The Earth Sustainable Technology Venture Competition for MBA, engineering, science and technology and other graduate and undergraduate (final year) students, focuses on bringing new, sustainable technologies to market through entrepreneurship.Asia's first sustainable technology venture competition
was founded by Planetary (Woman) Hero, Prof. Oopali Operajita in February 2007. The competition has been a runaway success and received international acclaim. We are now going global after producing winner after international winner, and receiving accolades worldwide, as well as support from educational institutions, venture capitalists, industry, and leaders and governments around the world! Succinctly, we have become a sustainable technology movement, with a footprint of some 60,000 students. We are honoured that India's legendary, flagship Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT)
, continue to be our education partners.
- Cash Awards of Rs. 2,00,000 (Two Lakhs)
- The opportunity to be mentored by and interact directly with top-tier venture capitalists, angel investors and entrepreneurs
- Valuable intellectual property services and the opportunity to raise capital.
Schools may send up to two representative teams to the competition.
For further details, visit: http://www.cicerotransnational.com/estvec.html. Plans being accepted: July 30- August 12, 2012 Deadline for Electronic Submission of Plans: August 12, 2012 (11:59 PM) Declaration of Finalists: August 24, 2012 Mentoring Period: August 24 – September 25, 2012 Intensive Mentoring at IIT Madras, India: September 27 – 28, 2012 Live Presentations to the IIT Madras Judges’ Panel: September 29, 2012 Awards Ceremony at IIT Madras: September 29, 2012
Download Rules and Regulations for the competition here.