Global Youth Entrepreneur Challenge

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:International

Registration Opens
Feb 14, 2022 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo

Registration Closes
Apr 3, 2021 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo

Registration Not Currently Available

The Global Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (GYEC) is an online 12 hour business idea competition for high school students. You can join anywhere as long as you have access to the internet. The GYEC 2022 will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

 

The GYEC aims to encourage young people's entrepreneurship and develop their knowledge and experience of enterprise. It gives an opportunity for teams of high school students from around the world to solve a significant global problem through an innovative and sustainable enterprise idea. They also learn to apply their knowledge of science and technology in a practical way.

Each team must submit:  

  •  3 photos in which we can confirm all of the member’s participation * If you gather online, send a screen shot photo of the video meeting with everyone.
  • a 2-page business plan, , single spaced, minimum size font 11 pt.
  • a 3-minute video presentation with a 3D prototype model or a 2D illustration of the business idea.
  • a post competition questionnaire: All the members of the team need to answer the questionnaire after the competition. This will also become an evidence of each member’s participation.
  The challenge will be announced online at 8:00 on the day of the competition, and the registered teams will have 12 hours in which to conduct research, come up with a solution, produce a prototype (sample model of the proposed idea), and present its idea in the form of a written submission (business plan) and a 3-minute video. Please note that all written reports and video presentation submissions must be in English and its content has to be your original. You cannot use other's ideas and works (digital images, illustrations, audio clips, movies, photos, design, etc.). From 2021, you are not allowed to use even copyright free or royalty free materials. You need to create them on your own. Please remember that the use of other’s creation will lead your team to disqualification.

GYEC competing teams will be evaluated by an international judging panel. The evaluation is conducted in accordance with the following criteria. More detail information will be provided to registered participants directly.  
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Finance and Production
  • Marketing and Market Research
  • Communication
Global Youth Entrepreneur Challenge Award

Individual Award.

At the GYEC, the winners will receive a trophy and an award certificate, and all the participants will receive the certificate of participation.

Website: https://www.entreplanet.org/GYEC/

Managing Organization: Japan's Center for Entrepreneurship Development and Indonesia's Center for Innovative Learning

Contact:

GYEC@entreplanet.org

Entry Fee: $90

Eligibility:
Eligible participants are 14-19 year old students who are attending high school. In order to register for the competition, participants need to form a team of up to 8 eligible students. Ideally, the team should possess a broad range of complementary skills and knowledge in areas such as science, technology, business, marketing and communication. Your competition is already starting when you decide the team members you will work with!

Registration Opens
Feb 14, 2022 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo

Registration Closes
Apr 3, 2021 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo

Overview

The Global Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (GYEC) is an online 12 hour business idea competition for high school students. You can join anywhere as long as you have access to the internet. The GYEC 2022 will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

 

The GYEC aims to encourage young people's entrepreneurship and develop their knowledge and experience of enterprise. It gives an opportunity for teams of high school students from around the world to solve a significant global problem through an innovative and sustainable enterprise idea. They also learn to apply their knowledge of science and technology in a practical way.

Process

Each team must submit:  
  •  3 photos in which we can confirm all of the member’s participation * If you gather online, send a screen shot photo of the video meeting with everyone.
  • a 2-page business plan, , single spaced, minimum size font 11 pt.
  • a 3-minute video presentation with a 3D prototype model or a 2D illustration of the business idea.
  • a post competition questionnaire: All the members of the team need to answer the questionnaire after the competition. This will also become an evidence of each member’s participation.
  The challenge will be announced online at 8:00 on the day of the competition, and the registered teams will have 12 hours in which to conduct research, come up with a solution, produce a prototype (sample model of the proposed idea), and present its idea in the form of a written submission (business plan) and a 3-minute video. Please note that all written reports and video presentation submissions must be in English and its content has to be your original. You cannot use other's ideas and works (digital images, illustrations, audio clips, movies, photos, design, etc.). From 2021, you are not allowed to use even copyright free or royalty free materials. You need to create them on your own. Please remember that the use of other’s creation will lead your team to disqualification.

Criteria

GYEC competing teams will be evaluated by an international judging panel. The evaluation is conducted in accordance with the following criteria. More detail information will be provided to registered participants directly.  
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Finance and Production
  • Marketing and Market Research
  • Communication

Awards

Global Youth Entrepreneur Challenge Award

Individual Award.

At the GYEC, the winners will receive a trophy and an award certificate, and all the participants will receive the certificate of participation.

Participate

Website: https://www.entreplanet.org/GYEC/

Managing Organization: Japan's Center for Entrepreneurship Development and Indonesia's Center for Innovative Learning

Contact:

GYEC@entreplanet.org

Entry Fee: 90

Eligibility:
Eligible participants are 14-19 year old students who are attending high school. In order to register for the competition, participants need to form a team of up to 8 eligible students. Ideally, the team should possess a broad range of complementary skills and knowledge in areas such as science, technology, business, marketing and communication. Your competition is already starting when you decide the team members you will work with!

Deadlines

Registration Opens
Feb 14, 2022 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo

Registration Closes
Apr 3, 2021 12:01am
Asia/Tokyo