A Entrepreneur Adventure Programme
Greater Bay Area - Hong Kong

COME AND DISRUPT US!

until Application Deadline

ABOUT NWD

New World Development Company Limited

Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited ("the Group", Hong Kong stock code: 0017) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. A premium brand infused with a unique personality defined by The Artisanal Movement, New World Group's core business areas include property development, property investment, infrastructure and services, department stores and hotels. As at 30 June 2017, the total asset value of the Group amounted to HK$437.1 billion. The Group has an effective interest of approximately 61% in NWS Holdings Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 0659), approximately 72% in New World Department Store China Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 0825) and wholly owned in New World China Land Limited.

INTRODUCTION

A talent acquisition initiative launched by New World Group to attract entrepreneurs from all over the world. Outstanding entrepreneurs identified through the programme will become pioneers leading new projects within New World Group.


The programme takes the form of a competition with combined elements of hackathon as well as other creative components, providing applicants with a great opportunity to present innovative ideas and demonstrate their creativity. The competition will take place in Greater Bay Area.

Who Should Apply

We welcome individuals or teams (maximum: 6 persons) aged 18 or above, with innovative business ideas in topics that will cultivate Artisanal Living and add value to New World Group’s future business landscape through strengths in these areas:

  • Forward Strategic Planning Ability
  • Driving Results
  • Leadership and Talent Grooming
  • Emotional Quotient/ Adversity Quotient
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Self-awareness



Venue

1st Adventure Weekend @The Wave

( 27 - 28 January 2018 )

The Wave, 4 Hing Yip St, Kwun Tong

2nd Adventure Weekend @Innospot

( 3 - 4 Feburary 2018 )

Unit B, 6/F, Dragon Industrial Building, 93 King Lam Street, Lai Chi Kok

Judging

Judging Criteria*

Market Positioning & Competitiveness

Innovativeness

Return on Investment

Business Sustainability

*Including other criteria as considered appropriate by New World Group from time to time

Panel of Judges

An assessment panel, composed of Senior Management from New World Group and/or startup experts who represent their communities, will assess all applicants' performance and select the winning teams.

Prizes

Cash Prizes for Each Winning Team

HKD$30,000

Champion

HKD$20,000

1st-runner-up

HKD$10,000

2nd-runner-up

As well as attractive cash prizes for the top 3 winning teams, real job opportunities will also be given to selected outstanding individual applicants*.

Rewards for Selected Outstanding Individual Applicants

Entrepreneur position
An Entrepreneur position in New World Group
lead a project
A golden opportunity to lead a new project

*The position that may be offered to the wining applicant(s) will be determined by New World Group in its absolute discretion

Application

Entrepreneur is invited to submit application online and select the category(s) in which his/her innovative business idea(s) falls.

Theme

New World Cultural Tech

Adventure Weekends

Entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas at one of two adventure weekends , according to the category selected.

  • Saturday (whole day): Elevator pitches, voting for best topics, team formation, coaching time
  • Sunday (half day): Final pitch, judging, awards presentation, networking
31 Dec 17
Enrolment Deadline
27-28 Jan 18
1st Adventure Weekend
Education, Film & Television, Gaming
Multi-Media, Software, Technology, Wellness
OR
3-4 Feb 18
2nd Adventure Weekend
Advertising, Animation, Architecture,
Art & Antiques, Design, Fashion, Publishing

Application Deadline: 31 December 2017

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FAQs

Application
What is the aim of this programme?
Who can participate?
Can I participate in both weekends?
Do I need to participate in both days if I joined either of the weekends?
Should I form a team before I registered?
Programme & Rundown
What will be the format of elevator pitch?
What is the voting session?
How does the team formation process work?
What are the participants expected to prepare for the presentation session?
Judging & Selection
What are the judging criteria for the presentation session?
  • Market Positioning & Competitiveness
  • Innovativeness
  • Return on Investment
  • Business Sustainability
  • Such other criteria as considered appropriate by New World Group
What are the selection criteria for Entrepreneur?
  • Forward Strategic Planning Ability
  • Driving Results
  • Leadership and Talent Grooming
  • Emotional Quotient/ Adversity Quotient
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Self-awareness
  • Such other criteria as considered appropriate by New World Group

Will only the winner of each event day be considered as a candidate for a position as ideal Entrepreneur?
Job offer & Others
If I am hired, what role will I have in New World Group?
  1. Taking your ideas presented during the recruitment event day and be directly assigned to the related departments/ Business Units, or
  2. Assigned to an entrepreneur pool, developing ideas for contribution to New World Group

When will be my expected on-board day if I am chosen?
When will I be notified if I have been successful in being accepted for the recruitment event?
Will food and beverages be provided?
What necessary items I need to bring for the event days?
Will any support be provided at the event?

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