Startup Business Plan Competition

13th November 2018, Le Meridien, New Delhi

For More Details write to competition@lesapac2018.com

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Concept Note

Startups bring a fresh insight to existing problems. As they develop interesting solutions, intellectual property a strong and a necessary component of their business. LES is dedicated to communicating the importance of licensing and other transfer of technology and intellectual property rights. With this view, the LES Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2018 had announced the Startup Business Plan Competition. Startups selected by LES Asia-Pacific Regional Societies will present their business plans to a diverse jury. These shortlisted start-ups will have Intellectual Property as a key aspect in their business. Three winners will be announced with exciting cash prizes. This is an excellent opportunity to network with an international audience of IP and Licensing professionals, and Venture Capitalists.

Submissions Closed

Prize Money

Winner Company

USD 3000

H24E Innova, Japan

1st Runner-Up

USD 2000

Janitri Innovations, India

2nd Runner-Up

USD 1500

Lazy Co., India

Submission Timelines

Registrations Open
Submission of the Slide Deck and Business Plan | Download Submission Template
Shortlisting and Communication to the Participants
Collecting Presentation Documents
Business Plan Competition & Award Presentation

Terms & Conditions

Participants are to adhere to the Terms and Conditions of the Business Plan Competition (BPC) as stated below. The Organizer reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notification and without assuming any liability, and all Participants to this Competition.

Participants are to adhere to the Terms and Conditions of the Business Plan Competition (BPC) as stated below. The Organizer reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notification and without assuming any liability, and all Participants to this Competition.

Non-Confidentiality: Given the nature of participation, the Organizer – LES India and includes reviewers, judges, attendees are under no obligation to keep the contents of the submission confidential and therefore, the participants should not consider that they receive rights on the confidentiality of the data/ information that is presented at the BPC.

Participation Eligibility

The participant must be a registered company in any jurisdiction where there is a LES society (for more details visit http//www.lesi.org) in the Asia Pacific Region, i.e. Australia & New Zealand (ANZ), China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand or a university research group. The annual revenues of the participant should not exceed $1.5Million (USD) and the total funding raised should be less than $1Million (USD). Intellectual Property must be an important aspect for the participant. At the minimum, the participant should have filed for at least one patent or registered trademark or is licensing key intellectual property components including know how and software. Only one entry per company will be accepted for consideration. All costs will be borne by the participant.

Submission Disqualifications

Submissions which are incomplete will be deemed void and disqualified from the competition. Submissions should be the original work of the Participants. Plagiarized submissions will be disqualified. The ownership and the Intellectual Property (IP) of the Business Plan remain with the Participants. The Organizer will not be responsible for any IP disputes.

Accept