HKUST Entrepreneurship Fund Portfolio Showcase
The first portfolio showcase of the HKUST Entrepreneurship Fund (E-Fund) was successfully held on 3 December 2021. The eight technology start-ups invested by E-Fund pitched their innovative solutions to all the guests and zoom participants. The hybrid showcase was well received by over 50 guests from diverse backgrounds, including investors, industry elites, and academic faculties joining in person and over 70 participants from nine cities joining virtually.
The event photo and presentation were uploaded on the website:
Pitching video: https://ttc.hkust.edu.hk/multimedia/video
HKUST E-Fund was established to promote entrepreneurship that brings positive social and economic impact. It aims to bridge the funding gap for promising start-ups before securing external funding so that they can focus on growth and expansion. It also provides a supportive network of investors and experts for guidance and advice.
HKUST E-Fund: https://e-fund.hkust.edu.hk/
About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (www.ust.hk) is a world-class research university that focuses on science, technology and business as well as humanities and social science. HKUST offers an international campus, and a holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogy to nurture well-rounded graduates with global vision, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. HKUST attained the highest proportion of internationally excellent research work in the Research Assessment Exercise 2014 of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee, and is ranked as the world’s best young university in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2019. Its graduates were ranked 16th worldwide and top in Greater China in Global University Employability Survey 2018.