Leading Enterprises Acceleration Programme - LEAP

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)

Accelerator programme by HKSTP providing package value up to HK$4.7 million, including HK$1.2 million cash reimbursement. Also access to world-class professional services partners covering IP, Accounting, Tax
The Leading Enterprises Acceleration Programme (LEAP) is a business acceleration programme that caters to startups’ distinctive needs for growth and accelerates their innovation onto the global stage.
Financial Aid
  • Total programme value of HK$4,700,000, with HK$1,200,000 in cash reimbursement
  • Target companies
    LEAP is open to promising technology startups from all industries. It is specifically for startups in growth stages that have the following attributes
  • Innovative technology
  • Viable products ready for market
  • A scalable business model
  • High potential to grow regionally and globally
  • A competent, passionate and open-minded team
  • Benefit
    Resources are heavily invested in LEAP so that all programme members receive optimal and customised support to realise their full potential and fast-track onto the global stage. The LEAP programme is highly selective. Upon admission, LEAP acceleratees will be entitled to a full package of subsidies and services, including:
  • EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS TO THE GREATER BAY AREA AND BEYOND = Connect your business to a cluster of 11 cities with a combined population of 65 million and GDP of USD$1.36 trillion (compared to USD$0.76 trillion for San Francisco Bay). It is a powerful business region with a bigger economy than Indonesia, Netherlands and Turkey combined.
  • ACCELERATE WITH THE BEST = Commercialise with the largest startup ecosystem in Hong Kong, backed by the Hong Kong Government, and leverage a comprehensive range of world-class professional services (including Branding & Marketing, CPA, Channel Distribution, Legal & IP and fundraising), 70+ leading corporate partners and 110+ mentors from more than 20 industries.
  • ACCESS A WEALTH OF RESOURCES = Secure funding of up to HK$4.7 million (~US$600,000)
  • Subsidies
  • Gain a maximum of HK$1.2 million (~US$150,000) funding support to cover the company’s expenses for PR & marketing, professional services and corporate compliance.
  • Fund Raising Support
  • Access an extensive investor network, as well as assistance and guidance on preparing financing materials, deal structuring and execution, and negotiations with investors.
  • Business Development Support
  • Go regional and global with support for product trials, business expansion tours and executive coaching.
  • Professional Services Support
  • Receive guidance about building a solid foundation for company growth, backed by professional services on risk management, IP strategy, compliance and operations.
  • Upon admission into the Programme, LEAP members must grant a call option to HKSTP for a 5% stake – or a future valuation-based adjustable equity stake – in the company.
  • our team

    We are in tech startup industry for years, we took the long way round trying to secure funding & resources, and we got valuable experience, knowledge & connection in the process that can be shared with the community & other SME in Hong Kong

    20+ governement & commercial programs in Hong Kong

    There are lots of grants and funding schemes you can apply. However the application process can be challenging & tedious. We are happy to share our knowledge, help you to build the business proposals and guide you though the application

    our process

    we will try to understand what you need & provide solution



    Through instant messengers, phone call or meeting, we will try to understand what your business is doing and the plan ahead, we are happy to talk and it is absolutely free



    It is perfectly fine if you want to apply for the grants & funding schemes on your own. In case you need professional team to help you to build business plans, we are happy to help and we can discuss on terms



    Once we agree on terms, we will start to develop the business proposal for you, we will invite your input & feedback regularly throughout the process



    After reviewing & finalising the business plan, upon yor approval, we will apply for the grants / funding scheme for you. Alternatively, we can send over the materials and you can take over the application process if you wish


    Transparent & Affordable Pricing

    every business proposal is unique, we will figure out how to fill all your needs with lowest cost


    Yes, it is FREE, we are happy to share our knowledge no matter you choose to apply for funding on your own or through us

    BUD / TVP or other business plans

    & 0% commission! We apply on behalf of you and build the business plan following the guideline, 100% refundable if the application fails

    HKSTP / Cyberport business plans

    & 0% commission! We apply on behalf of you and build the business plan following the guideline, 75% refundable if the application fails


    We are more than a consultant in grants & funding schemes. Our team have a great network of resources in tech & marketing field across Asia, who might help in your digital transformation journey if needed, reference pricing as below

    Big Data

    From data collection to analytics, visualisation and market research

    Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

    Build machine learning / artificial intelligence models and applications

    Web Development

    Develop professional responsive web for your company

    Mobile Application Development

    Mobile Application Development, native or hybrid, on multi platforms


    Supporting your organization in lead generation or customer service

    Point of Sale system (POS)

    Implementation or upgrade of the system for your retail / online business

    Enterprise Resource Planning solution (ERP)

    The Integrated application to manage business and automate back office functions including technology, services and human resources

    Customer Relationship Management software (CRM)

    Help your organisation managing customer data, customer interaction and retention

    Animation Production

    Create visually captivating animated video for your business

    Video Production

    Tell the story of your company, for marketing, event or other purposes

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

    Increase your website organic traffic, exposure & search ranking through technology, content & backlinks

    Digital Marketing

    Utilize internet and online based technologies to market your company or services

    Social Marketing

    Manage and grow your social presence in instagram, facebook & other social media platforms

    Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) / Influencers

    Use key opinion leaders (KOL) / key opinion consumers (KOC) to deliver your brand's message to market

    China & South East Asia Marketing

    Build the strategy and use the right tool to penetrate into China & South East Asia market

    eShop & eCommerce Platform

    Create or upgrade your online store & sell on eCommerce platforms