JIBS arranges an annual student competition to stimulate entrepreneurship and creativity. The competition is developed to foster cross-disciplinary thinking and teamwork among students from School of Engineering and Jönköping International Business School.

Each year a different company is invited to present a problem they are encountering. The teams are then allowed 24 hours to come up with a solution and prepare a pitch to sell it. On the final day they pitch their solutions to a jury.

The best pitches are repeated in a grand finale, open for all students and faculty. Winning team and runner ups get prizes for the equivalent of up to 175.000 SEK in total. After the grand finale, JIBS Entrepreneuship challenge presents an invigorating lecture.

Important dates

The online sign-up closes on March, 19 at 23.59.

The selected teams will be informed by 23 March.

The competition is 3-5 April 2017.

The winners 2016

Ellen Philipson, Arvin Maryami, Moritz Witter and Thomas Sabatahier are the winners of JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2016. 

Movie from JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2015

Aktiestinsen

JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge is based on a donation from the Lennart “Aktiestinsen” Israelsson’s foundation. Lennart Israelsson, born in 1916, made his fortune buying stocks. He bought his first stock in 1946 for 600 sek and at most the value of his portfolio grew to over 140 million sek!

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Photos from the award ceremony 2016

Previous Winners

Ellen Philipson, Arvin Maryami, Moritz Witter and Thomas Sabatahier
- First Prize 2016
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Patrick Morak, Alexander Kreil, Anja Freudenberg, and Christian Schneider
- First Prize 2015
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Monica Navarro, Jacob Mueller and Chen Sun
- First Prize 2014
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Trung Hoang and Anton Korityak
- First Prize 2013
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Henri Valvanne
- First Prize 2012
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Natallia Pisareva
- Second Prize 2012
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Vassil Afzali
- Third Prize 2012
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