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Entrepreneurship

Training

The Knowledge Transfer at HKUST continues to develop by focusing on entrepreneurship education and training.

Build You Own Business (BYOB)

Build You Own Business (BYOB)

Build You Own Business (BYOB) — one of EC’s flagship seminar series — has been very well attended by the University community. BYOB seminars are given by seasoned industrialists on practical aspects of Building Your Own Business

Friday Dreamers

Friday Dreamers

Friday Dreamers is a workshop series organized by the BASE and Entrepreneurship Center, aiming at spreading entrepreneurial spirit and cultivating youngsters’ interest towards startup. In 2017, there are 2 seminar series – “Why I Quit” and “Startup Funeral” that introduce startups from various perspectives.

E-week

E-week

This Entrepreneurship Week (E-week@HKUST) is a weeklong speaker series that aims to enrich students’ knowledge and preparedness for realizing their entrepreneurship initiatives. Inspired talks and interactive exhibition will let you gain some insights and learn how the entrepreneurs overcome the challenges and make their dreams come true.

BASE Bootcamp

BASE Bootcamp

Everyone can have a great idea, but not everyone can execute it. Here we are – to help you attain all basic skills for turning your business model into reality, ranging from designing websites or apps for your company to taking photos of your own products. Join our workshop series and take a great step towards entrepreneurship!

HackUST

HackUST

hackUST is a 24-hour coding event where programmers, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs come together for 2 days to turn their boldest ideas into reality. hackUST is open to ALL university students in Hong Kong.

Startup Weekend@HKUST

Startup Weekend@HKUST

Startup Weekend, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is a 54-hour weekend entrepreneurial training program to form a team (Fri), work, learn, build a prototype (Sat), present your startup idea and network with entrepreneurs (Sun). As you learn how to CREATE A REAL THING & BUSINESS, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Up to date, 23k+ teams have been formed in 150 countries in 2.9k+ Startup Weekends!

Startups Internship Program

Startups Internship Program

Feeling bored about printing documents and organizing the folders constantly at conventional firms? Here comes a chance – working with startups! We have a variety of startup firms for you to choose. Ready for the challenge and taking a more active role in a firm?

The BASE team

The BASE team

The BASE team, which are the “Student Entrepreneurial Community” supported by Entrepreneurship Center, aim to promote the Entrepreneurial and Innovative Culture at HKUST. These student communities organize entrepreneurial, creative, design and innovative activities regularly. Students also can join these student communities to explore the entrepreneurial world and to be trained by Entrepreneurship Center Staff in order to initiate & organize own entrepreneurial events.

Lunch with HKUST Alumni Entrepreneurs

Lunch with HKUST Alumni Entrepreneurs

Are you curious why many HKUST graduates start their own business after graduation? Let’s have lunch with our alumni and explore their entrepreneurship journey!

HKUST Startups x Investors (SxI)

HKUST Startups x Investors (SxI)

The HKUST Startups x Investors (SxI), pronounced as “Startups Investors Crossover,” is when the paths of HKUST Entrepreneurs and Investors cross. Such encounter leads to multiplicative explosion of possibilities.

The HKUST SxI provides an invaluable opportunity for HKUST entrepreneurs to engage directly with venture capitalists, corporate VCs, and angel investors. It will also serve as an exclusive networking and pitching platform to serve investor community, HKUST start-ups community, and the burgeoning innovation ecosystem at HKUST.

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