Startup Series is a
6-week long program
for aspiring entrepreneurs
who want to solve complex challenges in society in an innovative way. The program is
provide idea-phased startups
with a structured framework.
It consists of a series of interactive and knowledgeable sessions on essential aspects of bringing a product to the market. A substantial experiential component where participants simultaneously apply the techniques learned in building and validating their solutions.
The startup series is envisioned to build, nurture and grow the startup ecosystem in the institute by strengthening support to early-stage idea phased startups.
Build your ideas into scalable business models
Specially curated workshops by industry experts
Dedicated personal mentorship by experts throughout the event
Map the customer feedback and improve your product accordingly
Interactions with various industry experts, your fellow entrepreneurs and IITM Alumni
Opportunity to pitch your product in front of investors in Finale
Selection of ideas from the pool9th August - 11th August
Examine, Reflect and arrive at the right problem to solve the User-Centric approach of problem-solving
Knowledge Transfer session on understanding the problem and existing solutions, competition, and differences
Guidelines to collect feedback from potential customers and conducting a feasible survey
Teams would be allocated mentors relevant to their ideas and industry
Knowledge transfer session on testing the technical feasibility of products and how to go about making an MVP
Understanding Lean startup methodology Creating a Lean Model Canvas
Workshop on how to pitch concisely and effectively
Anyone with an idea and passion to drive that idea is welcome to participate. Fill out the registration form and answer the required questions. IITM Students only.
Yes! Startup Series is an independent event and there is no priority given to Ideathon participants.
The number of teams selected purely depends on the quality of submissions we receive. There is no barrier to the number.