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NexGen Student Entrepreneurship Challenge(NSEC) 2020

January 5 - February 6, 2020

About NexGen Student Entrepreneurship Challenge

NSEC – Unlock and hone the entrepreneur in you! Asia Inc. 500’s NSEC is an entrepreneurship challenge, conceptualized to enable students to identify and nurture their entrepreneurial and leadership skills. It brings together young college students with key resources and networks to unleash their entrepreneurial spirit to kickstart their journey to become future change-makers and business leaders. NSEC supports student entrepreneurs with much-needed mentorship, recognition, and connections to take their ideas to the next level of success. It aims to empower young minds to be the next change-makers.

Why participate in NSEC?

  • Bring your ideas into reality
  • Revolutionize the startup ecosystem of your college
  • Build your network of startup enthusiasts, investors, and leaders
  • PAN-India initiative to compete with young entrepreneurs
  • Receive mentorship and funding from thought leaders, corporates, governments, and the NexGen team

How does NSEC work?

NSEC will allow the signed up students to enter into a PAN-India competition for ideating on solving real-world problems and explore their entrepreneurship skills while attending college or university. Signed up students across the country will send the ideas to Asia Inc. 500 jury to qualify for finals at Chitkara University on 6th Feb 2020.

Themes for ideation

  • Solutions for Smart Cities (Smart City Mission)
  • Water Conservation
  • Energy Conservation & Renewable energy
  • Education & Skilling
  • Environment
  • Open Domain (any other innovative idea using Open Government Data)

Eligibility Criteria

To proceed, you must agree that you meet the below criteria

  • You must be enrolled for the current academic year in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate* student at the time of application. Full-time enrollment is not required; part-time enrollment is acceptable.
  • You must have a business plan and model ready.
  • Participant must be under 30 years of age.

Day 01 / January 5

  • 9:00 am
    Applications open for NexGen Student Entrepreneurship Challenge

Day 02 / January 30

  • 9:00 am
    Closing applications for Student Entrepreneurship Challenge

Day 03 / January 31

  • 9:00 am
    Announcement of top 10 ideas to pitch at NexGen Summit 2020

Day 04 / February 6

  • 9:00 am
    NexGen Summit at Chitkara University.

Location Chitkara University NH - 64 Rajpura, Punjab 140401
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