Youth Matters
Supporting Youth Entrepreneurs
Empowering, enabling, enriching: these are components which ignite youth entrepreneurship. The Federation supports the creative aspirations of young entrepreneurs to ensure that those with sound business plans have the possibility to turn their ideas into something practical.

The winners of the HSBC Youth Business Awards 2014 are: Mediaon which launched WeShare, a content sharing network and online marketing platform with 8,000 members and a 1.8 million article database; Play More, a leading mobile and web solution provider, which offers IT consultancies to local and multi-national companies; Global Investigation and Security Consultancy, Hong Kong's first female-oriented detective company offering innovative services such as Child Investigation for parents anxious about drug abuse and HaChill, exporting eyewear labels that originate in Hong Kong for sale on the Mainland and in Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia, the US and Europe.

At the heart of all these businesses are young people. Let's support their passion, creativity and business acumen. Let's support youth entrepreneurship!

Contact Becky, tel 3113 7999, to find out more about the Federation's entrepreneurship schemes. Read on to discover more.
Prudential Hong Kong's Hope for Success awards presented
Prudential Hong Kong's Hope for Success awards
HKFYG and Prudential Hong Kong Ltd held the Hope for Success Award Presentation Ceremony on 19 October 2014 to honour 50 outstanding secondary students whose career paths showed exceptional promise during training and mentorship last summer. The Hon Mr Paul Tang Kwok-wai, JP, Secretary for the Civil Service, and Ms Florence Lo, Senior Marketing Director of Prudential, presented gold, silver and bronze awards and other prizes to support the onward careers of 50 outstanding students. Best wishes to them all! Go to or call Kaka, tel 3113 7999 for more details.
What's New
Kerry Logistics collaborates with HKFYG's Youth Employment Network on logistics internships
Kerry Logistics internships
A 12-month logistics trainee programme is being jointly organized by HKFYG and Kerry Logistics under the umbrella of the Labour Department's YWETS/YETP scheme. Associate Degree and Higher Diploma holders are welcome to apply. Work and training includes diverse experience for a salary of HK$10,000 per month. Deadline for applications: 24 October. Go to
or call Chiwai, tel 3113 7999 for more details.

UP Theatre showcases HKFYG Youth SPOT dance projects
On 1 November at 4pm in the Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) Auditorium, 11 HKFYG Youth SPOTs are organizing a special programme. Called the UP Theatre, it will showcase the latest Federation dance projects. Over 150 young people will perform ballet, Jazz Funk and Hip Hop for an expected audience of over 700. For more details of this upbeat event please contact Ken Hui, tel 2997 0321, or Gigi Wong, tel 25570142.
Coming Soon
HSBC District Community Programme supports projects
at HKFYG Youth SPOTs

The programme was established by the Hongkong Bank Foundation to fund small-scale local community projects in Hong Kong. These projects are organized by registered charities, voluntary agencies or schools and now HKFYG too will benefit. The Foundation is sponsoring initiatives at HKFYG's Jockey Club Ping Shek Youth SPOT (「義、動坪石」社區服務計劃) and Jockey Club Shaukiwan Youth SPOT (青年齊起動.活現「正能量」社區計劃2014) which mobilize young people to have positive impact in their communities. Contact Brenda, tel 3755 7102, for details.

2014-15 Autumn Leadership Training Courses
Update on 2014-15 Autumn Leadership Training Courses - Deadline Extended
2014-15 Autumn Leadership Training Courses and Programmes are now open for application at the HKFYG Leadership 21 centre. Primary targets are secondary school students in leadership positions, plus other eligible secondary and university students. Deadlines for some courses have been extended. Please visit for more details or call Kion, tel 2169 0255.
Recent Events
Dragon 100 2014 October study tour: New Opportunities in Qianhai
Dragon 100 2014
The Dragon Foundation's annual study tour for Chinese youth leaders began with the Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum in Hong Kong, for which there were delegates from 21 countries or regions. Visits to Cyberport, HK Science & Technology Parks, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, HK Polytechnic University, The University of Hong Kong and CoCoon followed. In the Pearl River Delta Region participants met officials from the Guangdong Youth Federation, went to the construction site of the Qianhai Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub and visited Shenzhen Das Intellitech Co Ltd, Guangzhou SALIAI Stemcell Science and Technology Co Ltd, OCT Loft, Qianhai Exhibition Hall and the Guangdong Museum. The programme was sponsored by the Victor & William Fung Foundation Ltd, Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation Ltd and the Xi Yuan Foundation and supported by the Guangdong Youth Federation and the Shenzhen Youth Federation. Contact Mabel, tel 2811 2779, for further details.
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation works on microfinance scheme with YBHK
To extend promotion of entrepreneurship more widely among the community, The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Ltd has invited HKFYG's YBHK (Youth Business Hong Kong) to promote its MicroFinance Scheme through YBHK's channels and network. Five youth-led businesses supported by the MicroFinance Scheme will be interviewed and short videos of their success stories will be shown on bus TV (Roadshow) as well as HKFYG and YBHK media channels. Contact Becky, tel 3113 7999, or go to
for more details.

Hong Kong 200 Leadership Project visits schools at invitation of Community Chest
Participants and staff from the Hong Kong 200 Leadership Project were invited by the Community Chest to talk about the Hong Kong 200 project to secondary students at the BMKC Memorial English Secondary School in Fanling on 10 October. A similar sharing session will be held in Kwun Tong district at the CCC Kei Chi Secondary School at the end of October. The project, kindly sponsored by Dr Raymond Chan, DBA, JP, is now in its 9th year. Contact William, tel 2169 0255 or go to for more details.