KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC)

Competitions

Creative Ideas Business Plan Tech & IT

Location (s):

  • Canada
  • India
  • Switzerland
  • Worldwide
Seoul

Overview

Challenge what you think is possible. A student challenge like no other. The KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC) is an experience designed to stretch your limits and challenge what you think is possible.

Details

Learn from great thinkers, develop your skills, and bring your ideas to life.

You'll get to generate a new idea that could change the world, create a prototype and then pitch it to business leaders. Along the way you'll work with KPMG data scientists, coders, business specialists and tech gurus, who will help bring your idea to life.

If successful, you'll get the opportunity to take on teams from the rest of the world in the KIC International Finals and compete to win seed funding to take your idea to market.

KIC2021 Challenge:

Create an advanced technology solution that helps an organization or industry of your choice overcome or leverage the impacts of the global pandemic.

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for change (both positive and negative) in all types of. Imagine you are part of a group of innovators looking to help the world grow from this experience. This is your chance to pitch your idea to a venture capitalist in the hope of obtaining funding to take your idea to market.

Here’s how you make that happen:

  1. Pick a client of your choice, within any industry
  2. Consider your solution. This could be anything from a business concept, to an activity, model, process, technology or service that helps your client overcome or leverage the impacts of the global pandemic.

Remember, your experience will be shaped by your idea, so expect it to be anything but ordinary.

Got what it takes?

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

What are the eligibility criteria?

  • KIC will accept a team of three members currently enrolled in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) or a business course. The team should comprise of at least one male and one female member
  • All team members should be pursuing a full-time undergraduate/bachelor’s degree/post-graduate programme with at least one year remaining of their studies
  • To qualify, the Idea/solution should incorporate usage of advanced technologies, data and analytics, cognitive methodologies and should be scalable into a prototype and a business model/case.

Dates:

Deadline: As soon as possible


Cost/funding for participants:

What is in it for you?

  • You’ll get to generate a new idea that could change the world, create a prototype and then pitch it to business leaders. KPMG experts will coach and support you along the way.
  • Learn from experts. Work with a dream team. Build a winning pitch. Meet amazing people from around the world. And the further you progress, the more real-world experience you'll gain.
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