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Lingnan: Student's Entrepreneurial Knowledge Transfer (EKT) Fund

The start-up fund for the LU’s Entrepreneur Scheme is developed to promote entrepreneurship in a liberal arts context which echoes the university’s strategic plan 2016-2022. LU’s students will have an opportunity to start-up their innovative and ideal business with the support of start-up fund and academic staff. The maximum amount of $20K will be awarded to 8 teams of applicants.

Each team can be a mix of current UG students in different majors; At least one academic staff should be invited as a supervisor to give R&D or business-related advice.


1 January 2019 

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Apply Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) and Cyberport Incubation Programme

Final Call! Apply Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) Programme and Cyberport Incubation Programme! (Deadline: 30 Jun 2017)

Cyberport as a global leading innovation and digital technology hub is committed to inspire idea generation, nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and enable start-ups to expand globally through strategic partnerships. We are providing full spectrum of supports to make you success in kick start and accelerate your business. 

You have a chance to get HK$100,000 cash grant to turn your idea to prototype in for proof of concept or acquire up to HK$330,000 financial assistance with a range of business and professional services to accelerate the growth of your business in Cyberport Incubation Programme.

CCMF Hong Kong Programme has two main streams for application.
- Professional Stream: eligible for applicants in aged 18 or above
- Hong Kong Young Entrepreneur Programme: eligible for applicants in aged 18-30 and studying or graduated within 3 years from post-secondary education institutions

Apply today and succeed tomorrow! Please check out the CCMF Guides and Notes for ApplicantsCyberport Incubation Programme Guides and Notes for Applicants before submission. Enquiries: / 3166 3900.

Other Fundings

Funding Organization Description
Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) Cyberport

The programme sponsors high potential digital tech start-up projects and business ideas with a HK$100,000 grant. Participants use the grant over six months to produce proof of concepts and prototypes.

Each programme is designed to distribute resources among younger age groups, as well as offer support to innovators and entrepreneurs of all ages.

The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) HKSAR Government The SIE Fund supports innovative ventures of different forms and stages for poverty-alleviation and prevention of social exclusion
BUD Fund (Enterprise Support Programme) HKSAR Government

To provide funding support to individual Hong Kong enterprises in undertaking projects to develop brands, upgrade and restructure their business operations and promote sales in the Mainland market, so as to enhance their competitiveness and facilitate their business development in the Mainland market.

Funding will be provided on a matching basis, i.e. the Government will cover a maximum of 50% of the total approved project cost and the enterprise has to contribute no less than 50% of the total project cost in cash.

CoCoon CoCoon CoCoon Ignite Ventures invests in early stage entrepreneurs who have a unique vision of the New Economy.
Crowdfunding-Umadx Umadx

An international crowdfunding platform for Asia that started in Hong Kong in 2015.

Umadx consultants will provide dedicated consulting services to project creators. These services include crowdfunding strategy support, marketing support, as well as PR & media relations support.

Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) Center for Entrepreneurship of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Since 2007, the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC), a social venture plans competition organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship of The Chinese University of Hong Kong(link is external), has been at the frontier in educating students and the general public about social enterprises in Hong Kong. Through a structured competition model, HKSEC encourages students to employ a creative entrepreneurial approach to solve real world social issues.
Youth Business Hong Kong (YBHK) The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups A maximum of up to HK$150,000 will be provided to each successful application as an interest-free business start-up loan