Students of undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD courses from the Science, Engineering, Medical,
Polytechnic and Management streams of colleges and universities across Tamil Nadu.
Graduates, Aspirant Innovators and Startups across Tamil Nadu.
The judges are professionals who come from various business backgrounds and include experienced investors (angels, venture capitalists, and investment bankers), experienced and successful entrepreneurs and senior business people and service professionals who inferact with ecrly stage companies. The judges consider specific criteria when evaluating ideas! concept papers/ business models. However ultimately. winning teams usually have edge over the others mainly in the following factors.
Simplicity of the business model described
Credibility of the business idea
Likelihood that the team can create a sustainable competitive advantage
Size and growth rate/ scalability
Specifically, judges will evaluate on the following criteria:
of idea or buisness model
(Know How & Do How)
(Market, Growth/Scalability etc.,)
(Impact on societal needs/ problems efc.)
(Execution capability/ Complimentary skill sets)
Launch of Startupmania 8.0 and open for Application Submission
Last date for Online Submission
Announcement of Shortlisted ideas for Prelims
Prelims Presentation [ONLINE]
Announcement of Shortlisted ideas for Finals
Finals Presentation [Physical]
Award Ceremony & Conference