What is Avenir Business Competition
The Avenir Business Competition is a business pitch competition that aims to provide prospective student entrepreneurs an equal opportunity to express innovative ideas, engage with real business professionals, and nurture an entrepreneurial mindset.
At Avenir Business Competitions, students bring in an original idea and a corresponding business pitch. Through the course of the event, students would receive mentorship from invited mentors, consisting of entrepreneurs, investors, and other business professionals. By the end of the event, the best business pitches receive startup funds to further support their entrepreneurial endeavors.
"It (Avenir) reminds me of my MBA times, where a lot of people set up teams and attend this kind of competition."
- Sean Han, GM of Renrendai Co. Ltd., Co-Founder and Former CEO of Antoubao Co. Ltd., and Avenir Mentor
Participants will have all the time before the competition to develop their ideas and prepare for the business pitch.
2. Mentorship & Development
Participating teams will first perform a practice round in front of mentors. No score will be received. However, feedback will be given for improvements. Mentor sessions will be provided later where each group would have time slots with the invited mentors.
Detailed feedback by the students’ mentors will be given after the practice round, and students will use this feedback and mentor sessions to refine and develop their final presentation.
During the presentation, the participant’s business idea will be evaluated by a panel of judges, consisting of entrepreneurs and experts in the field of business.
4. Respond to Questions
After presenting, participants will receive questions from the judging panel. Questions will address details of the participants’ business idea and/or presentation.
5. Results and Awards
Final results will be revealed during the awards ceremony at the end of the event.