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IIM-A announces Business Plan Showcase

IIMA is organizing a Business Plan Showcase as part of its Finance Conclave 2010.

Entrepreneurs from following sectors are invited to submit their entries:
  • Clean Tech & Renewable Energy
  • Telecommunications and Mobile Services
  • E-commerce & Web Portals
  • Electronics
  • IT/ITES Services
  • IT Software
  • Power
Registrations for the Showcase

Registrations start on the 10th November 2009. To register your team, please send a mail to leverage@iimahd.ernet.in with the following details:
  • Name of Team Members
  • Contact Details
  • Category of the Business Plan
Please use the following as the subject line: "Showcase 2010: Registration for ". On registration, you would receive a mail confirming your registration within 24 hours.

Important Timelines
  • Registration Begins: 10th November, 2009
  • Submission of Round 1 Executive Summary: 25th November, 2009
  • Result of Round 1: 30th November, 2009
  • Submission of Round 2 Business Plans: 7th December, 2009
  • Final Shortlist for Presentation on Campus: 14th December
  • Business Plan Showcase at IIM Ahmedabad: 8th January 2010
For more information, visit http://www.ciieindia.org/?page_id=108

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