Asia Pacific Kid Entrepreneur Championship (APKEC) 2021

Attention Parents/Schools/Enrichment Centers/Corporates

This is for students between the age of 8-14 yrs. Get them to participate in
First Ever Asia Pacific Kid Entrepreneurship Championship (APKEC).

This is an online event scheduled for November 27 & 28, 2021

This platform will give them a chance to learn the ropes of Entrepreneurship and present their ideas to the judges.

A brilliant opportunity for kids to experience entrepreneurship early on and get the confidence to create solutions while meeting children from across the world.

3 hour extensive workshop to be held before the event.
Learning resources will be provided to kids. Mentoring and full support will be provided.

Here's an opportunity for kids to develop innovative ideas and projects and create positive impact in the community.

Corporate Teams, Independent Teams, School Teams, Enrichment Centre Teams with 2-4 kids can participate.

Please note you can have multiple teams representing any educational institute. Each team can have no less than 2 students and no more than 4 students.

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    Fee $125 per child
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    Fee will include a Workshop and 2 days of Online Event!
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    We are inviting entries from all countries in Asia.
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    Registration Closes November 7, 2021

Overview and Rules

Judging Criteria

All submissions will be judged by an experts’ jury according to the following criteria:

  • Understanding & defining of the problem– How well does the team understand & define the problem
  • Solution– Uniqueness of the solution presented and the ability to address the problem The use of valid and accurate information presented in a visually pleasing and understandable manner (how clear is your message? is your submission based on evidence-based messages?  is your submission appropriate for the target audience?)
  • Presentation – Clarity in presenting the solution, the aesthetic use of design elements to convey the message
  • Overall impact of the idea – the overall impact evoked by the submissions

Winner Category

  • Best Product/Service Solution
  • Best Technology Idea
  • Best Eco-Friendly/Sustainable Idea
  • Best Pitch Presentation & Business Plan
  • Kid Entrepreneur of The Year


  • This competition is open to students in the age group of 8–14 yr-old and residing in Asia Pacific (age as of June 30, 2021)
  • Submissions should be in English; for videos, the language should be English or there should be English subtitles.
  • Only one submission per team is permitted.
  • All entries must be received by 7 November 2021 (23:59 SGT)
  • All submissions for the final event must be received by November 20, 2021 (23:59 SGT)


November 124.00 pm - 5.00 pm IST
6.30 pm - 7.30 pm SGT
November 1310.00 am - 12.30 pm IST
12.30 pm - 3.00 pm SGT
November 1410.00 am - 12.30 pm IST
12.30pm - 3.00 pm SGT
November 279.00 am - 11.45am IST
11.30 am - 2.15 pm SGT

9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Ceremony
9:15 am - 11:15 am Pitching
11:15 am - 11:45 am Young Entrepreneur Talks
11:45 am - 12:00 noon - Winner Declaration


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Swati Gauba Kochar

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Ujjwal Sarao

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VS Hariharan
Co-Founder & CEO
Third Wave Power Pte Ltd

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Ajit Kaikini

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Saurabh Kale

Members of the Jury

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Kshama Alur,
Founder and Chief Of All Things, indigrow

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Dr. Elaine Kim,
Co-founder and CEO, CRIB

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Michelle Hon ,
CEO and founder of Momboss Academy

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Prantik Mazumdar,
Entrepreneur & Venture Investor

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Rahul Narvekar,
Serial Entrepreneur

Signup Your Team Here

Individuals Cannot Register For The Competition. You Can Send Your Interest To School/Enrichment Center/Corporates Who Will Register On Your Behalf OR You Can Register Along With Your Buddies. But No Individual Registrations.

    Invoice will be sent to individual parents.

    By clicking “Submit”, you agree to abide by these Terms And Conditions.
    Registration is confirmed on receipt of payment.
    For queries, write to us at

    Once you sign up for the event, post your team’s picture on Instagram, tagging Kidspreneurship (@iamkidspreneurship) and use the following hashtag #apkec2021 #KidEntrepreneurChampionship

    Payments made are non refundable.

    Event Organized By

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    An entity of Hoppingo Pte. Ltd.

    Supporting Partners

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    Outreach Partner

    Singapore Khalsa Association
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