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SmartPitch 2018: Flagship Event of Aaakar, IIT Bombay [Prizes Worth Rs. 25K]: Register by Feb 18: Expired

SmartPitch is A national level business model pitching competition for budding entrepreneurs in Civil Engineering, conducted as part of IIT Bombay’s Aakaar Fest.
Start-up business models are invited, based on any of the 5 major sectors (as mentioned below) in the spirit of development of Smart Cities across the nation:

  1. Smart Transportation
  2. Smart Society
  3. Smart Living
  4. Smart Construction
  5. Disaster Management

See full details and exemplary ideas on this webpage.
Shortlisted ideas will get mentorship from and an opportunity to pitch their business ventures to a jury panel of investors and industry experts.
This panel shall decide the winners of the competition who will get Prizes worth INR 25000 along with the unique opportunity to make connections in the industry!
This year’s jury for SmartPitch includes the following personalities:

  • Murthy NSN: Executive Director, Smart Cities, PWC India
  • Vaibhav Lodha: Co-Founder, ftCash
  • Dinesh Vaswani: Ex-Director, Disaster & Crisis Management, GOI
  • Satish Kataria: Founder, Catapooolt
  • Rahul Mehrotra: Director – Smart Cities, Xylem India
  • Purushottam Kaushik: Senior Advisor, McKinsey

To participate:

  1. You need to form teams of not more than 5 members and decide a Team Leader
  2. Everyone in your team should log on to our website link given here. (Click on ‘Login/Sign Up’) and obtain their own AAKAAR ID
  3. Your Team Leader should register on behalf of the team here
  4. After registering on the above link, the Team Leader should e-mail a brief description of your startup idea to with subject in the following format only (without the quotes): “<Name of your project> | < Name of the sector> | <Team Leader’s AAKAAR ID>”

Note that there is No Registration Fees and the deadline to register is 18th February 2018.
Contact, +91-9167851438.

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