Maptionnaire among the Top-50 Teams in the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition

March 17, 2021
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 Maptionnaire was chosen for the top-50 teams in the 10th Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition. Maptionnaire was the only participant from the Nordic Countries to be shortlisted in this renowned Singaporean competition, which received over 850 submissions this year.

In 2021, the competition focused on sustainable urban innovations. The competition entry, Maptionnaire Community Engagement Platform, is a digital software solution for cities, consultancies, and research organizations who want to be innovative and inclusive in their public participation practices.  


Maarit Kahila, CEO of Mapita Oy, the company behind Maptionnaire.
Maarit Kahila, CEO of Maptionnaire
We are extremely happy to have made it to the top-50 as the only participant from the Nordics
Maarit Kahila, CEO of Maptionnaire

“The development of Maptionnaire began exactly ten years ago when we discovered a need for cities and consultancies to engage the public and to get input from local residents. The need hasn’t changed during these ten years. If something, the desire for developing smarter cities has increased the demand for community engagement solutions,” continues Kahila. “That’s why we are excited that our solution is being acknowledged. Building better cities together with the residents is and should be our mutual goal.”

Maptionnaire made it to the top-50 in the LKYGBP competition.

The Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition is organized by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) of the Singapore Management University. In 2021, the theme was ‘Reimagine Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities’. Over 850 submissions from 60 countries were entered into the competition this year. Maptionnaire was shortlisted among the top-50 teams.

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