E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur presents the Indian version Shark Tank for Startups to raise a Million!
The indian startup industry is constantly evolving and growing with numerous startups emerging
everyday. However, raising funds has remained a tedious task for most early stage startups, till
date. Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur has come up with a ‘shark tank’ like on-spot funding
platform to help startups raise INR 1.5 Million in just 10 minutes! Million at Stake (MAS) is a
well curated on-spot funding platforms, that sees a participation of top-notch startups from
around the country.
To participate Startups have register for the event on ecell-iitkgp.org/millionatstake. After
registration the startups will be scrutinised through 2 levels and then selected for pitching at
Million At Stake in front of an acclaimed panel of investors. On the event day, the 7 shortlisted
startups will get 10 minutes each to pitch in front of the panel, followed by Q&A for 5 mins.
Last year, MAS witnessed participation of more than 100+ startups from across the nation, out
of which 7 startups crossed both the stages of scrutinisation and made it to the event, where
they pitched in front of the esteemed panel of investors. Previous investors for MAS include
Prakhar Agarwal ( India Investments, AngelList ), Gaurav Agrawal ( Angel Investor), Pankaj
Thackar ( Founder, Padup Ventures ), Raghav Kanoria ( Founder, Neoleap Accelerator ), and
other eminent investors.
Timeline for the event:
Results of Round 1 : 30
Declarations of Round 2 : 10
Event day : 1
Million at Stake will be held during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2020 on 1st February in
the campus of IIT Kharagpur. Register for the event at ecell-iitkgp.org/millionatstake
Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2020 (scheduled: 31stJanuary-2nd February 2020) is a
flagship event of Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur and the biggest entrepreneurial platforms
for New-age Entrepreneurs, Eminent Business personalities, Venture Capitalists and College
Students to their entrepreneurial endeavors and experiences, and to pledge to take
entrepreneurship in India to greater scales. Global Entrepreneurship Conference serves as a
conclave for discussion of opportunities and programs steered towards popularizing
entrepreneurship across the world. For more details visit www.ges.ecell-iitkgp.org.