Launch pad to showcase your innovative business idea

Call for Application
Opens on 01.07.2023

Who Can Apply

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.




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Guidelines And Regulations

  • 'Startup Mania' event is planned for two category of participants: - Student Innovators: UG/PG students from Engineering Colleges, Arts & Science Colleges, B-schools, Polytechnic, Medical Colleges & Agricultural Colleges.
  • - Other Innovators . Alumni, Budding startupreneurs, startups, entrepreneurs and working professionals.
  • Registrations may be submitted by Individuals or by teams. A team can consist of maximum of 3 members.
  • A team can submit only one idea. Also, an individual can be a member of only one team.
  • Registration for the "Business Model competition" should be done on or before 06.11.2022
  • There is no registration fee.
  • After careful evaluation of submitted registrations, we will Shortlist participants for the prelims.
  • The shortlisted participants will be announced online and intimated through email. For the prelims, the shortlisted participants will have to prepare a presentation in the prescribed format.
  • Presentations should be mailed to not later than 09.11.2022, 04.00pm
  • On the day of the Prelims, Business Model should be presented in the prescribed format only. Please download template here. Not more than 15 slides.
  • Business Plans can be explained in English as well as Tamil. But please make sure the presentation content is primarily in English. Tamil content can be included wherever necessary.
  • The participants shortlisted for prelims will make his/ her own arrangement for food & travel to the venue.
  • Team shortlisted for finals has to attend 2 days (residential) Bootcamp at TBI@KEC. Only 2 person per team can participate in Bootcamp.
  • Participants for Bootcamp has to make their own travel arrangements for to and for.
  • Stay and food for 2 days of Bootcamp will be taken care by organizers.
  • Decision of the judges panel will be final. The Participants selected for finals will appear at the "Grand Finale".
  • "Startup Mania" event is pre-scheduled and hence we request all participants to follow deadlines.We request participants to be available at the scheduled time.

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