Startup Audition

Representative program to encourage and support student entrepreneurship

E*5 KAIST

E*5 KAIST is the Startup Audition program to develop 5 types of E-competence of students (Enthusiastic, Educated, Experienced, Excited, Encouraged).

Three Missions

The chosen teams from the audition will execute three missions (business model, customer development, Pitch Deck) to inspect the probability of success for their business items; then they will compete to be the final winner.

Initial Funding

The teams will receive numerous benefits such as office space, mentoring, and funding to solely dedicate themselves for the business. The final winner of this competition will receive \10 million won as the winning prize. This will be their seed money to establish the corporation.

E*5 KAIST at a Glance

102

Total participants

348

Total participants

Since 2012

Started year

2012

11/39

Teams / Participants

2013 1H

22/63

Teams / Participants

2013 2H

10/35

Teams / Participants

2014 1H

12/49

Teams / Participants

2014 2H

11/31

Teams / Participants

2015 1H

12/42

Teams / Participants

2015 2H

12/44

Teams / Participants

2016 1H

12/45

Teams / Participants

Winner