The Competition is open to all full-time university undergraduates, college and polytechnic students (participants who are university undergraduates, college or polytechnic students during the period of 1st January 2015 – 20 August 2015 are eligible to participate).
Winners of similar competitions are invited to participate if they meet the requirements above.
Participants can be in teams of minimum 1 person to a maximum of 5 persons (excluding faculty supervisor). Teams can be made up of a team leader and up to 4 team members.
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.
(click here to download declaration form).
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.
Participants retain all proprietary rights to the business plans. Copies of the business plans will only be circulated for judging purposes, and any hard copies will be returned by the judges to SMU after the judging is completed. All business plans received for the Competition will then be deleted and destroyed. All other requests for the business plans will be directed back to the participants.
Audio and video recordings of the Final Presentations will be made for SMUâ€™s archival and competition’s promotions purposes, and will not be circulated to other parties without prior consent.
A one page summary (to be contributed by the team) of the business plans that reach the Semi-Final will be featured in the souvenir booklet, which will be distributed at the Final, as well as targeted media releases.
The media will be invited to attend the Final Round. Any media requests will be directed back to the teams.
Although the agencies respect the propriety rights of the participants and will endeavour to protect their rights, the organiser will not enter into any non-disclosure statements of agreements with any parties.
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Submissions for all stages:
To ensure fair and unbiased judging, business plans must NOT contain, anywhere, the names of the students, contact details and the names of their institutions. Should any of these details are to be found in your business plans, your submission will be DISQUALIFIED. We assure all participants that we are able to track efficiently and effectively the progress of all business proposals without errors.
All business plans and presentations are to be in the English language.
All timings indicated are in the Singapore time zone (+0800 GMT).
The organizer reserves the right to disqualify any teams who violate the rules, regulations or spirit of the competition.
For submission click on this link. (Deadline, 31 January 2015)