Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay Presents - Pitch it! - For Startups Looking for Funding
Pitch It! is a unique initiative taken by The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay. It caters to a target group of entrepreneurs and start-ups who have received seed funding and/or have their beta product ready and are looking for growth capital. It’s a platform for early stage startups to pitch in their plans in front of a panel of eminent Angel Investors.
The best entries will be selected from all over India through a screening process. The finalist get a chance to pitch to the top Angel Investors for funding at Entrepreneurship Summit 2012.
With it's unique format of express funding, the participants of Pitch it! get an opportunity to pitch before panel of investors. The best 10 entries will be selected from all over India for the finals at E-Summit 2012, where they will get exposure to funding opportunities from top Angel Investors viz.Mumbai Angels, Indian Angel Network(IAN) and many more. Some of previous year's investors are Blue Run Ventures, Seedfund, Canaan Partners, Telnet Ventures etc.
Pitch it! is a three phase event:
1. The first phase is online submission of the questionnaire by the start-ups. 10 entries will be shortlisted by a panel of investors for the final closed-room pitching.
2. The second phase comprises of mentoring, where these top 10 teams will be mentored on “pitching tactics” for funding from experts.
3. The third and final phase would be held at E-Summit on 29th January, 2012, IIT Bombay wherein the start-ups will be required to present their final pitch in their quest for funding by the Angel Investors/Venture Capitalists.
Registration for Phase 1 closes on 5th December, 2011. For more details and registering visit http://www.ecell.in/pitchit