FACTS

1997

Year of establishment of YDC


1998

Launched the Entrepreneurial Workshop


1999

Industry Forums (education, IT)
YDC Happy Hours


2000

Launched The YDC E-Challenge

First E-Challenge held in collaboration with the Stanford University.


2001

E-Challenge winning team participated in Start-up@Asia, an international techno-venture business plan competition, in Singapore.


2002

Launched The School-Company Partnership

E-Challenge winning team participated in the "Stanford Global Entrepreneurs Challenge 2002", a jointly organized event with the National University of Singapore.


2004

E-Challenge winning team secured venture funding from the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park to set up Sengital Ltd. In the same year, the team also won 1st runner-up prize at the Start-Up@Singapore competition under the General Category.


2006

SCP received 3 years funding support from The HK Jockey Club Charities Trust


2007

Funding received from The Hong Kong Jockey Club for School-Company-Parent Program


2010

Launched School-Company-Parent Program
Obtained support by Family Council


2011

Funding received from Innovation and Technology Commission for YDC E-Challenge


2012

Funding received from The Hong Kong Jockey Club for School-Company-Parent Program (SCP)
Funding received from Innovation and Technology Commission & Hongkong Bank Foundation for YDC E-Challenge
SCP received 3 years funding support from The HK Jockey Club Charities Trust


2013

Funding received from The Hong Kong Jockey Club for School-Company-Parent Program (SCP)
Funding received from Innovation and Technology Commission for YDC E-Challenge


Entrepreneurial Workshop

More than 100 entrepreneurial workshops have been held at 9 Universities and colleges in HK.


Statistics

Over 33,330 students, teachers, and industry professionals have participated in YDC organized events to-date!


20,000 students in School-Company-Parent Program
8,300 students in YDC E-Challenge Program
2,831 students in Entrepreneurial Workshops
2,200 industry professionals and academics

open_quoteThe program supplements and fills the gaps in our regular course curriculum. Students not only learn about entrepreneurship from the program's workshops, but also get to know how the commercial world operates and realize what a real work place is like. Through exchanges with the CA, students boost approach their career with a positive attitude.close_quote

Principal Lee Ying Yee

Caritas Chong Yuet Ming Sec. School.