All groups will be submitting their video pitch before the finale days. Judges will then shortlist 8 groups per track to pitch in the semi-final. ALL pitches would be conducted in English. Each team will be given 6 minutes for their pitch and 4 minutes for Q&A with the judges.

Preliminary Pitch:
All teams to submit their video recording

Semi-Final Pitch:
8 shortlisted teams per track to compete among each other

Grand Finale:
3 shortlisted teams per track to compete together for the champion, 1st runner-up, and 2nd runner-up

JUDGING CRITERIA

Entrepreneurship and Creativity 25%

  • Competitive advantage over the market
  • Potential to disrupt the industry

  • Market Potential, Business Model and Defensibility 30%

  • Profitability and sustainability of business model
  • Scalability of solution

  • Social Impact 30%

  • User understanding
  • Design Thinking Tools Application

  • Pitch 15%

  • Ability to convey vision
  • Public speaking techniques