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Hong Kong Techathon

Started by PolyU in 2015, Hong Kong Techathon has become a cross-university platform for software developers, engineers, designers, marketers and entrepreneurs to work collaboratively on a weekend and come up with ideas and prototypes before pitching them for seed funds and incubation support. Participants are able to meet like-minded teammates from different backgrounds and receive training, supported by a group of mentors with hands-on start-up experience.

Please refer to www.hongkongtechathon.com for details.

 

CALL FOR APPLICATION

 

HONG KONG TECHATHON 2021 | 2-9 JAN 2021
ASPIRE TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR, BUT DON’T KNOW HOW TO START?

Join the first and ever VIRTUAL Hong Kong Techathon 2021, which is a 7-day challenge where you can meet new friends, have fun and work together to bring in a new business solution. What’s more, you will get a chance to pitch for up to HK$1.9M seed funds!

  • Team up with programmers, engineers, designers, marketers and entrepreneurs
  • Work collaboratively to come up with ideas and prototypes
  • Sharing and thematical trainings
  • Valuable advices from seasoned mentors
  • Pitch for up to HK$1.9M seed funds and incubation supports

 

FOUR TECH THEMES

  • New Generation Technology
  • AI & Fintech
  • Smart City
  • Social Impact & Health Tech

 

WHO CAN JOIN

 

AWARDS

Check it out!

 

PROGRAMME

2 Jan (Sat)        Opening remark and about HK Techathon 2021
                         Corporate Leader Sharing
                         Work it out

4 Jan (Mon)      Entrepreneurship Essentials
                         Work it out

5 Jan (Tue)       Understanding Value Proposition
                         Work it out

6 Jan (Wed)      Video editing
                         Work it out

7 Jan (Thu)      Business model
                         Work it out

8 Jan (Fri)        Refreshing morning exercises
                         Self-intro / Pitching
                         Work it out

9 Jan (Sat)        Final presentation
                         Announcement of the winning teams
                         Awards and closing ceremony

 

SIGN UP before 31 Dec!

 

ENQUIRY

sisi.yuen@polyu.edu.hk; 3400-2621

nathan.ng@hkstp.org; 2629-7002

 

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