Major Milestones

The SIE Fund connects the community with different sectors, including businesses, NGOs, academics and philanthropies, to create social impact through innovative solutions that address poverty and social exclusion.  Illustrated below are the major milestones of the SIE Fund since its establishment in 2013:

2017
Q2
  • Final Pitching and Award Presentation Ceremony, SI CEO Competition for Tertiary Students  (22 April)
2016
Q3
  • Commencement of Social Entrepreneurship and Venture Philanthropy course at CUHK marked the addition of the second university partner to the Nurturing Social Minds programme  (8 Sep)
Q2
2015
Q4
Q3
Q2
Q1
  • Announcement of winners of Social Innovation Video Competition  (24 Jan)
  • Launch of PolyU’s Good Seed Programme  (22 Jan)
2014
Q4
Q3
  • Detailed assessment of intermediary proposals  (Jul)
Q1
2013
Q3
Q2
  • Market sounding exercise on engaging intermediaries  (26 Jun)