IdeaPOP! is a startup pitch competition for all secondary school students in Hong Kong. If you are eager to get creative, train your innovation and entrepreneurship spirits, and hoping to gain startup pre-incubation experience beyond classroom, IdeaPOP! is the journey for you!
All entering teams will have the chance to undergo a series of mentorship and training workshops that guide them to build a business proposal and present a pitch deck professionally, before pitching in front of industry experts.
|Creativity and Innovation||30%|
|Clearly Present Your Idea||20%|
(Semi Pitch, Revival Pitch & Final Pitch)
|Creativity and Innovation||25%|
|Business Feasibility and Sustainability||25%|
Top 10, 20, 40, 80
You cannot revise the submitted video / presentation deck directly on the system. However, you can click the submission link and submit a revised version before the submission deadline. We will take the latest version of the submission from each entering team.
For Revival Pitch and Final Pitch, the teams will be evaluated by a judging panel comprising of industry experts, investors, and startup experts, from local and global startup and enterprise communities.
Teams’ accomplishments in different stages are recognised. Please refer to below for the minimum requirement for each tier of “Certificate of Achievement”.
- Top 10: Teams that enter the Final Pitch
- Top 20: Teams that enter the Revival Pitch
- Top 40: Ranked among top 40 teams based on their Semi Pitch performance
- Top 80: Teams that are shortlisted and participated in the Semi Pitch
The special awards will be presented to teams who excel in the respective judging criteria at the Semi-Pitch:
Excellence in Innovation Award: “Creative & Innovative Idea”
Excellence in Presentation Award: “Presentation Performance”
These certificates and awards aim to celebrate teams' participation, innovation, and presentation skills demonstrated throughout the competition. If there are any arguments regarding the certificate/ranking , SEED Foundation reserves the right to make the final decision.