Pitch Premier TECHKRITI 18 IIT Kanpur 2018
IIT Kanpur

Kanpur Uttar Pradesh

15 March 2018 - 18 March 2018


Pitch Premier TECHKRITI 18 IIT Kanpur 2018

Event Description

Pitch Premier is organized with an aim to provide participants (essentially students currently pursuing their UG/PG programs) with an opportunity that can transform their innovation - something as simple and small scale initiative as their summer project or a research endeavor - into real world entrepreneurial ideas. Here, we examine your ability to evaluate the market, customer needs and product usability. Your plan of action should be to safeguard the intellectual rights of your product (majorly by creating entry barrier) and your future research goals associated with the same product or plans to launch parallel products. 

Submission of
Participating teams need to fill up a form that will be made available below, by detailing the abstract of their idea. Shortlisting for the next round will be done on the basis of this abstract.
Round I (Screening)Executive summary. 
All the documents should be converted to PDF and then mailed to ideas@techkriti.org with SUBJECT:'Event Name' Executive Summary, Techkriti'18 should be submitted in a single mail. Even if you want to submit any document later, attach all the documents in that mail.
Executive Summary Form 
Executive Summary Example 

Round II (Final)

  • Shortlisted participants have to give a presentation of their abstract at Techkriti’18 where they will be judged by our panel of judges. This shall take place on 15th March tentatively at IIT Kanpur.
  • The participants will make a presentation (12 slides and 7 min maximum, including the introduction) summarizing their product and business plan.
  • 3-5 minutes are reserved to answer the questions raised by the judges, if any. 
  • A team of maximum 7 members is allowed.
  • All teams are required to fill the Abstract Submission Form.
  • The Abstract should adhere to the format given and own versions should not be created. Participants not adhering to the format will be disqualified.
  • Please study the sample Abstract Submission Form to get an idea of the information that the teams are required to pen down on the form.
  • A college id- proof has to be submitted by all the participants.
  • All the documents should be converted to PDF and then mailed to ideas@techkriti.org should be submitted in a single mail. Even if you want to submit any document later, attach all the documents in that mail.
  • Any further change in guidelines will be mailed accordingly.

Note: Participants should follow the guidelines strictly. In case of any dispute, the final decision will be in the hands of Techkriti, IIT Kanpur

1. Students (undergraduates and postgraduates) across the world are eligible to participate.
2. Individual participation is allowed. However team participation is encouraged.
3. Pooling projects from different clubs and departments of your institute is permitted.
4. Entries must be the original work of participants i.e. team members competing must be the principal owners of the venture.
5. In case any kind of plagiarism is found, Techkriti, IIT Kanpur reserves the right to disqualify the team.

A. Originality of Idea
B. Feasibility of the business model given the market opportunity and the venture. 
C. Scalability, in terms of the potential for growth and replication of the venture. Well-conceived implementation plan and timetable.
D. Overall likelihood of achieving demonstrable results.

2. Market
Evidence of demand for the venture in the marketplace; market size and growth opportunity.
The need of the product to society. (If this fills any gap, then what is it?)
Demonstrated knowledge of target market
Competitive analysis , SWOT analysis
Marketing Plan addresses (wherever applicable): positioning, pricing, advertising, promotion, packaging, timetable

Performance Benchmarks
Outline the development of systems to track, monitor and assess the performance milestones articulated in venture plan.

3. Financial Aspects
A. Fundability: The potential for the venture to receive financial support from additional investors/donors(including opportunities for funding from foundations, social venture funds, angel investors and venture capitalists)
B. The rigor and feasibility of the venture's financial model and goals
C.Potential for follow-on funding to grow the venture through self-sufficiency or profitability.

4. Risk Assessment and Contingency Plans
A.Identify risk factors associated with the enterprise and external environment. Develop a plan for mitigating them.
B.Risk Management and techniques to used in case of emergency threats.

5. Demonstrated Leadership Ability
A.Quantify venture leader's ability to develop people, promote change and achieve results.


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Departments That Are Eligible for Participated In this Fest :
  • All-Management
Event Categories In This Fest:
  • Management

Event Organizers Details

Kshitij Jaiswal,

faculty convener,

contact no: 8604333109,

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