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Call for Application - Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2019

Date:Application Deadline: 22nd April 2019


Call for Application - Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2019

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a FinTech-focused entrepreneurship programme for local university students to unleash their 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 offers:
  • Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at a top-notched university in the US
  • Valuable mentorship and insight from FinTech industry players
  • Demonstrate CUPP teams’ FinTech business ideas to investors
  • HK$100,000 cash grant by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund
  • Cyberport Incubation Programme interview opportunity
Criteria to Applicants:
  • Projects must be FinTech related, and the projects on application with AI / Blockchain / Cybersecurity technologies would be highly preferred.
  • Applicants shall form a team with maximum 5 team members from CityU.
  • All applicants must be aged between 18 to 30 years old.
  • Current undergraduates/ postgraduates students or alumni graduated within 3 years are eligible.
  • Principal applicant of the team must be a HK Permanent ID Card holder.
  • Only 3 members in each team (including the principal applicant) could join the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp overseas.
Application Procedure:

Each Applicant should submit the following documents to us by email to cityuic@cityu.edu.hk on or before 22 April 2019 (Monday).

  1. A completed application form in PDF format (please download the form here)
  2. A copy of CityU student cards of all team members (in one PDF file)
  3. CV(s) of all team members (in one PDF file)
  4. A 2-minute video of your pitching in mp4 format
For further information, please download the “CUPP 2019 Applicant Info Kit” and visit the CUPP official website.

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


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Contact Information
Dr. Sian Chan
Tel: 3442 6707
Email: sian.chan@cityu.edu.hk