HKSTP, HSBC and HKBAN jointly launch SPRINTER


16-Oct-2017 Press Release

"We are excited to launch the SPRINTER programme with the support from HSBC and HKBAN to fuel the innovatio and technology ecosystem in Hong Kong," said Albert Wong, Chief Executive Officer of HKSTP."Technology companies need knowledge and resources in varoius fields to develop strong business acumen as they turn their innovative ideas into marketable products; while the investors' community also requires an extensive network and domain expertise for generating quality deal flow. By fully leveraging each involved partner's network and resources, SPRINTER will surely benefit the entire innovation and technology ecosystem in Hong Kong.  The programme also proves the importance of joint-efforts among various organisations and stakeholders for making Hong Kong as a regional innovation and technology hub. HKSTP endeavours to provide a strong driving force for Hong Kong's transformation into an innovation-led economy. We will double down our efforts in strengthening our collaborative ecosystem and enhancing its synergy to help every innovative mind succeed."


Terence Chiu, Head of Commercial Banking, Hong Kong, HSBC, said: "Digital and Innovation has become an important pillar of our economy.  As an international financial centre, Hong Kong connects Mainland China with global markets, making it ideal for start-ups that want to develop and apply fintech solutions. We believe the SPINTER programme can attract talented and ambitious people and thus enhance the city's competitiveness.  HSBC is committed to connecting businesses to more opportunities in a changing-world. We will continue to support start-ups to achieve their ambitions."

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