What is RISE?

RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit. In 6 short years, Web Summit has become Europe’s largest tech conference which last year attracted 53,000 attendees from 136 countries around the world.
In July 2018, people from the world’s biggest companies and most exciting startups will come to Hong Kong to share their stories and experiences. They’ll be joined by major global media, hundreds of investors and thousands of attendees for three days of legendary networking.

8 Korean Startups – 1 Winner!

Drawing thousands of the world's technology leaders together to learn and do business,

RISE is only 4 months away! Who will represent Korea at RISE Hong Kong? Runway to RISE is partnering with 500v2 to bring the best Korean Startup to Hong Kong. They will be hosting Runway to RISE Seoul where you can meet the local community for pitching competitions, panel discussions and great networking.

The Greater Bay & Seoul Connection

The “Greater Bay Area” refers to the Chinese government’s scheme to link the cities of Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing into an integrated economic and business hub. By 2030, the region is expected to play a leading role in advanced manufacturing, innovation, shipping, trade and finance. This will be a great opportunity for Korea to expand their global network into Hong Kong and China.

Hurry Up!


Details to be announced soon!
  • Pitch Competition

    June 21, 2018

Our Speakers

*subject to change