- Health, Wellness, and Beauty
- Food and Beverages
- Home Decor and Furnishings
- Fashion and Accessories
Applications were divided into two entrepreneurial stages:
- Idea stage ventures with no revenue
- Enterprises with up to Rs 50 Lakh revenue/annum
- Companies with greater than Rs 50 Lakh revenue/annum
From more than 100 applications received, 20 finalists – 10 for the Early Stage and 10 for the Growth Stage categories – were shortlisted by the Selection Committee. These 20 finalists received 2 rounds of coaching for their final pitches.
Know more about the finalists!
On the final pitch day, the finalists pitched their business ideas live to the Final Jury. The winners were selected on parameters that included Founder Profile & Involvement, Customer & Market understanding, Business Model uniqueness and Competitive differentiation, Financials & Traction till date.
Know more about the winners!
Applications for NICE Aarohana Business Plan Competition are now closed.
If you have a great business idea in any of the 5 focus categories, and you seek help in growing it further, do write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.