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About Startup Awards 2021

  • Indywood Billionaires Club - Startup Awards aims to recognize and provide business collaboration opportunities to outstanding startups that are building innovative products, solutions, or scalable enterprises with a high potential to generate employment, create wealth and above all, demonstrate measurable social impact.
  • The First edition Indywood Billionaires Club - Startup Awards will be a virtual event scheduled on February 23rd, 2021, incorporating the Awards Ceremony, relevant panel discussions & product presentations opportunities in front of potential investors from the Indywood Billionaires Club (IBC) circle.
  • This will be a golden opportunity to establish relevant partnerships and collaborations for yourself & your brand.

About Indywood Billionaires Club

  • An Indian billionaire is an individual holding a net worth of Rs. 1000 million (i.e. Rs 100 crore) in assets. Such an enterprising individual is needed to help the nation achieve its revolutionary vision of a Developed India by 2030.
  • The Indywood Billionaires Club is a first of its kind elite network comprising India's wealthiest individuals who fall into this category..
  • Through Project Indywood, they will be made aware of the investment opportunities to help in the nation's rebuilding process.
  • The consortium aims to achieve the collective dream of strengthening the Indian Rupee and making it equal to One Dollar.
  • The consortium aims to promote Make in India products and identify the international market for export and earn foreign money

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Award Categories

01

Innovative Startup of the Year

This Award category will recognize a business owner/founder who has developed a unique business model or innovative product. The startup must have made remarkable progress in the initial period of starting the business. (Organisation should be equal to or less than five years)

02

Technology-based Startup of the Year

This category is open to all Business enterprises that have been in business five years or less on December 31st, 2020 (Tech / Fintech / Artificial Intelligence / IOT / Virtual Reality) (Organisation should be equal or less than five years)

03

Art & Craft Startup of the Year

This category is open to Business enterprises that have brought innovations across Art & Craft business (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

04

Digital Startup of the Year

This Award will recognize a digital startup including a online retailer or online gamer who has earned 40% or more of their revenue online. (Organization should be equal or less than five years).

05

Promising Startup of the Year

This Award will recognize businesses and organizations in the early stages of development or at the concept stage.

06

Mobility Startup of the Year

This Award will recognize the organizations that have introduced innovative products in the automotive & ancillary industry, or any other mobility domains. (Organizations should be less than or equal to 5 years)

07

Energy Startup of the Year

This category is open to Firms that have developed a unique new Energy saving/New Energy generation business model. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

08

Logistics Startup of the Year

The Award will spotlight the supply chains /logistic/ fulfillment & delivery Startup that has built a business model to make the Smooth production and distribution of a Business process more efficient. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

09

Food & Beverage Startup of the Year

This Award is to recognize Innovative Food Tech Startups that have created resourceful, efficient & sustainable Food System. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

10

Healthcare Startup of the Year

This category is open to Startups which have brought innovations across the Healthcare sector that transformed parameters like access to healthcare, diagnostics & life-sciences from "Bigger and better" to "low cost & high tech" model (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

11

Education Startup of the Year

This Award will recognize EdTech Startups that have enhanced teacher-led learning in classrooms and improved students' education outcomes. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

12

Retail Startup of the Year

This Award recognizes startups growing across niche retail categories for market and product differentiation. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

13

Tourism & Leisure Startup of the Year

This Award recognizes startups that offered offbeat accommodation, uncommon trips and treks, and immersive events to the premium domestic customer and a new generation of global travelers (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

14

Real Estate Startup of the Year

This Award will recognize a Real Estate startup with respect to their growth, property management initiatives, brokerage, rental management, buying and selling, site operations, etc. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

15

Social Impact Startup of the Year

This Award will be awarded to startups penetrating deeply for impacting the most disadvantaged or underprivileged section of society (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

16

E-Commerce (B2B) Startup of the Year

This Award category will recognize startups that sell a product or service to another company, besides other individual consumers. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

17

Rural Startup of the Year

This category recognizes startups that empower and facilitate business opportunities to promote a better quality of life across rural India. (Organisation should be equal or less than five years)

18

Agricultural Startup of the Year

This category recognizes Agritech Startups that provide relevant and innovative solutions to several challenges across the agricultural value chain. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

19

Women-Led Startup of the Year

This Award category will recognize woman entrepreneurs who have developed a unique business model or product and made remarkable progress during the initial period of starting the business. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

20

Green Startup of the Year

This Award category will include startups that decided to go green and adopted innovative eco-friendly solutions to solve environmental problems. (Organization should be equal or less than five years)

Evaluation

    Entries will be evaluated based on the following parameters:
  • Innovation
  • Scalability
  • Economic Impact
  • Social Impact
  • Preliminary Evaluation & filtering will be done by the Research & Incubation Hub of this project - ARIES INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RESEARCH INSTITUTE (AIMRI) & final evaluation will be done by the members of INDYWOOD BILLIONAIRES CLUB (IBC)

Evaluation Methodology

  • Initial Filtering
  • Detailed Evaluation
  • Jury Evaluation

Eligibility Criteria

  • The product and services must be available in the market
  • Organizations entering the competition must have specific registrations
  • No defaults in auditing financial statements
  • Organisation should be equal to or less than five years

Promising Startup of the Year award recognizes businesses and organizations in the early stages of development or concept stage. Hence, such startups need not fullfill the above mentioned pre-requisite.

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