E-Newsletter - Issue 13

Connecting Friends and Entrepreneurs Worldwide

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success? Ask Communication Expert Laura Cozijnsen!

Having effective communication with people is never easy, not to mention starting a communication firm that aspires to bring brands, people and values together. In this issue of Entrepreneur Highlight, we are happy to bring to you our BEST Community Industry Fellow - Ms Laura Cozijnsen. She is going to share with us the various ways we can do to inspire and influence others and how we can build connections through purposeful forms of engagement.

Scientist as Entrepreneur? It’s All in the Mindset!

Skin scars are the normal and inevitable outcome of wound healing. If a scar is not treated properly, it may turn into an elevated scar, or in more serious case, the elevated scar grows bigger and wider.

PEAK Talk - Stand Higher See Further

PEAK Talk is a brand-new sharing series launched in June 2021 by the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) and Research Office (RO). It features various professors / experts / entrepreneurs from different faculties / industries to share their invaluable expertise with the HKBU Community.

WE Venture – The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneurship Program

To help young entrepreneurs in Hong Kong understand the business environment in the Greater Bay Area, the Hong Kong Baptist University is invited to be the entrepreneurship training partner in We Venture - a Youth Development Funded programme organised by The Hong Kong General Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (HKGCYE).

TSSSU 2022-23 - HKD1.5M / HKD300K Start-up Funding Opportunity

We are excited to announce that a new round of Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) is now calling for applications until 22 October 2021 (Friday) 5:00 p.m. (HKT).

UC Berkeley Sutardja Center - Startup Semester Programme

Studying abroad is a wonderful experience. You get to learn new things, make new friends and fully immerse yourself in the local culture!

Online Training Platform

Knowledge Transfer Office provides different online entrepreneurship training for the HKBU Community. Here are the four modules:

  • BEST1001 Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong
  • BEST1002 Design Thinking Fundamentals for Entrepreneurs
  • BEST1003 Aha! That’s How You Network
  • BEST1005 How to Captivate Any Audience and Connect Emotionally with Your Audience

Startup Clinic and Matching Express

BEST runs these two programmes throughout the academic year:

  • Startup Matching Express
  • Startup Clinic

BEST Ambassador Programme 2021-22 Recruitment

Albert Einstein once said, 'the only source of knowledge is experience.' The BEST Ambassador Programme is an experiential platform for you to learn, grow, transform and become a better version of yourself!

Learning Opportunities in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at HKBU

BEST provides a range of exciting entrepreneurship events and activities for the HKBU Community throughout the year, for example, Distinguished Talks, Startup Semester@UC Berkeley, Flagship Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, Networking Sessions, Online Mindset Training Modules, and HK$1.5 Million Funding Opportunity.