Co-working spaces are a very good option for small startups and individuals to get their business of the ground. Many places combine co-working with startup incubators, accelerators, funding schemes and mentorship support.
The Entrepreneurship Associations below provides support to young entrepreneurs in terms of promoting entrepreneurship, mentoring, training, networking and providing access to tools.
For startups, there are funding from Cyberport, Innovation and Technology Commission, Productivity Council, angel investors and venture capitalists.
Here are the incubation programmes available in Hong Kong for the startups.
To protect your discovery and innovation, you can apply the patent with your ownership either fully self-financed or application for Patent Application Grant provided by Innovation and Technology Commission. Alternatively, you get free financial and legal assistances and supports from CityU Knowledge Transfer Office.