I.CARE Programme Social Enterprise Mentoring Scheme

The Social Enterprise Mentoring Scheme aims at providing training and mentoring for students or recent graduates who wish to start a social enterprise, are looking to further develop an ongoing enterprise, or simply have an idea for a socially beneficial business and need some help to get it off the ground. No matter you already have a fully fledged social enterprise running or only a vague idea for a project, we are happy to offer the support and guidance to help you with the next steps!

What we offer:

One-on-One Mentoring

Our mentoring service gives young social entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from experienced leaders to grow your projects. You can seek one-on-one guidance and advice, get connected with networks and resources, gain understanding of a business, and have someone to give you an unbiased and external perspective to your business strategies. Current mentors include highly experienced banking, financial and investment professionals. If you would like to get enrolled with our mentorship service, please contact us with a short statement telling us what interests you as a social entrepreneur. We will then help you to get connected with the right professionals working in related fields.

HKSEC Team Coaching

For participants of the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge, we provide a special coaching service to help your team get better prepared for the competition. We will line you up with previous participants of the Challenge and startup mentors to help sharpen your submission. You will receive comments and suggestions on how to improve your pitch and be investor ready. To receive our coaching service, your team must be headed by a student or a recent graduate of CUHK.

Eligibility

  • Current students or recent graduates of CUHK 
  • Individual student or students group are both acceptable 
  • Interest to start a social enterprise in the future or Running a social enterprise>

Application procedure

Interested parties please complete the application form and send the completed form to Mr. Ziv Kwong at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before 11 December 2015.

Download area

Mentor list
Mentoring scheme introduction
Application form

Enquiry
Tel: 3943-7980
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Background on CUSE Fund

The Social Enterprise Mentoring Scheme is supported by CUSE Fund. The purpose of CUSE Fund is to support CUHK students aspiring to lead social change through engagement in social entrepreneurship. CUSE Fund connects interested students with entrepreneurial networks, resources, experiences, and opportunities. It provides training programmes, workshops, seminars and workshop, incubation service with on-site guidance and support for students to develop ideas, and seed funding for social enterprises and corporate social responsibility projects. CUSE Fund is managed by the I.CARE Programme at CUHK.

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