Our NSM course on Social Entrepreneurship & Venture Philanthropy at HKUST has been featured in the latest issue of the HKUST Business School Magazine – Biz@HKUST as well as in SCMP on 30th August.
Professor Marie Rosencrantz is featured along with our star students (now alumni) Rachel Than and Julian Wong, speaking on their experiences working with Longevity Design House (“LDH”), the social enterprise they won the HK$250,000 grant for in Spring 2017.
Hong Kong’s elderly are already benefiting from the HK$250,000 social impact grant from the Yeh Family Philanthropy and the NSM student team’s work through the delivery of free occupational therapy services for a number of poorer clients of LDH
Equally exciting is that Longevity Design House has also secured HK$3 million in additional sponsorship funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation to improve the quality and safety standards of elderly peoples’ homes over a 12-month period.
The article also mentions the NSM Alumni program, which worked alongside KPMG to help Longevity sculpt their financial model for venture fundraising.