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Driving innovation forward with strategic investment

About the fund

Launched in Nov 2022, the Innovation Fund is a key component of our corporate open innovation platform. The Innovation Fund is designed to support and invest in the most promising early-stage startups with transformative ideas and technologies that are poised for growth and have the potential to make a significant impact in their respective industries.

Our fund offers not only financial support but also access to the extensive business opportunities and network of industry experts within the New World Group. We are committed to working with visionary entrepreneurs to bring new and exciting ideas to life, and to building a better future through the power of innovation.

Sectors of startups we are looking to invest in

Climate Tech


Consumer Tech

Investment Criteria

Innovative and disruptive

Synergies with New World Group

Strong and experienced management team

Large and growing market

Competitve advantages


Digital human with deep learning generative A.I


The amount we invest varies depending on the stage and sector of the startup. We meticulously evaluate each investment opportunity to determine the appropriate amount of funding required for sustainable growth. While we remain flexible in our investment approach, our typical ticket size ranges from US$100,000 to US$150,000 and we are open to considering larger investment sizes of up to US$1 million for blockchain startups.

The length of the investment process may vary depending on the complexity of the investment opportunity. Typically, the process takes between 2 to 4 months.

We invest in startups with innovative and disruptive ideas and technologies that have the potential to make a significant impact in their respective industries. We also prioritize startups that are scalable, sustainable, and have a strong team.

We are open to investing in startups from around the world, provided that they meet our investment criteria. We believe that innovation and entrepreneurship can come from any corner of the globe, and we are committed to supporting the most promising startups regardless of their location. While we do not have a specific geographical focus, we do have a preference on startups that are based in Hong Kong or SEA, and have a flexibility to operate and scale globally.  

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