Jul 09, 2019 01:41 PM

Meet 5 of the best startups selected to represent China at the largest technology event in Asia

This week, nearly 20 startups from across China will be making their way to Hong Kong, showcasing their products and services at Web Summit’s sister event, RISE.

These startups will have the chance to pitch their ideas and demo their products on stage in front of an audience of 16,000, as well as being a part of exclusive one on one meetings with some of the world’s most important investors and big name mentors in the tech space.

Here are 5 of the best startups from the country:


Shanghai-based ExpoPromoter is a marketplace for attracting professional attendees and exhibitors to partake in trade shows worldwide.


Madeforgoods is a startup from Shanghai with a vision to be the leading solution for brands to directly manage their indirect customers. They aim to build the future in distribution of professional goods in China.


Coming from Zhuhai, 4DAGE is a startup dedicated to the studies and application of artificial intelligence in the field of 3D reconstruction and digitisation algorithms. They have a vision for "digital everything", by bringing digital technologies to everyday people’s everyday lives.


Celaqua, a startup from Zhongshan, has developed a completely sustainable smart-farming solution that is able to produce healthy seafood, disrupting the aquaculture industry in China.

Timekettle Technologies

Timekettle’s vision is to offer translation services with utmost user experience, by utilizing artificial intelligence technology and wearable design. The startup is based in Shenzhen.

About RISE

According to CNBC, RISE is “the largest technology gathering in Asia”. Now in its fifth year, the event brings together the world’s leading founders, investors, multinationals and the world’s most promising startups to Hong Kong from July 8-11. They’ll be joined by journalists from major global media outlets and thousands of attendees for three days of unparalleled networking potential.

About Web Summit

Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”, and in the words of Inc Magazine “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”.

Whatever Web Summit is, it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of over 200 employees based in Dublin, Lisbon, Toronto and Hong Kong; including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more. They’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events - revolutionising how people and ideas come together to change the world.

As one of the world’s largest gatherings of entrepreneurs, investors multinationals and thought leaders - over 120,000 people from more than 170 countries join Web Summit in Lisbon, Collision in Toronto, RISE in Hong Kong.

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