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ICE BUSINESS CHALLENGE 1.0

A Chance to fulfil your Dynamic Business IDEA!

ICE BUSINESS CHALLENGE 1.0

A Chance to fulfil your Dynamic Business IDEA!

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Registration Deadline

Feb 3rd, 2023

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Business Plan Screening

Feb 13th - 17th, 2023

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GRAND FINALE

Mar 18th, 2023

ICE BUSINESS CHALLENGE 1.0

ICE Business Challenge 1.0 is a platform that prepares students to start a new business by developing a thorough written business plan for a new product or service. It is an opportunity to highlight the entrepreneurial potential of high school and university students in Pakistan.
Keeping in view the World Economic Forum’s 2020 publication on Future of Jobs and Employability skills of Pakistani graduates and also the professional development requirements of the Education Industry, ICE Pakistan is organising an inter-schools/ university business plan competition scheduled on March 18 2023 at ICE Pakistan.

 

The prime objective of this competition is to stimulate a healthy competitive spirit that will foster intellectual, academic, social and professional excellence in the students. Surely, start-ups are imperative for mobility of our youth at the national economic stratosphere.

CATEGORIES

Students are welcome to compete in either of the following categories:

 

Information Technology and Telecom

Social Entrepreneurship

Product & Services

WINNING PRIZE

Upto PKR 150,000/-

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COMPETITION FRAMEWORK & TIMELINE

Phase 1

Registration & Submission of Business Plan Summary

Feb 03, 2023

Teams are required to submit their entries online through Registration Form

 

Please ensure that complete form is submitted with payment proof

Phase 2

Business Plan Summary-Screening

Feb 13, 2023 – Feb 17, 2023

Evaluation and selection of business plan summary will be done by Industry  experts. Business plan summaries are read, reviewed, and scored by Screening Round Judges.

Your Business Plan summary must be submitted in the Registration Form.
Based on the scores, five ideas from each category will move to the final round of the competition.

Announcement of the top five Business Plan Summaries, from each category will be announced.

Phase 3

GRAND FINALE

Feb 18, 2023

Pre-Screening:

The Elevator Pitch Round consists of a 60-90 seconds pitch of the team’s business plan, presented by any one team member, in front of a panel of judges. Three teams from each category will qualify for the Final Rounds.

Final Round:

The Final Presentation Round is where the final teams present their complete business plan to a panel of judges. Three teams from each category will proceed to the Final Presentation round (exceptions to this number may be made based on the quality of business plans submitted). The Final Presentations focus on the complete business plan where teams present their plans to a group of judges and field questions.

COMPETITION GUIDELINES

  • Competition is open to all high school, college & undergraduate university students from Islamabad, Rawalpindi, KPK and AJK. (Northern Pakistan)
  • Team must include minimum 2 or maximum 4 members
  • Submit a written business idea (only one submission per team; 250 to 300 words)
  • Finalists will compete via a 3-5 minute live (face to face) presentation before a panel of judges, followed by 3 minutes of Q&A in the Grand Finale
  • Professional attire required for all finalists

HOW TO APPLY?

You are required to complete the registration form. For Registration Click here

Registration Fee: PKR 3,000/- per Team

Bank Account Details:

Bank Alfalah  PK57ALFH0146001007487052
Registration Deadline: Feb 03, 2023

The International Centre of Excellence (ICE) has been established by iQualify UK, a British education provider, with the aim of providing both professional trainings and transnational education consultancy to develop the human capital in Pakistan.

Contact Us

Email: info@ice.edu.pk

Whatsapp No.: +92 309 0965692

Landline.: 051 8314482

Phone No.: 0341 1986423, 0341 1979423

Address: 205, Korang Road, I 10/3, Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan

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