Cyberport Announces HK$200 Million Investment to Foster IT Legends

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Hong Kong’s very own creative digital community Cyberport announced this week its latest three-year strategic plan with further investment of HK$200 million to expand its current support for the ICT industry over the years 2014 to 2017. This is really great news for the whole Hong Kong startup community.

According to Cyberport, the past investment of HK$121 million into public mission in the first three-year plan has reaped great success. It has granted over 100 projects funding through the Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) and admits over 200 start-ups under the Cyberport Incubation Programme.Altogether, Cyberport’s beneficiaries were able to secure over HK$93 million in funding from local and overseas investors since the initiation of the current three-year plan.

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E2 is Hong Kong’s Tech x Social Cross-Over Event on 9 November

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Have you ever thought of being a tech entrepreneur or a social innovator?

Actually you can achieve both.

Entrepreneurship is never limited to specific fields for those with innovative ideas and passion to make great products. If you believe that you can change the world, you would make it happen no matter what it takes. Here is a new formula for you: By putting the elements of Tech and Social together into a business – you can be a Tech x Social Entrepreneur.

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AngelHack, the Biggest Hackathon on the Planet, Comes to Hong Kong 19-20 October

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In a few short weeks the largest Mobile App Hackathon, ever is coming to Hong Kong: AngelHack Fall 2013.

Over 30 cities and 6,000 developers will join in to build stronger developer ecosystem around the world.

What makes AppHACK the best hackathon series on the planet?

  • Developer bootcamps to teach Android and iOS development.
  • 100’s of developers and designers at the event for you to work with.
  • 50% discount for all developers/designers who solve our riddle below.
  • Incentives throughout the event to encourage teams helping one another.
  • $100’000’s in sponsor prizes.
  • Fun toys and games spread throughout the venue.
  • Great food and lots of it.
  • Coding through the night (with pillows).
  • Top teams entering the HACKcelerator pre-accelerator program.
  • Sponsor awards, breakout sessions, and post-event parties
  • Mandatory Demos. Banning of slide decks. And code reviews to ensure winning teams are within the rules.

Never been to a hackathon? Here’s what you can expect:

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