When Babar reported the MIT Business Acceleration Program, there were a lot of us who lamented on the fact that the conditions set were not applicable to many startups or people who were thinking of coming on board the entrepreneur side.
Here is some good news for all.
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) have launched their business plan competition. According to the details they are also going to give participants a week long workshop by Industry Seasoned Entrepreneurs. So if you had been thinking of showing your brilliant idea to someone or of judging the feasibility of it, this is a great chance for you. It will place you in a position to be evaluated by top entrepreneurs of the industry (The list of Mentors overlooking this program is really impressive and includes CEOs from leading IT companies such as Techlogix, Systems Ltd, Cressoft, and more). Important info about the competition (according to the website) is as follows:
Prizes are Rs. 500,000, Rs. 300,000 and Rs. 200,000 for first second and third position,
Deadline to submit executive summary – 7th October.
Here is the link to the actual web site;
Side note: I love the title of Khudee given to the competition. In light of that, here is the first verse of Iqbal’s Poetry for all you aspiring entrepreneurs… Khudi ko kar buland itna … (for our foreign visitors this translates into, Take your self to such a height…)