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Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP)

Date:Application Deadline: 6 pm, 16 April 2018 (Monday)

CUPP 2018

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a FinTech-focused entrepreneurship programme for local university students to unleash their full potential, gain insights into the global market, and receive world-class Entrepreneurship Boot Camp and Mentorship in Hong Kong and in the US.

The Programme gives you:
  • Entrepreneurship boot camp at a top-notched university in the US
  • Mentorship and insight from FinTech industry players
  • Demonstrate your FinTech business idea in investors
  • HK$100,000 cash grant by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund
  • Cyberport Incubation Programme interview opportunity
Criteria to Applicants:
  • Projects must be FinTech related
  • Applicants shall form teams with maximum 5 members from CityU
  • Only 3 members in each team can join the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp overseas
  • Principle applicant of the team must be a HK Permanent ID card holder
  • Aged between 18 – 30
  • Undergraduates or postgraduates
  • Current students or alumni graduated within 3 years
CityU Application Procedure
Application Deadline 6 pm, 16 April 2018 (Monday)
CityU Internal Interview Mid or late April 2018

CUPP application form: download HERE

Programme Schedule (tentative)
Cyberport Interview Late May – Early June 2018
Result Announcement By end of June 2018
Passport / USA Visa application July 2018
Pre-Camp Nurturing Opening & Orientation: 6 / 13 July 2018
Pre-camp nurturing: Every Saturday after
Opening & Orientation to Early August 2018
Overseas Entrepreneurship Boot Camp 17 – 26 August 2018
Demo Day Mid / late October 2018

Programme details:

If you have a FinTech entrepreneurial idea, don't miss out on a life-changing experience. Apply NOW!

For enquiry, please contact Ms Fanny Ho (Tel: 3442 6859; email:

Contact Information
Ms. Fanny Ho
Tel: 3442 6859