Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) Web3 2024

Application deadline for HKUST Nomination: extended to 8 March 2024
Session Details
25 Jan 2024 12:20 - 11 Mar 2024 23:59
Program Details

Deadline :
8 Mar 2024 23:59

Enquiry Email :

Organised by :
HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

Interested HKUST teams are required to seek for the Nomination by HKUST Entrepreneurship Center to participate in CUPP 2024

Please scroll down for details. Application deadline for seeking HKUST Nomination is on 5 March 2024.  


Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a FinTech focused entrepreneurship programme with boot camp, mentorship and competition that aiming at nurturing young FinTech talents for Hong Kong since 2015. CUPP is a programme on nomination-based.


CUPP Web3 2024 offers

  • A series of Web3 pre-camp nurturing sessions in Hong Kong
  • Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at Draper University in Silicon Valley
  • Mentorship and insight from industry experts
  • Pitch your Web3 digital tech business idea to investors

Win HK$100,000 grant by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund


Winning teams will receiveHK$100,000  Grant of Cyberport Creative Micro Fund


  • Project must be rooted in digital tech and focus on Web3 related areas.
  • Applicants must be nominated by CUPP Co-organising Universities (CityU, HKBU, HKMU, LingU, CUHK, EduHK, HSUHK, PolyU, HKUST, HKU).
  • Applicants must be between 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) upon the nomination deadline (i.e. 11 March 2024). 
  • Applicants must be undergraduate or postgraduate students nominated by the Co-organising Universities, either currently enrolled university students or recently graduated within 3 years prior to the nomination deadline (i.e. 10 March 2021 to 11 March 2024) from the Co-organising Universities.
  • Applicants must have a good command of English.
  • Team members could be a mixture of students or recent graduates from the CUPP Web3 2024 Co-organising Universities.
  • Each team could have up to 5 members. Suggested team structure:
    • 1 team leader (i.e. principal applicant) with Hong Kong ID Card holder and main contact person of the team.
    • Up to 2 core team members with technical/UIUX/Web3/FinTech knowledge, who will be joining Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
    • Up to 2 supporting team members, who will NOT be joining Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Maximum 3 members per team can join the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.

How to Apply ?

CUPP is a programme on nomination-based.  Interested applicants should contact CUPP Web3 2024 Co-organising Universities (CityU, HKBU, HKMU, LingU, CUHK, EduHK, HSUHK, PolyU, HKUST, HKU) for nomination details.  


Check out more details on the official website of CUPP 2024!

How to Apply hkust nomination?

  • Interested HKUST teams please fill the ONLINE FORM, upload your PITCH DECK and TEAM LIST (Templateby 5 March 2024 (extended to 8 Mar 2024)
  • Internal Assessment will be taken by HKUST EC to select potential teams to Cyberport for further consideration. 
  • Enquiry: (Ms. Sue HUI)