emlyon business school join the Alibaba GET Global Challenge

2020.05.06

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CALL FOR CANDIDATES – Students from emlyon and other schools, join the Alibaba GET Global Challenge ! « Digital Solutions During the Time of Epidemic »

EMLYON BUSINESS SCHOOL, PARTNER OF THE ALIBABA GET GLOBAL CHALLENGE: « DIGITAL SOLUTIONS DURING THE TIME OF EPIDEMIC »

GET Global Challenge 2020 is a world competition proposed by Alibaba Group’s business school as part of its Global eCommerce Talent Program. Alibaba, the major B2B marketplace in the world, is proposing a great innovation and entrepreneurship challenge, bringing together several thousands of students from more than 14 countries.

This year, the Challenge is themed: Digital Solutions during COVID-19 and beyond. The challenge is seeking for innovative digital solutions to support people, businesses and institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. These digital solutions can come in any form and be from any field. However, the solutions should promote resilience, inclusion and access to services that people need during times like these. This in essence is a social innovation challenge.

EMLYON BUSINESS SCHOOL INCUBATORS READY FOR THE CHALLENGE!

At the moment, emlyon business school incubators are already forming some student teams on our different campuses: in France, in China and Morocco. This competition, totally in tune with our school strategy - Innovation, Digitalization & Globalization – offers a great opportunity to entrepreneurial teams composed of students from emlyon, but also from other schools, to develop their skills in entrepreneurship, innovation and digitalization, which are part of our DNA.

So do you want to team up with other young people? Do you have any good ideas to create impactful digital solutions for individuals, businesses and institutions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? Do you want to get rewarded with awesome prizes? 

If you answer is YES, you can fill in the form above!

I JOIN THE GET GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Challenge Timelines

-  Until  May 15, 2020: Initial applications and First Round selections

-  May 9, 2020 – June 5, 2020: Online Training and Second Round Selections

-  June 11, 2020 – August 11, 2020: Business Execution and Regional Selection

-  August 13 – 15, 2020: Regional Finals

August 17 – 25 2020 : Global Finals

 

Eligibility requirements

-  Open to individuals 18-30 years of age

-  Teams of 3-5 people with at least one member able to communicate effectively in English Language. If you want to join a team, you can register there!

-  You have a new business idea or a running business that is less than 1 year old.

Benefits

-  Up to 14,000 USD of business funding

-  Admission to Alibaba GET Talent bank, connected with potential mentors, investors, employers, and business opportunities

-  Special prizes at regional level to be announced

A digital economy discovery trip to Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China

Are you convinced now?

I JOIN THE GET GLOBAL CHALLENGE