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E-Centre eNews Vol.31 (May 1, 2013)

In this issue:

• Calling for recruitment: Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme 2013/14
• Connect-Space: Hints and Benefits of World Summit Award 2013 with Past Winner Experience Sharing (8 May)
• Connect-Space: Promoting Your Business via Facebook (23 May)
• HK ICT Mission to USA (10-22 June 2013)
• Banff Venture Forum 2013
• Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

Entrepreneurship Centre

For details, please visit our website.

Calling for recruitment: Shenzhen-Hong Kong ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme 2013/14

ICT Young Entrepreneur Programme
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Connect-Space : Hints and Benefits of World Summit Award 2013 on 8 May

World summit award 2013 is multi-national initiative competition offered by the United Nations. Mr. Jason Chiu, CEO of Cherrypicks, the WSA-Mobile 2013 champion will share his experience at the WSA with you, along with Mr. Alex Hung, HK and China region expert who will go through the hits and benefit of WSA while reviewing the winning entries last year.





Event Detail:

Date: 8 / 5 / 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Venue: Connect-Space, Unit 518
L5 Cyberport 3 (Core F)
100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
Fee: Free-of-charge (with light lunch)
Language: English
To register: Please fill in online registration 
form by 3 May 2013!

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Connect-Space : Promoting Your Business via Facebook on 23 May

HK ICT Mission to USA (10-22 June 2013)

Dear Incubatee & Alumni,

Cyberport and HKTDC co-organizes a Hong Kong ICT Delegation to Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, USA during 10 - 22 June 2013, a valuable opportunity to explore business opportunities and promote the products in global market. As the valuable incubatee, you and your colleagues are cordially invited to join us.  The delegation features a series of networking and technical exchange activities including E3 2013 Exhibition, ICT seminars, business matching, angel pitching sessions, corporate visits and networking activities in which you could extend your network to varied ICT companies, associations, industrial players and officials in US.

For accommodating different requirements, various packages are provided as below:

LA + SFO (11 days)
Amount (HKD)

(per head)

**LA Only (5 days)
Amount (HKD)

(per head)

**SFO Only (6 days)
Amount (HKD)

(per head)





**Round trip Economy Class between LA/SFO and HK, hotel accommodation and local coach inclusive. Subject to confirmation by the assigned travel agency.

Please refer to the tentative itinerary for reference. An application form with travel package and expenses is enclosed. Business matching services will be arranged for interested delegates. A separate form is required.

Should visa application is required, please provide your name (shown in passport, job title, company name and address in HK) for obtaining a visa supporting letter for arrangement.

For registration, please complete and return the application form by fax (2270 5784) or email (hailey.hc.lau@hktdc.org) (Attn: Ms. Hailey Lau, HKTDC) on or before Application Deadline 10 May 2013 (Friday).

For further queries, please feel free to contact Chris Chan by email: chrischan@cyberport.hk.

Looking forward to your participation to develop overseas market together!

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - HK Promotional Stand 11 - 13 / 6 / 2013
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)
HK Promotional Stand
11 - 13 / 6 / 2013
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As new platforms for gaming emerge, opportunities to capitalise on demand have begun to arise. According to Transparency Market Research, global gaming market was worth USD 70.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 117.9 billion in 2015. To grasp the business opportunities, HKTDC will facilitate Hong Kong electronic entertainment Industry to participate the biggest gaming trade show in the world, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

  • More than 200 exhibitors,including Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft as well as so-called "alternative gaming"(such as mobile and social network apps) developers, unveil the latest interactive entertainment hardware and software
  • Over 45,000 visitors from all over the world

By participating in the exhibition, you can:

  • Enhance popularity of your products and brands
  • Rely on our Business Matching Officers to collect onsite trade enquiries

Exhibition Information:

Date : 11 - 13 / 6 / 2013
Venue : Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, US
Website : www.e3expo.com

Participation Fee
(Limited Quota, first-come-first-served!)

Item Price
  • PCs to show company's website/product
    (share with other participants)
  • Listing in event booklet of HKTDC
  • Feature in the trailer
  • Admission badge
HKD 3,600

You can join our Digital Entertainment/ ICT mission to Los Angeles (10-14 June) to promote your services/products onsite. Please click here for details.

Apply Now

Organiser : Co-organiser :
HKTDC Cyberport

Banff Venture Forum 2013





BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies




Companies and relationships get built through face-time with the right people. Be there.


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Join the conversation #BVF2013!



Join us for the 15th annual BVF



This September, all of the right people in the technology community will come together in Banff to connect, engage and build! Banff Venture Forum's 2013 theme is BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies. Build and grow your network at the Banff Venture Forum. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with over 350 delegates from all across North America. 


Program Snapshot

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

- Entrepreneur Bootcamp

- VC & Angel Professional Development

   Day - NEW!!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

- Company Presentations

- First Look Stream - NEW!!

- Information Technology Stream

- Cleantech Stream

- Meet the Investors Panel

- Keynote Lunch

- Stream Specific Panel Sessions

Friday, September 27, 2013

- Panel Sessions

- Company Presentations

- Keynote Dinner

- Awards

Mark your calendars! BVF 2013 will be the hottest ticket in town!




BVF 2012 Alumni Investors - Partial List



BVF 2012 was a sold out event that hosted a stellar roster of investors. BVF 2013 will be bigger and better - get your tickets early and get ready to network with the who's who of the Tech Entrepreneur,  VC & Corporate Investment communities!





Title Sponsor Spotlight




For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Erynn Shannon, Associate Executive Director at erynn@criticalpathgroup.com






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Visit www.banffventureforum.com for more information, updates and announcements.


Microsoft Bizpark Programme: registration for new incubatees

MicrosoftR BizSparkR is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, and providing marketing visibility. Microsoft Hong Kong joins hands with Hong Kong Cyberport to provide BizSpark program to incubatees.  The programme also includes access to Windows Azure, a flexible, comprehensive, and powerful cloud platform for the creation of web applications and services.

Join the BizSpark Program to get such benefits as:



MSDN Subscription for Microsoft Software & Tools (including Windows Azure)

Microsoft BizSpark membership includes a Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN Subscription which offers a wide range of products for development, testing, and production. Products include:

Visual Studio is the ultimate all-in-one solution for Windows, Windows Phone, the web, and beyond.

Expression tools will help creating content for the Web and developing apps for the desktop or phone.

Microsoft SQL Server provides the data platform developers need to quickly create compelling, data-driven applications.

Learn more about BizSpark programme
Learn More about Azure

To register BizSpark programme membership (for Cyberport incubatees and alumni only), you could send email to ecentre@cyberport.hk with your company name and we will help proceeding your application.


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