It is that velvet of success that comes only for those who burnt the midnight lamp not just thinking of an idea but to take initiatives beyond par excellence to seeing it through getting translated into a successful business proposition that has the potential to transform the world around. The Entrepreneurship Awards 2021 is our sincere attempt to identify those brilliant business ideas and ventures and the magnificent people on campus behind who collectively despite facing all odds make it happen!
The awards aim to felicitate student entrepreneurs who are Glued to Growth and emerged as young change-makers, innovators who are the future of sustainability. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon. The goal of this award is to commend them so they can motivate others.
Applicants are required to submit the document with responses to the provided questionnaire. Applicants can include links in the same file for other documents or presentations related to their startup to provide or highlight more information. Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the responses and a list will be released on the E-Summit website.
The shortlisted applicants will run an online campaign on their social media handles on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram through a short 1-2 min video including intro of the team & the startup, achievements, and describing E-Awards 2021 and E-Summit to motivate fellow institute students to pursue entrepreneurship. E-Cell IIT Madras to be tagged in these posts including essential hashtags such as #E-summit2021, #sustain_to_attain, #break_ground, #make_a_start as teams will be judged on the basis of the content and their social engagement.
Any student enrolled for the current academic year in IIT Madras and should be the founder of the startup and principally responsible for its operation. Multiple entries from a single startup are accepted. Initiative must be progressed beyond ideation stage.
Any student enrolled for the current academic year in IIT Madras and who is either the owner, founder, co-founder, member of the managerial team or a controlling shareholder of the start-up
Yes, documents which can highlight particular information about the startup can be submitted along with the document for Questionnaire responses.
Yes. Only the panel of judges comprising distinguished mentors from IITM startup ecosystem will review it.