Leveraging the power of partnerships
INCO is a global consortium designing a more inclusive and sustainable world by supporting the new generation of entrepreneurs and change makers.
Through its impact investing, acceleration and training activities, as well as its capacity to join public, private, academic and philanthropic partners and the media to its cause, INCO aims to shape a new economy that will create jobs and economic opportunities for all. INCO believes in the power of social and tech innovation to co-create game changing solutions to the most pressing economic, social, urban and environmental challenges.
INCO runs the Impact Network, the first global network of incubators and accelerators for green and social startups. From San Francisco to Cape Town, Paris, Hong Kong or Casablanca - among many other cities - more than 500 entrepreneurs and startups are linked up and supported. Impact Network provides entrepreneurs with the strategic support, coaching, mentorship and resources they need to grow and develop globally.
Each year, INCO organizes the Impact² World Forum at the City Hall of Paris to promote entrepreneurship and the new economy worldwide. Considered as "the Davos of the new economy", this event brings together over 1,500 business leaders, policymakers, financial institutions and entrepreneurs.
The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is the go-to organization in Hong Kong when it comes to enabling science and technology companies to nurture ideas, innovate and grow. With its top-notch R&D facilities, work spaces and consulting services, HKSTP provides tech entrepreneurs with a highly-conducive environment where they can turn ideas into tangible reality.
HKSTP has been supporting innovative entrepreneurs for over 13 years and has accompanied them in their startup and takeoff phases. As of today, HKSTP manages three high-level incubation programs: Incu-App, Incu-Tech and Incu-Bio.
Hong Kong Children & Youth Services (HKCYS) is a social agency covering a wide array of services, such as clinical psychological services, outreaching, foster care, after-school care, counseling for drugs abusers, etc.
HKCYS provides children and youth with guidance towards more positive lifestyles, enabling them to overcome their difficulties and hardships.
Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is a world-class horse racing operator and Hong Kong’s largest community benefactor, as well as one of Asia’s most prestigious membership clubs. Operating as a not-for-profit organisation, the HKJC allocates its surplus for charitable and community projects through its Charities Trust.
Working with Government, non-governmental organisations and community partners, the Trust is committed to improving the quality of life of the people of Hong Kong, and providing immediate relief to those most in need. A philanthropic organisation in its own right, the Trust also proactively identifies and initiates projects that anticipate future community and social needs.
This two-fold project, "Jockey Club Social-Tech and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme", is generously funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust until 2019.