AIESEC Startup Challenge: Challenges in Pitching
Team Soscientist, 2nd runner up of the Outlier CSV Challenge 2021
Mahika Khanna, a member of Soscientist and a non-Chinese speaking student, often encounters difficulties in job seeking. Team Soscientist proposed a “No Labels: Job Search Platform” to provide job matching service for people of diverse race with small-to-medium enterprises (SME). The solution has obtained the 2nd runner up in Outlier CSV Challenge 2021.
Think out of the box to pitch your idea!
Isaac Ng, another team member of Soscientist, said there were various challenges in the course of the competition. For example, the team had to pitch the project to SMEs for partnership; to search for funding; as well as to convince the judges on the feasibility of the project.
Watch the interview video below for more about team Soscientist’s strategies in pitching and their tips for competitions!
Early this year, AIESEC, an international student organisation, has held the Outlier CSV Challenge 2021 with support from the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund). Students from different tertiary institutions worked in teams to hack profitable yet socially impactful business models to tackle social issues in Hong Kong. We have interviewed with the three winning teams of the Outlier CSV Challenge to understand how they won the cash prizes and internship opportunities with creativity!