HKUST CombUSTor Acceleration Programme 2022

Feb 2022 - Jul 2022
Session Details
1 Jan 2019 00:00 - 7 Jul 2022 23:59
Program Details

Deadline :
7 Feb 2022 23:59

Enquiry Email :
ecombustor@ust.hk

Organised by :
HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

SCALE UP YOUR STARTUP IN SIX MONTHS!

As an integral component of the HKUST thriving startup ecosystem, CombUSTor supports fledging, early-stage startups to accelerate and grow within six months through intensive training, professional mentorship, and exclusive gateways to funding sources and network of experts. This immersive accelerator experience culminates in a Demo Day, an ultimate platform for CombUSTor graduates to showcase their transformation and pitch to venture capitalists and angel investors.

Download the program leaflet here!

Click here for details of the CombUSTor including program content and schedule, funding scope, admission criteria, expected milestones, etc. (Application Guideline, Terms and Conditions)!


Program Highlight

  • Extensive and advanced training to equip your entrepreneurial knowledge

  • Scale up your startup with go-to-market strategy

  • Priority consideration for Entrepreneurship Fund, GBA Youth Entrepreneurship Fund Program, Tech-Ship Program and other funding programs

  • Demo day for investor matching opportunity

  • Receiving acceleration fund up to HKD100,000 per team, the approved amount is subject to program participation criterion and final budget plan approved, limited team admission

 

Benefits & growth in six months

  • Market Intelligence & Industry Insights – on essential areas with deeper context focused on product strategy, customer success, growth hacks and much more to be shared by domain experts

  • Advanced Entrepreneurial Skills – which enable you to equip leadership skills, validate business model, gain traction on corporate finance and get prepared for fundraising

  • Mentoring – with a community of entrepreneurs and professional at MentorHUB@HKUST anytime, anywhere, according to your entrepreneurial interests, needs and stage

  • Exclusive Connections – to an extensive network of resources, facilities, and opportunities spanning from local to regional and global communities

 

Eligibility

  1. Individual and team applications are both accepted.

  2. Main applicant must be an HKUST member (student, alumnus, faculty members) and hold strong passion and preparedness for scaling up in six months

  3. Priority consideration will be given to start-up team with registered company.

  4. If the start-up is already a registered company, the company shall have been registered for no more than three years at the time of application and 51% of shares shall be owned by HKUST current students.

 

Click here for details of the CombUSTor including program content and schedule, funding scope, admission criteria, expected milestones, etc. (Application Guideline, Terms and Conditions)!

 

How to apply?

 

Enquiry

ecombustor@ust.hk

Entrepreneurship Center (Room 4586)

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