“INVENTING THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY
FOR HIGHER EDUCATION”

The world has now transformed in ways that humanity could have never imagined, and the field of education is no exception. Particularly due to the pandemic, innovative ways in conducting the learning process are needed more than ever.

Take part in best preparing for the coming months and years of the pandemic, by inventing tech-based business ideas revolving around higher education.

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Business Innovation Overview

The initial business proposal submitted by each team must meet the following criteria:

  1. The business proposal submitted must not exceed 5 (five) slides, and must at least include problems, solutions, go-to-market strategies, and financial projections (excluding opening slides and attachments).
  2. Business proposal files must be submitted in .pdf/.pptx format.
  3. The business proposal has an opening slide showing the name of the participant's team and the full name and university of each participant.
  4. The business proposal must describe how the idea is a solution to the “theme” that is brought, and why the idea can have an impact on the targeted market segmentation.
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Registration Closes on Sept 24, 2021

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RUBIC

Ruangguru Business Innovation Challenge (RUBIC) is designed for students who are passionate in creating impact that matters through innovation in the space of EdTech.

Crafted by Southeast Asia's biggest education technology company, RUBIC aims to hone students' entrepreneurship, creativity, and social perspective that can further advance quality education for all.

Introduction
Introduction
Introduction

Eligibility

You are qualified to apply if:

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You are a team of three individuals who are currently enrolled as active undergraduate students (and are at least in the fifth semester of your program) or master students in Indonesian or overseas universities

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Your team members have a current GPA of 3.3 and above, and have been active during your university years: leadership/organizational experiences, exchange programs, or competitions

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You do not yet possess considerable full time professional experience

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You are not currently enrolled in any employment programs (full-time/contract/freelance) with Ruangguru

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Your team members may come from different educational backgrounds and/or universities

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Benefits

Benefit Items

Opportunity for full-time employment with the largest EdTech company in Southeast Asia.

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Have exposure to the fast-changing EdTech landscape.

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Opportunity to network and receive business training from industry experts and leaders.

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Attractive rewards in the form of cash prizes and the chance for a fully-funded campus tour to an Ivy League university in the United States (*for 1st winner only and is subject to COVID-19 circumstances).

Grand Prizes

Grand Prizes

1st Place

Total Cash Prizes
Rp 25.000.000/team

Each member of the winning team will receive :

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Fully-funded campus tour to Harvard University and MIT

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Prioritization for potential employment (LEAP/Full time vacancies/MAP)

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Skill Academy vouchers

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Ruangguru Merchandise

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Certificate

Grand Prizes

2nd Place

Total Cash Prizes
Rp 20.000.000/team

Each member of the winning team will receive :

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Prioritization for potential employment (LEAP/Full time vacancies/MAP)

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Skill Academy vouchers

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Ruangguru Merchandise

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Certificate

Grand Prizes

3rd Place

Total Cash Prizes
Rp 15.000.000/team

Each member of the winning team will receive :

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Prioritization for potential employment (LEAP/Full time vacancies/MAP)

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Skill Academy vouchers

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Ruangguru Merchandise

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Certificate

Selection Process

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Preliminary Stage

Register your team by the latest on September 24, 2021. Participating teams must send their updated CVs and proof of active enrollment in university in their application.

Selection

Proposal Submission

Selected and qualified teams will receive a pitch deck guideline. Submit your team’s business idea pitch deck by October 8, 2021.

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Semi Finals

Chosen semi finalists will be announced in the third week of October. You will receive an online bootcamp and pitch your ideas to judges in the first week of November 2021.

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Finals

You will pitch your final mock up of your ideas in front of the judges in the third week of November 2021.

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Registration closed: September 24, 2021

Info

Considering the current circumstances of COVID-19, the entire selection process of the competition will be conducted online. Participants will be informed should there be any changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply?

All team members have to be active university students currently enrolled in a bachelor’s (at least in the 5th semester) or a master’s degree program. Individual applications are not permitted.

Are there any limitations to the structure of the team?

The team should consist of 3 members. You may have team members from different majors and universities, as long as they are all active students.

What should be prepared for the initial application?

Please prepare the resumes or CVs of all team members. We will send complete guidelines once your team has applied, and you will be expected to submit a business idea proposal in the form of a pitch deck.

What needs to be included in the pitch deck slides?

We’re looking for business ideas that are innovative and distinct, with a clear problem-solution fit and strong potential for long-term growth. Be as creative as you can with your ideas, but make sure it’ll work as a business.

What if I’m facing technical issues, how can I get in touch?

You may contact rubic@ruangguru.com.

How long will this competition be?

The competition will be held over a span of 3 months. Please refer to The Journey for more details.

Where can I find the terms & conditions and privacy policy for the Ruangguru Business Innovation challenge?

You may refer to the Terms & condition

How will you shortlist the teams at the preliminary stage?

We will shortlist the teams by reviewing the CVs or resumes of each team member.

What should the mock up for the final stage look like?

Teams are given freedom in how they want to present their mock up: it could be in the form of a video, an application design, or others

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the competition, even if I do not win?

Yes, you will receive a certificate if you make it to the semi final stage.

Our Programs

LEAP

Learning Acceleration Program (LEAP)

Learning Acceleration Program (LEAP) is a 4-month internship programme designed for all college students and fresh graduates. Together with Ruangguru, Southeast Asia's largest education technology company, you will find space to learn and to grow. You will progress and immerse in an innovative and impactful business setting. Kick-start your career with us to become a competitive young professional!

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MAP

Management Associate Program (MAP)

Ruangguru Management Associate Program is created by Indonesia’s biggest education technology company, designed specially for top, young talents. It is a rigorous, accelerated track that emphasizes on both depth and breadth in personal development

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Mail

If you have any questions, please contact rubic@ruangguru.com

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