Application Open for Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific 2015-2016

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Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP), a mobile startup competition, announced the launch of MCAP Korea 2015-2016. MCAP brings together the hottest new mobile startups from across 10 countries in the Asia Pacific region to compete in the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

As part of this program, startups pitch their mobile-related ideas online to a distinguished panel of judges who will then select the top three teams to represent Korea at the Regional Finals to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii in January 2016. These three team will receive an all-expense paid trip to compete against 27 other teams to represent Asia Pacific at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain in February 2016. More information can be found on the website: mobile-asia.com

Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP) is organized by J-Seed Ventures, IE Business School and Applied Innovation Institute. The overall vision of the MCAP competition is to create opportunities for employment for youth; increase dialogue between developers and industry partners; and evolve and accelerate innovative ideas and concepts into viable businesses. Since launching in 2014, more than 350 teams from Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Malaysia have competed – developing mobile solutions that address specific needs in education, healthcare, finance, and entertainment.

I am interested in applying design thinking to the business. I love to code in Central Park on weekends and build something people love to use. You can reach me at sehwan@techforkorea.com

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