Global Youth

How to join

  The Global Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (GYEC) competition will be held online. Please check your eligibility and how to compete first, then send us the registration form.
 If you live in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, or Turkey, please contact our international partners. You can find their contact information in the “Contact” page. They have their own national selection system to choose the GYEC representative teams and you need to apply for it in time.

1. Check your eligibility

 A participant must attend a high school and be between14 to 19 years old on the day of the competition, and each team should consist of up to 8 eligible students (minimum 3 students).
 Only one team is allowed to apply from the same high school as a country representative.So, if there are more than two teams from the same high school, form a team with members from different high schools, or have your own selection within your school.

2. Understand the selection system

 3 teams are maximum number of each country's participation to the GYEC. So, if you are NOT from Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, or Turkey, you need to participate in the primary selection on April 22, 2023. This plays a role of national competition to decide 3 representative teams for each country. You will have a simulated experience of the competition of the May 27th.

3. Confirm the competition rules

 All teams should arrange themselves a venue which is suitable to compete in the online challenge. The venue needs reliable internet access and e-mail capability. We recommend that team members gather at the same place and work together, however, if it is difficult, we allow you to gather and work online using a remote conference app.
 You will receive the GYEC Challenge via e-mail at the designated time on the day of the competition. Then, you start working as a team, submit a business plan and YouTube URL address of presentation video by deadline. Regarding those submissions, you are required to comply with the GYEC rules and guidelines. These will be apply to the pre-learning session as well.

4. Send your application form (February 1st - March 31, 2023)

 Once you meet the eligibility requirements and understand how you will be chosen to be a representative team if your country has more than 3 entries, then, fill in the application form (type in the word file) and send it to the host ( ) in the "word" format between February 1st and March 31, 2023 via e-mail.
 We check your application form and get back to you if you are eligiblie or not within a few days.

5. Pay your registration fee

 After you are notified by us that your application is accepted, pay the registration fee (10,000 yen per team). Deadline for the payment is April 7, 2023.
 Please do not pay until your application is accepted,since we can not refund the registration fee.And when you pay. please cover the transaction charge on your side so that the amount of money we receive will be exactly 10,000 yen.
  • 1) How to pay by
    This might be the best way for most of you to pay the fee and allows us to confirm your transfer quickly. You need to pay the transaction charge so that the amount of money we receive will be exactly 10,000 yen.

    Bank Information
    Bank Name :Japan Post Bank, Bank code:9900
    Brunch name :Zero Kyu Kyu : Branch code:099
    Account Type:Checking/Current (Touza)
    Account Number::0174646
    Account holder name:Center for Entrepreneurship Development
  • 2) How to pay by Paypal
    When you pay by Paypal, you will need either your bank account or credit card information depent on your country. Please check it first, then click the following "Add to cart" button and pay the registration fee 10,000yen.

  • 3) How to pay by bank
    When paying us via bank transfer, use one of the following banks.
    Please cover all transaction charges, including the recipient's fees. In order to ensure that we receive exactly 10,000 yen. you need to explicitly agree to cover the recipient charge (i.e., transaction fee) in the transfer document at your bank. Please note that we cannot cover any shortfall resulting from an error or refund the money for any reason.

    Japan Post Bank
    Swift (or IBAN) code:JPPSJPJJIRS
    Bank Account:9900
    Brunch name :Zero Kyu Kyu : Branch code:099
    Account Type:Checking/Current (Touza)
    Account Number:0174646
    Bank Address:166,Umeya-cho,Marutamachi-dori,Nishinotoinhigashiiru,Nakagyo-ku Kyoto,604-0091,Japan
    Account holder name:Center for Entrepreneurship Development


    The Bank of Kyoto *Attention:This bank takes more than a week to notify us your payment, so if you use this bank, please pay at least a week earlier than the deadline(April 7).
    Swift (or IBAN) code: BOKFJPJZ
    Bank Account 0158
    Brunch name :Fuchomae,Branch code:122
    Bank Address:166,Umeya-cho,Marutamachi-dori,Nishinotoinhigashiiru,Nakagyo-ku
    Account Type:Ordinary deposit account Account Number:4089832
    Account holder name:Center for Entrepreneurship Development

  • If you need the payee(recipient) information, refer to our information below.

    GYEC Host Information
    Name:Center for Entrepreneurship Development
    TEL:81-(0)75-468-8907 FAX:81-(0)75-468-8908

6. Receive this year's GYEC rules and guidelines

 Once we receive the notification of your payment of the registration fee, the registration of your entry is complete. Then we send you this year's GYEC rules & guidelines, your team number and the competition time table of your country.
 Please share it with your other members and be prepared well for the competition.
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