IMPACT MAKERS – Social Entrepreneurship Game for Students



This event is part of the Swiss-Korean Innovation Week 2021 on the topic of “Green Transition”.

“IMPACT MAKERS” gives you (and your team) the opportunity to be a Social Entrepreneur for 2h, growing your enterprise while competing with other teams.


The game is exclusively led by Prof. Steve Ahn


Steve Ahn is a professor of the Institute for Startup KAIST and K-School  at KAIST, which aim at promoting tech-based startups and helping build up a healthy startup ecosystem in Korea.

Steve Ahn worked at Samsung Electronics and held several senior positions. In 2000, he founded Leadis Technology, a fabless semiconductor company in Silicon Valley. Under his leadership as CEO, Leadis quickly grew to become one of the leading suppliers of display driver IC’s for mobile phones. Leadis completed its initial public offering at NASDAQ in 2004. He holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from Seoul National University, an M.S. in Materials Science from KAIST, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering both from Stanford University and an Executive MBA from the Tsinghua/INSEAD joint program.



Any students in Switzerland or Korea interested in entrepreneurship, social impact and sustainability.


June 2 (Wednesday) 9:00 – 12:00 (Switzerland) / 16:00 – 19:00 (Korea)

  • 09:00 – 09:30  Intro & Context
  • 09:30 – 11:30   Game
  • 11:30 – 12:00   Award Ceremony & Closing



Prizes will be revealed later – stay tuned!


  • Please organize yourselves into a team (3 people)
  • Choose your representative
  • The representative should sign the team up

Note: Be aware that the event requires all team members to be in the same physical place.


After you register, we will get in touch with you to further explain the event and share the personalized link.