New World Development x Mizuho Bank

Boosting Entrepreneurs in B2B


About this Cohort

This is a 5-month accelerator programme co-organized by the Mizuho Bank, Ltd and New World Development Company Limited (“New World Group”), the two leading corporations in Asia. 


IIn this cohort, we support the best technology-focused startups and changemakers who are going to bring about disruption and shape the future of commerce and the way we live. 


The main focus is on B2B business including but not limited to FinTech, Blockchain, Culture and Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc

What we are looking for

We welcome revenue-generating startups that have a founding base in Asia, have the intention to expand to Asia in the near future or to make an alliance with Asian corporates, and those who share our vision to build the next generation of living together.

  • B2B / B2B2C startup

  • Have revenue

  • Have product


B2B business including but not limited to FinTech, Blockchain, Culture and Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc

What you'll get

  • Access to real business matching with corporates

  • Mentorship from business leaders of the two leading corporates, Mizuho Bank, Ltd and New World Group

  • Mentorship from expert teams of the supporting organizations including Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Cyberport, Deloitte, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen, Sony Innovation Fund

  • Networking occasions to connect to senior leaders of various fields

  • Working space at K11 Atelier, 18 Salisbury Road, TST, HK

Programme Timeline


Now - 7th Sep

Application deadline for open recruitment is 7th Sep 2020

Application is now closed.


Sep 2020

The result of the selection stages will be announced in Sep 2020


Oct 2020 to
Feb 2021

- Maximum 10 programme sessions in the form of a workshop, speaker session, and networking

- Startup mixer event

- Mentor sessions

- Business Matching with Corporates

- VC Matching


To be announced

Demo Day (Hong Kong)

Additional Benefit

Continued Business Matching with Mizuho Bank Ltd. and New World in Hong Kong*


Business Matching with the Mizuho Bank Ltd. in Japan*

*For selected startups only. Terms and conditions may apply.


Startups from Current Cohort


CU Coding

The patented nCloud technology will be storing and "striping" data diversely to achieve fault-tolerant storage across multiple cloud storage services



En-Trak Tenant Experience Platform (TEP) enables occupants to control and personalize their office thermal comfort + lighting using their smartphone. 



Eyesmedia utilized self-developed AI chatbot customized services to business customers and has served partners in diverse industries in Taiwan. 

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Liquefy unlocks liquidity through tokenization by bringing operational efficiency to fractional ownership and lowering the barrier of entry to investment in illiquid assets

MAD Gaze

MAD Gaze is one of the world's leading mixed reality (AR & MR) glasses company with leading technologies in AR algorithm, computer vision, optics and haptics.

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Pickupp is a tech-enabled logistics optimization engine enable businesses and individuals with delivery needs.

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PowerArena is a computer vision product with Artificial Intelligence to turn webcams to powerful sensors for labor-intensive operations through deep learning video analysis.


Pokeguide, with the use of AR navigation with AI image recognition, that helps people travel like a local.



Protostar Education is the first live interactive online English course provider for kids in Hong Kong in a one-to-few small class settings.



Data Analytics AI-powered data analysis engine for defects recognitions, thermal analysis, vibration analysis, and structural analysis for structural integrity assessment covers from planned-to-built, indoor-to-outdoor.


SOCIF is a technology startup specialized in smart mobility IoT solutions with the aim to redefine transit experience for public and commercial sectors.


Suanzi provide AI solution for deep learning acceleration to make neural network smaller and faster

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Application for Cohort #3 is now closed.

Address: 9C Koho, 75 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.

Tel: +852 3589 6143.


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