929 Challenge

Building bridges between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries

* Registration Deadline: 30th September 2023

180,000+ MOP

in total prizes!

What is the 929 challenge?

A startup competition focused on building bridges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, through sustainability-oriented business

2 Week Bootcamp

Teams will participate in a 2-week online bootcamp to get insights on the business opportunities between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Create Pitch Deck

Teams will create a pitch deck that promotes sustainability and cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Judges Evaluation

Mentors will provide guidance and support to the Teams. After submitting the pitch decks, the best projects will be shortlisted for the finals where they will receive feedback and final score from the judges

Winning Teams

The 3 winning teams will receive an in-kind service prize of 30,000 MOP from Alibaba cloud services and 180,000 MOP of monetary prizes in total.

2022 929 Challenge Winners

The finals for the 2022 edition of the 929 Challenge was held on
29th October 2022 at the World Trade Center, Macao

University Category

Startup Category


Cities from GBA


Special Administrative Regions


Portuguese Speaking Countries

The 929 competition is a two-week intensive program that will turn fresh ideas into high-potential business through a set of bootcamps. Teams will define, validate and develop a sustainable business model under the Lean Startup methodology.

The bootcamp program will be delivered online and provide a dynamic environment, networking opportunities, and knowledge work flow. The bootcamp includes talks and mentoring sessions designed to support the different stages of your business idea.

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