Making Innovation Matter

We believe that innovation does not matter unless it gets out there and changes the world.That's why we make it our mission to
'make innovation matter'.

125+

Global events

9

Businesses focused
on innovation

11+

Countries with Jumpstart
presence

1500+

Touch points around the
world

Jumpstart provides a platform for startups, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders
in the startup world to come together and collaborate on impactful and innovative projects
that can bring about positive change in the world.

Who We Are

Jumpstart is an Innovation as a Service company that connects and supports Asia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through 4 main business divisions – media/events, corporate partnerships, youth outreach and venture engagements.

What We Do

With the mission of making innovation matter, Jumpstart has expanded into all avenues of the entrepreneurial ecosystem to provide a comprehensive suite of customized services to startups.

Essentially, Jumpstart provides a platform for startups, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the startup world to come together and collaborate on impactful and innovative projects that can bring about positive change in the world.

Media

In our media/events division, we publish both online and in-print. Jumpstart Magazine is the largest English-print publication focusing on innovation in APAC and is distributed in 39 cities in 11 countries. Our online presence keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest happenings globally in the entrepreneurial space and is one of the most visited innovation focused sites in Hong Kong. Jumpstart is also a partner to 125+ global innovation events in over 60 countries.

Corporate-Partnerships

Corporate Partnerships

In our corporate partnerships division, we work to bridge the gaps to connect corporates with startups in the innovation space. Our initiatives include the creation of bespoke venture backed corporate accelerators, corporate innovation panels and workshops and co-work space management. Our accelerator, for example, has been conducted for three different cohorts, featuring startups from across the world.

Based in Hong Kong, Jumpstart magazine is now available at over 1,500 locations in 39 cities across 11 countries in the APAC region, including Singapore, Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan.

With over 30,000 readers in Hong Kong alone, Jumpstart’s reader-base includes tech entrepreneurs, corporates, startups, investors, C-suite executives, and marketing professionals, making it a must-read for all startup ecosystem stakeholders.

Education

Jumpstart also leads youth innovation education in Hong Kong. To ensure that the next generations are provided with the adequate support and skills to bring their innovation to the table, we also host STEM x Entrepreneur education initiatives for high school students. We also do Jumpstart Kids, which engages primary school students aged 8 to 12 to learn about innovation via fun hands-on learning. We believe in experiential education as a means to teaching and learning innovation. 

Special Ventures

Further, our venture engagement division provides investor matching services along with deal flow management for investors utilizing Jumpstart’s deep network into South-East Asia, India, Korea and Japan.

Print & Online

Jumpstart’s talented editorial team reports the latest developments in technology and innovation across a spectrum of sectors from banking and insurance to aerospace, and helps shed limelight on startups and founder stories that attract consumers and readers from across the globe. With an online and offline presence, Jumpstart ensures media coverage across multiple platforms to garner maximum interest and viewership for the latest startup stories.

Jumpstart Kids

Through Jumpstart Kids, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, the Jumpstart team undertakes the pivotal task of cultivating young minds to become problem solvers and to learn about entrepreneurship through fun. Children between 8 and 13 years are taught the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and are given the opportunity to interact with foreign NGOs for contributing to the financially disadvantaged people.

Jumpstart Academy

Jumpstart offers tailor-made Entrepreneurship Programs through the Jumpstart Academy to equip aspiring startup founders with the skills and knowledge necessary to start and grow a business. Jumpstart’s experienced instructors train the future entrepreneurs to effectively apply business strategies to achieve their goals while the Jumpstart platform offers them the opportunity to build connections in the APAC entrepreneurial community.

Events

Jumpstart’s talented editorial team reports the latest developments in technology and innovation across a spectrum of sectors from banking and insurance to aerospace, and helps shed limelight on startups and founder stories that attract consumers and readers from across the globe. With an online and offline presence, Jumpstart ensures media coverage across multiple platforms to garner maximum interest and viewership for the latest startup stories.

Ideas Lab

Through Jumpstart Kids, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, the Jumpstart team undertakes the pivotal task of cultivating young minds to become problem solvers and to learn about entrepreneurship through fun. Children between 8 and 13 years are taught the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and are given the opportunity to interact with foreign NGOs for contributing to the financially disadvantaged people.

Corporate Innovation Programs

Jumpstart offers tailor-made Entrepreneurship Programs through the Jumpstart Academy to equip aspiring startup founders with the skills and knowledge necessary to start and grow a business. Jumpstart’s experienced instructors train the future entrepreneurs to effectively apply business strategies to achieve their goals while the Jumpstart platform offers them the opportunity to build connections in the APAC entrepreneurial community.

Networking

With a vast network of entrepreneurs, corporates, venture capitalists and other investors, Jumpstart provides extensive networking opportunities to build valuable business relationships, and generate investor interest for startups in the APAC region. Jumpstart’s events, roadshows, and platform are all geared towards fostering a spirit of creativity and innovation among entrepreneurs and startups and helps them find investors who share their passion and vision.

E-commerce

Jumpstart Edge is a dynamic platform that provides entrepreneurs an edge by allowing them to showcase and beta-launch their revolutionary products to Jumpstart’s large network in the innovation market. Jumpstart provides access to early adopters to test out cutting edge technology from top startups around the region.

AR/VR Project

Jumpstart is partnering with Shadow Factory to create the future of virtual conferencing. With Covid being part of our lives for the indefinite future, virtual conferences are here to stay. Our virtual conference platform is groundbreaking as we leverage off Shadow Factory’s expertise in gamification to bringing virtual events to new heights.

Artificial Intelligence Project

With a vast network of entrepreneurs, corporates, venture capitalists and other investors, Jumpstart provides extensive networking opportunities to build valuable business relationships, and generate investor interest for startups in the APAC region. Jumpstart’s events, roadshows, and platform are all geared towards fostering a spirit of creativity and innovation among entrepreneurs and startups and helps them find investors who share their passion and vision.

C-Suite Community

Jumpstart Edge is a dynamic platform that provides entrepreneurs an edge by allowing them to showcase and beta-launch their revolutionary products to Jumpstart’s large network in the innovation market. Jumpstart provides access to early adopters to test out cutting edge technology from top startups around the region.

Deal Flow Delivery

Jumpstart is partnering with Shadow Factory to create the future of virtual conferencing. With Covid being part of our lives for the indefinite future, virtual conferences are here to stay. Our virtual conference platform is groundbreaking as we leverage off Shadow Factory’s expertise in gamification to bringing virtual events to new heights.