FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What does USC stands for?

USC stands for UBD Startup Centre.


  1. Who are eligible to apply for USC?

UBD students who are graduating in 2019 and recent UBD alumni.


  1. Do we have to have an idea (or business idea) before joining USC?

It is recommended (but not compulsory) that you should carry an idea or two before joining USC, the team at USC will then evaluate and assess the feasibility of the idea before recommending either a stay or a change in that idea.


  1. What are the programs offered by USC?

USC encourages its members to develop innovative and enterprising ideas while emphasizing on the multi-disciplinary nature of its team members. Ideas surrounding IR 4.0 are highly recommended.

The programs at USC are much related to the followings:

  • Ideation
  • Prototyping
  • Market Validation
  • Advanced Prototyping
  • Commercialization Opportunities
  • Branding and Promotion
  • Intellectual Property (Patents and Trademarks)
  • Soft Skills Improvement (Pitching and Negotiation)
  • Networking


  1. Why should you join USC program?

USC program provides opportunities for UBD alumni to develop their own multi-disciplinary startups that are noble to the Industry Revolution 4.0 ecosystem. Selected USC members will be provided the following privileges based on a limited period of time (performance driven methodology):

  • An Open Workspace in the midst of UBD vicinity
  • Open space to share ideas with other UBD student startups, alumni and researchers
  • Selected training programs offered under Entrepreneurship Village, UBD
  • Access to distinctive professors, experts and researchers from various disciplines


  1. Who are the main mentors behind the USC program?

USC mentors are selected and trained UBD academicians and pragmatists in more than eleven disciplines with proven academic and industry background. More information: www.startupcentre.ubd.edu.bn/mentors