Launchpad, a sub-business division of Global Sources (NASDAQ-GSL GSOL), helps hardware startups to successfully get into global distribution channels. Startup Launchpad (www.launchpadhk.com) – Asia’s first B2B tradeshow + tech conference event for hardware startups with the objective to scale – provide cross-border O2O distribution channels for emerging brands in the Asia Pacific region. Launchpad is also helping earlier stage startups in validating their value proposition by leveraging crowdfunding platforms.
1. Trade show with over 60,000 visiting B2B buyers in consumer electronics and mobile electronics industry.
2. 1-to-1 business matching program to have startups meet with potential buyers face to face
3. Product Launch: startup pitching to retailers on stage on sales & distribution strategies and hope to land collaboration
4. Tech Conference, topics around major tech trends like AI, Robotics, IoT, Autonomous Vehicle, etc.