SZ-HK ICT YEP 2015 is now calling for application!
|Date:||01-05-2015 - 19-06-2015|
|Time:||09:00 - 17:00|
Here’s your chance to transform a budding business idea into a commercial venture! Cyberport’s Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneurship Programme (SZ-HK ICT YEP) 2015 is accepting Programme Applications until 19 June 5:00pm.
“This is a great opportunity for young talent to develop their creativity in the ICT sector as ten of the selected projects will be awarded a cash grant in each HK$100,000,” said Mark Clift, COO of Cyberport.
Now in its fifth year, the scheme nurtures partnership between Hong Kong and Shenzhen ICT young talents through a business skills and entrepreneurial training workshop, facilitates cross-border cultural understanding and boosts start-ups’ entry into the international market.
Qualified applicants from Programme Application participating in the three day boot camp in July will learn about business model generation, user research and market landscape assessment technique among other things. Eventually, each joint Shenzhen-Hong Kong team will submit Joint CCMF Application for fund assessment by the end of July 2015.
Eligible applicants must be aged between 18-30 at the time of the programme application deadline. They must also be current students or graduates of a registered post-secondary education institute in Hong Kong or the region.
Graduates of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entreprenurship scheme can also apply to the Cyberport Incubation Programme. To date, around 20% cross-border scheme CCMF grantees have been admitted on to the incubation programme.
The Shenzhen – Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme (SZ-HK ICT YEP) is organised by the Cyberport, Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council (HKITJC), Shenzhen-Hong Kong Union for Promoting Science & Technology (SZS&T) and PKU-HKUST Shenzhen Hong Kong Institution.
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