In a consulting fashion, participating teams apply their analytical skills to tackle a real-life business challenge in the target region of (China or) the Muslim world.
Teams submit their solutions online for preliminary screening. Finalists will be invited to present at the finalist competition in October 2016 at the NexusB4T Open Expo. Winners receive a cash prize, sponsored travel, and mentorship and internship opportunities.
Participants. Undergrad & grad students, and recent graduates under age 35 who are followers of Jesus Christ are welcome to participate. Teams may comprise of 2-4 people and may come from different schools. At least one team member must be a current student.
Clients. A client for the business case is chosen from relatively established kingdom companies operating in creative-access countries, with sound business fundamentals, good local relationships, and a calling to mentor the next generation of B4T professionals.
Timeline. Registration is open till September 1, 2016. The preliiminary round of competition is in early September 2016 and the final round, October 14-15, 2016 in Chicago.
Prize. First prize is $20,000 in cash reward for the winning team. Second place team wins is $15,000 in cash reward. Third place team wins $10,000 in cash reward.