Senior Manager, Acceleration (SFC License Type 9)

Date:  23 Jul 2024
Job Code:  1059/2024/CDU/ICBAC

HKSTP Acceleration Programme ("Programme") aims to provide support high-potential startups to their growth and global expansion. We are looking for suitable candidate to nuture and groom the startups in the deep tech domain. Duties include:


The Position

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive deep tech investment strategy for HKSTP Acceleration/Co-Acceleration Programmes to drive valuation growth for the startups (pre-A to A stage) portfolio under the Programme
  • Identify and evaluate potential investment opportunities in deep tech startups in consideration of their market potential, technological innovation, and growth prospects
  • Conduct thorough due diligence on potential investments including financial analysis, market research and technology assessments
  • Manage and oversee the deep tech startups such as designing and implementing tailored strategies, coordinating with mentors and industry partners, and the smooth execution of the Programme
  • Provide valuable insights, guidance, and mentorship to help startups navigate the challenges and opportunities in their industry
  • Partner with a diverse range of internal and external parties such as universities, Government, and corporates, to work towards a common goal
  • Develop success stories and case studies that showcase the value created for the startups under the Programme
  • Perform any other duties as assigned

The Candidate

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Finance, Engineering, or other related disciplines
  • 10 years work experience, perferably in deep tech investment, venture capital, or startup ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT, robotics, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management
  • Industry-specific knowledge and experience in evaluating startups
  • Ability to assess market trends, competitive landscape, and growth potential within the specific industry
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines under a tight schedule
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese including in Putonghua


What We offer


  • Unique Work.Live.Play.Learn culture in Hong Kong’s largest Innovation & Technology ecosystem
  • 5-day work week, attractive annual leave and additional special leave
  • Medical benefits including dental and annual check-up from Day-1, with extended coverage to dependent(s)
  • Professional training and career advancement opportunities
  • Accessible to various bus service with network across different locations in HK


Interested parties please submit your application by clicking “Apply Now”.  Commencing position will be commensurate with qualifications, relevant experience, and competencies.


[This position is open for referral by Recruitment Agencies. The profile should be sent to our HR email h r @ h k s t p . o r g]


The application will remain open until the position is filled. HKSTP reserves the right not to fill the position.


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About Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) was established in 2001 to create a thriving I&T ecosystem grooming 12 unicorns, more than 14,000 research professionals and over 1,700 technology companies from 26 countries and regions focused on developing healthtech, AI and robotics, fintech and smart city technologies, etc.

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