TiE Chennai and Villgro announce Impact-a-preneur Quest 2014

Impact-a-preneur Quest 2014 aims in identifying social enterprises through business competition support by TiE Chennai and Villgro.

August 01, 2014 9:48 IST | India Infoline News Service
TiE Chennai in association with Villgro is organising an exclusive social enterprise business competition Impact-a-preneur Quest 2014, wherein the next generation of commendable social entrepreneurs will be recognised and awarded. Interested participants from across India can apply online by the 24th of August, 2014.

Impact-a-preneur Quest 2014 not only aims in identifying worthy social enterprises through this one of a kind business competition, but also provides mentorship support by TiE Chennai and incubation support by Villgro. The competition is open to all across India that are either at the early stage or at an idea stage. The proposed venture could be a for-profit or not-for-profit model that creates a strong social impact. Applications are open and individuals/teams are required to register online and submit an executive summary by August 24, 2014.

20 participants will be shortlisted to take part in the first round of pitching sessions via telephone, from which 8 finalists will be announced to undertake a series of rigorous workshops and quality mentoring sessions over a period of 8 weeks. These sessions will provide the finalists valuable management insights and also help them prepare for the final pitch. The grand finale held on the 10th of December 2014 in Chennai, will witness the finalists pitch to a panel of expert judges, such as social entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, etc. Cash grants upto Rs.2lacs will be awarded to winners from each of the categories – profit and not-for-profit along with Sankalp Unconvention Entrepreneur Scholarship.

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