Intellecap, a leading development finance consulting company, partnering with Aavishkaar Goodwell, is holding a microfinance business plan competition with application due March 15th. Srijan, which is in its 3rd year, is aimed at broadening the use of microfinance within the financial services sector. The website describes the competition as —
The last two years has seen the competition become synonymous with entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and innovation in the microfinance sector. Srijan has witnessed an immense response from MFIs, NGOs, educational institutions and young entrepreneurs all over the country. Appreciated as a unique and much required effort, the competition not only showcased the most effective and sustainable concepts but also acted as a forum for greater experience sharing, investor link ups and business networking.
Srijan in its third year, looks at expanding its outreach and aims at selecting motivated entrepreneurs, capable of addressing the above challenges and building companies that will transform the sector and accelerate its integration into mainstream financial services.
Details over the eligibility criteria, dates and other information can be found here.