A group of three undergraduate students,
Rainix HE JIA JUN, BBA Information Management (ISSN Stream)
Raymond WONG CHI WAI, BBA Information Management (ISSN Stream)
Priscilla LEUNG KWAN TING, BBA Business Analysis
Won in the Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2019.
INTEPAY was selected as one of the 13 Cyberport University
Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2019 winning teams to receive the HK
$100,000 Cyberport Creative Micro Fund. A total of 18 teams,
comprising 58 local university students, designed the fintech scheme
and competed in the final demo pitch at Cyberport on October 10.
Participating students from six local universities have received a
series of fintech training in Hong Kong since July. In August, they
went to the booth school of business of the University of Chicago to
participate in a one-week entrepreneurship camp. After returning to
Hong Kong, they improved the scheme and presented it to the judges.
INTEPAY, an award-winning start-up that works on comparison of
payment tools. In this competition, the team proposed a new concept of
credit card sharing that allows people with low credit ratings to
enjoy credit card benefits..
The INTEPAY team said: "This event allowed us to visit a
prestigious us university and further exchange our knowledge of
entrepreneurship and fintech. In the process, we met a lot of other
financial professionals, also absorbed a lot of advice, optimize our
business model. CUPP is a wonderful experience of a lifetime!"
The winning team will receive a start-up grant of HK $100,000 from
the Cyberport Creative Micro Fund. They will also be eligible for an
interview under the Cyberport incubation scheme. Once selected, they
will receive up to HK $500,000 of start-up capital, free office, etc.
They will also be eligible to apply for various Cyberport support schemes.