The contest is based on presenting an idea for a startup in front of a panel of experts
and convince them to invest your company ( simulating the meetings with VCs and Angel
Investors). Apart from the prizes, the winners will be allowed to incubate their idea at
the ROLTA incubation centre under the guidance of the E-Cell.
There will be three phases to this competition:
Learning Phase: A guest/speaker will explain how to make a lean canvas and a pitch
Preliminary Phase: Teams will submit their idea by making a lean canvas.
Online Phase: The teams with the best idea will be invited to pitch their ideas to the
panel of experts. Each team will be given 7 minutes followed by a 3 minute Q&A
• Event Overview
Learning Phase: In this phase, a guest/speaker will explain how to make
a B-Plan. You have to attend it and note down what was taught. This phase will
take place on 9th January at 11am, online.
Preliminary Phase: Your team of 1-4 members will work together to make a
lean canvas. The date for submission is 10th January before 11:59pm .
Online Phase: The teams with the best idea will be invited on 16th
January to pitch their ideas to the panel of experts. The team Leader has to
start the presentation and complete it in about 7 minutes. This will be followed
by a Q & A session for about 3 mins.
• Rules :
The team leader can fill the form once only.
All the teams should fill the forms before their respective deadlines.
If the content is found to be plagiarized, the team will be disqualified without
During the online phase, the entire team has to be present while presenting the
The final decision will be made by the judges and E-Cell members. Attempts to
create conflict with regards to it will result in disqualification of the team
without any prior notice.
Winner: INR 20K + USD 5K AWS Credits + Skill Lync Courses worth 25k +
Credits from India Accelerator upto 1M +Live Projects and 2-month internships
with India Accelerator or their portfolio/incubated companies + Lifetime Upgrade
to Taskade Pro
1st Runner Up: INR 10K + USD 5K AWS Credits + Skill Lync Courses worth
25k + Lifetime Upgrade to Taskade Pro
2nd Runner Up: INR 5K + USD 5K AWS Credits + Skill Lync Courses worth 25k
+ Lifetime upgrade to Taskade Pro
Participants: All teams that pitch on the final day will receive USD 1K worth
AWS credits, 5 year upgrade to Taskade Pro and a mentorship session with India
Accelerator (before the pitching session).
• Results declarations:
To get the results when available, the participants must follow all of E-Cell
MANIT’s social media handles.