Young Sustainable Impact - South Korea (YSI Korea)


Location: The Plaza Hotel, Seoul, South Korea

Description: YSI Korea is currently affiliated with the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) as its primary program development partner for the annual Urban Innovation Challenge: Citypreneurs competition and conference (UIC: Citypreneurs). YSI is the sole contractor for developing the 4-week start-up accelerator program for UIC: Citypreneurs, which selects and incubates 30 startups aiming for the UN SDGs.

Pre-workshop for UIC: Citypreneurs begin as early as March, where attendance to the workshops and seminars are tallied as bonus points for participants. Facilitators are selected and trained throughout late May and early June. Applications for participating teams open on mid- to late- June, with results announced by July. The 4-week program will run during August until early September, where the Citypreneurs Conference will be held with its global partners.


Partners: World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), Benefit, Horn Program of Entrepreneurship, Diamond Challenge.