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Startup Weekend Hong Kong Climate Action @ Lingnan University

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 a total of HKD1,500 cash coupons. Details as below:

 

Details & Registration:

Date: 15 & 17 - 18 Oct 2020
Time:  15 Oct | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Briefing Session and Group Formation) 
           17 Oct | 10 am - 10 pm (Include 2 workshops on Design Thinking and Business Model)
           18 Oct | 10 am - 9 pm (Include 1 workshop on Pitching Skills)
Final Pitch: 18 Oct | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Awards:

Eligibility to enter HKSEC from Startup Weekend Hong Kong @ Lingnan University:

  • at least 50% of the members must be:
    1. student in a diploma, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree program offered by any tertiary institution in Hong Kong; or
    2. a former student who was awarded diplomas or degrees by any tertiary institution in Hong Kong from January 2017 to the present; or
    3. an overseas student or graduate with Hong Kong right to abode who has obtained an undergraduate or higher qualification(s) since January 2017 or later and expressed a wish to return to Hong Kong for employment or future development; and
  • the remaining members must be individuals aged from 18 to 35 (inclusive), having the right to abode in Hong Kong with an undergraduate or higher academic qualification(s).

 

Eligibility to receive HKD1,500 cash coupons for the winning teams at Startup Weekend Hong Kong @ Lingnan University:

  • at least 1 member in the team must be a Lingnan University full-time undergraduate student under UGC funding.

 

Agenda:

Time (Day 0 - 15 Oct) Session
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Introduction to Startup Weekend Hong Kong @ Lingnan University
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Team Formation
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm Team Discussion
Time (Day 1 - 17 Oct) Session
09:30 am - 10:00 am Check-in (ILP recipients must check-in at this time)
10:00 am - 10:30 am Opening Ceremony and House Keeping
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Workshop 1: Design Thinking
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop 2: Business Model Canvas
  *The teams could make good use for the rest of the time to discuss the projects
Time  (Day 2 - 18 Oct) Session
09:30 am - 10:00 am Check-in (ILP recipients must check-in at this time)
10:00 am - 10:30 am House Keeping and Reminder
10:30 am - 11:30 am Mentor Session
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop 3: Pitching Skills
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Final Pitch
  *The teams could make good use for the rest of the time to discuss the projects

 

 

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