Pitch Program: Season 1
In order to catalyze a boost in India among the youth for Startup Entrepreneurship, My Place Coworking and TiE Lucknow, powered By Inc42 and Gyan Dairy has instituted India’s 1st and Only Continuous Pitch Program: Season 1 (Online Edition).
Taking forward this august initiative, the process of My Place Pitch Program: Season 1 (Online Edition) started accepting application from August 2020.
A total of 10 Awards and 25 Rewards have been carefully curated to enable participation of startups across sectors, geographies, and socio-economic background. Each Season there will be awards and rewards for Top 25 Startups worth ₹ 2,25,00,000/- and Top 3 Startups will also be getting mentoring from Industry Leaders, thus collective awards and rewards each year would be ₹ 6,75,00,000/- annually.
There is a 12 member National Jury of eminent personalities from the field of Academia/Research, Banking/Finance, Mentor/Investment, Medtech, National Business Association, and Enterprise promotion in Startup Ecosystem.
My Place Pitch Program offers unique Advantages for Startup, some of these are
- The Pitch Program supports Govt of India programs like Startup India, Atmanirbhar Bharath Mission, Make-in-India, Vocal for Local and Digital India, helping as a growth engine for building more and more Entrepreneurs in India.
- Pitch Program helps the holistic growth of startups which further fuels in generating more jobs and building a more prosperous India
- For the 1st time in India founders of industrial prototype machinery/equipment can also apply for the Pitch program. This provides a unique opportunity for the first time to the innovators from ITIs, various NSDC and NSIC programs, etc to be able to build Successful startup too.
- As it is Free for startups and industrial prototype ideas to apply, they all can get an opportunity to build their startups to large scale.
- Startups can get an opportunity to get connected with TOP VCs from across India for raising funding.
India Juris (a 3rd Party Organisation) will be screening all the applications and will be selecting top 100 startups which will be pitching to the Jury for 1st round of pitches.
The Jury will select Top 25 Startups for the final round of Pitches. All the Top 25 Startups will get Rewards from AWS, Paytm, Airtel, INC42, TiE and My Place Coworking.
In the Final Round Top 3 Winners for the Season 1 will be selected. Top 10 Startups will get Rewards from My Place Coworking and TiE Lucknow.
On 9th Oct 2020 A Grand Award Ceremony will be held (online) in presence of Eminent Speakers like India’s Top VCs, Mega Successful Startup Founders, Industry Leaders, Media Professionals and Top level Bureaucrats.