AWS for Startups in Hong Kong

Supporting your startup journey at all stages. Prove what’s Possible

Start Small, Dream Big

Got an idea? Build it with AWS Activate, where we help pave the way for humble beginnings to grow and succeed. Access your comprehensive startup toolkit of free tools, resources, content and expert support to start making a change. Whatever stage you’re in, let us help you tap into your inner vision.

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Aug 23: AWS Activate Kickoff (Online)

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Idea Launcher Program for Early Stage Startups

Watch interviews with Hong Kong startups that are admitted to Idea Launcher, a 6-month co-ideation program by AWS and HKSTP. Learn how startups have leveraged AWS technologies to turn ideas into reality.

Here's how we can help

What the AWS Activate Program offers

AWS Promotional Credits

Depending on your needs and stage of growth, redeem AWS Activate credits to test, build and launch your applications with ease

Maximize your network

Tons of meetups and networking opportunities within our massive startup community of founders, Venture Capitals, investors and AWS experts. Learn from and share with the best to commercialize your product

Customized Workshops

Suit up with AWS Solutions Architects for our quarterly Startup Bootcamps to level up your cloud skills and get started with AWS, exclusively provided to Activate members

Go-to-market opportunities

Selected Activate Startups will gain exclusive opportunities to showcase their solutions at AWS events and through our official website to boost media exposure

Dedicated technical consultation hours

Review, examine and improve your cloud architecture during monthly Know-Your-Architecture (KYA) Days with the help of AWS Solutions Architects, and receive tailored suggestions on how you can scale up your business, optimize costs and improve performance

Ready to prove what's possible?

Supporting Startups from different industries and stages to grow and scale


Find out how NodeReal came to support about 70 percent of all public Remote Procedure Calls for BNB Chain, a Layer-1 blockchain supporting leading cryptocurrency exchanges and other Web3 applications, within 12 months of its founding.

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"With ML tools on AWS, we can prototype ideas quickly and reduce our time-to-market by relying on managed services instead of developing in-house solutions.”

Samy Basset
Machine Learning Engineer, Lalamove

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Choco Up

By leveraging cloud technology and big data, Choco Up has devised a straightforward process for startups to access quick financing. Choco Up currently serves clients in 10+ markets throughout the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on digital merchants and startups.  

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Gain useful business tips and insights

AWS Startup School Series
Fundraising during a bear market (Cantonese)
Our AWS representative Willie Lee sits down with a dynamic panel of industry experts including Jimmy Ng from Gobi Partners, Vincent Hou from Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation and startup founder Terrance Lok from Bridgespace to explore key issues when startups should consider fundraising, such as how to plan and spend effectively, and the impact of current market conditions on fundraising.
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Startup Day
AWS Events in Hong Kong
AWS Startup Day in Hong Kong
Designed for startup founders, this free full-day event will deliver opportunities to enable and accelerate startup innovation and growth, provide education on emerging trends and inspire action through the personal experiences of startup founders.
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GoodNotes Tremendous Success in Global Markets (Cantonese)
AWS Founder Spotlight
GoodNotes’ Tremendous Success in Global Markets (Cantonese)
Over the years, GoodNotes has grown to more than millions of happy users around the world. The app is currently running in 10+ languages and still counting. Steven Chan, the Founder of GoodNotes, will share his startup story and AWS cloud journey.

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