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YDC Young Entrepreneur Challenge 2014
Upcoming Events

  OCT -   DEC


Briefing Sessions in Tertiary Institutions

 31 DEC


Round 1: Deadline for Registration and Questionnaire Submission

 24 JAN


Entrepreneurial Forum 1: "Are You Ready and Hungry to be the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs?"

 28 JAN


Announcement of qualified teams for Round 2

 7 MAR


Entrepreneurial Forum 2: "Inside the Mind of a Successful Entrepreneur"

 16 MAR


Round 2: Deadline of Submission of Business Plan (5 pages) and 3-minute Visual Presentation

 18 APR


Announcement of Finalist Teams

 18 APR


Entrepreneurial Forum 3: "Passion and the Entrepreneur: Idea can be Good, but Where are Execution and Persistence?"

 24 APR


*Networking Event: Fireside Chat 1 & Meet Your Mentor

End APR -   JUN


Mentorship Program

 29 MAY


*Networking event: Fireside Chat 2

 6 JUN


Final Judging Day & Final Round: Presentation

 16 JUN


Awards Presentation Ceremony

 24 JUL


*Networking event: Fireside Chat 3

  1 AUG - 31 OCT


Winning teams attending related Conference and Workshops in Asia

  28 OCT - 8 NOV


*InnoCarnival 2015

  15 NOV - 30 NOV


Focus Group Discussion



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


  • Charles Chan
    Senior Manager, Corporate Finance Division, Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
  • Edward Chiu
    Associate Professor, Centennial College
  • William Hsu
    Chairman and Managing Partner, Sustainergy Capital
  • Thomas Ng
    Director, Practelligence
  • Joe Rocco
    President and CEO, Eastek International Corporation
  • Man Chun Tse
    Director of Projects, Chi-X Global Technology
  • Robert Wang
    Investment Manager, Eagle Ride (901.HK)
  • KK Yeung
    EVP/CFO, Phoenix Satellite TV Company Limited

Judges of Round 2 Competition


  • Craig Jo
    Business Development Director, Hong Kong RFID Limited
  • Andrew Kuet
    Principal and Director, Grey Investment Ltd
  • Alex Lui
    Managing Director, Olympus Asia
  • S C Mak
    Vice Chairman, PRC Committee, Hong Kong
    Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
  • Roland Morales
    Assistant Vice President, PCCW HKT
  • Alwin Poon
    Director, The Carlyle Group
  • Chee Lung Tham
    Managing Director, Transitions Asia Limited


Judges of Final Round Competition


  • Edmund Cheung
    Executive Director, Private Equity Division, Bank of China International
  • Paul Chu
    Founder, RedWolf Airsoft Specialist Ltd.
  • Peter Mok
    Head of Incubation Programs, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
  • Alwin Poon
    Director at Director, Carlyle Group
  • Andrew Teoh
    Founder and Managing Partner, Ameba Capital




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