Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2023

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2023

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a FinTech-focused entrepreneurship programme with boot camp, mentorship and competition that aiming at nurturing young FinTech talents for Hong Kong since 2015. CUPP is a programme on nomination-based.

The Programme offers:

  • A series of FinTech pre-camp nurturing sessions in Hong Kong
  • Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at University of Cambridge 
  • Mentorship and insight from FinTech industry elite
  • Pitch your FinTech business idea to investors
  • Win HK$100,000 grant by Cyberport Creative Micro Fund


  • Project must be rooted in digital tech and focus on FinTech related with components, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cybersecurity etc.
  • Applicants must be nominated by CUPP co-organising university partners (CityU, HKBU, HKMU, LingU, CUHK, EdUHK, PolyU, HKUST, HKU).
  • Applicants must be between 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) upon 15 March 2023.
  • Applicants must be undergraduate or postgraduate students from CUPP co-organising university partners, either currently enrolled university students or graduated within 3 years (i.e 15 March 2020 to 15 March 2023) from the co-organising universities.
  • Applicants must have a good command of English.
  • To be nominated by EdUHK, team leader must be from EdUHK.
  • Team members could be a mixture of students from different CUPP co-organising universities.
  • Each team could have up to 5 members. Suggested team structure:
         (a) 1 team leader (i.e. principal applicant) with Hong Kong ID Card holder and main contact person of the team.
         (b) Up to 2 core team members with technical/UIUX/FinTech knowledge, who will be joining Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
         (c) Up to 2 supporting team members, who will NOT be joining Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
         (d) Maximum 3 members per team can join the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.


CUPP is a programme on nomination-based.  Interested applicants should apply via EdUHK Knowledge Transfer Sub-office Entrepreneurship Development Unit (EDuce).  
EdUHK Internal Deadline for Nomination: 8 March 2023 (Wed), 23:59

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