Keeping Wildlife in the Wild

The U.S. Consulate Challenge

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


 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 (it is not required to submit a video demo to be eligible for the challenge, however, it will be a bonus in case of a tie or other teams submitted similar solutions. If you wish to submit a video along with your pitch deck presentation, please keep it limited to 2 minutes' length.)
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