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Retail in Asia partners with Global Sources for the Startup Launchpad

From 18th till 21st October at AsiaWorld Expo, Retail in Asia will be joining the Startup Launchpad, organized by Global Sources, to look into Investment in retail tech and emerging retail technologies in their real-world applications.

Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China.

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The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world using English-language media such as online marketplaces (, trade shows, magazines, and apps.

More than 1.4 million international buyers, including 95 of the world’s top 100 retailers, use these services to obtain product and company information to help them source more profitably from overseas supply markets. These services also provide suppliers with integrated marketing solutions to build corporate image, generate sales leads and win orders from buyers in more than 240 countries and territories.

Every 6 months, the Startup Launchpad brings together thousands of people looking for a place to take their business to the next level. Buyers, startups, investors, media, sponsors and manufacturers who want to do real business and stay ahead in their respective disciplines.

With over 300 startups and 37,000 global buyers from 140 countries, Startup Launchpad is Asia’s largest retail startup trade show and helps startups scale up by selling to global retailers and distributors.

The event features a full-fledged conference program with more than 50 thought leaders covering topics from ideation to distribution, and from emerging trends to new innovations of the future.

With peripheral programmes consisting of one on one buyer matching, a startup investor forum, pitch competitions, product demos and workshops and conferences, Startup Launchpad delivers a specialized and appropriate immersion for the hardware startup ecosystem.

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