Last month, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt visited Hong Kong and announced that Google will be partnering with The Chinese University of Hong Kong on a program to help students and young entrepreneurs in Hong Kong to innovate and connect with the global community. Now the program, Empowering Young Entrepreneurs (EYE), is officially open for applications. University students and young entrepreneurs can apply from December 10th, 2013 to January 20th, 2014.
More and more people are coming to understand the significant value of good user experience whether they are making a product or just being a user. User experience is not only about designing, but also about a strategy behind a product, a service or even a startup. We are excited to introduce you to an exciting UX event -the User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) from 6-8 March 2014 at the InnoCentre.
User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) is a learning event dedicated to bringing all product and service design disciplines together, from research, marketing, design, technology and the business to name just a few, who are interested and passionate about designing great experiences for people and business for a better world for all.
On the StartmeupHK Venture Forum of this week, enterprise tech accelerator Venturetec launched with the aim of bringing together the corporate and startup worlds. Venturetec is a 6-month accelerator program run in both Hong Kong and Sydney. It is also the first accelerator exclusively for enterprise technology startups in the Asia Pacific region.
The accelerator will accept its first batch of startups in early 2014 and will focus on building globally competitive enterprise technology companies. Venturetec is looking to capitalise on the lucrative corporate IT market, which Gartner forecasts will grow to almost $US3.9 trillion by 2014.