Updated: Feb 15, 2021

HONG KONG: The heat, the noise, the fragrances, the lights. It’s unmistakable.

This year it played host to the fifth RISE 2019 Conference, one of the largest tech conferences in the world.

RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit and Collision – two of the largest and fastest-growing tech conferences on the planet.

With over 16,000 attendees from 114 countries, 777 startups from around the globe, 385 speakers, 553 tech investors and 828 journalists the largest Tech Conference in Asia, the RISE Conference 2019 in Hong Kong from July 8 to 11, was bustling with panels and pitches, interviews and networking.

“The largest tech conference in Asia” - Korea Times

Speakers ranged from celebrated tech experts such as Cecilia Qvist, Global Head of Markets, Spotify, to social & cultural influencers such as Elie Seidman, CEO at Tinder and Min-Liang Tan, Co-founder & CEO at Razer.

Together with The Mills Fabrica, whose incubation programme we recently joined, we went at the RISE 2019. The incubation programme is dedicated to techstyle startups, companies at the intersection of technology and style.

As an Incubator, The Mills Fabrica, offers their incubatees access to their vast global network in the techstyle space and exposure opportunities in Asia and around the world.

Furthermore, they are investing globally to create the future of techstyle and have a Techstyle innovation hub of co-working space, a prototyping lab, and an experiential store.

At The Mills Fabrica booth, one was able to interact with our clickable, interactive and shoppable videos⁣, getting ones very own customised jeans⁣ from denimunspun, testing LUMOS world's first smart bicycle helmet⁣ or experiencing TG3D Studio's new 3D body scanner⁣.

The Mills Fabrica is an open platform for techstyle innovation. Their mission is to create techstyle startup success stories and to build a global techstyle community.