Wherever you are living in the world, there are events that revolve around pitching.
The winners receive exclusive prizes like cash or funding, helping them to bring their business idea to reality.
Winning teams share in cash prizes and services valued at more than $100,000.
It even has a separate business plan competition for high school students.
The competition is designed to give collegiate entrepreneurs a real-world experience to fine-tune their business plans and elevator pitches to receive funding and maximize the commercialization of their products.
Competition highlights include real-world opportunities to learn what it takes to successfully launch a new business, and a chance to receive mentoring from investors and experienced entrepreneurs.
The tec BRIDGE Business Plan Competition, which is in its 16th year, is broken down into two divisions, collegiate and noncollegiate.
Students from 14 colleges and universities in the area compete in the collegiate division, while early-stage entrepreneurs are eligible to compete in a separate division.
The Tata Social Enterprise challenge is a joint initiative of the Tata Group with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) started in 2012.
The Challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social Impact.