Next Step Challenge 2016 An extraordinary startup competition!

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Next Step Challenge 2016
Seminar of Entreprenuership I: Idea to Company


An extraordinary startup competition!
Looking for the dreamers like YOU!

Next Step Challenge 2016, a new startup competition which hosted by Junior Chamber International East Kowloon with supporting partners Startup Business Centre and Angel Investment Foundation, is calling for entries. All the local startups are welcome! Winning teams have the chance to receive the angel investment not less than $1 million Hong Kong Dollar from Startup Business Centre and Angel Investment Foundation, and the Hong Kong to Taiwan/Beijing/Shanghai return flight tickets sponsored by Hong Kong Airlines. Startup Business Centre is also sponsoring free serviced office for 6 months to the winning teams. A special prize "Hong Kong Airlines Innovation Award" will also be awarded to the outstanding startup team from the aviation and tourism industry, which is the Hong Kong to Japan/Bali/Thailand return flight tickets sponsored by Hong Kong Airlines.


Start your business today! Act now!

Mark your calendars and save the date to attend our first Seminar of Entreprenuership I: Idea to Company! We have invited Mr. Ivan Shum - the co-founder of Angel Investment Foundation, Mr. Andrew Choi – the CEO of KuDarts, Mr. Benny Leung – the COO of Green Tomato Limited and Mr. Andy Chong, CEO of Startup Business Centre to give us an inspirational sharing. As an experienced angel investor, Ivan will talk about how they spotted the rising stars and KuDarts will share their experiences of how their development could speed up after receiving support and funding from angels. As one of the largest mobile development company in Hong Kong, Benny will share some secret tips on how Green Tomato grows and expands to overseas markets. Experienced accountant Andy will give the suggestions to entrepreneurs and SMEs on how to get away from the accounting traps.  We will also announce the details of Next Step Challenge 2016 and give you a competition briefing. If you are submitting your business proposal, come to attend the seminar and see you on Jan 23!


Date: Jan 23, 2016
Time: 3PM-5PM (2:30PM Registration starts)
Venue: AC, City University of Hong Kong, AC2-3508
Medium of Language: Cantonese

This seminar is a FREE event. Register now!

Remarks: At least ONE team member from each Next Step Challenge pitching team is required to attend the seminar.


14:30 – 15:00: Registration
15:00 – 15:15: Introductory Remarks
15:15 – 16:15: Keynote
16:15 – 16:30: Next Step Challenge 2016 Competition Briefing
16:30 – 17:00: Networking

Guest Speakers:  (in no particular order)
1. Benny Leung - COO of Green Tomato Limited
2. Andrew Choi - Founder and CEO of KuDarts International Limited
3. Ivan Shum - Co-founder of Angel Investment Foundation
4. Andy Chong - CEO of Startup Business Centre

For any enquires, please contact Next Step Challenge 2016 - Ms. Carla Au Tel: 3728 3737 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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