This programme aims to cultivate a risk-taking and value-creating mindset in young people through a series of events that enhance their skills and hands-on experience, helping them to develop entrepreneurship and conquer difficulties in various critical stages when they start their own business.
The Uth KLUB Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme is powered by Eureka Nova, a leading open innovation platform that empowers technology startups to co-create within the New World Group ecosystem of culture, creativity and innovation. This programme consists of 1 introduction talk on Zoom and 6 video classes conducted by leading startup founders in Hong Kong on different entrepreneurship topics, including Time Management, Getting Team Buy-In, Being Entrepreneurial and Keeping Costs Down, etc.
Eligibility: Participants must first become a K11 Uth KLUB Member Apply for K11 Uth KLUB Membership: https://uth-klub.k11.com/
Class 1 on 28 Nov (zoom class): Finding your career in innovation and entrepreneurship by Wing Lee, Partner of WNJ Ventures
Class 2 on 5 Dec 2020 (video class): Time Management by Francois Chabaudie, Founder of Neoma
Class 3 on 12 Dec 2020 (video class): Getting Team Buy-In by Kelvin Wong, Founder of Origami Labs
Class 4 on 19 Dec2020 (video class): Being entrepreneurial by Quinn Lai, Founder of EONIQ
Class 5 on 9 Jan 2021 (video class): Keeping Costs Down by Christian Yan, Founder of Nanoleaf
Class 6&7: TBC
Wing is an investor and a venture builder at WNJ Ventures with a focus on new consumer technology sectors across Edtech, Digital Gaming, HRtech, Fintech and Ecommerce. Before forming WNJ Ventures, he was a consultant and investment banker with over ten years of experience in corporate finance, direct investment and debt capital markets across London, Singapore and Hong Kong.He holds a MA in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, MBA from China Europe International Business School and Execution Management certification with the University of Oxford. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).
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K11 encourages the public to enjoy and engage in the product design and creation process, and to discover and recognise young designers around the world. ‘The D Project - Product Design Competition’ is a platform for every product to tell its unique story. Here we present the 10 finalists to you.
1. Brand: Get the Pong
Get the Pong aims to bring a touch of fun to everyday life. It designs high-quality products with a sense of humour that make every day memorable.
Designer: Leo Yiu
Leo has received 9 international and local awards with 3 patents registered throughout the years. He founded PONG in 2017, focusing on designing functional and beautiful smart products.
Product: Oh!T Cup, Magnetic Tea Infuser Adjusts to Your Taste
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2. Brand: BLIND by JW
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Designer: Jessica Lau & Walter Kong
Jessica and Walter worked in globally-renowned luxury fashion companies. Their design is inspired by blinds, inviting people into an artistic world of colour, delight and imagination.
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3. Brand: Wholly Wholly
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Westley is a lecturer and a columnist on design education. Felix is an all-rounded industrial designer. They integrate innovations and traditions into their designs to spark people’s imagination.
4. Brand: Concretology
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Designer: Jarvis Chin
Jarvis successfully got his first project funded on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter in 2018 and founded Concretology.
Product: The Storm and Foul Coaster
The design turns manhole covers into an exquisite and stylish coaster, replicating the patterns and shapes of these covers while preserving their cultural and historical value.
5. Brand: 5+2 Experimental Jewellery
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Designer: Zec Chan & Carlos Luo
Both are tea fans and lab geeks, Zec and Carlos founded SIMPLE LAB EXPERIENCE to share their cool ideas and useful creation.
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7. Brand: DACH
DACH focuses on improving outdoor and camping products, creating unique user experience through simple yet sophisticated high-quality design.
Designer: Royce Yu
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Designer: Eddie Li, Vincy Ng & Vincent Mak
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9. Brand: Native Hounds
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Designer: Juan Manuel
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Designer: Jason Wong, Johnny Chan & Lamb Tse
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Time: 3 sessions per day on weekdays and Sundays
(11:00am – 2:00pm; 2:30 – 5:30pm; 6:00 – 9:00pm)
Venue: chi K11 art space (B2/F, K11 Art Mall )
Fee: HK$230 / session
Age: 18 or above
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• Tools including 12 paint colours, easels, brushes, palettes & aprons
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^ For bookings and timeslot availability, please contact the chi K11 art space hotline at 2136 8388.
^ Maximum capacity: 8 adults
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Start your own art-jamming session at anywhere you like without restrictions.
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