Boudica Wang (centre) wins the “Most Popular by Audience Award” for her outstanding presentation

王柳懿同學 (中) 於金融科技比賽中表現優秀,贏得「最受歡迎參賽者」獎

Date: 30 Dec 2016 (Friday)


HKBU student declared “most popular” at FinTech event


The HKBU’s Department of Economics partnered with InvestHK to organise Hong Kong’s first FinTech Week, an event held to encourage start-up companies to explore ways of becoming change-makers and innovators. Boudica Wang, a Year 3 student of the Bachelor of Social Sciences in China Studies (Economics concentration) programme, took part in one of the signature events, called ICE PITCH@FinTech Startups competition, and her outstanding presentation won her the “Most Popular by Audience Award”.

Boudica introduced “HeyCoins”, a company that offers innovative coin solutions by turning low-value coins into e-cash, e-coupons and digital gifts to add extra value to them. Such an idea can help lower costs for charities and non-profit companies and serve as a successful example of how to create collective societal goods across Asia.

Organised by Incu-Lab, an internship partner of the Department of Economics, the ICE PITCH@FinTech Startups was described as a “100-hour Hackathon + Pitching” event, encouraging the industry-wide exchange of FinTech ideas and promoting the continuous growth of FinTech startups.

浸大經濟系與香港投資推廣署早前合辦首屆香港金融科技周,鼓勵初創企業探討創新求變精神。中國研究─經濟學專修三年級王柳懿同學參加科技周其中一項主題活動「ICE PITCH@FinTech Startups」比賽,介紹初創企業營商案例,表現優秀,獲選為「最受歡迎參賽者」。


主辦單位Incu-Lab是浸大經濟系一個實習計劃的夥伴,「ICE PITCH@FinTech Startups」屬於「100小時黑客松及投售」活動之一,旨在促進金融科技業界內的交流,推動初創企業的持續發展。