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"Hong Kong E-commerce Development Summit" & "E-Commerce Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme" drives e-commerce development in Hong Kong and promotes youth entrepreneurship

2020-07-10 18:58 1810

HONG KONG, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-hosted by Guangdong Hongkong and Macau Youth Enterpreneurship Incubator, together with the Hong Kong eCommerce Research Centre, and organized by Bonjour Technology, the "Hong Kong E-commerce Development Summit" & "E-Commerce Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme" was officially launched today at Bonjour Group Centre in Bonjour Tower. The "Hong Kong E-commerce Development Summit" discussed how the converging of capital flow, logistic flow and data flow empower the e-commerce industry to become the main driving force of Hong Kong's future economic development and young entrepreneurship. "E-Commerce Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme" also kicked off today, aiming to encourage and assist university students in Hong Kong to kickstart their own career in e-commerce without any costs; and to promote the development of e-commerce in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong E-commerce Development Summit

The Summit gathered the e-commerce industry's top-level professionals, including the representatives of six e-commerce associations, namely Hong Kong Federation of E-commerce, Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Association, Hong Kong Internet and e-Commerce Association, Hong Kong Federation of E-commerce, Hong Kong Cross-border E-commerce Association and Hong Kong Blockchain Industry Association, as well as representatives from leading e-commerce enterprises including Alibaba, Tencent, JD, eBay and Google, to discuss how the synergy of capital flow, logistic flow and data flow empowers the e-commerce industry and capitalizes Hong Kong's traditional advantages to build a successful e-commerce service system in the Greater Bay Area. The Summit also focused on how e-commerce becomes the main driving force of Hong Kong's future economic development, how new technologies and new economies promote the development of traditional local enterprises, as well how enterprises benefit from e-commerce to encourage young entrepreneurs. The Summit aimed to strengthen the local enterprises' understanding on e-commerce and further drive the development of the retail industry.

E-Commerce Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme

The Scheme was hosted by Guangdong Hongkong and Macau Youth Enterpreneurship Incubator, and organized by Bonjour Technology, aiming to at nurture young local e-commerce entrepreneurs and enhance the development of e-commerce in local businesses. The Scheme will take on 1,000 Hong Kong university students. Students who are interested in the scheme can apply online starting from today (see attached QR Code) and will have the opportunity to develop their own e-commerce businesses on the systematic and comprehensive sales platform established by Bonjour Technology. Bonjour Technology invested approximately HK$50 million to provide professional trainings and assist participants to start their own businesses with ease so as to enhance the development of e-commerce in local businesses

Mr. Clement J W CHEN, JP, Honorary Chairman of Guangdong Hongkong and Macau Youth Enterpreneurship Incubator, said: "The development of e-commerce has become a new trend. We hope to bring innovative business opportunities to the young generation. By providing various resources and trainings on our platform, we aim to nurture a group of e-commerce entrepreneurs. We encourage the youngsters to take on challenges and grasp the opportunity to join this E-Commerce Entrepreneurship Scheme, with a hope to drive e-commerce development in Hong Kong and act as a catalyst to  the development of Hong Kong's e-commerce enterprise ecosystem."

Source: Bonjour Technology
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