Keeping Wildlife in the Wild

The U.S. Consulate Challenge

This challenge is available for students/recent graduates from Hong Kong & Macau only.

SELECTION PROCESS


 Application Phase  

Application Phase

Ends on 27 September
 
 
To take part in this challenge, just sign up on the platform and click on the participate button!

Form a team of 2 to 4 members and submit up to a 10-slide pitch deck that includes the following:
 
  • Problem Statement & Value Proposition 
  • Differentiation
  • Feasibility
  • Core Technology/Architecture (if applicable)
  • Team Profile
  • Optional: Video demo
 
Submission Deadline: Friday, 27 September, 11:59 PM HKT
 
Announcement of Shortlisted Teams: Friday, 11 October (announcement date may be subject to change depending on the number of applications received) 
 

 

Mentoring Workshop

 

Mentoring Workshop

1 November
 
 
Receive mentorship from industry experts via the online platform to fine-tune idea and participate in an in-person workshop. 
 
Workshop Date: Friday, 1 November, 6 PM
 
Workshop Location: Hosted by the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau

 

Final Round
 

Final Round

9 November
 
The finalists will pitch their solutions and showcase their prototype, if applicable, to a panel of expert judges.
 
Final Round Date: Saturday, 9 November at The Hub, Wan Chai
 
Deliverable: Up to 20-slide pitch deck presentation (optional: video/mockup)
 
Submission Deadline: Thursday, 7 November 11:59 pm HKT
 
Presentation Rules: 10-min pitch presentation and prototype demo, if applicable, followed by 3 mins Q&A session with the judging panel