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 130.000 SEK in total. After the grand finale, JIBS Entrepreneurship challenge presents an invigorating lecture.

The winners 2017

Patricio Garibay, Brandon Fong, Kafui Quashie and Amaresh Ashok are the winners of JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017. 

Movie from JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017

Produced by the arranging Student Team


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!

Entrepreneurship Academy

This year's challenge is arranged by the student association Entrepreneurship Academy on JIBS. Entrepreneurship Academy's mission is to promote and foster entrepreneurship among students at Jönköping University. Through workshops, lectures and events, their vision is to enable students to turn their ideas into a reality.

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Photos from the award ceremony 2017

Previous Winners

Patricio Garibay, Brandon Fong, Kafui Quashie and Amaresh Ashok
- First Prize 2017
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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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