HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition - Exhibition & Elevator Pitch
Witnessing the growth of entrepreneurial activities in our region, the HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition was aiming to provide a platform for HKUST and surrounding community members an integrative learning experience to create and evaluate new business and to prepare students to start their future career in entrepreneurship. Winners of the Competition can use the cash prize as seed money to build their own company or to further the commercialization of their inventions.
On 17 Apr 2018, shortlisted teams had an Exhibition & Elevator Pitch in HKUST campus. The Exhibition was a half-day event and over 800 people from HKUST community, public, venture capitalists, and angel investors gave a score for the best exhibition on site. The total scoring of this part would contribute 20% of Round 2 Assessment. The Elevator Pitch took place after the exhibition in LT-J. Each Team made a 90-second elevator pitch in front of a Judging Panel.