Upcoming Events

12 OCT - 8 JAN
Student Online Registration (on or before 3:00pm)
23 JAN
Briefing Sessions
26 FEB
Deadline of Submission of 5-minute Presentation (for both preliminary pitching days) (on or before 11:00am)
 MAR
Announcement of Official Preliminary Pitching Day Allocation
 MAR
Networking Event A
20 MAR
1st Preliminary Pitching Day
27 MAR
2nd Preliminary Pitching Day
  APR -   MAY
“Meet Your Mentor”
 APR
Networking Event B & Announcement of Finalist Teams
3 MAY
Deadline of Submission of 5-minute Presentation (for Final Pitching Day) (on or before 11:00am)
8 MAY
Final Pitching Day
29 MAY
Awards Presentation Ceremony

Competition Format

Phase I - Preliminary Round

  1. Online Registration
    - An application number is assigned to each registered team for identification purposes. This number is used for the online submission of competition entries. A QR code is also assigned to each participant for registration purpose.
  2. Preliminary Pitching Days
    - Preliminary pitching day 1 : 20 March 2021
    - Preliminary pitching day 2 : 27 March 2021
    - The choice of pitching day is on a first-come-first-served basis
  3. Briefing sessions
    - Competition format and judging criteria will be introduced in this session. All registered teams must send respective representatives to attend the session.
  4. Presentation Submission
    - Presentation PowerPoint or slides have to be submitted on or before 11:00 am 26 February 2021.
  5. Preliminary Pitching Day
    - Attendance of at least half of the team is required, if there are only two teammates, both of them are required to attend.
    - Given 5 minutes for each presentation, each team has to conduct their entire presentation within the time limit in any form in front of the judging panel.
    - The presentation will be immediately followed by a 10-minute Q & A session with the judging panel.
    - 10 teams will be selected to progress to the final round.
    - All participating teams will be given certificates of participation as an encouragement.

Phase II - Final Round

  1. Mentorship Program
    - Each finalist team is paired with a seasoned entrepreneur or a mentor from the respective industry, who will provide adequate support and professional advice throughout the entire preparatory road to the final.
  2. Final Presentation
    - Presentation PowerPoint or slides have to be submitted on or before 11:00 am 3 May 2021.
    - Attendance of the whole team is required.
    - Given 5 minutes for each presentation, each team has to conduct their entire presentation within the time limit in any form.
    - The presentation will be immediately followed by a 10-minute Q & A session with the judging panel.
  3. Award Presentation Ceremony
    - The top teams will be showcasing their projects.
    - Winners, as well as the finalists and the rest of the participating teams will be invited on stage to accept their awards and certificates.