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The 15 Semi-Finalists and Thailand Track Round Teams

The Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin, Asia’s only global intercollegiate post-graduate start-up competition, was created in 2002 to encourage students in post-graduate programs across the globe to become more entrepreneurial. For 2018, the competition has a new co-host in Siam Cement Group and is being renamed SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin.

After receiving a historic number of applicants to the first round - 112 postgraduate teams that represent 52 institutions, from 16 countries across 4 continents - our panel of distinguished first round judges has now selected the 15 Semi-finalists that are invited to the competition at Sasin on February 8-10, 2018, as follows:

Institution Team
Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, U.K. H24U Innova
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, U.S.A. BOHO Insurance Marketplace
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore VIKLAB
Naresuan University, Thailand B Detec
Fibrovera Wound Dressing
National Chengchi University, Taiwan SEed
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan CMA Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
Queensland University of Technology, Australia CareTracks
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, India Shuddh
Sasin School of Management, Thailand Chiwitech
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia TOLKIDZ
University of Oregon, U.S.A. Grit Trailer Company
University of Toronto, Canada Cleanopy

And, due to overwhelming demand from teams representing academic institutions based in Thailand to participate in the competition, for 2018, we are introducing a Qualifying Round to the Thailand Track that was launched last year in an effort to cultivate the local deep-tech start-up ecosystem. The top 6 teams of this Qualifying Round will gain entry to the Thailand Track Finals, with the winner proceeding to join the other 15 teams Semifinalists mentioned above in the Semi-Final Round of the competition.

The Thailand Track Qualifying Round will be held on January 27th, 2018, and comprise the following:

Institution Team
Asian Institute of Technology iFix
Bangkok University ALL FREE
Kasetsart University PhytetoSDlab
Khon Kaen University GABA YOGURT
King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok OvalPhyte
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) ESCOZOR
EZ Tracker
Plan37 Switch
Sasin School of Management Welly


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Important dates
October 19- December 5, 2017
Online Registration and Submission of Opening Round Summary Business Plans

December 5, 2017
Deadline for submission of First Round Summary Business Plans

December 15, 2017
Semi-finalists Announcement

January 22, 2018
Press Conference, Semi-final Round and Thailand Track Round Draw

January 25, 2018
Semi-finalists & Thailand Track Final Round Teams Submit Written Business Plan

February 8-10, 2018
Competition Days

February 8, 2018
Thailand Track (Final Round), Entrepreneurship Forum & 99-Second Pitch @ Sasin

February 9, 2018
Semi-final Round, Sustainability Award Round and Play-off Round Competition @ Sasin

February 10, 2018
Final Round Competition and Award Ceremony @ Sasin

February 11, 2018
Cultural Tour of Bangkok, Compliments of Sasin
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Congratulations to all 2018 Winners and thank you to all participants

The Official Opening Reception

Semi-Final Round and Thailand Track Round Draw Announcement

The 15 Semi-Finalists and Thailand Track Round Teams

List of Team Registration 2018

Congratulations to all 2017 Winners and thank you to all participants

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