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YDC Young Entrepreneur Challenge 2014
Upcoming Events

  JAN -   FEB


Briefing at universities in HK

  4 FEB - 28 FEB


Student Online Registration

 17 MAR


Deadline for Submission of Executive Summary (1000 words)

 29 MAR


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

 14 APR


Announcement of 36 qualified teams for Round 2 Competition

 26 APR


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

 5 MAY


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

 17 MAY


Workshop 3: "Business Plans that sell"

 22 MAY


Networking event 1

  3 JUN - 11 JUL


Voting on one minute visual presentation by general public

 4 JUN


Announcement of 8 qualified finalist teams for Round 3 Competition

 7 JUN


Workshop 4: "Passion and the Entrepreneur"

 19 JUN


Networking event 2

 4 JUL


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

 12 JUL


Final Round: Presentation by 10 qualified finalist teams

 17 JUL


Awards Presentation Ceremony

 21 NOV


Networking Event 3



Representing a wide spectrum of industries and disciplines, the Advisory Committee will not be easily swayed by mere lip service and eye candy. To win, you'll need to pull everything out of the box.

Judges of Round 1 Competition


  • Andrew Kuet
    Principal and Director, Grey Investment Ltd
  • Andy Henley
    Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Charles Chan
    Senior Manager, Corporate Finance Division, SFC
  • Conrad Chan
    Director, KCW Capital Limited
  • David Siu
    CEO, BlueCPA.com
  • Edward Chiu
    Associate Professor, Centennial College
  • Joe Rocco
    President and CEO, Eastek International Corporation
  • KK Yeung
    EVP/CFO, Phoenix Satellite TV Company Limited
  • Man Chun Tse
    Managing Director, Chi-X Global Technology
  • Michael Somerville
    Consultant, The Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong
  • Robert Wang
    Senior Associate, OSK Securities (Hong Kong)
  • Ronald Sung
    Senior Manager, VC Capital Limited
  • Savio Tang
    Operations Director, Next Media Animation
  • Thomas Ng
    Director, Practelligence Coaching
  • Toney Chang
    Founder and Managing Director, Bechelon Consulting Ltd.


Judges of Round 2 Competition


  • Alan Lam
    Group CEO and Co-Founder, Sengital Limited
  • Alex Lui
    Managing Director, Olympus Asia
  • Alwin Poon
    Director, The Carlyle Group
  • Chee Lung Tham
    Director, Transitions Asia Limited Managing
  • Craig Jo
    Business Development Director, Hong Kong RFID Limited
  • Jason Chiu
    CEO, Cherrypicks Group
  • Roland Morales
    Head of North Asia, Verizon Hong Kong


Judges of Round 3 Competition


  • Christiaan Kaptein
    Partner, Arbor Ventures
  • Denis Tse
    Head of Private Investment (Asia) of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company
  • Peter Mok
    Head of Incubation Programmes, Business Development and Technology Support, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks
  • Roger Marshall
    Managing Director of Persimmon Capital Limited




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