Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Genesis 09 - a Social Entrepreneurship B-Plan Competetion

Genesis is a social entrepreneurship competition that aims at bringing about a confluence of students, entrepreneurs, NGOs, innovators, incubators, corporates and financers and creating a holistic platform for the initiation and development of exemplary social enterprise models.Spread over 3 - 4 months, the contest provides a stage for those interested in the social entrepreneurship field to:

Come up with innovations and business ideas that can bring about radical improvements, catering to specific problems faced by the society.
Get your ideas reviewed by experienced VCs, incubators and successful social entrepreneurs, refine and fine-tune business-plans and models.
Find like-minded people on the forum and build up a strong team, collaborate with mentors and financers.
Face the stumbling blocks on the path to enterprise development through strong backing and guidance by our associate organizations.

The competition is open to all students and working professionals (including NGOs) who have ideas that are innovative, feasible and can benefit society. The only restriction is that 50% of the registered members of every team that enters this competition should be students.

Organizers: IIT Madras, Chennai

Starting Date: 10th Jan 09

Duration: 3-4 months

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