Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI)
Cyberport Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneurship Programme (GBA YEP)
Supported by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund ("CCMF"), the Cyberport Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneurship Programme ("GBA YEP") brings young talents from Hong Kong, Macau and cities in Guangdong including Greater Bay Area together to develop digital tech innovations and growing path. The programme aims to deepen participants’ experience of launching projects and facilitating early-stage development in a multicultural environment and to facilitate business soft-landing and development in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and overseas. The programme will be conducted in Putonghua.
A total of HK$1,000,000 grant* will be given to successful applicants over six months to develop their project. Entrepreneurship boot camp and training will be provided in the programme, which aims to facilitate team formation and equip applicants with entrepreneurship knowledge and start-up experiences; enable participants to understand the business environment, opportunities and challenges of high potential or cluster-focused areas in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and overseas markets. Find out more on the programme webpage here.
- Seed funding of up to HKD100,000 per successful application
- Entrepreneurship boot camp, training, mentorship, and network
Stage 1 Eligibility
- Applicant(s) must be individual between the ages of 18 and 30 upon the Programme application deadline.
- Applicant(s) must be currently enrolled in or have graduated within three years from a registered post-secondary education institution in Hong Kong, Macau or Guangdong Province upon the programme application deadline.
Deadline: 4 December 2023
Submit your application: here
Important Dates from Cyberport
|Application deadline||4 December 2023|
|Entrepreneurship boot camp (details here)||19 - 21 January 2024|
|Vetting & presentation session (shortlisted applicants only)||Mid March 2024|
|Result announcement||Late March 2024|