Ventura 2018, NIT Tiruchirappalli, International Business Model Competition, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 30th November 2017

  • Category: International Business Model Competition
  • Start Date: 30th November 2017
  • End Date: 30th November 2017
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Ventura 2018


The Entrepreneurship Cell of NIT Trichy presents Ventura'18 - an International Business Model Competition. One of the largest in South India, it provides an ideal platform for emerging entrepreneurs to ideate, network, learn and grow. With well-rounded mentoring sessions by leading entrepreneurs and venture promoters, webinars and networking with resource providers, Ventura is an exemplary stage to realize your dreams. With prizes worth 2 lakhs to be won and resources worth 1 million USD, Ventura’18 is back with a stronger edition, to take a step forward in realizing our vision of revolutionizing the startup ecosystem.With 225 colleges from 22 states participating year in year out, the reach of Ventura is clearly substantiated.

Business Track: The 10th edition of Ventura invites student startup/ideas to get an opportunity to present their products/services to top VCs and Angel Investors as well as get one-to-one mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs.

Social Track: To promote social entrepreneurship among students and recent graduates, Ventura along with Upaya Social Ventures and Sattva has introduced the 'Social' Track. We have extended our 150+ strong Mentor Network to cater to our new track, creating a platform for social innovations to access funding and resources.

Register at: before 30 November 2017.

Timeline for Ventura'18

Step 1 - Participants submit 250-word ‘pitches’ describing their idea and its USP before 30 November 2017.
Step 2 - 50 pitches are selected based on innovation and feasibility.
Step 3 - 2-month mentoring period, where every team is allotted a mentor each in 2 separate phases - product development and business development. This includes 2 live mentoring sessions.
Step 4 - The 50 teams submit their ‘pitch decks’ describing the product/service and the business model, in detail.
Step 5 - 15 teams are selected for the finals, securing a platform to pitch their idea to our VC/Angel/Incubator/Accelerator partners.


Winner of Ventura gets F6S Alpha Card worth 1 Million USD.
Coverage of top ideas in top newspapers and online media.
Comprehensive 2 Month Mentoring Period (Product Development + Business Development) with Industry Experts and Entrepreneurs for top 50 teams.
Social Consulting Support for the top startup in Social Track for 2 months.
Winner of the Social track gets free access to workshops of Sattva.
Build & deploy your own website & app using the Hasura program.
Free Legal Advice for top 15 teams.
Networking Opportunity with India's most reputed VCs, Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors.
Opportunity to secure incubation for their plans from the judges who visit the final round.
A chance to pitch in The Entrepreneurship Conclave to top VCs, and Angel Investors for top 50 teams.


Ventura - International Business Model Competition

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