Expand and connect to Asia
Australia’s first startup hub supporting entrepreneurs to connect to Asia.
SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS TO
LEARN, GROW AND CONNECT
Join Haymarket HQ to gain access to top mentors, investors and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs across the Asia-Pacific. Based in the heart of Chinatown, Sydney, we’re only a few minutes walk from Central Station and Town hall.
Join our events, workshops and meetups to learn how to grow your company and expand into new markets.
Get connected to mentors, investors and relevant parties that can support your growth.
Become part of our community of like-minded entrepreneurs across APAC!
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Asia as a fast emerging political and economic powerhouse, has proven to be an instrumental market for businesses to break into. Read below why your business should grow into Asia.
Asia is Australia's top trading partner
Australia excels at trade with Asia and is in a unique position to capitalize on Asia's growing markets. China and Japan together represent almost half (46.4%) of all Australian export sales. Source: DFAT
An Asia-ready workforce
Australia is in a unique position to do trade with Asia. Talent, networks and resources can be found in our own backyard. Australia is home to a large population of people with 'Asian capabilities'; People that are familiar with an Asian language and culture, have networks in the region and understand local business customs.
An emerging market
The Asian middle class will grow from 500 million to 1.75 billion by 2020 - more than a threefold increase in just seven years. Asia will have 54% of the world's middle class by 2020 and 66% by 2030. Half of this growth will come from China and India alone. Source: OECD
- China Australia Millennial Project
"Haymarket HQ has allowed for CAMP to grow and connect with different and like-minded people and start-ups who wish to expand into Asia. We are thrilled to be one of the few innovators and thought leaders in the Australia-China space present at Haymarket HQ."
- Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy
"...Haymarket HQ will play an important role in maximising our connections to Asian markets and helping our startups expand into Asia"
- Jobs for NSW CEO
"Haymarket HQ will provide a central contact point and bridge into Asia, based on a network of local connectors and mentors, and a landing pad for international Asian investors looking for investment opportunities."
- CEO & Co-founder of Forcite
"Forcite uses Haymarket HQ as a platform to build its connections into Asia, it is a valuable resource being so close to Asia."