Conquest 2012 International Business Challenge
Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, BITS Pilani
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Deadline for Application
30 May 2012
College Events – Management Fests, Contests/Competitions – Business Plan/Idea/ Entrepreneurship, Conferences – Business and Management
Can you imagine a bunch of 23 year old graduates getting funded by Sequoia Capital?
A startup based in a remote rural town, trying to solve the nation’s healthcare problem, going on to win every major business challenge in the world and then getting acquired by one of the largest healthcare companies in India.
What’s common to both of these?
They started their journey with Conquest.
Conquest 2011, one of the most startup friendly competitions, saw all the 10 finalists successfully start their ventures. So, if you have a startup that needs more resources to scale up, apply to Conquest 2012. To apply, fill up the application form by 30th May 2012.
All participating teams must satisfy at least one of the following eligibility criteria:
The team should comprise of at least one individual who has enrolled in an accredited college or University before 15th March 2012; or
The team should not have registered their business before 1st January 2011.
Highlights of the event
Here are some of the incentives to apply -
1. Top 35 startups get a chance to interact with mentors face to face at a city of their choice.
2. And then 10 or more startups can secure incubation at a place of their choice along with angel investment opportunities of up to USD 800,000.
3. Even if you are at an idea stage, you are provided intensive training and can secure seed fund up to USD 20,000.
4. Resources like free website, legal support, cloud technology support and more.
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