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Hong Kong Techathon 2018-19: Tech Your Way to Business

Date:27 Oct 2018 (Pre-techathon Mixer 1 @CityU); 23 - 25 Nov 2018 (Hong Kong Techathon)
Admission:Free of charge


Do you always have bunches of innovative ideas? Have you ever thought of realizing your ideas and gaining experience from joining start-up competitions? If yes, you should not miss the Hong Kong Techathon 2018-19, as well as the Pre-Techathon Mixers!

Co-organized by CityU, PolyU, HKBU and HKSTP, Hong Kong Techathon 2018-19 is a platform for all programmers, engineers, designers, marketers, and entrepreneurs to work collaboratively over a weekend to come up with ideas and prototypes!

Find your like-minded teammates and pitch for seed funds up to $350,000, admission to incubation programmes, and prize up to HK$13,500!!

All INDIVIDUALS or TEAMS with technology-related business ideas are welcome!

During the Pre-Techathon Mixers, you could understand more about the competition beforehand. Besides learning Techathon tips and themes of the competition, you could also find potential teammates!

Pre-Techathon Mixer 1 @ CityU
Date: 27 Oct 2018 (Sat)
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Venue: Connie Fan Multi-media Conference Room, 4/F, Cheng Yick Chi Building, CityU
Register at by 22 October 2018 (Mon) 1:00 pm.

Pre-Techathon Mixer 2 @ HKBU
Date: 3 Nov 2018 (Sat)
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Venue: WLB103, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, Shaw Campus, HKBU
Register at by 22 October 2018 (Mon) 1:00 pm.

Pre-Techathon Mixer 3 @ PolyU
Date: 10 Nov 2018 (Sat)
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Venue: Y302, Block Y, PolyU
Register at by 22 October 2018 (Mon) 1:00 pm.

The awards and prizes are waiting for you. Are you ready to become the winner?

Hong Kong Techathon 2019
Date: 23-25 Nov 2018 (Fri-Sun)
Time: 18:00-21:30 (23 Nov); 09:00-19:00 (24-25 Nov)
Venue: PolyU
•      Education/ Social Technology
•      Fintech
•      Medical/ Healthcare Technology
•      Smart City
Register at by 12 November 2018 (Mon) 1:00 pm.

For further details, please visit
Click here to download the programme leaflet.

Contact Information
Dr. Sian Chan
Tel: 3442 6707