Joint University Student Training in Entrepreneurship Program (JU-STEP 2016) – Summer Intake
Event on 2016-06-14 10:00:00
Joint University Student Training in Entrepreneurship Program (JU-STEP 2016) – Summer Intake Break out of the classroom and step into the real world with CoCoon's Joint University Student Training in Entrepreneurship Program (JU-STEP 2016). Internship opportunities with actual startup companies, entrepreneurship workshops, and building your OWN company are just a few aspects of this training program. What's more, we'll be awarding cash prizes to the winners of a student pitch competition at the end of JU-STEP 2016 to show our genuine support for our students. Don't miss out. Joint University Program Over 4 consecutive days in June, students will attend intensive entrepreneurship workshops, company visits, internship matching session, as well as talks with entrepreneurs and leaders from successful social enterprises and corporates. This will be a great chance for students to learn about entrepreneurship and explore different potential career paths. Students who complete at least 80% of the program will receive a certificate at the graduation ceremony on the 4th day. Date: 14-17 June, 2016 Time: Whole day (around 10:00am – 6:30pm) Venue: CoCoon, 3/F Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau Dress code: smart casual Joint University 30-Day Challenge for CoCoon Gifted Young Entrepreneurs Award JU-STEP 2016 Participants will form teams to join a 30-day challenge for CoCoon Gifted Young Entrepreneurs Award. Each team must have students from at least 2 different educational institutions. Students will build their own start-up within 30 days and compete for three cash prizes. Application Deadline: 23 July, 2016 Pitch Day Finalists of 30-Day Challenge will pitch their ideas to the judging panel to compete for grand prizes of CoCoon Gifted Young Entrepreneurs Award! All participants of the Joint University Program will be invited to the Pitch Day. Date: 10 September, 2016 Eligibility: All full time tertiary student Early Bird Application Deadline: 31 May, 2016 Early Bird Application Fee: HK0 Program Application Deadline: 7 June, 2016 Program Application Fee: HK0 (Application fee is non-transferable and non-refundable) Enquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org FB: CoCoon STEP Speaker Highlights: Andrew H. Chen Managing Partner, Arion Ventures Visiting Lecturer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Andrew is Managing Partner of Arion Ventures. Arion Ventures is a strategic advisory firm that provides various management consulting services including private placements and strategy consulting. He also currently lectures a graduate course on emerging technology and entrepreneurship part-time at the Multimedia Innovation Centre in the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Cora Chu Chief Executive Officer, DiD HK Limited Cora has extensive sales & marketing management experience in the telecommunication industry for local and global markets. She was inspired to pursue her second career in DiD HK Limited in 2013 with key focus on transforming team culture and crystalizing key learning impacts of experiential learning workshop and entertaining events. Cora holds a Master Degree of Family Education and Family Counselling from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dominic Law Co-Founder, FeedMe Guru Dominic Law, the Co-Founder of FeedMe Guru, used to be the management consultant and private equity investment professional. He is so passionate about food that he has deferred from Harvard Business School half way through to work on FeedMe Guru. Dominic is fond of traveling and strongly believes that the best way to understand different cultures is via food. Gabrielle Kirstein Executive Director, Feeding Hong Kong Gabrielle started her career at the international advertising agency Bates UK and their integrated communication consultancy 141 London. She moved to Hong Kong in 2003 and worked in communications and events with corporate clients, multilateral institutions and non-profit organizations prior to founding Feeding Hong Kong. Julien Nérée Embedded Software Engineer, Soundbrenner Limited Julien Nérée is one of Embedded Software Engineers in Soundbrenner Limited.Soundbrenner is a Berlin-born, Hong Kong-raised company that develops the metronome of the 21st century for musicians. Wearable, smart and powered by vibrations, the Soundbrenner Pulse is finally a metronome that you will actually love using. Kevin Chan Founder & CEO, Insight Robotics Limited Kevin Chan is Co-Founder and CEO of Insight Robotics where he drives the company’s vision, strategy and growth. Under Kevin’s leadership, Insight Robotics stands at the forefront of helping industry qualify risks through robotics, sensor technology, artificial intelligence and data collection.Prior to Insight Robotics, Kevin founded several successful start-ups throughout Southeast Asia and China. Peter Yu Chief Operating Officer, JetOne Motion Crrently works at JetOne Motion as Chief Operating Officer responsible for building the company from ground zero. Owned and operated two start-ups in IT and beauty industry with a total of 14 years. Key strengths include direct investment strategy and execution, startup, Internet, retail and distribution, business planning and execution, corporate management and control, team building, executive search, and consulting. Teddy Lui Operations Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund at Alibaba Group Over 18 years hands-on experience in eCommerce & Business Development in Asia Pacific. Strong understanding on B2B/B2C platform operation, online community building, marketing share expansion as well as increasing online revenue. Mr.Lui likes working with multicultural people & different teams , enjoy very much of building business alliance program and working together towards business success! Vincent Ng Founder, 1+1=11 Productions | Curator, TEDxWanChai Vincent is Founder of 1+1, a pioneer creative agency specializing in experience design, content curation, and top to bottom event execution. He also serves as Curator of TEDxWanChai, one of the most established TEDx programs in Hong Kong and believes passionately that we all have a role to play in not only empowering people to find solutions to their own problems while embracing the challenges of an ever-increasing complex world. See what we have been doing in CoCoon STEP *We reserve the rights to change the program details without prior notice.
at CoCoon, 3/F, Citicorp Centre
18 Whitfield Road, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong, Hong Kong