NUS MBA student Srikanth from the winning team of the i2I IIM Calcutta business plan competition shares about the competition and coming in first place.
Considered one of the biggest business plan competitions in India, idea to Implementation (i2I) is one of the show piece events of IIM Calcutta, and this year was no different. A slew of activities was lined up. In addition to the business plan contest, there were guest talks and workshops conducted by distinguished people from the industry.
The business plan contest attracted 238 executive summaries. Out of these, 40 executive summaries were selected and teams were asked to send their complete business plan. 6business plans were shortlisted and the teams were asked to present their plans on the IIM Calcutta campus.
An NUS MBA team of 3 emerges champion in the i2I IIM Calcutta business plan competition 2006, one of the largest business plan competitions in India.
Congratulations to our MBA students who have won first prize in the IIM-Calcutta’s i2l Business Contest! It is a full-fledged “festival” this time, not just a business plan contest, and llMC is perhaps the only B-school in the country to host an event like this.
The entrepreneurship festival has witnessed a 114% rise in the number of entries from 111 last year to 238, while seed capital for the business plan contest has gone up eight times to Rs 20 lakh.
Of the six business plans that made it to the finals, the winning one from us, NUS deals broadly with social entrepreneurship, involving the cultivation, processing and marketing of aloe vera plants, thus helping the rural poor. The second prize-winning plan came in from ISB, Hyderabad