"You can't run a business or anything else on a theory!"
- Harold Geneen
Competition is divided into three rounds as follows:
Round 1: (Executive Summary Round)
This round will focus upon idea generation and its validation. Basic questionnaire has to be filled which our experts will analyse and shortlist teams for the second round. Learning resources like videos, curated course material and presentations will be shared to the team to guide them.
Round 2: (Business Plan Round)
In this round, shortlisted teams will create a B-Plan (a document mapping the company’s future course of action and projections). One to one mentoring by seasoned entrepreneurs will be provided to teams.
Round 3: (Pitching round)
Top 15 teams will represent their startup at VNIT from 9-11th March 2018 during Consortium 2018. A Workshop on “How to Pitch” will be arranged for the teams. On 11th March, 2018 teams will pitch their startup in front of the investor panel. This will be followed by the award ceremony.
At the end of this three-month journey “Either you’ll WIN or you’ll LEARN”.
Top team receives prizes worth Rs 3 Lakhs
Registered for this event from all over the country from diversed fields.
Mentoring sessions will be held for the top-50 startups.
Finalist Teams get a chance to exhibit their startup at startup-expo VNIT.
CEO & Founder - Chatur Ideas
Angel Investor, Silicon Valley
Managing Director at a Global Financial Institution - JP Morgan Chase
Serial Entrepreneur & Investor - UK
Cofounder, Nagpur Angels
Trade Commissioner of Ontario, Canada
Chief Business Officer - Tapaswi Group Venture
Founder and CEO - The Winning Edge
Managing Director, Catapooolt
Founder Partner - Just Bespoke Advisory LLP
Silhouette by Yukti
Director, mPower Solutions
Former Director, Religare
CEO, Ajmera Tyres, Nagpur
CEO and Cofounder Invento
CEO, Jaika Motors, Nagpur
Assistant Professor, VNIT
CEO and Cofounder Bringle Academy
Founder, Director - Siddharth Samel Institute of Entrepreneurship Development