ATTEND HT PITCH NIGHT FINALS 

Secure your spot to come and witness the finals of HT Pitch Night brought to you by HiddenTruffles & Sparkraise. See what makes HK’s entrepreneurs stand apart! Judges will include HK’s star speakers, start-up community pioneers and successful entrepreneurs who will inspire you with their stories that could change your thoughts and perspective forever!  

AGENDA FOR PITCH NIGHT 

Session 1 : The event will start with 3 min Elevator pitches by the participants followed  Q & A by the judges.
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Session 2 : The event will have a fun rapid fire Q & A session with the esteemed judges.
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PURCHASE TICKETS

Date    : 22 November, 6.30-8.30 pm,

Venue : the Hive (Central), 14 Floor Manning House, 38-48 QRC 
             (Landmark : Opp GAP Central)
Audience Ticket - Attend

HT BUCKSTARTER PITCH NIGHT

We want to hear your story, your work and ideas. Join the journey! 

ABOUT BUCKSTARTER PITCH NIGHT

HiddenTruffles partnering with SparkRaise (an amazing crowdfunding platform) proudly present “HT BUCKSTARTER – HK’s FIRST AND ONLY STARTUP PITCH NIGHT  for Small & Home Businesses” . 

The BuckStarter pitch night is HTs’ startup think tank program set up exclusively to bring to spotlight HK’s finest small and home businesses that do not receive enough attention, professional spotlight and focus in the startup circles. Through our pitch night program we will provide a half-day Mentoring workshop and Business pitch guidance session which will be followed The Finals pitch night. We would like to invite high-quality creators of businesses that help build or bring into HK, their unique products and services that improve the quality of life and the local economy. Our mission is to help the B2C entrepreneurs & aspirants with the opportunity for ample spotlight and exposure to connect with mentors, advisors, investors, peers and their audiences.  This event is open to all small & home business entrepreneurs who may already have their business running or aspirants with ideas who want to start-up soon. Our participants will include energetic and motivated mom-preneurs, dad-preneurs, 9-5 job goers, homemakers and individuals who want to take the magical leap. The event is also designed to provide opportunity for branding, marketing and publicity for all our participants and their businesses. 

The most interesting ideas and business pitches will win the pre-finals round to compete in the Finals. Special points will be awarded for social and community welfare projects. 

 

WHO SHOULD APPLY : 

 If you said yes to any of the bullets below, this will be the right platform for you.  Kindly apply below.

  1. Entrepreneurs looking to add professional credibility to your business, plan and approach.
  2. Entrepreneurs looking to gain business pitching experience to understand how to envision the future of their business and tackle its roadblocks
  3. Entrepreneurs who want to understand the pulse of HK small biz Start-up community
  4. Entrepreneurs looking for partners, co-founders or team members can also present here
  5. Entrepreneurs looking for networking opportunities with like minded entrepreneurs, industry experts, mentors, investors and looking to connect directly with their audience
  6. Aspirants seeking idea validation and support from mentors, judges, investors and fellow – participants
  7. Businesses seeking potential funding for launch, expansion or scaling up.

If you have any questions, feel free to write to us anytime. E : sudha@hiddentruffles.com / Anasua@hiddentruffles.com

SERIES OF EVENTS  INCLUDED

After submitting the online Application  and one time registration fee below, the event unfolds as below :

Nov 14 : Mentoring workshop and Biz Plan Presentation guidance for participants
               November 14,  6.30-8.30 pm
               Venue : General Assembly, 33 Des Veoux Road, Central
Nov 22 : 3 mins Elevator Pitch + Q&A
November 22, 6.30-8.00 pm

               Venue :  the HIVE Central, 34-38 QRC, Central
NEW  : There will be a rapid fire chat with our esteemed panel of judges. Be there! 🙂 

Our judges who will include successful entrepreneurs, industry experts, investors and speakers.
                

* The most interesting business idea will be selected as the winner based on the Judges and Audience vote that will be cast at the end of the evening.

PRIZES : The Winner and runner-up will receive fabulous prizes / cash prizes at the end of the competition. 


HOW TO APPLY TO PITCH 

Kindly fill up application form and payment registration in this section.

  1. Application Link
  2. Payment Registration: 
    • Early Bird : Available (
      Deadline : 30 Oct 2017
    • Regular   : 1 – 10 Nov 2017

All major Debit/Credit cards accepted

PAYMENT REGISTRATION TO PITCH 

Pitch Regiatration

SEASON 2 : JUDGES  &  MENTORS

Yeone Fok
Founder of Crowdfunding Platform
SparkRaise
Nov 14 & 22

Pete Gordon
COO, Magnetic Asia &
Founder, TicketFlap

Nov 14 & 22

Yilin Lou
Harvard Business School Alum & Founder,
Beam Co & Simple Pieces
Nov 22

Jami Gong
TedX Speaker & 
Founder,
Take Out Comedy

Nov 14

”Prize

If you’d like to be a sponsor for this exciting event please feel free to write to us. Gold & Silver Sponsor options available. E : hi@hiddentruffles.com

SEASON 1 : JUDGES  &  MENTORS

Nidhi Kush Shah
Soft skill expert & Founder
Alchemy Consulting

Nicole Denholder
Founder and CEO
Next Chapter
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Jennifer Cheng
Angel Investor & Founder,
Glam-it

Gene Soo
Co-Founder and Serial Entrepreneur
StartsupsHK

 

Michelle Lam
Founder
Spolit HK 

Lori Granito
Entrepreneur, Speaker, Foodie,
TEDx Executive speaking Coach

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5 Finalists from our Season 1

Winner of Season 1 : Retired Not Out 
Runner of Season 1 : Caya – An Indian Odyssey

Read more about our top 5 Finalists.  The winner and runner bagged prizes worth >HK@ 12,000.