BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

Business Plan Competition
“Get a Taste of Success”

 

 

Submit you Business Plan for Innovation Summit, SIndh 2017 Click for Registration

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To “Get a Taste of Success” Business Plan Competition is being organized by Jinnah University for women and Indus Venture in collaboration with Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) at 1st Annual Innovation Summit Sindh-2016 on Dec 6th and 7th. It’s an opportunity for students of Universities of entire Sindh to develop entrepreneurial skills necessary to succeed in business. The idea behind this competition is to provide students an entrepreneurial platform to showcase their innovations and share knowledge to collaborate with industry and entrepreneurs and thus to recognize the commercial viability of their idea and winning cash prizes.
Cash Prizes

  • Rs. 10000/ first award
  • Rs. 5000/ second award

Note: Cash Prizes are sponsored by Thermosole Industries, Lahore 

Support for Ideas

  • Commercialization Support from IRP Network
  • Free Poster Display of Ideas in Innovation Summit
  • Education and Training for Entrepreneurship by Mentors
  • Referral to Business Incubation Centers
  • Financial Support by Funding Agencies and Investors

Support from Indus Venture, consultant organization for startups, business incubation, ventures and investments. Indus Venture, USA has been working for last 25 years in Silicon Valley setting up companies and arranging investments. Indus Venture has very rigorous and tested program for leading ideas into business and large companies.

See www.indusventure.com

Potential Agencies to Support Start ups 

  • Momentum – An Event To Provide Ecosystem For Startups
  • ILM2 – To Fund Innovative Ideas In Education
  • LUMS Centre For Entrepreneurship
  • Plan 9
  • Yes Network

Who can participate?

  • Each Team Can Have A Maximum Of Three Members
  • Students From Any HEC Recognized University Are Eligible To Participate In The Competition.
  • Participating Teams Will Have To Come Up With An Innovative Project Idea And A Ready Prototype.
  • Teams Will Need To Submit A Complete Final Report.
  • Teams Will Be Required To Display And Present Their Projects On The Final Day Of The Event.

Teams not qualifying for presenting the plans will participate in the event, get certificates of participation and will be served with lunch as well

Judgment criteria

  • Business Plans To Be Presented In Competition Will Be Initially Scrutinize By Indus Venture.
  • It Will Be Evaluated On The Basis Of Originality, Degree Of Innovation, Potential Impact On Local Industry And Economy, Number Of Customers Served And Revenue Earned.
  • Winners Will Be Decided By Panel Of Judges (Academia & Industry) On The Day Of Event.

(Decision of judges would be final and teams will not be allowed to challenge the decision)

How to enter the competition?

  1. Students will have to get registered online via google portal. Click here for Registration
  2. Payment of registration fee Rs. 1500/- (Please post crossed Checque/draft in favour of “Institute of Research Promotion” at the address: Suit No. 11, Floor No. 7, Central Plaza, Barket Market, Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan. OR Online transfer in “A/C 01300060007894”, Faisal Bank Garden Town Branch, Lahore-Pakistan)
  3. Send the scanned image of bank transfer receipt to armajabeen@yahoo.com or whats app at 0321-3312522.
  4. Send one pager business plan document which will be assessed for entering into the competition.
  5. Ideas selected will be notified till 30th October 2016.
  6. Group leader will have to prepare 10 page document & 10 slides power point presentation; which will be presented on 6th & 7th Dec 2016. Click here to see sample

For More information www.innovationsummit.net/juw

For any Query please contact:

  • Arma Jabeen

(Intern, ORIC, Jinnah University for Women)

armajabeen@yahoo.com, cell# 0321-3312522

  • Urooj Aijaz

(Chairperson Department of Economics/ Assistant Professor)

 Jinnah University for Women, Karachi.

 (economics@juw.edu.pk & uroojjaijaz@gmail.com, cell# 03362355313)

  • Faiza Qamar

(Manager Corporate Linkages- ORIC, Assistant Professor Department of Commerce)

        Jinnah University for Women, Karachi.

        ( faiza_qamar68@yahoo.com, cell #  03217562932)

Business Plan Competition
Program – Day 1 (6th December, 2016)

01:00 – 01:10 pmInauguration
01:00 – 01:15 pmQirat
01:15 – 01:20 pmNational Anthem
01:20 – 01:25 pmWelcome note by Dr. Dilshad Zafar
(Dean, Faculty of Business Administration Commerce &
Economics, Jinnah University for Women)
01:25 – 01:35 pmOpening Speech by Chief Guest. Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig
(Chairman, Baig Group of Industries)
01:35 – 01:45 pmFundamentals of Business by Mr. Abid Malik
01:45: - 02:30 pmRound one Pitches (05 minutes each)
02:30 – 02:55 pmLunch & Namaz Break
03:00 – 03:10 pmIntroduction of winners (Short listed top five)
03:10 – 04:00 pmRound two Pitches (10 minutes each + Q&A)
04:00 – 04:15 pmAnnouncement of Winners (Finalists)
04:15 – 04:30 pmJudgmental Reviews
04:30 – 04:45 pmClosing Speech and distribution of Shields by Mian Zahid Hussain
(CEO Ken-Lubes Oil International).

04:45 – 05:00 pmVote of thanks by Mr. Wajeehuddin Ahmed
(Chancellor, Jinnah University for Women)
12:00 – 12:10 pmInauguration & Welcome
12:10 – 02:00 pmTraining Session by Mr. Amin Nasrullah (Corporate trainer)
02:15 – 02:30 pmSpeech by Mr. Abid Beli (CEO, Akhuwat)
02:15 – 02:30 pmSpeech and distribution of vouchers to winners by
Mr. Kamal Faridi (CEO, Twenty two four Corporations)

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