Supporting Event - Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge 2023-24 | Grab the last chance!
The Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) is a social venture startup competition organised by the Center for Entrepreneurship of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and sponsored by the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau.
Since its inception in 2007, over 9,700 post-secondary undergraduate and postgraduate students and fresh graduates from 145 academic institutions have been participating and generating over 1,750 business ideas for social enterprise. Through a structured competition model, HKSEC encourages students to employ a creative entrepreneurial approach to solve real world social issues. HKSEC aims to accelerate the growth of social enterprise startups led by young people.
Join the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC)! You will have the chance to work with partners from the government, the business sector and NGOs to plan businesses that create social value.
Two Champion Teams will be offered Startup Awards of up to HK$300,000 per team to turn their business ideas into reality. Two Runner-up Teams will receive up to HK$150,000 per team.
Timely Impact Award
HK$50,000 will be given to the team with the business idea that is most relevant in addressing a current challenge of Hong Kong in 2023-24.
Selected award winners may enjoy a fast track to pitch in competitions in Asia and regions beyond.
Enrolment Deadline : 2 November 2023 (Thursday)
Grand Final Presentation cum Award Ceremony ：16 March 2024 (Saturday)