ABOUT Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2018 – CAPTURE
Organised by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum was launched in 2014. Since then an extensive network of over 4,500 participants from over 23 countries and regions have been built to embrace innovation and youth entrepreneurship.
Global Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 is organised by HKFYG, co-organisers include Shenzhen Youth Federation (SZYF) and Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub (hereafter referred to as E Hub) to present the 5th edition of this exciting event this year. About 800 participants will gather on 11 Dec 2018 in at Ehub. Panel discussions, breakout sessions, exhibitions and competitions will enrich participants with the best tips in business, the curated information of start-up stories and breaking news about technology and innovation. A wide range of hot topics including AI, FinTech, smart city and the development of Greater Bay Area will be covered for participants to share, learn and network together.
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) is the city’s largest youth service organisation. Since its establishment in 1960, the HKFYG has been providing opportunities and facilities for the social, educational, cultural, emotional and physical development of young people. Income is obtained primarily from government subvention, as well as grants from the Community Chest of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, other trust funds, programme fees, and both private and corporate donations.
The HKFYG, through its youth membership network, provides quality services that address the issues and concerns of young people and promotes healthy all-round development. Over 70 service units organise more than 25,000 activities annually, with attendance to the various programmes now standing at nearly six million a year. 460,000 registered members are engaged through the online platform, easymember.hk and the HKFYG app.
Shenzhen Youth Federation (SZYF), one of Shenzhen people’s organizations, is a federative body of Shenzhen youth organizations. The SZYF is a patriotic united front for young people from all ethnic groups.
Besides its commitment to unite and guide young people to devote themselves to the development of Shenzhen, which is to become an international city worldwide, the SZYF aims to represent and protect the legitimate rights and interests of young people and promote youth participation and development. It runs programmes and activities in the following fields: international exchange and cooperation and exchange programmes with young people all over the world.
Situated in Qianhai, the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub (hereafter referred to as E Hub) is invested by the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, which has forced a strategic partnership with The Shenzhen Youth Federation and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, to steer the operations of E Hub. It will commence working business by the end of 2014 setting a new milestone for closer Guangdong-Hong Kong cooperation. E Hub is committed to providing an innovative entrepreneurial base for young people aged 18 – 45 from Shenzhen, Hong Kong and around the world. It will foster about 200 young entrepreneurs or start-up companies with high potential focusing on modern logistics, information services, technology, cultural and creative industries and related professional services. E Hub will also explore a new model of industrial incubators to support innovative entrepreneurship.
Please visit Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub website: http://ehub.hkfyg.org.hk for further information.