StartUp Conclave

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ABOUT

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Entrepreneurship Cell is managed by students of VNIT under the guidance of Centre of Innovation, Nagpur and Prime Minister Yuva Yojana, which aims to promote and develop entrepreneurship culture amongst the students. Throughout the year, we conduct various events, workshops and invite speakers from varied domains to inspire and assist students on their journey to become leading entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

StartUp Conclave



Innovation and enterprising are the wheels that steer the world into a brighter future. Great ideas result into great undertakings which pave the way for glaring success. In order to facilitate this vision of promoting entrepreneurship in India, E-Cell VNIT organizes StartUp Conclave, a national-level business plan competition.

Competition Structure

Round 1 Schedule

31st October 2020: Registration starts

18th December 2020: Registration Closes

31st December 2020: Final questionnaire submission

7thJanuary 2021:Results of Round 1

Round 2 Schedule

8th January 2021: Mentor Allotment to the qualified teams

8th January 2021: Mentoring session commences

4th February 2021: Mentoring ends

7th February 2021: Preliminary Submission

14th February 2021: Finalists will be declared

Round 3 Schedule

28thFebruary 2021: Final Submission of executive summary/ B plan

1stMarch 2021: Elevator Pitch submission

6thMarch 2021: Final Pitching Round

MENTORS

YUKTI MEHANDIRATTA

Silhouette by Yukti

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SAURABH MOODY VOICEMAN

CEO - alphaa.ai

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ANUP PANDEY

Chief Customer Officer at Kare4u Healthcare Solutions

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Balaji Viswanathan

CEO - Invento Robotics

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Madhur Goyal

Co-Founder at Outwit Outplay

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DASHRADH RAM NUTAKKI

Mentor & Coach - Factoryal Business Incubator (OPC) Pvt. Ltd.

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APARNA MISHRA

Founder CafeBiz Women Entrepreneurs Hub

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T R GIRIDHAR

Founder Partner - Just Bespoke Advisory LLP

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KRISHNAKUMAR DEVNALLY

Director, mPower Solutions

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DIPESH AJMERA

CEO, Ajmera Tyres, Nagpur

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MAHESH RAKHEJA

Former Director, Religare

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ANIL KUMAR REDDY

CEO & Co-founder at Donatekart

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HARSHAD SACHANI

Co-Founder at Career Mentors

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MANISH KHANCHANDANI

Co-Founder at Khichadiwala LLP

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Nikhil Moorjani

Vice President at HealthifyMe

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Sahej Patel

DIRECTOR at JDS Group of Companies.

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Prabin Bhardhan

Founder & CEO at Kare4u Healthcare

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Dalveer Bawa

CEO at 91 Blackboard Advisory Solutions

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Rajnish Prajapat

Growth consultant at Josh Talks

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I participate in StartUp Conclave?

Right from acknowledging potential of your idea, enhancing your business acumen, steering your idea in correct direction, scrutinizing your views which will pave your way for glaring success , this platform has it all!

When and where is the final round of StartUp Conclave?

Consortium is a 3 day Entrepreneurship Summit which will be held on 5th to 7th March ’21. The final round of Startup Conclave shall be on 6th Mrach. Shortlisted teams will get to pitch their startups to a panel of investors.

What is the eligibility for participating in startup conclave?

StartUp conclave is open to all teams having a budding start-up idea which have a prospective of emerging as a successful start-up provided, we give a momentum.

When can I request a mentor?

A mentor will be allotted to all the teams that qualify for the second round i.e. the Business Model round. The mentoring session will begin in January.

When is the last date for registration?

Registrations will be open till 18th December 2020.

Can I participate individually?

Yes, single participation is allowed. However, team participation is highly recommended

What is a B-Model?

A Business Model is a conceptual structure that supports the viability of a product or company and explains how the company operates, makes money, and how it intends to achieve its goals.

INVESTORS

KISHOR PANPALIYA

Vice President At Americas & APAC

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SHASHIKANT CHAUDHARY

Cofounder, Nagpur Angels

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DEVESH CHAWLA

CEO & Founder - Chatur Ideas

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SHWETANK SHRIMAL

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor - UK

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NEHA JAIN

Co-founder at Z Nation Lab

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Poonam Khandelwal

Managing Partner at Venture Catalysts

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Get in Touch

Deep Walke

+91 9637150396
dwalke@students.vnit.ac.in

Shreeya Shukla

+91 7558363503
sshukla@students.vnit.ac.in

Tirtha Vinchurkar

+91 8983710001
tsvin642@gmail.com

Nikita Lohiya

+91 8390863006
lohiyanikita01@gmail.com

Niraj Patil

+91 9764601173
nirajpatil424@gmail.com

Email

startupconclave@ecellvnit.org

Address

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology,
Nagpur, Maharashtra


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