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PolyU Entrepreneurship Investment Fund

The Entrepreneurship Investment Fund is positioned as an early-stage equity investment fund focusing on seed to pre-A stages. With HK$50 million in funds, it aims to support impactful PolyU start-ups with no more than HK$4 million per investment in the form of direct equity investment or convertible loan.     


We are inviting interested parties to be Investment Partners to co-invest, in PolyU start-ups or spin offs with research technologies or innovations from the PolyU researchers and alumni. Investment Partners should have strong interests and experience in investing, incubating and scaling up early-stage start-ups, especially technology start-ups in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Experience in investing university start-ups or spin offs will be highly preferable.

Expression of Interest (email to

  • Name of the organisation or investment fund
  • Name of the responsible person/ person in charge
  • Contacts (email, phone, mobile)
  • Organisation website
  • A portfolio or list of early-stage start-ups/ spin off invested 



Innovative and technology start-ups founded/ co-founded by PolyU academic staff, researchers, students and alumni


Equity investment


Up to HK$4 million

No. of Start-ups Supported per Cohort:

No quota within the total funding pool 

Application Period:

All year round