GBA

GBA

The GBA Accelerator is a robotics and AI startup accelerator designed to help companies scale across the Greater Bay Area. Startups that participate are all equipped to pilot their solutions in specific case studies developed in the New World ecosystem.

What is the GBA?

What is the GBA?

In 2019, China unveiled the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. This signified the Central Government’s intention to implement an ambitious plan of creating a region that comprise of 11 key financial and manufacturing cities in southern China to foster high technology and innovation, rivaling even Silicon Valley.

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NWD Development in GBA
NWD Development in GBA

NWD Development in GBA

New World Development has long been a staple of the Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macao Greater Bay Area. Since its founding in 1970, New World Development has been a leader in Hong Kong’s bustling commercial and residential developer market and one of the largest private property developers in Mainland China. The Group’s continued commitment to the GBA can be shown by the sales of 343,000 square meter of properties within FY2021.

GBA Accelerator offers startups access to:

Intensive Accelerator Program

Intensive Accelerator Program

Undergo an intensive accelerator program to solve business problems.

Pilot and commercialize a solution

Pilot and commercialize a solution

Partner with New World Group to pilot and commercialize a solution within our properties.

Gain exposure across the GBA

Gain exposure across the GBA

Gain exposure across the GBA, an emerging innovation hub with GDP 1.4 trillion USD.

Invaluable networking and mentorship

Invaluable networking and mentorship

Receive invaluable networking and mentorship opportunities.

Twin Hubs of Guangzhou and Hong Kong

Twin Hubs of Guangzhou and Hong Kong

Work across our Twin Hubs of Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Microsoft Collaboration

Microsoft Collaboration

Microsoft is thrilled to partner with New World Development as a primer technology sponsor of the first cohort of the GBA Accelerator program. Our role is to empower startups through our technologies and to foster the flow of tech talent and resources by leveraging our extensive research and innovation capabilities. Microsoft hopes that this will transfer the GBA into a global innovation and technology hub.

Microsoft Collaboration

Microsoft aims to successfully onboard more Robotics and AI startups in the GBA within the Microsoft Partner Network and co-build solutions on Azure. With Azure, Microsoft will strengthen its cross-cloud capabilities to pave the way for dark-to-cloud transformation journeys such as workplace revamp and Digital Twins envisioning.

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Our startups

User Experience Design
Facility Management
Construction

Results

4

Commercial Test Pilots landed within New World Group

2

Co-developed Product Collaboration between Startups and New World Group

17

Introductions made for startups within the New World Group of Companies

Next chapter of GBA awaits

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