StartmeupHK | Hong Kong
Jayne is Head of StartmeupHK at InvestHK, the government department responsible for attracting and retaining Foreign Direct Investment into Hong Kong. StartmeupHK is InvestHK’s startup division established in 2014, aimed at attracting innovative startups, investors and other stakeholders to Hong Kong, provide a one-stop service platform to support these companies setting up in the city, promote Hong Kong as a premier startup destination and help build the ecosystem to transform the city into a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining InvestHK, Jayne was Executive Director at TiE, a global non-profit network focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and management roles at advertising & digital agencies, startup investor & incubator, management consulting and manufacturing companies. The StartmeupHK Festival is one of the key platforms organised by the team to attract international startup communities to Hong Kong, to share and network with local innovators, corporates and showcase the city’s success stories. The annual event in July 2020 attracted over 180,000 attendees and 470 speakers from over 97 countries/territories.