Thailand’s only global post-graduate start-up competition, SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin 2019 is being held at the business school between February 21-23, 2019, focused on the theme of Scaling Impact Through Innovation. With an international reputation, the three-day annual contest attracts business and non-business students from across the world, with 71 teams from 19 countries and 40 colleges entering the competition this year, including 14 teams from 10 schools in Thailand. Out of these, 19 semi-finalists have been selected to compete for the prestigious H.M. The King’s Award, graciously bestowed by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, as well as H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Sustainability Award. There are also over US$60,000 in cash prizes.
In 2019, the challenge for entrants includes how to successfully integrate sustainability concerns into their commercial ventures. The proposed projects are all independent, scalable seed-stage start-ups seeking to raise external capital. This year’s press conference will introduce the upcoming competition with four keynote speakers:
Dr. Suracha Udomsak, R&D Director and Emerging Business Director at Chemicals Business, SCG,Kongpan Pramoj Na Ayudhaya, Co-Founder and Director of the SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin, Pirachai Bencharongkul, Investment Director of BCH Ventures, (Benchachinda Group) and Norapat Phaonimmongkol is the CEO and Co-Founder of Eden Agritech.
The semifinals and finals of the Thailand Track Round, Sustainability Award and H.M The King’s Cup final of SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin 2019 will take place February 21 – 23, 2019, at Sasin School of Management. The following day, participants will be taken on a cultural tour of Bangkok, compliments of Sasin. For more information, please visit http://bbc.sasin.edu and/or to reserve an invitation to the event, please register at https://bbc2019.eventbrite.com