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Melco' SI challenge

Melco Student Innovation Challenge

Want to take the challenge from Melco - one of the largest entertainment & resort operators in the world - and be a part of Melco’s mission of digitizing its business in TravelTech, Hospitality, Retail and Customer Management?

Here is your chance! Melco is looking for a unique and original idea that has the potential to be adopted and implemented at Melco’s Properties. (Click here to view more..)

Application phrase: 15 Oct - 9 Dec, 2018

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Hult Prize at Lingnan 

Hult Prize is an international competition that challenges young people to solve the world’s toughest issues by empowering them to do good and make life better for millions of people through the creation of for good for-profit businesses. The theme for 2019 Hult Prize is "Youth Unemployment". Winners of the Hult Prize at Lingnan will go on the track to regional competition and Global Grand Final to compete for USD $1 Million seed capital.

Hult Prize- Final Pitch at Lingnan
  • Date: 17 Nov 2018 (Sat)
  • Time: 10:00-13:00
  • Venue: MBG19

Application detail: 

Application deadline: 10 Nov 2018 (Sat)

For inquiry, please email to



EO GSEA 2019 Hong Kong

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is a premier global competition for student entrepreneurs who actively run a business. EO GSEA nominees compete in qualifying competitions for advancing to the Global Finals. With 2,000 competitors from more than 50 countries, EO GSEA is an exclusive opportunity for student entrepreneurs to make connections, find resources, and grow their businesses! 

Target: Student entrepreneurs who own & operate a business while attending university or graduate school

Details & Registration:

Application deadline: 12 October 2018 (Friday)

For enquiry, please contact


Agorize BCC

Business Case Competition Edition 3 (Powered by Agorize)

The biggest student business case competition in Hong Kong is coming back for its 3rd edition, seeking your ideas to help innovate the large brands and make a social impact! 

Students can choose 1 out of 4 tracks (sponsored by):

  • “Innovate to insure” #AXA Hong Kong
  • “Banking for a sustainable future” #Natixis
  • “Future of luxury retail” #LVMH Group; and
  • “Affordable and sustainable housing” #Dragages Hong Kong.


Please submit the deliverable (10-slide executive summary) before 23:59 October 14th 2018.


SWHK 2018

Startup Weekend Hong Kong +ve Ageing @ Lingnan University

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, participants will form teams, brainstorm, design products, validate business ideas and pitch in front of experienced judges on Sunday evening. Some people will meet their co-founder at the event. Some may even move on to start a company after the exhaustive, yet inspiring, event. The 3 winners of Startup Weekend Hong Kong @ Lingnan University will get a chance to enter the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge and other prizes.

Date:   12 - 14 Oct 2018 (Fri-Sun)
Time:   12 Oct 2018 (7:00pm – 9:30pm)
             13 Oct 2018 (9:00am – 9:00pm)
             14 Oct 2018 (9:00am – 10:00pm)
Venue:   Sin Cho Ming Function Hall, New Academic Block

Outfit:    Startup Weekend Hong Kong T-Shirt with Jeans / Semi-Formal
Deposit: HKD100 for Lingnan University Staff and Students (Lingnanian will receive a full refund after full attendance). Please visit LBY101 to pay the deposit to secure your place


For enquiry, please contact Nick at 2616 8072 or



Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018

Students are invited to form teams of 2 - 4 and brainstorm innovative solutions that can tackle major pain points in the airlines industry, covering areas in improving mobile app engagement; streamlining offloaded passenger compensation process; unlocking new shopping experience, installing food and inventory tracking systems, etc.

Participants are required to submit their ideas online before the 30th of September, 2018. All those who have qualified will be flown to Singapore for the final pitch on 27th of October, 2018.

For more details, please visit

Please directly contact the organzer for any enquiry.



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