$500 FOR 1 PAGE
Business Idea Competition 2012/13
The best ideas are often the simplest.
If you have a great idea for a new product or service, this is your chance to win $500 cash for a 1-page proposal.
Twenty $500 Cash Prizes up for grab for the most innovative business ideas:
EVERYONE! The competition is open to all students currently enrolled in any program at Hong Kong Baptist University.
HOW TO ENTER
Jot down your ideas on the competition entry form, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write "$500 for 1 Page" in the subject line.
Competition entries should be within 1 page, in English or Chinese. Please ensure you provide enough details about your business idea. Here are some suggested items to touch on in your submission(s):
There is no limit to the number of entries an individual can submit (one idea may only be submitted as one entry).
22 February 2013
HOW WILL THE ENTRIES / IDEAS BE JUDGED?
The best 20 ideas will be awarded, and entries / ideas will be judged against the following criteria:
The competition is run by Knowledge Transfer Office at Hong Kong Baptist University who will treat all entries / ideas with strict confidentiality.
What is Business Entrepreneurship Support and Training (BEST)?
Business Entrepreneurship Support & Training (BEST) is the first university-wide entrepreneurship program to offer support and training to equip students with can-do attitude and business acumen to become successful entrepreneurs in the turbulent business environment.
BEST is built on three key components: Entrepreneurship-Challenge (E-Challenge), Entrepreneurial Sharing and Networking (ESAN), and Entrepreneurship-Space (E-Space), aiming to encourage, promote, and cultivate entrepreneurial culture via a series of events and incubation services:
To know more about BEST, please click here.
What’s Entrepreneurship-Challenge (E-Challenge)?
E-Challenge is a series of business plan competitions for both simple and sophisticated business and social enterprises ideas for students at all levels. It encourages students to be keen observers of this society and seize every business opportunity.
For students who are just starting to become aware of entrepreneurship, they are encouraged to engage in ideation by participating in $500 for 1 Page – Business Idea Competition. This competition will be organised early on in the academic year, and 20 awards will be given to encourage wide participation.
For those who are starting to understand entrepreneurship, they are encouraged to expand their business ideas into 3-page proposals / executive summaries and participate in $5,000 for 3 Pages – Business Proposal Competition. Eight awards will be given to encourage wide participation.
As students mature on their learning path and start to contemplate starting their own business, they are encouraged to take part in an open $300,000 for New Venture – Business Plan Competition, where they will plan their business in great detail. Contestants will submit their business plans in one of the two categories—business venture and social enterprise—and the best business plan in each category will be awarded $300,000 ($50,000 in cash and $250,000 in kind). The award will cover further entrepreneurial trainings, professional business services, as well as one year’s rental and service for Incubation Offices to put their entrepreneurial idea into practice.
An annual Gala Reception cum Award Ceremony will complement E-Challenge, by inviting members of HKBU, donors and sponsors to a gala reception, during which awards of $300,000 for New Venture will be presented.
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