In collaboration with several social enterprises and start-ups, APSS implemented the Social Enterprise Puzzle Challenge on 14 and 15 March, 2023. Around 150 university students and staff members participated in this Challenge.
Students from APSS guided visitors through the stories of social enterprises and start-ups. Visitors were also invited to play a puzzle game, which aimed at introducing two business model development toolkits for social enterprises. Visitors gained an appreciation and greater understanding of how social enterprises could benefit our society.
One of the co-organisers of the event was Spartan, a start-up established by a group of BA (Hons) in Social Policy and Social Entrepreneurship students. Spartan provides a platform with an artificial intelligence (AI) system that integrates job-matching, skills-enhancement tutorials, and CV enrichment. It is designed for students in post-secondary education, and it aims to help them be well-prepared for their future careers.
This was the first event organised by APSS that effectively bridged social enterprises, start-ups, and the university community. We encourage more students to team up with others to brainstorm and apply innovative ideas.
If you want to team up with others, please fill out the e-registration form: https://forms.gle/Rp3N3vbxirjYAjQn7