A Business Plan Competition Exclusively for Indian Cultural Enterprises.
For cultural entrepreneurs looking to build successful enterprises. Attend workshops and discussions by subject experts, entrepreneurs and practitioners.
Win cash prizes
Network with community
Gain access to investors
Gain access to mentors
NICE Aarohana Business Plan Competition is open to NICE Entrepreneurs in five NICE Sectors.
Who can apply?
Enterprises belonging to two stages can participate
Idea stage ventures with no revenue
Enterprises with up to Rs 50 lakh revenue/annum
Companies with greater than Rs 50 lakh revenue/annum
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.
About NICE Aaorhana Business Plan Competition 2021
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.