It is this spirit of intelligence, entrepreneurship, innovation and ambition the competition enshrines as it invites the brightest minds from the world’s most entrepreneurial universities to come together to tackle the challenges of the 21’st century.
Teams must meet all the following eligibility requirements in order to be selected to compete:
Student Enrolment:The competition is open to all full time university students (including undergraduate, postgraduates and doctoral students), college and polytechnic students.
Team Size & Composition:Each team can have at least 2 and up to 5 members, with at least one core member being current university students.Each individual member may be a part of only one team. In the event members are part of more than one team, all such teams will be disqualified.
Nature of Venture:The competition is for new, independent ventures in the seed, start-up, or early growth stages. Ventures should not exceed more than US$250,000 in gross revenue and have raised not more than US$250,000 in equity funding as at 16th June 2017 (excluding funds invested by founders).
All submitted materials must be the original work of the participating team.
Each team is eligible to submit one idea. In the event of multiple submissions by a team, the last submission made by the team will be considered for evaluation.
All business plans and presentations are to be written in English.
All timings indicated are in the Singapore time zone (+0800 GMT).
Innovativeness of Business Idea
Impact of Idea – Market, Societal Impact & Sustainability
Capability to Execute
Teams will participate in intensive startup workshops, attend events featuring prominent entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in Asia, have direct access to acclaimed mentors and visit key innovation hotspots in Singapore.
All expenses paid: Return flights, accommodation, meals & transport.