THE CAPTAIN'S TABLE: Shipping's Dragon Den
Shipping now has its own version of the Dragon’s Den, the hit BBC show where tycoons invest in entrepreniual inventors. The Captain’s Table is an initiative launched by YPSN (HK) Ltd to connect innovators and startup entrepreneurs with the maritime and logistics industry.
$25,000 prize money is on offer, with submissions being sought between now and the end of July for innovative shipping business ideas. Eventually five finalists will be picked from the submissions in October. They will be flown to Hong Kong for a preparatory workshop in the lead up to the final where they will receive mentoring support with access to legal, commercial and technical advice from experts. They will also be introduced to industry leaders and access to further investment through YSPN (HK)’s extensive network.
Five categories for entry: Environment and Sustainability; Deep Tech; SaaS and PaaS; Fintech & Insurtech; Education
Application form: here
Submission deadline: 31 July 2019
For details, visit the official website at http://www.ypsnhk.com/captain.html