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

258

Total participants(Teams)

888

Total participants

Since 2012

Started year

2020

1H 18/78
2H           

Teams/participants

2019 

1H 18/71
2H 18/66

Teams/Participants

2018 

1H 25/64
2H 18/52

Teams/Participants

2017 

1H 18/63
2H 23/75

Teams/participants

2016 

1H 12/45
2H 18/71

Teams/participants

2015 

1H 12/42
2H 12/44

Teams/participants

2014 

1H 12/49
2H 11/31

Teams/participants

2013 

1H 12/49
2H 11/31

Teams/participants

2012 

11/39

Teams/participants

Winners