Eureka!, the flagship start-up competitors of the student-run Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of the Indian Institute of Expertise- Bombay (IIT-B), has for the primary time began a contest for college college students. Eureka! Junior is a marketing strategy competitors for college college students of Class 6 to Class 12 from throughout India. The competitors was launched on August 1.
Aspiring younger entrepreneurs can register for the competition and pitch their concepts via a Nationwide Entrepreneurship Olympiad.
Chosen college students will likely be honed by the E-Cell via rigorous workshops over the following 5 months and guided via the method of making a marketing strategy for his or her concepts. The workshops are free and the winners of the competitors will get prizes price ₹1 lakh. College students may also be launched to different younger entrepreneurs fostered by the E-Cell in addition to traders.
“The competitors goals to deliver out inventive concepts from college students to resolve peculiar day-to-day issues. We’re encouraging innovation and out-of-the-box pondering via a sequence of workshops and a five-month-long competitors,” mentioned Yash Pundlik, occasions head, E-Cell.
“Presently, we’re already related to greater than 100 faculties throughout India and over 15,000 college students via our numerous initiatives for selling innovation. With this competitors, we intention to increase our attain additional,” he mentioned.
Eureka! is one in every of Asia’s largest enterprise mannequin competitions for entrepreneurs. Winners of the competitors, which is open to all age teams, get an opportunity to take their concepts to traders and kick off their start-ups with prizes price ₹50 lakh. At present in its 20th 12 months, Eureka! has helped launch greater than 40 profitable start-ups. E-Cell additionally hosts a variety of initiatives connecting college students with the start-up neighborhood internationally.