Powered by Jumpstart
Be the catalyst and lifestyle evolution
Program dates March 22, 2023 to June 14, 2023
Applications close on January 30, 2023 at 6 pm Hong Kong time. Admission is on a rolling basis.
Who we are
A lifestyle innovation platform merging the worlds of design, retail and technology.
The azalvo project powered by Jumpstart is defining the future of lifestyle tech through its new-age value chain and collaborative co-creation community
A 12-week program for cutting-edge fashion, retail, and lifestyle tech teams looking for guidance and opportunities.
What startups say about our program
Co-create. Innovate. Elevate
azalvo is an innovative co-creative platform — a professional lifestyle accelerator. Fueled by the spirit of collaboration, azalvo knits fashion together with technology to transform creative ideas into successful businesses. At azalvo, we help entrepreneurs and established businesses expand their reach and take their ideas to the global stage, Check out our azalvo’s website for more.
Make Innovation Matter
Jumpstart is a startup ecosystem builder that supports and connects the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the APAC region. From providing resources, support and education to startup founders, industry leaders and creative game-changers, to bringing together budding startups and corporates to facilitate collaboration and networking, Jumpstart supports and nurtures every aspect of the startup space. Visit Jumpstart’s website for more.
The azalvo project, powered by Jumpstart, is an ideas lab focusing on lifestyle, retail and fashion-tech innovation. The program leverages our expertise, resources, mentorship, business network and technology verticals to help build trailblazing startups from the ground up. Our goal is to help our cohort teams scale revenue by obtaining commercial contracts, POC’s projects from our wide business network in Asia.
Co-Organizer Program Director
Founder of azalvo, Joanne Chow is a mover and shaker who is adept at catalyzing businesses’ growth and strategic transformation. Her entrepreneurial successes span across manufacturing, design, lifestyle retail and financial governance, providing insights and support to both emerging designers and full-fledged brands. In 2019, Joanne was named one of Forbes Power Businesswomen.
Co-Organizer, Program Advisor
As CEO of Aussco, the internationally recognized trader and manufacturer renowned for its innovative and solution-driven approach, Jackson Chow oversees factories in China and Southeast Asia that service Global fashion labels, including Maje, Sandro, Adidas, Reiss, and Ted Baker. Jackson is also the co-founder of azalvo.
Co-Organizer, Program Director
James Kwan is the Executive Chairman at Jumpstart, an innovation as a service company in Asia. A passionate serial entrepreneur who strives to help founders connect with investors and global ecosystem builders, James advises, creates, and manages accelerators and other innovation focused programs.
Co-Organizer, Program Director
Relena Sei is currently the CEO of Jumpstart. Upon graduating from New York University and Harvard Law School, she served as interim COO at a New York startup, prior to working at Latham and Watkins, one of the world’s leading law firms. She is also experienced in real estate development.