A Entrepreneur Adventure Programme
Hong Kong

Innovate. Influence. Impact.

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

With the unique brand personality “The Artisanal Movement”, New World Group always strives to acquire innovative talents to bring in disruptive business ideas into our Group.

This year, we are excited to announce the kick-off of Entrepreneur Adventure Programme 2019, where selected outstanding entrepreneurs will become pioneers leading new projects within New World Group!

A. Entrepreneur Adventure Programme is a unique talent acquisition programme in search of entrepreneurs, which will take place in March 2019 – through combined elements of Hackathon as well as other creative components, participants will take part in a disruptive weekend where they will be asked to prepare and pitch their unique business ideas to our panel comprised of senior management and start-up experts to showcase their entrepreneurial insights and innovativeness.

Winning teams will receive a range of cash prizes while selected outstanding participant(s) will receive a golden opportunity to join New World Group and create/lead our future new projects! Find out more below and join our programme now!

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

Adventure Weekend @ Tencent WeStart

( 30 - 31 March 2019 )

6/F, KOHO, 75 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

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
potential business partner
A potential business partner
door to a new path
A door to a new path

*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 Ecosystem

Adventure Weekend

Base on the selected category during the application process, Entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas during the Adventure Weekend.

  • Saturday: Elevator pitches, voting for best topics, team formation, coaching time
  • Sunday: Final pitch, judging, awards presentation, networking
17 Mar 2019
Enrolment Deadline
30-31 Mar 2019
Adventure Weekend

Application Deadline: 17 March 2019

Follow our Facebook Page "New World Talent" or Instagram Page "newworld_talent" to keep abreast of latest status.

FAQs

Application
What is the aim of this programme?
Do I need to participate in both days of the Adventure Weekend?
Should I form a team before I register?
What happens after I fill in the enrolment application form?
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 the event day be considered as a candidate for a position as ideal Entrepreneur?
Job offer & Others
If I am being selected, what opportunities will I have with New World Group?
  1. Recruited into one of the Group’s business as an internal entrepreneur and be assigned to the relevant departments / Business Units based on your ideas presented during the A. Entrepreneur Adventure Weekend; or
  2. Having the opportunity to lead new projects at New World Group; or
  3. Engaged as a potential business partner collaborating with New World Group on exciting projects; or
  4. Provided with various channels to further engage with New World Group’s businesses
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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