Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI)
Previous Offered Positions
|Start-ups and Social Enterprises||AOP Capital, Fx, Festyle, Forget Thee Not, Gatherly, HobbyHK, HOMM Fintech, Human-at.Work, Noise Cather Lab, SpaciousHK|
|Co-working Spaces||The Desk, Metro Workspace, Yan Oi Tong Youth Space|
|University Departments||Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative|
Start-ups and Social Enterprises Fund
REhome is co-founded by Jackie Ng (Political Science) and Toby To (China and Asia Pacific Studies). It is a social enterprise offering household renovation, repair and pest control services to grassroots households and the elderly in Tin Shui Wai district to improve their quality of life and wellbeing. The company also hires retired workers to train youth with limited educational backgrounds, as well as rehabilitated offenders who need skills and experience to improve their employability.
Moona HK is an online shop that sells natural skin care products. The start-up aims to develop more environment-friendly and cruelty-free products. So far, they have formulated different kinds of products like soaps, lotions and hand cream.
Hereforyouevents is co-founded by two ethnic minority (EM) students at Lingnan University. It focuses on providing full-day or partial event planning in all types of celebrations, from weddings, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, and bridal showers, to baby showers, graduation parties and anniversaries. The business also sells a large variety of quality customized decorations at an affordable price. The target market for Hereforyouevents is ethnic minorities, such as Pakistanis, Indians, Nepalese, Filipinos, and Bangladeshis. Since there is an inadequate number of event organizers for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong, Hereforyouevents would like to target these groups and allow them to experience and preserve their traditional cultures while celebrating their special days.
Kayinggstore aims to share the founder’s experiences in physical and mental health, in areas such as weight loss, depression, eating disorder, eczema, nasal allergy, etc. All articles are written by the founder, Kathy, to share her experience, feelings and suggestions to help more people in need. The store sells essential oils, handmade soap and other products dedicated to the body, mind, and spirit. Kathy has used these products to relieve her nose allergy, eczema, and depression. She hopes that these products can help people who have similar health problems.
|3 Mins Works||
3 Mins Works is a Hong Kong-based handmade accessories brand with a playful and fun style. The founder wishes to design unique and remarkable products for young women.
3 Mins Works in Cantonese is an idiom that stands for a short-lived passion for a certain thing. The brand name is to encourage the founder and the customers to live in the moment with a free and unrestrained mind. At the same time, it is a reminder of keeping the passion when focusing on handcrafting art.