Event: “Pirates of the Corporate” Business Plan Competition (Website)
Organised by: Trilogy
Registration and submission of executive summary: January 10, 2008
Submission of business plan: January 20, 2008
Semi-finalists announcement: January 25, 2008
Verbal Presentations: January 27 – February 7, 2008
Finalists Announcement: February 9, 2008
Finals at Hong Kong: February 25, 2008
Teams of fewer than 5 individuals attending an Indian university
Trilogy is extending its innovation engine outside its walls and onto your campus. The Pirates of the Corporate quest, is an opportunity for your innovative ideas to receive the support they need to be transformed from idea to reality. This is one of a kind chance to give reality to your vision. This competition is for all young entrepreneurs who dream big and are passionate about their ideas. You’re not just trying to win the business competition; you’re trying to secure funding to run your company.
Winners will receive the equivalent of $100,000 in seed funding for first year operations. Winners will also be given the option of fulltime employment at Trilogy at the end of one year. Trilogy will assign you a board of directors and become a 25% owner of your new venture.
Requirements for your business idea:
- The businesses should be innovative and leverage new technologies or new communication channels of the Internet or mobile
- The businesses should be truly disruptive to an existing solution or pioneer a new service or industry
- Focus is on web 2.0 businesses enabled by the Internet or mobile applications