Screening Process



Receiving of Online Application through Elevate Portal

Stage - 1 [Screening For Eligibility] - Startup Cell

- Are you registered in Karnataka? (If answered No, then rejected)
- Are you a Technology Startup? (If answered No, then rejected)

Stage - 2 [Pre Screening]

Parameters:

- Novelty/ Innovation
- Social Impact
- Team Strength
- Business Model
- Budget/ Regulations

An eminent jury consisting of industry representatives nominated by Knowledge Partners –TiE, Deshpande Foundation, IESA, NASSCOM, ABLE and ABAI will shortlist the applicants to the next round - Multi City Pitching

Shortlisted applicants are notified via email provided by them in the online application form


Stage - 3 [Multicity Pitching]

Inperson pitch in front of the Jury consisting of 3 Judges. Applicants will be judged based on the above parameters more in depth with question and answers for innovation in technology, scalability, revenue model, exit options etc. Shortlisted applications moved to the next level - Final Pitch during Elevate Event

Shortlisted applicants are notified via email provided by them in the online application form

Stage - 4 [Pitch to Elevate on 29th of August 2017]

Inperson pitch in front of the Panel (3 Judges). Applicants will be judged based on the above parameters more rigorously with question and answers for revenue model, budget/ fund utilization, project milestones etc

Stage - 5 [Grand Jury on 30th of August 2017]

Final and in depth evaluation on all parameters to identify the Top 100