DICE Virtual Innovation Competition 2019

DICE Foundation is a US based, non profit organization headquartered in Michigan USA. They work for  prosperity through innovation, entrepreneurship and local product development. Pursuing its mission, DICE is coming to University of Central Punjab for an exciting and learning two day event. So, gear up for a whole lot of rigorous activities and enriching experience from displaying your ideas, to getting evaluated and being awarded this June.

For queries and questions, click VIC 2019 FAQ

Who can participate?

Current UCP students who have a business idea, a prototype for a product or service, or a running business.

  • Just have a business idea? Participate as an Idea Stage Team.
  • Do you have a product prototype already developed or in development phase? Participate as a Prototype Stage team.
  • Do you already run a business that is generating some revenue? Participate as a Revenue Stage team.

Important Dates

May 24 Start accepting applications
June 11 Deadline for application submission
June 13 Notification of qualification sent to teams
June 14 Qualifying Round. See Schedule <link to schedule page> for more details.
June 15 Final Round.  See Schedule <link to schedule page> for more details.

Process

  1. Teams who wish to register will submit their applications online.
  2. Applications will be screened for completion. Teams with complete and good quality applications will be notified to present their ideas, prototypes and businesses in Qualifying Round.
  3. Teams will present their ideas during Qualifying Round. Judges will walk over to each team’s booth and score. Top teams will be selected to appear for Final Round.
  4. 15 selected teams will present their ideas, prototypes and businesses on the stage to judges from the industry.

Awards

These are the top awards of worth more than PKR 100,000/- for the competition:

Best Idea Stage:           Winner Team & Mentor; Runners-up

Best Prototype Stage:  Winner Team & Mentor; Runners-up

Best Revenue Stage:   Winner Team & Mentor; Runners-up

Other Awards

In addition to the winners and runners-up for each category, there will be multiple awards for specific accomplishments.

  • UCP ACM Society Award for Best Mobile Application
  • UCP ACM Society Award for Best Web Application
  • More awards coming soon! Check this space for updates.

Awards are not just for teams reaching the Final Round. Teams not qualifying for the Final Round will also be eligible for awards.

  • More awards coming soon! Check this space for updates.

Templates

Check this page again for presentation templates and important updates.