Startup Ideas Pitching Championship – Innov-a-thon in Bangalore on January 11, 2015

Startup Ideas Pitching Championship - Innov-a-thon in Bangalore on January 11, 2015

Innov-a-thon Bangalore is a one-day idea marathon event organized by TURN8 seed accelerator program from Dubai, sponsored by Nasscom Startup Warehouse, Bangalore, India and in association with Karmasnap. TURN8 is seeking innovative solutions, business models and/or technology ideas that can be developed in a 120-day seed accelerator in Dubai, UAE.

At Innov-a-thon, you will have the opportunity to:

Pitch an idea for one of the TURN8 themes
Meet and connect with other creative geniuses
Form a team and work together to refine your idea
Pitch again at the end to qualify for TURN8 seed accelerator in Dubai

*Don’t forget to bring your team and laptop with you!


TURN8 is seeking ideas around the innovative businesses or technology ideas in a variety of areas, including:
Web or mobile applications
e-commerce portals
Arabic content advancements
Education and e-learning enhancements
Sustainable living technologies
Crowdsourced services
Social networking innovations
Healthcare technologies

Idea criteria/requirements

We look for:

1. Innovative, passionate, dedicated, driven teams (serial entrepreneurs are very welcome).
2. Minimum of 2 team members made up of a technical expert and a business development person (a must!).
3. Global, creative and easy to launch ideas within 120 days.

Program Agenda

4:00pm – 4:30pm Arrival, registration, networking
4:30pm – 5:00pm Introductions and quick session – What we expect
5:00pm – 5:30pm Pitching Starts: 1 min pitching, 2 min Q&A – per team
5:30pm – 6:00pm Presentation preparation, breakout sessions with mentors, and final teams selection
6:00pm – 7:30pm Final pitching: 5 min pitching, 3 min Q&A – per team
7:30pm – 8:00pm Jury’s deliberation and qualified teams announcement

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