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University Startup Challenge

MaGIC’s University Startup Challenge 2020, a 3-day online startup immersion and pitching competition for students in higher learning across Malaysia. It equips students with entrepreneurial mindset and skills through an intense syllabus that helps them refine, build and showcase their ideas turned prototypes through fundamental workshops, mentoring, sharing sessions and networking opportunities.

Closing Date : 19th June 2020
Session Date : 22nd - 24th June 2020

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Closing Date : 19th June 2020
Session Date : 26th - 28th June 2020

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Closing Date : 19th June 2020
Session Date : 3rd - 5th July 2020

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Closing Date : 19 June 2020
Session Date : 6 - 8 July 2020

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These virtual bootcamps are designed based on the government initiatives that coincide with addressing global issues. The speakers and case studies will be picked and crafted according to the chosen bootcamps. This includes specific industry players, as their content compliments the bootcamp initiatives and adds more value to the participants.

Participants will be working with facilitators, coaches and subject-matter experts using our tried-and-tested systematic framework in building a product development plan for a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

University Startup Challenge Theme

Track 01
Technology Track

Who Is This For

Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Why University Startup Challenge

Advice from experts and mentors
Cash Prizes to kick start your business
Exposure to innovation entrepreneurial mindset and tools
Showcase your startup to the ecosystem

What We Offer

Startup Toolkit will be provided for support
Opportunity to know the startup ecosystem
Continuous mentoring through MaGIC Mentorship Programme

More Information

How the bootcamp will be conducted?

The Pre-University Startup Challenge Bootcamp will be conducted online. 3 days online bootcamp, 2 months online challenge and 3 months mentorship opportunity.

Is there any reimbursement on participants’ cost?

No, we don’t provide reimbursement and allowance for the participants as we believe every investment will require a cost.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Participants must be active students who currently pursuing the studies in Diploma, Degree, Master, or PhD level.

Can I join this programme even I do only have ideas but I don’t have a team?

Participants must use their existing business ideas or solutions to compete in this challenge. It can be from previous competition/ programme/ hackathon/ Startup Weekend/ final year project. Hence, every participant needs to have team members, and pitch deck or business proposal.

How many team members do I need to bring?

Minimum of 2 members, and a maximum of 4 members. All must be active students.

What can I bring into the event?

You just need to bring your team members, laptop, charger, power socket, and hoodies.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may edit your information after you’ve registered.

Is my registration ticket transferrable?

No, you can’t transfer your ticket to another person.

What should be included in your pitch deck/ info deck?

- About your team
- About your solution/ product/ service
- Why do you choose to develop your solution/ product/ service? (Problem statements with solutions)
- Value Proposition
- How it works
- Marketing- Target Market, Market Segment, Marketing channels, etc
- Revenue model/ Revenue stream
- Project timeline or forecast