overview

Submit your solution for evaluation
Selected candidates will be invited to one-on-one interview with Corporate Champions executives
Best companies will be invited to pitch in Hong Kong FinTech Week from November 2-6, 2020

We invite companies which offer solutions in the following verticals

Capital Markets
Commercial Banking
ERP and TradeTech
Seeking solutions to streamline the front-to-back trade booking process & reduce duplicated efforts by providing straight-through connections between ERP systems & trade finance platforms.
Retail Banking

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the programme elements?
Fast Track 2020 will involve pitching; meetings with potential clients and partners; and consultations with government, regulators and experts to develop your market entry and growth strategy
Is there any participation fee?

There is no fee for Fast Track 2020.

Are there any eligibility criteria?
We are looking for companies with existing solutions that fit our key verticals. We will evaluate your application by looking at how well your solution tackles a problem, and whether corporates can save time, money or resources by implementing it. Fast Track is open for both HK-based and international FinTech companies.
When is the application deadline?
Applications open in July and will close on September 13 for the pitching. After  September 13, applications can still be made for B2B matchmaking.  
What is the structure of the pitching?
Selected companies will be invited to pitch in a virtual semi-final, judged by Fast Track Corporate Champions. The winners of the semi-finals will go on to pitch in the FinTechHK Global Final at Hong Kong FinTech Week in November.  
Do I need to travel to Hong Kong?
Fast Track 2020 is fully accessible online.
Who are the Corporate Champions?
We work with large corporates in a range of sectors who are looking for financial technology to improve their business, and who are actively engaging with scaling FinTech companies.
Who are the Fast Track Partners?
We work with expert service providers who help startups and scaleups grow and manage their business. Partners offer fast, free, confidential advice and discounted services to help support your expansion in Hong Kong. Find them virtually on the event platform.  
How are 1-2-1 meetings organised?
Matches are made based on our Corporate Champions’ requirements for the types of solutions or companies they are looking for. It is not guaranteed that Champions will book meetings with you.
Are there any prizes?
There will be a prize giving for the winning company, and the winner is invited to join us at HK FinTech Week 2021 with a free startup booth exhibition space. Whether your Fast Track application is successful or not, InvestHK will provide assistance to your business landing in Hong Kong, including the introduction of landing supports which is possible to reach from USD 111,000 to more than USD 3.4 million. for the eligible applications.
What is the process of Investment Due Diligence for Fast Track 2020?
Meeting with and pitching to investors during Fast Track 2020 does not guarantee an investment into your company. Investors participating in Fast Track will conduct due diligence on selected investment prospects following meetings and pitching at HK FinTech Week 2020.
Due diligence is a rigorous evaluation of an investment opportunity before any commitment to invest. The process involves an in-depth investigation of the market opportunity, business model, key performance metrics, and management team. Certain investors also have requirements outside of due diligence, including Cyberport and HKSTP, which can be found in more detail here.
InvestHK and Finnovasia shall neither have any responsibility nor liability regarding the due diligence and relevant meetings and pitching
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Media Area

10 August,2020
Press release
Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) today (August 10) unveiled the Global Fast Track Programme, a business-driven programme within Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFW), Asia’s annual flagship fintech event…
7 August,2020
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7 August,2020
The Global Fast Track Programme, part of the upcoming Hong Kong Fintech Week, seeks to expand on the city’s fast-growing fintech ecosystem and create more opportunities for business deals and partnerships…
28 July,2020
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10 August,2020
Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) announced on Monday its new Global Fast Track Program, which is a business-driven program within Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFW).
11 August,2020
Hong Kong has launched a fast-track programme for start-ups and will invite applicants from around the world to pitch their innovations to the its de facto central bank, stock exchange and other companies...