TiE and Canaan Partners announce Entrepreneurial Challenge 2008

Canaan Partners and TIE, today announced the launch of the TIE-Canaan Entrepreneurial Challenge 2008, a business plan competition open to early stage entrepreneurs from across the country.

The deadline for submission of the business plan applications is May 12, 2008.

Important dates:

  • Challenge Opens – 17th April, 2008
  • Deadline for Business Plan Submission – 12th May, 2008
  • Jury presentations/ Winners Announced – 3rd Week of June, 2008

8 teams will be shortlisted based on their potential scale of the business, the strength of the team and sustainable differentiation in the business model.

These shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in the final round in the month of June (2008) which will see them presenting their plans and ideas in detail to an eminent jury of the country’s leading entrepreneurs and corporate heads (which includes Pramod Bhasin (CEO & President, Genpact), Raman Roy (Chairman, Quatrro BPO Solutions), Saurabh Srivastava (President, TIE Delhi), Sanjeev Bikhchandani (co-founder and CEO of, Mahesh Murthy (Partner, Seedfund) and Alok Mittal (Managing Director, Canaan Partners India).

More details here. Download the B-plan template

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