Applications will be assessed by independent jurors offline.
The tentative dates for the multi-city pitching sessions will begin from 23 November 2018.
This will be an in-person pitching to multiple 3-member jury panels consisting of eminent industry experts, venture capital investors, independent consultants and subject matter experts.
Scores of Stage 1 will NOT be considered in Stage 2.
Each startup will be given 8 minutes to pitch followed by 6 minutes of Q&A.
Startups will be assessed on the same 5 parameters – Relevance to the sector, depth of innovation/ novelty, scalability & business plan, Potential impact of solution, ‘X’ factor.
Top 30 startups as per scores will be selected to pitch to a Grand Jury at Bangalore.
The final pitching at the Grand Finale will happen at Bangalore.
Grand Jury will consist of 2 panels with 3 members each.
Scores of Stage 1 & 2 will NOT be considered for Grand Finale.
Top 10 startups will be selected as winners.