Congratulations on the successful conclusion of HKDAS Hackathon 2023!
This is a 2-day event for Future Entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to leading venture capitalists and industry leaders and get their advice on Blockchain/ Metaverse/ Web3 technologies & ESG approaches in businesses and our society. It is a fast track to obtaining professional mentoring consultation, growing a business network and putting ideas into a real business. More than 140 teams from local and overseas universities were attracted to the event!
Date: 4-5 th Feburary 2023 (Saturday - Sunday)
Actualize your ideas
Win cash prize up to HK$100,000
Fast-track to seed funding or incubation programmes
Fast-track to internship program
Access exclusive CEO mentorship and talent program
The Hackathon is open for all aspiring future entrepreneurs. Application can be made by teams of no more than 5 members.
Teams are required to submit the application form online.
After submitting the form, please also send your pitch deck to firstname.lastname@example.org for our record. Demo video is also accepted as supplementary materials.
The pitch deck should be up to 15 slides in PDF format, including but not limited to:
Value Proposition and Product/ Service Description
Social Impact (if applicable)
Semi-pitch on Hackathon Day 1
5-min Q&A by judging panel
Final pitch on Hackathon Day 2
5-min Q&A by judging panel
A prerequisite to enter the Hackathon is to become HKDAS member. Please register now if you haven't done so.
20% Innovation and Creativity
Evidence of innovative advances in product, service, application, adoption, etc.
20% Business Viability
Ability to address user requirements in the target field
Improved competitiveness in terms of effectiveness and efficiency
20% Market Potential
Ability to generate revenue
20% Development Plan
10% Social Impact
Contribution to the collective wellbeing of the society
10% Presentation & Delivery
Ability to articulate the project ideas
Champion: Cash Prize HK$30,000
1st Runner-up: Cash Prize HK$20,000
2nd Runner-up: Cash Prize HK$10,000
The Most Innovative Award: Cash Prize HK$10,000
An award to spotlight the team delivering the most innovative solution that can create a solid Web3 use case.
The Best Business Idea Award: Cash Prize HK$10,000
An award to recognize the team with the greatest business vision in ESG.
The Best Progress Award (2 places): Cash Prize HK$10,000
An award for the team achieving greatest progress after the competition.
Call for Application
1 Dec 2022 to 21 Jan 2023 （extended!!)
Early to mid-Jan 2023
Announcement of Top 10
31 Jan 2023
Hackathon – Mentorship & Semi-final Pitch
4 Feb 2023
Hackathon – Final Pitch & Award Ceremony
5 Feb 2023