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The first batch of local start-ups to receive investment funding under the HK Tech 300 Angel Fund from CityU has been announced on 26 April 2022. Altogether 49 start-ups specialising in bio and health technology, deep tech, information technology (IT) and artificial intelligence (AI), fintech and other areas have been selected to receive up to HK$1 million each.

With funding worth over HK$46 million, CityU aims to enhance the business development of these start-ups and boost innovation technology in Hong Kong and beyond by encouraging practical applications of the University’s research and technology output.

Under the theme “Venture Beyond Boundaries”, HK Tech 300 is a large-scale flagship innovation and entrepreneurship programme launched by CityU for aspiring entrepreneurs among CityU students, alumni, research staff and others to establish start-ups and ignite the entrepreneurship journey. With an allocation of HK$500 million, the programme offers comprehensive support for entrepreneurship training, a seed fund of HK$100,000, an angel fund of up to HK$1 million per company, co-working space, and networking opportunities in the industrial and commercial communities. HK Tech 300 aims to create 300 start-ups in three years, providing educational and growth opportunities for young entrepreneurs and translating CityU’s research results and intellectual property into practical applications.

Please click HERE for more details about the programme.

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