HKBU Foundation members sponsor Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Donations were received from HKBU Foundation members in support of the HKBU Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2019, a flagship event organised by the Knowledge Transfer Office. Officiated at the opening ceremony held on 24 May 2019 were Dr. David Chung, JP, Under Secretary of Innovation and Technology Bureau; Mr. Stephen Liang, Assistant Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council; and Dr. Clement Chen, SBS, JP, Chairman of HKBU Council and the Court.
A number of members of the HKBU Foundation were invited to the ceremony. They included Mr. Brandon Liu, JP; Mr. Sunny Wong; Mr. Dickson Shang; Mr. Wong Nga Chung; Ms. Marianna Tsang; Ms. Justina Chiu; Mr. Kenneth Leung and Mr. Isaac Liu. Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation, also attended the ceremony.
This year’s HKBU Entrepreneurship Bootcamp was held from 24 to 27 May 2019. During this four-day holistic entrepreneurship training programme, about 100 university students from around the world pitched ideas, attended sessions that weaved together lectures and interactive game-based exercises conducted by UC Berkeley entrepreneurship consultants, and received one-on-one mentoring from industry experts.
HKBU is one of the ten partners of UC Berkeley and its only global partner in Hong Kong.