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[KUBS Startup Institute] 2019 Startup Express - Summer Season
Apr 15, 2019
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The KUBS Startup Institute will be holding a startup competition “Startup Express – Summer Season.”
 

1. Eligibility: A team must include at least one KUBS student or KUBS graduate (graduated within 5 years)
(double major/dual degree/minor in business administration also counted) (other team members can be from different departments or universities; no restriction applies to the size of a team)
 
2. Schedule
Date Schedule Remarks
April 15 (Mon) 09:00 ~ May 15 (Wed) 23:59 Application: submit the attached application form and statement of startup idea Please refer to the attachment below
May 16 (Thurs) ~ May 17 (Fri) Document Screening  
May 17 (Fri) Application Results The results will be sent directly to teams
May 20 (Mon) ~ May 22 (Wed) Interview (by team)  
May 24 (Fri) Interview Results  
May 30 (Thurs) 14:00 Submission for Presentation PPT file (10 mins presentation, no more than 20 slides excluding the cover page)
May 31 (Fri) 14:00~18:00 Presentation Presentation and Award Ceremony (presentation: 10 mins for each)
 

* Mandatory submission: Application Form, Statement of Startup Idea
* PPT: not mandatory, no restriction on formality (if needed for products/services)
- Submit to kubsstartup@korea.ac.kr

3. Judging Criteria: Creativity, marketability, feasibility of the business model, the validity of research and analysis, etc.
 
4. Awards

(1) Support for Operating Expenses
Award Total Award Details

Grand Prize

1 Team
An opportunity to move into Iljin Center. Operating expense provided upon entrance (5,000,000 KRW)

First Prize

1 Team
An opportunity to move into Iljin Center. Operating expense provided upon entrance (3,000,000 KRW)
KUBS Research Association Award
1 Team
An opportunity to move into Iljin Center. Operating expense provided upon entrance (1,000,000 KRW)
SK Social Venture Prize
1 Team
An opportunity to move into Iljin Center. Operating expense provided upon entrance (3,000,000 KRW)
Participation Prize n Team An opportunity to move into Iljin Center.
 
(2) Allocation of Office: 6 months – 1 year (maximum), including desk, chair, all-in-one printer, water cooler, refrigerator, meeting room, lounge, etc.)


(3) Professional Assistance from Kim & Chang, Startup Legal Aid, Seoul Intellectual Property Center, PwC, and AWS Active Program, X-Garage + Crowdfunding


(4) Monthly meeting with KUBS startup teams and a range of networking sessions with startup partners (VC, accelerator, etc.)
 
5. Inquiries (KUBS Startup Institute)
(1) Phone: 02-3290-1699 or 5360
(2) Email:
kubsstartup@korea.ac.kr (submission only available via e-mail)
(3) Website: 
www.startupstation.kr
 
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