Disrupt!

Classic pitching battle reinvented with PRIZES worth 40,000

About

To encourage and inspire aspiring entrepreneurs out there, this year UDGAM in association with Entrepreneurial Development Cell IIT Guwahati presents North East’s biggest Business-Plan competition DISRUPT. Disrupt is a pitching event where startups get a platform to pitch their idea to angel investors, venture capitalists and mentors who will be attending the event and looking for potential areas for investment. As someone has very wisely said that “Ideas just pull the trigger, it's the instinct that loads a gun” and keeping this in mind, we bring a perfect platform for all the intriguing minds to showcase their ideas that have potential to attract and impress India’s finest business minds who can not only guide you on your venture of making your riveting idea a subtle reality but can also invest in it.

Event Structure

The competition is divided into two stages,
Online Submission Firstly all the participants are supposed to submit their B-Plan online for further screening.
Pitch It! The final and the most important round of this fierce competition tests the top teams while they pitch their startup ideas to the judges.

Rules and Regulations

  • Each team can participate with 1 idea only.

  • B-Plan must be in .pdf format only.

  • Participants are strongly advised to bring a hard-copy of their B-Plan with them.

  • Only the team leader will be contacted for all official purposes. He/She will be responsible for communicating for other team members.

  • UDGAM IIT Guwahati reserves the right to disqualify any Submission it deems inappropriate and remove the submission from the campaign site.

  • The decisions made by UDGAM and/or its appointed judges are final and binding in all manners and no appeals shall be entertained for any reasons whatsoever.


Format for B-Plan

  1. Cover Sheet (Team Name, College/University, Team Members, Team Leader contact info).

  2. Executive Summary(Idea).

  3. Product or service description.

  4. Customer/Market analysis (market size and potential market share).

  5. Sales and Marketing Plan (how you will go-to-market).

  6. Competitor Analysis (competitors and your competitive differentiation).

  7. Financial highlights (cash flow, revenue).

  8. Offering of the company (how much investment you are seeking, uses of funding, possible exits).

Important Dates

  1. The registration portal will be active from 16th Nov till 15th December.

  2. Once registered, participants can upload their Business plan(B-plan) for the First Round from 16th December-20th December.

  3. They can change/update their B-plan as per need be during the said time frame.

  4. Portal for uploading B-plan will close on 20th December.

  5. Results will be announced on 25th December. Check the webpage for the result.

  6. Selected participants will be invited for pitching round during Udgam.

Mentorship Details

  1. All top 3 winning teams will be provided mentorship for a period of 2 months at skwerup.

  2. Skwerup will assist promising startups in fund raising.