What is the 929 Challenge about?

929 Challenge is a startup competition aimed to strengthen business & trade exchanges between China & Portuguese Speaking Countries.  Teams from China and Portuguese-speaking countries will present their ideas and the finalists will be selected to pitch their ideas to investors.

This year we have 2 Tracks: One for Universities and one for startups.

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.

Why join the 929 Challenge?

Opportunities

Learn the market outlook and opportunities available

Industry Speakers

Learn from industry leading speakers

Network

Make valuable contacts in international markets

Mentors

Expert mentors guide you through each process

Why join the 929 Challenge?

Opportunities

Learn the market outlook and opportunities available

Industry Speakers

Learn from industry leading speakers

Network

Make valuable contacts in international markets

Mentors

Expert mentors guide you through each process

Create startup sustainable ideas
within these six sectors

Tourism

Healthcare

Fintech

Agribusiness & Food

Blue Economy

Energy & Renewable

929 Challenge in numbers

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Finalist

Meet our Organizing Committee

committee

José Alves
Marco Rizzolio
José Paulo Esperanca
Jerome Yen
Jacky So
Alexandre Lobo
Fernando Lourenço
Serge Stinckwich
Zhimin Zhou
Professor Ding Hao
Dr Peng Weifeng

Meet our Judges

judges

Antonio Trindade
Rui Pedro Cunha
Karen Neng
Eric Poon
Vincent Chang
Jenna Chow
Raymond Chu
Ken Or
Antonio Trindade
Carlos Cid Alvares
Rui Pedro Cunha
Celia Lao
Eileen Stow
Karen Neng
Nestor Ng
Uwe Hutzler
Eric Poon
Vincent Chang
Jenna Chow
Raymond Chu
Ken Or

testimonial

What our previous participants say

"The event gave me and my team an opportunity to further develop our project. We had an incredible learning experience that we will take for a lifetime"

Caio Cler UERJ State University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

“I learned to think from multiple perspectives and how to collaborate with my teammates to build a startup with creative thinking. 929 competition is a good platform for entrepreneurs to expand their horizons and make friends with like-minded people.”

Yang Jingyan (Tina) City University of Macau

“We are deeply grateful for the opportunity offered by the 929 Challenge. The Competition was an amazing experience for all of us”

Paulino Novela Joaquim Chissano University (Mozambique)