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Process:

  • Round 1: Business Plan PPT submission on D2C: On or before 30th November 2020 EOD.
  • Final Round: Top teams will be selected and invited for the final presentation.

Our Partners:

  • Lead Angels Network
  • Aavejak Advisers

Prizes:

  • Cash prizes worth INR 70,000 for winners along with exciting goodies for teams qualified for the final round
  • Mentorship for top two winning teams for 1 year from industry experts on business planning and its implementation
  • The winner will also get assistance in the preparation of a business pitch for the final presentation of the business plan/idea in front of angel investors

Eligibility:

  • Students from undergraduate and post-graduation colleges, and working professionals from all over the world can participate.
  • Entries must be the original work of entrants.
  • Start-ups with less than one year of existence without any round of funding can also participate.
  • Entries may be by an individual or by a team of individuals (maximum 3 individuals).

Guidelines:

  • Each team must consist of 1-3 members (inter-college teams are allowed).
  • The file should be saved as ‘TeamName_TeamLeaderName_VincenzaRound 1’
  • Entries submitted after the deadlines will not be considered.
  • The judges, mentors, and organizers will ensure the confidentiality of the entries.
  • Any data quoted without a reference/proof will not be considered for Business Plan Evaluation. Any assumptions made should be explicitly stated.
  • Every contestant must agree with the rules of the contest and must agree to accept the declaration of confidentiality.
  • In case any misrepresentation of facts is detected at any stage of the Competition, the Application will be considered invalid thereon.
  • Contestants must agree to accept that their registration form and other entries will not be returned to them, and accept that their personal data will be available for statistical purposes.
  • Prize money will be at the complete discretion of the panelists.
  • The decision of the organizing team and panel would be final and binding.

Evaluation: 

  • Clarity of purpose and structure and completeness
  • The uniqueness of the idea/ solution
  • Advantages of the proposed solution over the ones available at present

Financial Sustainability and Profitability:

  • Is the business idea sustainable?
  • Investment and other resources required
  • The capability of the Team and Strategic Partners
  • Social Impact Opportunity

Marketability:

  • Market Opportunity, Innovation
  • Industry Analysis
  • Management Team, Summary Financials
  • Marketing Strategy and Operation