Being a student its not easy to realise dreams of starting a company of your own just because of lack of guidance and resources. For all those who are having ideas to resolve the problems that we face in daily life or any other pathbreaking solution can now get a chance to showcase it to top mentors and investors of India. Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), BITS Pilani, is organising ‘Conquest’ India’s first student-run startup launchpad which aims to help the budding entrepreneurs build their own startups and raise funds. The best part is that there is no registration fee for the program.
Under the conquest program a six-week long summer mentorship program is provided at Bangalore to ten early age startups from all across the country. The contestants would also be provided accommodation to work together along with advice from people who have been running successful startups themselves.
Here are the major highlights for the Conquest program:
Six-Week Long Mentorship Program: The chosen top 10 startups of Conquest 2018 will get to move into Bangalore during months of June and July for a 6-week long Startup Mentorship Program which is specifically designed to increase their growth rate exponentially. Conquest will also provide a free co-living as well as co-working space to create an environment of co-learning and collaboration that helps to work together on the biggest problems they have been facing.
One to One Mentoring: The top 50 startups of Conquest 2018 get to be mentored one to one by the stalwarts of the industry in sessions that will be conducted across 3 cities in India: Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore along with access to all these mentors and more on the Online Mentoring Platform.
The Grand Finale: The Grand Finale will present the chance for networking with entrepreneurs from all over the country. The top 10 startups get an opportunity to pitch their startup in front of a panel of investors and VC’s from the renowned firms of the nation along with media houses.
Conquest Hiring Platform: Also, the program will provide a chance to get in touch with the most enthusiastic and talented people from the country through the Conquest Hiring Platform.
Resources: The premium versions of the most important resources will also be provided which comprise of Cloud Computing, Survey Analytics, IP, Legal Support and much more.
Registrations are now open and will go on till 15th April. The shortlisting will take place on parameters like idea, team, progress, understanding of market and competition.
For more information you can visit their website: http://www.conquest.org.in