Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition 2011


Business plan summaries due



Competition Organizer

Singapore Management University's Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
Who's Eligible

open to all full-time university undergraduates, college and polytechnic students. Teams can be made up of 1 to 5 students. Business plans must be for an early-stage/startup venture. 

Important Dates

The preliminary round submission deadline is January 31, 2011, at which time participants must turn in a business plan summary. Semi-finalists must submit a full business plan as well as a 3-minute video pitch by April 29, 2011. 6 teams will advance to the final round of presentations, which will be held at the Singapore Management University on August 25, 2011.

Competition Prizes

All winners will receive cash prizes in US dollars:

1st place: $36,000

2nd place: $12,000

3rd place: $3,000

4th, 5th, 6th place: $500 each

A $5,000 Promising Young Entrepreneur Award will also be given out.


Other Info

Overseas finalists will receive a 5-night hotel stay in Singapore for 2 core team members.