"The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), BITS-Pilani invites you to participate in Conquest 2010. Conquest is a unique business event that helps transform ideas into reality". YourStory is the online partner for this competition
The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), BITS-Pilani recently announced that it has started inviting entries for its prestigious event, Conquest - The Business Challenge. Set up jointly by the faculty, students and alumni, CEL is one of the leading entrepreneurial cells in the country. It works to encourage entrepreneurship among the student community. It is also a co-founder of the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). Conquest is a unique business event that helps transform ideas into reality. This business-plan competition includes intensive mentoring by industry champions and a rigorous simulation involving real-life start up conditions. It doesn't just invite your business plans and provide professionals to mentor you but tests if you have the mettle to live up to the trying circumstances of starting up.
The competition is open to all students and corporates in the country. It encourages business plans from all industries - IT, Manufacturing, Pharmacy, Health Services, Rural Development, Infrastructure, Biotechnology, Finance & Marketing etc.. With prizes of more than INR 3 lakhs and Angel funding opportunities up to $200,000, Conquest promises its participants a highly challenging and rewarding experience. Partnered By BITSAA, TiE, IDG &NEN gives an aspiring entrepreneur the exposure he needs.
Conquest has been an exhilarating experience with entries coming in from IIM's, IIT's, ISB and other premier institutes across the country and across the globe including NSU. 4 out of 6 of the previous winners have already successfully started up.
"Innovate, Inspire, Conquer"
Last Date for submission of executive summaries is 1800hrs 17th April 2010.
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Ajay Bhise Vallabh Rao
Coordinator, Asst Editor
Conquest 2010 YourStory