Exceptional startup program for exceptional founders

Cohort 01
In progress
cohort 02
May 2023
(pre-register below!)

InspectHK is a founders-for-founders program that turns your idea into a profitable, sustainable and scalable business. As past founders and operators, we know exactly what it takes for you to find product-market-fit and bring ideas to life.

Backed by Inspect Element, a venture builder founded by 3 seasoned entrepreneurs in 2020, we embrace human-centered designs, hypothesis-led approaches, and contemporary frameworks to help founders like you design, build and market digital products that users love.

10 limited slots only! Early-bird application opens NOW. Get HKD $100K funding and hands-on operational support to power up your business.

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Your Partners

Vincent So
Prev. 1st PM at GOGOX and KLOOK
Christopher H.
Serial entreprenuer. Built teams and software like Snapask and Bowtie
Patrick Yip
Product growth lead at GoodNotes, EventX and Skyscanner

About the program

In collaboration with HKSTP, InspectHK is a 6-month ideation program designed to help early-stage startups validate business ideas and prove product-market-fit at minimal cost. Through our program, we join hands to reinforce the 3 pillars of your business: Product, Growth and Team, thus preparing for next round mega Fundraising and Incubation.

For who?

🇭🇰 Hong Kong Founders

We're Hong Kongers who wish to support local founders , including:

  1. Startups founded by HK citizens;
  2. Startups headquartered in HK; or
  3. Startups potentially with a great impact on HK.

*Startups must NOT be currently enrolled in HKSTP or Cyberport entrepreneurship program.
*Startups are preferably incorporated in Hong Kong for less than 2 years by the application start date.

🚀 Fuelling for Take-off

Money, people, connections...early-stage founders often struggle to acquire these key resources.We have it all here to help you navigate through your startup journey:

  1. Huge capital pool backed by our VC arm and APAC investor network
  2. Insider insights
  3. Industry know-how

Why work with us?

1 + 1 > 2

We maximize your startup’s potential to enter top-notch accelerator programs with full access to resources from both Inspect Element and HKSTP, thus a top-up investment from us inn addition to HKSTP's $100K funding.

Your Operators Partner

Starting and scaling a company is hard work, we have been there and done that. Thus we will provide you with a down-to-earth perspective and guidance from our own startup experience to help you in yours.

Exclusive Word-class Mentors

A tailored mentor list for each startup. Learn from 30+ C-level executives, serial entrepreneurs, and seasoned product leaders across various  industries and geographies.


Founders' Friendly Structure

Zero cash, zero upfront cost. While other programs may charge high upfront costs at $200K+ and equity at 6-10%, we only charge 1% equity, together with reimbursement policy and grace period to safeguard founders.

End-to-end Support

We provide end-to-end support to founders from consolidating ideas to building an MVP, from launching to product iterations. We expect founders to really spend time with us throughout the program.

Tailored Path & Solutions

Being agile is one key success factor when building a startup. We design customized paths for founders and ensure they could achieve tangible outcomes.

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Program structure & timetable

High-level Timeline for Class Sep2022How founder's monthly timetable looks like throughout our program

Our dedicated coach squad will support you all the way through the program, aiming to convert your idea into a Minimum Viable Product, and yourself into an HKSTP Incubatee!

📨  For enquiries, please email farida(at)

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