Amrita TBI Pitchfest 2017
If you have a great innovative idea or product and are looking for funding, then Amrita TBI Pitchfest is the perfect platform to showcase your ideas/products. Pitchfest is a unique initiative by Amrita TBI to find the most promising startup in India.
Total seed investment outlay upto USD 200,000.
Participants are requested to complete a simple online form that explains the problem they are trying to solve, the uniqueness of their solution, value proposition, competitive advantage etc. Additional materials to support the case are welcome.
Amrita TBI PitchFest event will be held over two days (4th and 5th February 2017) at the Bangalore campus of Amrita University. On Day-1, the top 30 selected startups will go through a half-day mentorship program followed by selection of the top startups. On Day-2, the top startups will pitch in front of an elite panel of investors and C-level executives:
The format of Amrita TBI Pitchfest will comprise of two parts for a total of 20 minutes:
1. A 10 minute time slot for pitching your idea.
2. A 10 minute time slot for questions by the panel.
Qualified startups will be selected for the Amrita Accelerator program and Amrita Nidhi Entrepreneur-in Residence program . Startups will be informed separately if they qualify for above mentioned programs. To know more about the Amrita Accelerator program, please click here.
Amrita Entrepreneur-In-Residence program click here.
Top three contenders will be announced and will qualify for a total seed investment of USD 200,000 by Amrita TBI.
Amrita TBI will complete the required due-diligence on the finalists and provide seed investments for qualified startups. Amrita TBI will provide infrastructure and incubation services at low cost across three cities- Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Kollam.The startups can also opt to be a virtual incubatee and can operate from anywhere in India.
All non-finalists have the opportunity to avail incubation facility at any of Amrita TBI locations.