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Urban Innovation Challenge

CITYPRENEURS
2024 Gyeonggi

Application Period
July 11 - August 9

CITYPRENEURS?

Since 2017

CITY + ENTREPRENEURS

CITYPRENEURS 2024 Gyeonggi is looking for startups with sustainability and innovative technologies (AI, Deeptech, Blockchain etc.)

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CITYPRENEURS is the only UN agency-led platform that empowers young entrepreneurs to foster profitable solutions addressing urban challenges within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) agenda.

CITYPRENEURS Since 2017

87

Countries Participated

1184

Startups Participated

282

Startups Accelerated

$265K

Total Prize Money

As of 2024.07

Benefits

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All Teams

Winning Teams

01 Mentoring

Professional consultations on Imapct, Global Expansion, Legal Issues, Marketing and beyond

03 Travel Subsidy

Travel Subsidy (transportation & accommodations) for Demo Day participation (Airfare for teams coming from abroad)

02 Workshops/Seminars

Workshops and seminars to enhance and empower business growth and social impact for startups

04 Promotions

Complimentary exhibition/promotional booths at South Summit Korea 2024(Sep 25-27), and Demo Day IR & Interview videos

🏆 Prize Money

Total prize money of 15 million KRW

🏆 Follow-up Support

Investment review opportunities.
Invitation to Impact Startup Ecosystem Conference at Geneva, hosted by WFUNA

Eligibility & Prizes

15 startups with innovative solutions to contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals or addressing urban issues.

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STARTUPS
from Republic of Korea

Pre-startups or early-stage startups with 3 years or less of experience

1st 🥇
- 2 Million KRW


2nd 🥈
- 1 Million KRW

STARTUPS
from Republic of Korea

Startups with more than 3 years and less than 7 years of experience

1st 🥇
- 5 Million KRW
- Invitation to the Geneva Impact        Startup Ecosystem Conference


2nd 🥈
- 2 Million KRW
- Invitation to the Geneva Impact Startup Ecosystem Conference

Non-Korean 
STARTUPS

Pre-startups or startups with7 years or less of experience

1st 🥇
- 3 Million KRW


2nd 🥈
- 2 Million KRW

Now Open!

Application Period

July 11 - August 9, 2024
(18:00 KST)

Application Review

August 12 - August 19

Announcement

August 21

Acceleration Program

August 23 - September 23
(*Online for non-Korean Startups)

Demo Day

September 25
(*Suwon Convention Center)

Timeline

CITYPRENEURS 2024 Ulsan Demo Day (June 12, 2024)

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