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2017 Deloitte-Hong Kong Technology Fast 20
and Rising Star

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2017 Deloitte-Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 Highlights

    Program overview

    Deloitte Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 and Rising Star 2017 applications will be accepted from 16 June 2017 until 15 August 2017.

    Deloitte Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 and Rising Star 2017 is one of Hong Kong’s most objective rankings for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) industries, created to recognize the effort and dedication of the 20 fastest-growing technology companies in Hong Kong.

    Once an enterprise achieves Deloitte-Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 ranking, it automatically becomes eligible for entry to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China program and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program. Once an enterprise achieves Deloitte-Hong Kong Rising Star ranking, it automatically becomes eligible for entry to the Deloitte China Rising Star program.

    Timeline of events

    Application period:

    16 June~15 August 2017

    Winner's announcement & ceremony:

    27 September 2017

    Program leader:

    Philip Law

    Contact:

    Fong Ho Wan
    Email: howanfong@deloitte.com.hk
    Tel: +852 2852 6648

    Ivy Hau
    Email: ivhau@deloitte.com.hk
    Tel: +852 2238 7818

    Abby Cheng
    Email: abbycheng@deloitte.com.hk
    Tel: +852 2852 5819


    Partners

    Diamond Sponsors

    • Chinney Shun Cheong Holdings Limited
    • Stevenson, Wong & Co.

    Strategic Partners

    • Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport)
    • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)

    Advisory Partner

    • Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)

    Supporting Organisations

    • Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund
    • Beyond Ventures
    • BraveSoldier Venture Capital
    • CPA Australia
    • Frotivoti Capital
    • Heung Kong Financial Group
    • Hong Kong Business Angel Network
    • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
    • Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
    • InvestHK and StartmeupHK of HKSAR
    • Starthub
    • SuperAngelsVentures
    • The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Co.
    Company names in alphabetical order (Click image to view larger version)

    Eligibility criteria and selection standard

    Hong Kong TF20

    Eligibility criteria:

    • Be in business for a minimum of three years;
    • Be headquartered within Hong Kong;
    • Have base-year operating revenues of HK$1,000,000 in the first year of the three being analyzed;
    • Own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology, sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues.

    Industry segments:

    Participants can be public or private, and encompass all technology industry segments including:

    • Hardware
    • Software
    • Communications
    • Media
    • Life sciences
    • Clean Technology

    Selection standard:

    The 2017 Deloitte Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 winners are based on percentage revenue growth for three years for each company.

    Note: The actual revenue of the participated companies will not be announced. This Program only releases the revenue growth rate of the selected companies during the evaluation period.

     

    Hong Kong Rising Star

    Awarded to companies that meet all of the main Technology Fast 20 criteria, but have not yet been trading for three years.

    The nomination process for the Rising Star award is the same nomination process as the Technology Fast 20 award. The only difference is that the Rising Star applicants will not have three years of verified financial data and do not meet the HK$ 1 million revenue threshold.

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Be headquartered within Hong Kong;
    • Own leading technology and viable business models and it can contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues;
    • Have vast space for growth and leading position in its sector.

    Selection standard:

    • Business valuation
    • Founding team
    • Technological innovation
    • Industry prospect

    How to apply

    Hong Kong TF20

    Application steps:

    1. Fill in the basic information of the enterprise online;
    2. Fill in the CEO questionnaire online;
    3. Submit audit report for the last 3 years online;
    4. Submit audit report for the last 3 years to Deloitte.

    Mailing address of audit report:

    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
    35/F One Pacific Place
    88 Queensway, Hong Kong
    Fong Ho Wan
    Tel: +852 2852 6648

     

    Hong Kong Rising Star

    Application steps:

    1. Fill in the company information online;
    2. Upload the supplementary materials online.

    Program values

    • Enhance the brand influence
    • Get the support from VC/PE
    • Strengthen employee's loyalty and pride
    • Obtain the government's support

    Deloitte value-added services

    • Domestic/Overseas IPO Audit
    • Tax Planning
    • Corporate Health Consulting
    • ESOP Consulting Service
    • Corporate Financial Advisory Service
    • IT Consulting