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.