As HKUST enters its 25th year, one of our key goals is to develop an entrepreneurial culture in the university community, both on and off campus. To this end, we are excited to engage our students, alumni and staff in a series of Alumni Entrepreneur events throughout the celebratory period.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

STAY TUNED FOR MORE EVENTS COMING UP IN THIS SERIES!

 

PAST EVENTS

CAMPUS Y-TALK@HKUST 2016 - SOCIAL INNOVATION (Co-organized with Y-Talk, China Entrepreneur Network & Nanyang Entrepreneur Foundation)
On 8 November, we partnered with Y-Talk, the China Entrepreneur Network and the Nanyang Entrepreneur Foundation to co-organize a panel discussion on the topic of social innovation. Five speakers from various social initiatives, including three alumni—Cheney Cheng of Teach4HK, Fion Leung of Time Auction, and Bird Tang of VolTra—shared their thoughts on social innovation and their advice on starting and running a social enterprise.
 
Speakers
Cheney Cheung, Co-Founder of Teach4HK BBA (GBUS, ECON), HKUST

Fion Leung, Co-Founder of Time Auction BBA (MGTO), HKUST
Bird Tang, Co-Founder of Voltra BSc (BIOL), HKUST
Will Man, Co-Founder of Chears BEng (Hons) ELEC, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Zachary Lo, Co-Founder of USThing BBA (ISOM), HKUST

Speakers biographies available here.

Moderator
Avi Bharwaney, Year 2 GBUS Student
 
Event video:
 
 
 
CROWDFUNDING 101 - HKUST ALUMNI ENTREPRENEUR PANEL   
On Wednesday, 2 March 2016, our Moderator Professor Po Chi Wu led an engaging conversation with experienced crowdfunders Jeremy Chau of Jide Technology; Jeff Chen of Lumen Labs; and Dr. Derrick Pang and Rochelle Leung of Lifewire. The speakers shared their experience and advice with students and alumni interested in embarking on their own crowdfunding journey.
 

Moderator

Professor Po Chi Wu - Adjunct Professor, HKUST

Panelists

Jeremy Chau, BEng(ELEC) – Co-Founder, Jide Technology 

Jeff Chen, BEng&BBA(MEGBM) – Co-Founder, Lumen Labs

Dr. Derrick Pang, PhD(CIVL) – Founder, Lifewire     

Rochelle Leung – Communication and Business Manager, Lifewire

Event Video: 

Photos available here: http://alum.ust.hk/happenings#gallery-792 

 

SEIZE YOUR FUTURE - HKUST ALUMNI ENTREPRENEUR PANEL

Our inaugural Entrepreneur Panel event was held on Thursday, 8 October 2015 at LT-E. Students and alumni enjoyed meeting and hearing about the entrepreneurial journey of three seasoned alumni entrepreneurs: Alvin Lam of PacificLink iMedia Group, Ken Law of MotherApp, and Terry Tsang of Madhead.

Moderator

Professor Po Chi Wu - Adjunct Professor, HKUST

Panelists

Alvin Lam, BBA(FINA) - Group Business Director, Asia Pacific, PacificLink Group

Ken Law, BEng(COMP) - CEO, MotherApp

Terry Tsang, BEng(CIVL), MPhil(CIVL) - Founder, Madhead

Photos available here: http://alum.ust.hk/happenings#gallery-680

SERVICES & BENEFITS

All UST alumni graduated from degree programs can enjoy various alumni services, check out more here!
 

ALUMNI NEWS

A biannual magazine that brings to you interesting and inspirational stories, read and download it now!
 

LATEST HAPPENINGS

Check out our latest alumni events here.