On Saturday, 14th June’14, NASSCOM 10,000 Startups and Stirring Minds organized “Pitch hack“, a workshop aimed at helping startup founders to refine their pitching skills.
Manish Vij, Co-Founder of SVG Media, Quasar and Prajakt Raut, VP, Indian Angel Network, were part of the jury panel.
In his presentation on anatomy of kick-ass elevator pitch, Prajakt Raut made the following points:
After Prajakt Raut, Manish Vij took the stage and spoke about his experience as an entrepreneur, saying, “Always chase your business and investors would chase you “
Some of the key points made by Manish :
Post the presentations by speakers, six 10,000 Startups shortlists made 5 minutes pitches to the jury. These ventures were :
Ghar360 : Ghar360 is a cloud based 3D visualization platform that helps users discover the projects which are still under construction.
Innosols : A startup which is working on modern Enterprise Resource Planning system.
Aldoshik : It is a reward and recognition system to be used by corporate companies.
Pocket Science : It is a mobile app which focuses on learning in an interactive manner by gamification of study.
VocabMonk : An app which includes personalized vocabulary skill building sessions. Its main focus is to enhance the vocabulary skills of a person.
IntelliSeeds : IntelliSeeds offers online practice to enhance academic excellence & achievement for age 3 to 12 years.
Manish and Prajakt gave individual feedback to each of the pitches and suggested the points that they missed out.
Some of the common points made by the jury were as follows :
This was followed by a Q&A round where Manish and Prajakt, answered some of the queries of the audience. The event was attended by about 100 wannapreneurs & entrepreneurs and emerged as a major hit.
This post is written by Vipul Garg. Vipul Garg is an IT engineering student and a techpreneur. He blogs at Tech N Talks.