Entrepreneurship Support


Startup Express

The Start-up Express

The Start-up Express is Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)’s highly curated start-up development programme that targets start-ups with products or services suitable for mass consumer market, as well as with strong desire to enter the international market. Through a series of capability building, mentoring sessions and marketing activities, the programme aims to assist local start-ups in building connection, exploring markets, seeking partners and enhancing brand awareness

Application Close: 12 May 2021 (Wed)

More details: http://pp.hktdc.com/dm/170656/index_en1.html 



EdUHK X LU X SCMP Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021

EdUHK X LU X SCMP Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 is the cross-university Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 is an entrepreneurial initiative which aims to encourage students to transform their business and innovation ideas into entrepreneurial startups through a series of training workshops. The winning teams will be awarded with prizes including cash coupons and media exposure on South China Morning Post.   

If you are interested, let’s register here: https://forms.office.com/r/CnA1wVL65f   

Application Deadline: 3rd May (MON) 

Enquiries:Carly Leung ( puiyeeleung@ln.edu.hk/ 2616 8067) or Maggie Cheng ( maggiecheng@ln.edu.hk or 2616 8051)



世界綠色組織 - 社會創新發明 –「疫『市』創建」概念空間設計大賽 (Closed)

World Green Organization (WGO) is organizing the Social Innovation Inventor (SII) Design Competition 2020/21, which aims to inspire the future young leaders to get to know more about some of the pressing issues in the community, and to propose solutions through their creativity and innovation. The theme of this year is “Smart Design On Green and Healthy Public Market”(  疫【市】創建 - 概念空間設計大賽). 

Participants will have a chance to attend lectures related to sustainability, innovation and building design, receive training provided by architect, engineer, environmental experts and interior designers, and form teams to design green and healthy public market in Hong Kong. If you are interested to learn more about environmental sustainability and green design, please don’t hesitate to join the competition!

Website: Click here
Appliation deadline: 31 March 2021

For enquiry, please call at 2391 1693 / 2991 9118 or email at inventor@thewgo.org



你有創意、我地支持$1 成本起動創業企劃 (Closed)

由卓越環球商務中心主辦與明愛專上學院廖湯慧靄商業及款待管理學院協辦之「你有創意、我地支持$1 成本起動創業企劃」,現已接受報名。此比賽希望為有志創業人士提供專人協助,包括申請政府資助、工作空間等,從而協助他們踏出創業第一步。只要有創意,任何人士均可申請。

凡報名參加即送免費商業中心服務,贏出隊伍可得到包括 $1租金、免費成立香港有限公司、以及專業公司秘書服務等,獎品價值超過港幣$50,000﹗請從速參加﹗



如有任何疑問,歡迎在辦時間內聯絡劉小姐,電話:37024578或電郵 sflau@cihe.edu.hk




Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory (HEL) (Closed)

Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory is a trial-and-error lab for students to experiment their ideas tackling community challenges in Student Hostels and Tuen Mun District. LEI & OSA are now planning a series of training workshops and a competition to build an Innovation and Entrepreneurship community within Lingnan Hostels. The winning teams will have a chance to receive up to HKD 20,000 Student Entrepreneurial Exploration Development (SEED) Fund and Student Activities Fund.  Sign up before 26 JAN!

Program Details (Click to sign up)

26 Jan | by 12nn 

Sign up for Training Workshops and Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory

1 Feb | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Workshop 1: Empathy and Design Thinking in Hostel Context (3 ILP units)

4 Feb | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm 

Workshop 2: Business Model Canvas (3 ILP units)

17 Feb | 12:00 nn  Submission of Pitch Deck

22 Feb | 4:30 pm – 6:30pm Final Pitch

ILP: 3 units per workshop (Residential Education) 

Enquiries:  Carly Leung ( puiyeeleung@ln.edu.hk/ 2616 8067) or Nans Leung (nansleung@ln.edu.hk/ 2616 7365)


HK Techathon

Hong Kong Techathon 2021 (Closed)

Hong Kong Techathon 2021 is a first and ever VIRTUALTechathon where the participants can meet new friends and work together over a 7-day challenge to bring in a new and possible business solution. Furthermore, winning teams would have a chance to get up to HK$1.9M seed funding. Students and Alumni of Lingnan University are welcome to join the event.

| Important Dates |
Opening: 2 January 2021 (Sat)
Work it out & Workshops: 2-8 January 2021
Presentation: 9 January 2021 (Sat) AM
Results Announcement: 9 January 2021 (Sat) PM

Target Audience: Students and Alumni of Members' University form as a team to participate


  • New Generation Technology
  • AI & Fintech
  • Smart City
  • Social Impact & Health Tech

Join us: https://www.hongkongtechathon2021.com/

Enquiries: Mr. Nicholas Ooi (2616- 8072/ nicholasooi@ln.edu.hk)


Hult Prize

Hult Prize at Lingnan University (Closed)

Will you be the next USD 1 Million winner? By participating and winning the Hult Prize On Campus of Lingnan University, you will be able to fast-track your idea through to one of the +30 Regional Summits rounds of competition, having the chance to attend an intensive 6-week summer Accelerator Program before pitching your game-changing idea for the chance to win USD 1 Million in seed capital.

| Get started in 3 easy steps! |
1. Form a team of 3 to 4 students OR register individually 
2. Think about a groundbreaking idea of the theme "Food For Good"
3. Register HERE to compete at your local Hult Prize On Campus Program

| Competition Process |
Individual applicant deadline: 1 Jan 2021
Group application deadline: 2 Jan 2021
Final pitch via video submission: 9 Jan 2021

For more details, please visit: https://www.hultprize.org/challenge/  

Enquiries: Lavenda ( 6809 4208/ wingszepang2@ln.hk)



2020 前海粵港澳台青年創新創業大賽

由前海管理局的「2020前海粵港澳青年創新創業大賽」香港區比賽(中學及大專組)現正接受報名。今次比賽以「Dream Big,夢想的長度,由我丈量!」為主題,目的是希望青年人可以藉著今次比賽實現自己的創業夢想。

金獎 (1名) 港幣5,000元、
銀獎 (1名) 港幣3,000元、
銅獎 (3名) 港幣1,500元、
優異獎 (6名) 港幣800元





SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin 2021 (Closed)

SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin 2021 is the Asia's Longest Running Global Student Startup Competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Student teams from throughout the world are being invited to compete for prizes totaling over USD 49,000 in cash, including the grand winner receiving HM the King of Thailand’s Award and the winner of  HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Sustainability Award.

All full-time and part-time students in any disciplines enrolled in the 2020 academic year are welcome to participate.

Please complete and submit an application form with a pitch deck, available on the official website: http://bbc.sasin.edu/ during December 1, 2020 to January 3, 2021.

Enquiry: bbc@sasin.edu 




是次比賽的得獎者將有機會代表香港參加全國權威賽事,如有「中國青年創新科技的奧林匹克」美譽之「挑戰盃」全國大學生課外學術科技作品競賽、「中國國際互聯網+ 大學生創新創業大賽」及「挑戰盃(創青春)中國大學生創業計劃競賽」等。
截止報名︰2021年3月31日 (二)

查詢︰請致電2528-1993 (李小姐/ 林小姐) 或電郵 iec@newgen.org.hk


Startup Weekend Hong Kong Climate Action @ Lingnan University 2020 (Closed)

Startup Weekend Hong Kong Climate Action @ Lingnan University is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to design and build innovative products and services that can help to combat climate change and its impact. The SWHK this year is organized by Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative and co-organized by Wofoo Social Enterprise Hong Kong SDG Hub. The 3 winning teams will even have a SHORTCUT to Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge Semi-Final and other prizes.

Date:   17 - 18 Oct 2020 (Fri-Sun)
Time:   17 Oct 2020 (10:00am – 10:00pm)
            18 Oct 2020 (10:00am – 9:00pm)
Venue:   Sin Cho Ming Function Hall, New Academic Block or ZOOM
Registration: https://bit.ly/3i0gRzp



HKGC Business Case Competition 2020 (Closed)

The competition is open to tertiary students and recent graduates from all academic backgrounds and disciplines. If you want to apply your skills, turn your business ideas into reality, and take a shot at winning some great prizes, sign up today and win cash prizes totalling up to HK$300,000 or internship opportunities.
For enquiries, please contact Ankie at 2823 1237 or Wilkins at 2823 1269.



Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge 2020-21 is now opened for application (Closed)

HKSEC 2020-21 is open for application!? HK300,000 award money is waiting for you?
Click the link to REGISTER NOW ?http://bit.ly/hksec20

?截止報名 Enrolment Deadline: 22 Oct 2020 (Thu)