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YDC Young Entrepreneur Challenge 2013
Upcoming Events

  12 FEB - 13 FEB


Briefing at universities in HK

  18 FEB - 8 MAR


Student Registration Online

 9 MAR


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

 18 MAR


Deadline for Submission of Executive Summary (1000 words)

 17 APR


Announcement of 45 qualified teams for Round 2 Competition

 27 APR


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

 6 MAY


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

 11 MAY


Workshop 3: "Business Plans that sell"

 21 MAY


Networking event 1: "Innovation to redefine the online learning platform-- 3D Avatar School"

 3 JUN


Announcement of 10 qualified finalist teams for Round 3 Competition

  3 JUN - 8 JUL


Voting on one minute visual presentation by general public

 10 JUN


Networking 2: "Entrepreneurship and Hong Kong"

 15 JUN


Workshop 4: "Passion and the Entrepreneur"

 2 JUL


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

 20 JUL


Final Round: Presentation by 10 qualified finalist teams

 25 JUL


Awards Presentation Ceremony

 13 AUG


Biotech Entrepreneurs Series - A Chat with Prof. Tak Mak


Prizes and Awards

There are few prizes that can adequately take the place of the satisfaction and "street cred" you get from winning a major open competition. Not only will you have distinction of being one of HK's finest entrepreneurs, you will have proven it to the greater public and to yourself. In the process marking you out amongst a community of successful business minds.

Although that might be all you were looking for, the organisers have put together a string of prizes to help the winning teams celebrate their successes.


Cash and In-kind Prizes

1st Runner Up HKD20,000
2nd Runner Up HKD10,000
Technopreneur Award

Sponsored by Hong Kong Science & Technology Park Corporation
Golden Award HKD15,000
Silver Award HKD10,000
Bronze Award HKD5,000
Awardees of HKSTPC Technopreneur Awards can go for the fast track admission into the HKSTPC Incu-Tech or Incu-Bio Programme with the exemption of the technical evaluation from external assessor as long as the company fulfills the programme admission criteria.
Best Visual
Presentation Award
Champion HKD3,000
1st Runner Up HKD2,000
2nd Runner Up HKD1,000
In-kind Prize HKD10,000 in total to sponsor Champion team to attend related conference or workshop in Asia.
HKD10,000 in total to sponsor 1st Runners up team to attend related conference or workshop in Asia.


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