Cyberport Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneurship Programme (Cyberport GBA YEP)
4 Dec 2023 23:59
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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.
A total of HK$1,000,000 grant* will be given to successful applicants over six months to develop their project.
The programme provides all-round support to young talents allowing them to unleash their potential and lay the foundation for start-up success in Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China as well as exploring global business opportunities.
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. The programme will be conducted in Mandarin.
Cyberport and programme co-organisers^ will also provide intensive mentoring and help connect the participants to start-ups, potential partners and investors.
*Each successful application will be granted HKD100,000
^ Programme Co-organisers: Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council, PKU-HKUST Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institution, The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Union for Promoting Science and Technology, the Guangdong Software Industry Association, Macao Young Entrepreneur Incubation Centre and The Association for Promotion of Science and Technology of Macau
Application Deadline: 4 December 2023
Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (More Information): 19-21 January 2024
Vetting & Presentation Session (Shortlisted applicants only): Mid-March 2024
Result Announcement: Late March 2024