Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator (SP-TBI) is coming up with start-a-Thon 2.0 which is a national-level ideation challenge, that is open to all students (engineers, arts, commerce, science), recent graduates 2019 & 2020, and faculties. This is a 2-day intense competition where participants will have to race against time to create a full-fledged solution for the given problem statement. All the participants will be given a problem statement from any one of the many domains like agri-tech, food-tech, sports-tech, social problems, renewable energy, healthcare to name a few on day one. There will be mentors available throughout the day to help participants make the best startup ideas plans and also learn about entrepreneurship in the process. On day two, each startup will be pitching its ideas against 4-5 investors. All ideas will be evaluated based on work done on the previous day.
On the first day, out of 5 problem statements any 1 will be randomly allocated to the top 20 teams. The team will have the entire day to ideate around the problem to come up with a feasible tech-based or tech-enabled solution. The teams will be assigned esteemed mentors to help them throughout the day.
On the second day, every team will have to be geared up to present their ideas and business plan in front of the judges. Each team will be given 10 minutes to pitch and 5 minutes for the questionnaire round with the judges. After this, there will be a networking session during the break with the judges. Post break the judges will give feedback and also declare the results
After this, the teams will get an opportunity to get incubated at SPTBI and convert their ideas into startups. Hostelfund will be providing funding up to 50 lacs for the same.
For the top 20 teams apart from prizes, we will provide