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The Ecosystem of Hong Kong Startups

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5th
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1
in China
Regional Ranking
7th
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Global Ranking
36th
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4
worldwide

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Fintech
#9 worldwide
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Transportation
#23 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#24 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconAfterShip
startup iconAnimoca Brands
startup iconGoGoX

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The Startup Ecosystem of Hong Kong is ranked at number 36 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -4 spots since 2021. Hong Kong also ranks at number 5 in China, and 7 in East Asia.

Hong Kong is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Transportation and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in Hong Kong, there is a sample of 154 Fintech startups in Hong Kong, 113 Transportation startups in Hong Kong, and 55 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Hong Kong, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 441 startups in Hong Kong, 1 accelerators in Hong Kong, 22 coworking spaces in Hong Kong, no organizations in Hong Kong and 1 leaders in Hong Kong.

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AfterShip is shipment tracking platform for online retailers. Serve 10,000+ online merchants (eBay, Shopify, Magento, Bigcommerce, CS Cart, openCart, etc) Tracked over millions of shipment Support 150+ Carriers (UPS, Fedex, USPS, DHL)  Read more
Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy. Read more
GoGoX is an app-based platform providing delivery service for different countries in Asia. Read more
Premium, fully-immersive virtual reality experience. Bringing the holodeck to your neighborhood. Read more
Bowtie is a licensed life insurance company. Read more
Blockchain analytics platform for crypto professionals and investors Read more
DayDayCook is a digital publisher and merchandiser for asian cooking based in Hong Kong. Read more
YouTrip is a multi-currency mobile wallet that allows the user to pay overseas with no transaction fees. Read more
Prenetics is a genetic and diagnostic health testing company that helps identify health risks with the use of a DNA sequencing technology. Read more
PressLogic is a technology start-up company that engages in MediaLens technology & data and digital media & content marketing operations. Read more
Li & Fung Limited is a global sourcing firm, based in Hong Kong, that supplies high-volume, time-sensitive consumer goods . Read more
Founded in 2015, Snapask is an education technology company that applies machine learning and mobile cloud services to make education more effective, personalised, and accessible to everyone. Read more
Ztore is an online supermarket platform that provides delivery services. Read more
OneDegree is a technology company and a digital insurer that fully digitized insurance process end-to-end. Read more
Hyphen Group is a leading fintech company in Greater Southeast Asia. Read more
Easyship empowers eCommerce sellers with worldwide shipping. Read more
Weave Living is a collaborative living company that creates residential communities in major cities across the Asia Pacific region. Read more
Tyme is creating a multi-country digital bank focused on emerging markets. Read more
Spacious is the source of high-quality Hong Kong homes for sale & rent. Read more
Floship provides international ecommerce fulfillment and shipping services. Read more
Asia's Leading Digital Asset Custodian Read more
Qupital is the leading SME trade finance technology company. Operating on a user-driven, safe and secure online platform, Qupital enables SME businesses to raise quick quality capital in a matter of few clicks by connecting them with professional investors in equitable win-win opportunities. Read more
Hanson Robotics is an AI and robotics company dedicated to creating socially intelligent machines that enrich the quality of our lives. Read more
Brinc is a venture capital and accelerator firm that empowers game changers to help solve some of the world's biggest challenges. Read more
Statrys is a FinTech company that aims to unlock access to banking and financing solutions for Small and Medium Size Enterprises. Read more
Episode Six offers a highly configurable ledger and payments system. The financial technology is readily accessible via over 550 API. Read more
Looking Glass runs a 3D image printing service for customers with extremely high graphic requirements. Read more
EventX is a provider of event management software solutions for both event organizers and participants. Read more
Using technology to unlock economic potential of millions of underserved and underbanked customers in emerging Asia. Read more
High fashion clothing brand based in Hong Kong.  Read more
Goxip is ultimate destination for searching, discovering and purchasing any fashion and beauty products. Read more
StockViva provides real time investment analysis services from financial KOLs Read more
WebComics is a mobile comics overseas publishing and distribution platform. Read more
TNG Wallet is an electronic wallet with secure, fast, and convenient e-payments and top-up functionalities. Read more
Grana is a fashion brand that offers a range of clothes made from a selection of fabrics for men and women. Read more
Currenxie is a fintech company that offers business accounts, bank and card payments, and currency exchange for the borderless economy. Read more
Founded in 2016, Banuba is a startup that develops technologies for augmented reality-enabled mobile applications. The company’s core technologies are based on artificial intelligence, computer vision, and other machine learning algorithms, including neural networks that can detect and identify objects, facial expressions, and gestures in real time. Banuba’s technology has a variety of applications, including entertainment mobile applications, educational programs, and emotion tracking. Read more
DODO is a liquidity protocol powered by the Proactive Market Maker (PMM) algorithm and built for capital efficiency. Read more
Aqumon is a algorithm-driven, technology-based investment platform. Read more
Eats365® is a scalable iPad-based restaurant solution for SME's to multi-regional operators Read more
Boxful is a Hong Kong-based mini storage startup, similar to MakeSpace and Clutter. Read more
Kikitrade is a cryptocurrency social investment platform. Read more
Pulse iD is a loyalty platform for an integrated merchant marketplace. Read more
BitMEX - Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange is where professional investors trade Bitcoin derivatives. BitMEX brings traditional financial technology and expertise to the world of Bitcoin derivatives. The team has 40+ years of experience in sales, trading, and technology related to financial services. BitMEX offers centrally cleared futures and options on Bitcoin vs. fiat and other crypto currencies. The exchange technology is identical to that used by high frequency trading shops and investment banks. BitMEX has partnered with experienced traders creating the most liquid derivatives exchange. BitMEX is the global exchange where commercial hedgers, miners, and professional speculators exchange Bitcoin risk. Read more
Every Moment Matters | a Hong Kong-based next-generation InsurTech company to reshape the industry. Read more
Buyandship provides global shipping services. Read more
Talon Esports is a leading esports, culture, and lifestyle platform in Asia. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in China Ranked by StartupBlink

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