What is Social Enterprise? A social enterprise (SE) is a business which achieves a social goal or tackles social issues through a self-sustaining business model. In general, the profit generated by a social enterprise will be re-invested in the business in order to create greater values for the society. There is a wide variety of … Continued

Hong Kong Youth’s Opinions towards ‘Sustainable Development’ Key Results of the Survey Report

Hong Kong Youth’s Opinions towards ‘Sustainable Development’ Key Results of the Survey Report – by The Hong Kong Chapter of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Hong Kong) – The survey was commissioned by SDSN Hong Kong, Supported by HKSEC, and Conducted by CUHK Centre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey (CCPOS).  Background The Hong Kong … Continued

HKSEC Promotion Booth & Briefing Sessions

Date: 19-20 September 2018 Time: 09:00 – 17:30 Venue: CUHK Station Piazza (map) Key Highlights: – Free Entrepreneurial Information – Tips about joining HKSEC – On-site Enquiry about joining HKSEC and other startup programme in CUHK Special Gift:  – Get free snacks and gift from our Booth Want to get some tips for joining HKSEC? … Continued

Submission Rules

Submission Requirements for All Contestant Teams of First Round Submission Requirements for All Contestant Teams of First Round Confidentiality and Intellectual Property The authors of the social venture plan will retain all proprietary rights to the plan regarding its use at all times prior to and following the competitionAll contestants will be responsible for taking … Continued

Social Venture Planning

Social Issues and Social Entrepreneurship HKSEC believes it is important to “UNDERSTAND before Making CHANGE”. Contestant who aims at becoming a social entrepreneur needs to be a down-to-earth person through living and interacting with people and problems, thus getting inspired with solutions. Therefore, it is important to understand more about social issues before constructing your … Continued

Design Thinking

Design thinking is a process of thinking and ideating on a solution that address a problem or better meet a customer/user need. It is important to immerse into the lives of the users to understand their pain point and unmet needs. Initial ideas inspired by such finding will then be tested quickly as prototype for … Continued


About HKSEC   Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) – Since 2007– Social venture startup competition– Organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, sponsored by Home Affairs Bureau– First inter-collegiate competition of its kind in Hong Kong The Framework  0 Years 0 Participants 0 Institutions 0 Social Venture Plans … Continued

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