Building bridges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries

Through sustainability-orientated business
  • Students will participate in a 2-week online bootcamp to get insights into opportunities in China and Portuguese-speaking countries.
  • Students will create business plans that promote sustainability and cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.
  • Team members must be affiliated with a university in China or Portuguese-speaking countries.
  • Teams selected for the final event will receive further guidelines.



  • Registration deadline: 30th September 2021
  • Boot camp (online): 4th to 14th October 2021
  • Business plan submission deadline: 18th October 2021
  • Final pitching: 21st to 23rd October 2021

Industry Speakers

Learn from industry leading speakers on sustainability


See the market outlook and opportunities available

Boot camp

2 week boot camp to fast track your business


Expert mentors guide you each process


Gain valuable experience and industry contacts


928 Competition

The 928 competition is a two-week intensive program that will turn fresh ideas into high-potential business through a set of bootcamps.

Teams of young entrepreneurs will define, validate and develop a business model under the Lean Startup methodology.

The bootcamp program will be delivered online and provide a dynamic environment, networking opportunities, and intensive work-flow.

The bootcamp includes talks and mentoring sessions designed to support the different stages of your business idea.

928 Startup Challenge Agenda

October 4

Day 1: Opening

Opening, objectives and rules


Sustainable development goals

October 5

Day 2: Business Outlook

Opportunities in the Greater Bay Area of China


Opportunities in Angola

October 6

Day 3: Business Outlook

Opportunities in Brazil


Opportunities in Mozambique

October 7

Day 4: Business Outlook

Opportunities in Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, São Tomé and Principe, and East Timor


Opportunities in Portugal

October 8

Day 5: Mentoring

Online meeting with mentors


Giving advice for business plans

October 11

Day 6: Ideation & Business Model

Value proposition canvas


Lean business canvas

October 12

Day 7: Marketing & Growth

Marketing plan canvas


Minimum value proposition

October 13

Day 8 and 9: Mentoring

Session review with mentors

October 18

Day 10: Submission

Submission of the business plan proposal

October 21

Day 11: Final Pitching

Presentation of business plans to judges


Organization Committee


Boot Camp Team

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    Team Details


    Team Members



    928 Challenge Organizers


    Permanent Secretariat of Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao)








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