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Upcoming Events
 

  6 JAN - 17 FEB

 

Student Registration Online

  12 JAN - 9 FEB

 

Briefing at universities in HK

 23 FEB

 

Opening Ceremony

 25 FEB

 

Workshop 1: "What do you need to be the next"

 4 MAR

 

Deadline for Submission of Executive Summary (1000 words)

 19 MAR

 

Announcement of 51 qualified teams for Round 2 Local Competition

 24 MAR

 

Workshop 2: "Inside the mind of a successful entrepreneur"

 31 MAR

 

Workshop 3: "Business Plans that sell"

  10 APR - 30 APR

 

Round 2 (Semi-Final Round): Submission of Business Plan (no more than 5 pages) with one minute visual presentation

  7 MAY - 13 JUL

 

Voting on one minute visual presentation by general public

 14 MAY

 

Announcement of 10 qualified finalist teams for Round 3 Local Competition

  21 MAY - 29 JUN

 

Round 3 (Final Round): Final submission Full Business Plan with maximum 30 pages

 24 MAY

 

Networking Event: Building it in Hong Kong, Speaker : Mr. Douglas Young, Founder of G.O.D.

 2 JUN

 

10 finalist teams of Local Competition meet with assigned mentors

 9 JUN

 

Workshop 4: "It's how you say it"

 14 JUL

 

Hong Kong Final: Presentation by 10 qualified finalist teams

 19 JUL

 

HK Local Competition Awards Presentation Ceremony

 6 AUG

 

Regional Final: Presentation by the champion teams from HK and overseas areas and awards presentation at HSBC Main Building

 

Eligibility And Entry Criteria


  1. The HSBC Young Entrepreneurs Development Council Young Entrepreneur Challenge 2012 is open to all students studying full time in tertiary education institutes in Hong Kong; including, but not limited to, undergraduates, postgraduates, research students and international exchange students in Hong Kong.
  2. Participating teams must consist of 2 to 4 members. Each team may draw members from different faculties or institutes.
  3. Team members are not allowed to join more than 1 team. Each team is allowed to submit more than 1 executive summary or business plan, but only 1 business plan will be selected for the final round.
  4. Each time a competition entry is revised, you need to delete any previously uploaded copy of the entry.
  5. There is only one submission window for all rounds. Teams intending to submit more than one executive summary or business plan should submit all entries at the same time before the deadline.
  6. Each team will identify a team leader to manage the team's information, register business ideas and handle the competition submissions. The team leader will also be the point-of-contact with the Youth Development Council or the organiser.
  7. Participants with ventures having received prior investment of more than HK$1,000,000, or ventures which have been in establishment and or operation for more than 3 years are NOT allowed to join the competition.

 

 
 
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