Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI)
HKAI LAB Accelerator Program - Cohort 9 is opening for application
HKAI Lab focuses on advancing the frontiers of AI with cutting-edge technologies and expertise, and empowering startups to develop and commercialize their AI inventions and technologies.
They offer a 12-month Accelerator Program and run two cohorts every year. Key advantages are including:
• GPU-equipped computer resources
• Funding support opportunity
• Machine learning platforms
• Free cloud service credits
• Exposure and networking
• Free office space
Registration link: https://hongkongai.org
For more information: https://hongkongai.org/accelerator-program/
Green PropTech Innovator Challenge 2023
Co-organised by Y.X Community and Hong Kong PropTech Association, the BIGGEST Green PropTech Innovator Challenge in town featuring over 50 guest speakers, mentors, judges and Proof-of-concept (POC) partners from leading property developers and multinational conglomerates are now open for application! All higher education students and student-founded emerging startups with less than 5 years of establishment are welcome to join! See attached poster or check out https://bit.ly/3Kl2Ey4 for RSVP.
You will have an invaluable opportunity to join Tour of Sino Inno Lab, attend knowledge-sharing seminar, receive all-round mentorship support with HK$10,000 allowance, a total of HK$100,000 cash prize and up to HK$1M pre-seed funding from angel investors. Most importantly, shortlisted solutions will get a chance to be tested at world-class premises of the POC partners, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you shouldn’t miss! Want to know more? Feel free to call 8101-2339 or email to email@example.com.
Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP)
Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a FinTech focused entrepreneurship programme with boot camp, mentorship and competition that aiming at nurturing young FinTech talents for Hong Kong since 2015. CUPP is a programme on nomination-based.
The Programme offers
- A series of FinTech pre-camp nurturing sessions in Hong Kong
- Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at University of Cambridge
- Mentorship and insight from FinTech industry elite
- Pitch your FinTech business idea to investors
- Win HK$100,000 grant by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund
Register for Online briefing session: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUf0YqCpqSx0KDdUf1GlAtoSfirYV4fDPFR615WdGGWUnTxA/viewform
Register for Networking session: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUf0YqCpqSx0KDdUf1GlAtoSfirYV4fDPFR615WdGGWUnTxA/viewform
[Hong Kong Techathon 2023: Calling the Young and Ambitious!]
Join Hong Kong Techathon 2023, a one-week challenge to meet new friends, work out an innovative tech-related business plan and pitch for seed funds offered by HKSTP and 9 universities.
Winning teams will get fabulous prizes including cash and laptop computers. What’s more – they will be admitted to HKSTP Ideation Programme and the universities’ startup programmes!
Date: 6-11 February 2023
- ArtTech & EdTech
- Fintech & Web 3.0
- Healthcare& GeronTech
- Smart Cities & Sustainability
Sign up now: http://www.hktechathon.com
Join the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) now!
You will have the chance to work with partners from the government, the business sector and NGOs to plan businesses that create social value. Champion Teams will be offered Startup Awards of up to HK$300,000 per team to turn their business ideas into reality, and Runner-up Teams will receive up to HK$150,000 per team. HK$50,000 will also be given to the team with a business idea that is most relevant in addressing a current challenge of Hong Kong in 2022-23. Selected award winners may enjoy a fast track to pitch in competitions in Asia and regions beyond.
Register Now : https://bit.ly/3V7oMPp
Enrolment Deadline : 20 October 2022 (Thu)
Enquiry: 3943 9525 / 3943 9628 / 3943 1649 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are now open for Good Seed 2022 Cohort 2![Closed]
Good Seed is a social innovation training and funding programme funded by the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund. This programme aims to unleash the creative potential of young people to drive social innovations for the benefit of the underprivileged, with design, technology and business as a major focus. Each winning project team will be granted HKD$200,000 for project implementation.
More information: https://goodseed.hk/
活動截止報名日期： 2022 年 8 月 12 日（星期五）
如有查詢，可以致電：（ 852 ） 2616 8592 ／ 2616 8594 （吳先生／關小姐） 電郵： email@example.com
31/7 (日)： 截止報名(網址：cy.ncss.cn )
AIA has just launched a youth-inspired co-creation program for local youngers, aiming to empowers the young to fully unleash their infinite potential, to go after their dreams and to forge a future they envision.
Funds: HKD 300,000
Mentors: Hins Cheung張敬軒, Neo Yau 游學修@「試當真」, Rap Chan陳塵@Dustykid, Terence Hon@GreenPrice, Grégoire Michaud@bakehouse etc.
Exposures: Various Social Media exposures within the whole program
For more information: https://www.aia.com.hk/en/about-aia/recent-promotion/cre8byaia.html
Application deadline: 15 August 2022
(II)創業項目(創業計劃/初創企業/社企/文化創意)- 歡迎師生共創項目內容可包括：先進製造／資訊技術／現代農業 / 社企或文化創意等
本屆新增︰獲獎項目有機會進入香港科學園Ideation Program (一等獎項目將自動入選)，額外獲得最高HKD 100,000元 *詳情請瀏覽大賽網頁
Hostel Entrepreneurial Laboratory (HEL) (cancelled)
Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory is a trial-and-error lab for students to experiment with their ideas tackling community challenges in Student Hostels and Tuen Mun District. Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) & the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) will offer training workshops and a competition to build an Innovation and Entrepreneurship community within Lingnan Hostels. Outstanding teams will be nominated to receive HKD$20,000 Student Entrepreneurial Exploration Development (SEED) Fund or Student Activities Fund.
10 Feb (Thu) | 16:00 – 17:00 | Zoom | ILP: 1 Unit (RE)
Innovate For Future 2021-HKETA Innovation & Technology Competition (closed)
Innovate for Future (IFF) is an open competition of innovation & technology to inspire our young people in Hong Kong to create products for solving real-life problems, from idea generation to prototype development. The theme of this year is Embracing the "New Normal" with Resilience: Sustainability, Well-being, and Connectivity.
For more details: https://www.innovateforfuture.com/
Registration deadline: 28 Jan 2022
Co-Create Smart Park Challenge 2021 (closed)
Rotary International District 3450 and Cyberport are proud to present the Co-Create Smart Park Challenge (CSPC) Call for Proposal Competition (the Competition). The Competition aims to recruit creative and feasible park design proposals that could be implemented in a smart park from young people and the general public including professionals from different background, to enhance the park environment for the public and promote the sustainable development of smart city initiatives, as well as echoing the Rotary International’s theme of “Serve To Change Lives”. It also prepares youngsters to be the future entrepreneurs with an open-minded of innovation and creativeness and social responsibility.
Proposal submission: 28 Jan 2022
New World Innovation Challenge 2021 (Closed)
New World Innovation Challenge 2021 is an open competition designed to elevate solutions provided by the next generation of promising startups, students and intrapreneurs. To better equip our teams, participants are given exclusive access to mentorship from established startup founders, industry expertise from New World Group mentors and in-person site visits on the case studies they will tackle.
Early submission: Sep 30, 2021 | Final submission: Oct 13, 2021
Cloud Career Pathway Competition 2021 (Closed)
Competition Period: 1 May - 30 Sep 2021
More information: Download here
Techstar_ Startup Weekend Lingnan University (Closed)
Theme: Gerontechnology for Better Living
- 8 Oct 2021 (6pm – 9pm)
- 9 Oct 2021 (11am – 9pm)
- 10 Oct 2021 (11am – 7pm)
Venue: Gerontech-X Lab, and Sin Chong Ming Function Hall
Details: To be announced
Lingnan Robocon Team 2021 (Closed)
Information session: 13 Sep 2021 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm | LKKG03
More details & Sign up to join the Robocon team: https://www.ln.edu.hk/lei/maker/lingnan-robocon-team
Oxfam “Grant for Good” Poverty Alleviation Social Innovation Grant-Making & Capacity Building Programme (Closed)
Registration deadline: 17 Sep 2021 (FRI) 23:59