MentorHUB@HKUST for Entrepreneurs

Our Mentor Our Advisor

ABOUT MentorHUB@HKUST


MentorHUB@HKUST is an aggregator of mentors and facilitators of entrepreneurial minded HKUST students who work towards realising their entrepreneurship success. Unlike traditional mentoring that focuses on face-to-face interactions among pre-assigned mentees/mentors, this community promotes open and virtual mentoring, in which mentors and mentees can freely reach out to one another according to their own needs and interests anytime, anywhere.

In this digital age with new communication paradigms, this newly emerged form of mentoring will facilitate more rapid, responsive and timely exchange between mentors and mentees, resulting in real-time feedback and just-in-time advice that are conducive to startup development and growth.

Unique Features

Anticipated startup growth in 6 months
Mentors from across the globe, offering diversification in experience, expertise and resources
Free & flexible matching according to interests and needs, creating multiple mentoring relationships
Real-time exchange via virtual, digital or face-to-face mentoring that surpass constraints of time and distance
Identification of and seedbed for innovative ideas, promising startups, venture investment and many more

Useful Tips for Fruitful Experience at MentorHUB@HKUST

Be proactive in committing time and energy for cultivating mentoring relationships
Be honest and clear in communicating your curiosity, interests, expectations, feedback, experience, etc.
Be open to a two-way exchange of learning and inspirations
Be respectful of confidentiality of private information and/or matters discussed

MENTORS


Our mentors are like-minded current and retired professionals, managers, executives, businessmen, scientists, technicians, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists etc., with whose passion is in enhancing the capabilities and opportunities of young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be.

Click here to see our diversified pool of mentors from a spectrum of backgrounds and reach out to different mentors according to the unique needs of your startup at different entrepreneurial stages!


We look forward to interact with brilliant minds and accelerate your growth with our resources and expertise. Begin your dream and ignite impact here at MentorHUB”

Mr. Alvin Lam, Director, TusPark Hong Kong



We are ready to equip you with marketplace knowledge, polish your startups and ideas, become your sounding board and bridge you with resources that would enhance your entrepreneurship development.”

Mr. Ken Lo, Head of Strategic Partnership, Zhong An International



Mentoring Process (for Mentors)

Explore our network of mentees
Arrange virtual or face-to-face meetups, as initiated by either mentees or mentors
Enroll in selective events organized by the Entrepreneurship Center, according to your interests
Share with us monthly feedback on our mentoring experience/ progress via a two-minute online form

MENTEES


We welcome all HKUST start-up projects or businesses at different entrepreneurial stages, from pre-incubator/ incubator to pre-accelerator/ accelerator with proven track of development and preparedness for further growth to join the MentorHUB@HKUST.



Eligibility & Application

  1. Individual and team applications are welcome; main applicant must be an HKUST member (student, alumnus or faculty member)
  2. Online application: https://ust.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3UcL35qrreZHva5
  3. Application deadline: 30 Sep 2020 (Wed)

Mentoring Process

Apply online to become a part of our community
Explore our network of mentors from around the globe
Connect and schedule virtual or face-to-face meetups with different mentors at least once a month
Enroll in selective events organized by the Entrepreneurship Center, according to your interests
Share with us monthly feedback on our mentoring experience/ progress via a two-minute online form

Contact Us

Contact info

HKUST Entrepreneurship Center
Room 4586, 4/F (via lift nos. 29, 30)
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR

dbmentor@ust.hk

2358 7901

Office Hours

09:00 - 17:30
Mon - Fri