TravelBiz

TravelBiz2017

Prepare the ultimate B-Plan

About the event

Dress Circle - the Photography and Film Club of IIMB, in association with Streets of India, and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club of IIMB, proudly bring to you – TravelBiz – a unique Business Plan Competition to showcase your presentation skills at Eximius 2017! Grab this opportunity to display your strategic acumen and marketing bent of mind to Streets of India, and help them in their quest for the ultimate B-Plan! Kickstart the show and fly away with exciting prizes! Streets of India (SOI) was started as an Instagram page by Rufus Reynolds and Dikshit Mundra, to showcase the moments and monuments of diverse India, with a vision to explore India's hidden secrets through community photographers. The page has grown in scale with 1900+ posts and 398k followers. For more information on SOI, please check: Instagram Page


Format

The competition will have two rounds as mentioned below:

Round-1: Pre-Eximius

  • Each team (maximum size: 3) will formulate a Business Plan on the following problem statement:
  • "Design a business plan on how Streets of India can scale up their business, appeal to a wider audience and monetize their passion into a profitable venture."
  • Refer to Submission Details tab for more information on formats, content and deadline.
  • This is an elimination round and 5 teams will be shortlisted for the final round.

Round-2: At IIMB Campus

  • The selected top 5 teams will pitch their ideas, in a typical 5-slide elevator-pitch format, by means of a Video (max duration: 120 seconds) and an accompanying PPT (max: 5 slides)
  • Refer to Submission Details tab for more information on formats, content and deadline.

Rules

  • The event is open to all participants (IIMB and non-IIMB students, corporates).
  • This is a team event. Maximum team size is 3.
  • Round 1(Prelims) submission will be online in the form of a Word Doc (max: 2 pages) or PPT (max: 2 slides). The deadline for Round 1 submission is 11:59:59 PM on 28th July 2017.
  • Top 5 teams from Round 1 will qualify for the Final round. The selected top 5 teams will pitch their ideas, in a typical 5-slide elevator-pitch format, by means of a Video (max duration: 120 seconds) and an accompanying PPT (max: 5 slides). The deadline for Final round submission is 11:59:59 PM on 5th August 2017.
  • All Word/PPT submissions must be mailed to dresscircle@iimb.ernet.in
  • Final round video submissions must be uploaded on Google Drive and the relevant link must be shared via email to dresscircle@iimb.ernet.in
  • Submissions will be judged on idea, creativity, novelty and ease of implementation.

Timeline

  • 28th July, 2017 (11:59:59 PM): Round 1 (Prelims) deadline
  • 30th July, 2017: Results of Round 1 to be released
  • 5th August, 2017: Round 2 (Final) deadline for top 5 entries
  • 6th August, 2017: : Final Results to be released

Prizes

Top 2 teams will be awarded cash prizes and certificates.

Submission Guidelines

Round 1 submissions to be sent on or before: 11:59:59 PM, 28th July, 2017

  • Round 1 submission will be online in the form of a Word Doc (max: 2 pages) or PPT (max: 2 slides).
  • Naming convention of file: TeamName_Round1_TravelBiz
  • Participants should send their entries to dresscircle@iimb.ernet.in

Round 2 submissions to be sent on or before: 11:59:59 PM, 5th August, 2017

  • The selected top 5 teams will pitch their ideas, in a typical 5-slide elevator-pitch format, by means of a Video (max duration: 120 seconds) and an accompanying PPT (max: 5 slides)
  • All PPTs must be sent to dresscircle@iimb.ernet.in
  • Naming convention of PPT: TeamName_PPT_Round2_TravelBiz
  • Video submissions must be uploaded on Google Drive and the relevant link must be shared via email to dresscircle@iimb.ernet.in
  • The video is for conveying the idea better. It can even be shot even with a mobile camera. Submission formats: MP4, MPG, WMV, AVI. Naming convention of video: TeamName_Video_Round2_TravelBiz

CONTACT

For any doubts regarding Karigari, please contact: Dress Circle-IIMB