929 Challenge

Building bridges between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries

Registration deadline: 29th September 2024

280,000+ 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.  The core objective of the 929 Challenge is to catalyze startup ideas that forge impactful connections between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

2 Week Bootcamp

Teams will participate in a 2-week online bootcamp from 7pm to 9pm (GMT +*8) to get insights on the business opportunities between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Pitch Deck Submission

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

Judges Evaluation

Mentors will provide guidance and feedback to the Teams. After submitting the pitch decks, the best projects will be shortlisted for the finals according to the scores from judges.

Winning Teams

The 3 winning teams will receive a total of $30,000 USD in monetary prizes and $4,000 USD prize in-kind services from Alibaba cloud services.

2023 929 Challenge Winners

The finals for the 2023 edition of the 929 Challenge was held Saturday, 
28th October 2023 at the Complexo da Plataforma de Serviços para, Macao

University Category

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

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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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