Global Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

    The Global Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (GYEC) is a 12 hour business idea competition for high school students. GYEC aims to encourage young people's entrepreneurship and develop their knowledge and experience of enterprise. It gives an opportunity for teams of high school students from around the world to solve a significant global problem through an innovative and sustainable enterprise idea. They also learn to apply their knowledge of science and technology in a practical way. The 2019 competition is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 12 in 2019.
   Eligible participants are 15-19 year olds who are attending high school. In order to register for the competition, participants should form a team of up to 8 eligible students and provide all the names and birthdates of the team members. Ideally, the team should possess a broad range of complementary skills and knowledge in areas such as science, technology, business, marketing and communication. Your competition is already starting when you form your team!
    Please remember that the maximum number of eligible teams from each country is three in 2019. If you have more than 3 teams in your county, please organize your national competition and choose the best ones (1 to 3 teams) for the global registration. Each team must have an adult coordinator who can be the host organization’s point of contact for the team.
   The challenge will be announced at 8:00 on May 12 in 2019 online, and the registered teams will have 12 hours in which to conduct research, come up with a solution, produce a prototype (sample model of the proposed idea), and present its idea in the form of a written submission (business plan) and a 3-minute video. Please note that all written reports and video presentation submissions must be in English. An international board of judges will assess the submissions and determine the winners.

2018 GYEC Results

Winner (1st) : Metaport,Seoul International School(South Korea)

Runner-up (2nd) : Boreas,Hiroo Gakuen Senior High School (Japan)

Honorable mention : Pizoom,Elite Educational Institute – Richmond Campus (Canada)