by DTDev

The azalvo Project powered by Jumpstart is a 12-week program for cutting-edge fashion, retail and lifestyle tech teams looking for guidance and opportunities. Companies selected for the program will partake in a curriculum tailor-made to help startups achieve new heights. This collaborative platform will provide participants with access to like-minded networks of people, resources, and support for business growth.

“The truth is that it takes a lot more than a path-breaking idea to make the cut in the startup world today. A majority of venture capital-backed startups fail because of a variety of reasons, including problems with cash-flow. Moreover, by bringing digitalization to the forefront, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the industry landscape, and lifestyle business today are grappling with redefined consumer expectations.”
Joanne Chow, azalvo Founder

The mandate of the azalvo Project is to empower businesses to address head-on these emerging challenges in the lifestyle and retailtech space, backed by grounded business acumen and new-age technology through the cumulative expertise and reach of azalvo and Jumpstart.

What are we looking for

Great founders with a revenue generating, scalable startup in fashion, design and lifestyle tech.


The program is free of charge. Physical teams in Hong Kong are still responsible for their housing and work space.
Opportunity for POCs or commercial contracts during the program.
Case study on how to grow your revenue by 20x from our program.
Work with an established design and manufacturing house with over 60 years of experience. Exceptional mentor network.
Access and exposure to the Asian market.


Innovative fashion and lifestyle tech companies that are less than 3 years old.
Must have a minimum of 2 co-founders.
Finished prototype with a growing customer base.

Timeline, deadlines, fees

This unique program will accept up to 10 teams on a rolling basis. There’s an advantage to applying early!
The final closing date of the application is February 17, 2021,
The 12-week program starts March 15, 2021, and will end June 11, 2021.
After-program support is available to graduated startup teams.