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Press Conference and Semi-final Round Draw

Sasin and mai to host the 11th Global New Venture Plan Competition for the Royal Trophy 63 teams from 20 countries on 5 continents are competing under the theme “Seeds of Success for a Sustainable Future”

Professor Toemsakdi Krishnamra, Director of Sasin, announced that the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in cooperation with the Market for Alternative Investment (mai) under The Stock Exchange of Thailand group will hold the mai Bangkok Business Challenge® @ Sasin 2013 from February 28 - March 2, 2013. Master’s degree students of leading universities worldwide will be competing for H.M. The King’s Award and other prizes worth over 3,000,000 baht.

The competition is supported by major sponsors comprising The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Kiatnakin Bank Co., Ltd., Money Channel, Tesco Lotus and Golden Bowl Co.,Ltd.

A total of 63 business plans from 45 world class universities located in 20 countries were submitted. Of these, 16 teams from 11 countries are eligible for the semi-final round including teams from Rice University in Texas and the University of Oregon in the U.S.A., Queensland University of Technology from Australia, National University of Singapore or NUS from Singapore, Indian School of Business from India, Yonsei School of Business from South Korea, and others Ultimately, there will be only one winning team which will receive His Majesty the King’s Award. Most of the plans involve technology and products that are environmentally friendly and socially beneficial.

Interested persons are invited to attend free of charge. For further information please visit http://www.bbc.in.th.


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Important dates
November 8, 2012
Online Registration open

December 30, 2012
Deadline for submission of Application Forms and Summary Business Plans

January 14, 2013
Announcement of First Round result

January 18, 2013
Deadline for Submission of Intention of Participation Form

February 5, 2013
Press Conference and Semi-final Round Draw

February 13, 2013
Deadline for Submission of Written Business Plan

February 28-March 2, 2013
Competition Days @ Sasin

February 28, 2013
Entrepreneurship Forum & Kiatnakin Bank 99-Second @ Sasin

March 1, 2013
Semi-final Round and Play-off Round Competition @ Sasin

March 2, 2013
Final Round Competition and H.M.The King Award Ceremony @ Sasin

March 3, 2013
Cultural Tour of Bangkok, Compliments of Sasin
News updated

Entrepreneurship Forum

Press Conference and Semi-final Round Draw

The Result of Semi-final Round Draw

The 16 Semi-Finalists

List of Team Registration 2013

Congratulations to 2012 winners and Thank You to 2012 participants

Major Sponsors

Tesco Lotus