Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) derives its name from Singapore’s founding prime minister, who developed the country’s defining business plan bringing the Asian city onto the global stage.
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.
The competition is a platform for Singapore to engage with the global innovation & entrepreneurship community, and showcase our innovation capability and ambition to the rest of the world.
This year participants are invited to propose innovative technology/data centric products and services that address the opportunities and challenges a smart city faces in the following areas:
|Launch of Competition||Monday, 20th March 2017|
|Submission Deadline||Friday, 16th June 2017|
|Announcement of Finalists||Friday, 14th July 2017|
|Acceleration Programme for Finalists||Monday, 11th September - Friday, 15th September 2017|
|Finals (Awards presentation and after party)||Friday, 15th September 2017|
The submission package will include:
- One page executive summary (not more than 500 words, in pdf)
- Powerpoint presentation (no more than 20 slides, in pdf)
- Video presentation (no longer than 5 minutes, mp4 is preferred, resolution no greater than 360 pixel)
Shortlisted teams will be invited to participate in an all expenses covered Acceleration Programme from 11th – 15th Sept 2017 in Singapore. The result will be announced by Friday, 14th July 2017.
The Semi-Finals will take place on 14th Sept 2017.
- Teams will draw lots to determine the order of presentation.
- Each team will be given a total of 20 minutes (including time for Q&A from the judges).
One winner from each of the four Smart City categories will be selected to participate in the Grand Finals on 15th Sept. 2017.
The 4 category winners will compete to become the grand winner in the final presentation on 15th Sept 2017.
Each team will be given a total of 20 minutes (including time for Q&A from the judges).
Awards Presentation Ceremony will take place after the grand finals. All the participating teams will be invited to attend the Ceremony.
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