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E-commerce Challenge at Uptown

E-commerce Challenge at Uptown

Date & Time:
25/11/2017 - 13/01/2018

Uptown Co-workshop and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Center will organize an E-commerce Challenge at Uptown on 13 January 2018, following a tour for winners to Uptown Seoul on 22-26 January 2018.
The challenge is open to current HKUST full-time students with initial or innovative business ideas. The champion, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up will be awarded a trip to Korea and given a chance to meet Korean startups, investors, tour to co-working space in Uptown Seoul.
What do you have to do
It is simple. We want you to put your innovative and creative ideas into this challenge. 
Fill in the application form with the problems you see in E-Commerce Industry.  Tell us your proposed solution with target market & budgets!
Our judges will shortlist based on your innovativeness and potential of impact and invite you to pitch on the Pitch Day.
This challenge will bring you exposure to more than 600,000 database, you can gain international media coverage, network with startups on Seoul and the world, and to meet potential investor who may help you to realize your dream!  Plus, gaining the Fast-track to Entrepreneurship Acceleration Fund up to HKD15,000 to further develop and realize the business idea (Terms and Conditions of the Fund applies). 
Requirement for Application:
Team Size: 2-5
At least one of the team members has to be current HKUST full-time student
The submission topic should relate to E-commerce 
You are required to fill in the Application Form, you may require to fill again if there are missing information
The submission deadline of the Application Form will be 31 December 2017 (filling in the application form & send to )
Final presentation:   5 minutes presentation + 5 minutes Q&A 
Application Opens - 18 Oct 2017
Bootcamp Workshop - 25-26 Nov 2017
Application Closes - 31 Dec 2017
Invite teams to pitch day - 5 Jan 2018
Pitch Day 13 Jan 2018
Seoul Tour 22-26 Jan 2018
Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 3169 0000 / or 2358 7906 /

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