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Entrepreneur Bootcamp Creating Next Generation Leaders

First Ever | Educational | International | Hackathon

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Our Mission

ENTREPRENEUR BOOTCAMP CREATING NEXT GENERATION LEADERS

We do not manufacture entrepreneurs and startup ideas. There isn't a manual, a set time and space for innovation that happens overnight.

Rather, we equip students with the right mindset for GREATER INNOVATION that is sustainable.

Innovation

95

Funs

75

Education

85

Friendships

100

Exclusive Bootcamp Features

Decacorn recruits top calibre students from all around the world. The program provides start-up exposure to participants through corporate visits and intellectually challenging events held throughout Decacorn.

Design Thinking

An iterative process designers use when planning to target consumer needs specifically.

Real Industry Exposure

Co-relate your thoughts on real-time problems faced by an industrial enterprise.

Project Construction

Plan and structure project ideas in an organized and efficient method.

Market Fit

Determine if the end product satisfy the consumer needs in the market.

Business Modeling

Evaluates on the profitablity of a company's plan through strategy E.g: Pricing and cost management.

Business Management

Manage different business sectors or components for an ideal business efficiency

Finance & Fundraising

The knowledge required to manage the financial core of any business.

Pitching

Promote your ideas to gain exposures and investments from potential investors

A Variety of Themes

Lifestyle

With needs-based solution, this category aims to improve the living standard of society.

Education

The goal of this category is to develop possibilities in effective education.

Environment

Participants are required to conserve the environment using innovative ideas.

Healthcare

Improving public health with new solutions providing to existing healthcare problems.

Finance

To further improve the current financial system with innovative and creative ideas.

Timeline

Highlights of DECACORN 2018

Participants of 2018's Decacorn has showcased high-quality project ideas and demonstrated outstanding pitching ability from the skills they learnt throughout Decacorn programme.

  • PITCHING
Time for Showcase

Here's our highlight on 2018's Decacorn

  • WORKSHOPS
HACKATHON Session @ HKU

The atmosphere was highly inspiring to participants yet competitive. Participants explored out of their comfort zone and shown remarkable performance.

  • DINNER
Hightable Dinner @ St. John's College

Pitch your final idea during celebration night's High Table, an OxBridge university tradition dinner event held in St. John's College.

Why You Should Join Decacorn 2019

Unleash your Potential
Decacorn equips students with essential skills such as Design Thinking and more to get an advantage whilst discovering their potential early in the start-up industry.
Make Talented Friends
Judges from previous Decacorns had a tough time choosing the best pitches because all of them were competitively excellent, and it gets better every year.
Enjoy Life at HKU
Throughout Decacorn, partcipants will be residing in the "Cambridge college of Asia" and the first established residential hall in HKU.
Meet Expert Mentors
Our panel of judges consists of leaders in the start-up industry and skills are taught by mentors who have several years of experience and knowledge of their subject.