E-Cell IIT Bombay launches Eureka! 2023: Asia’s largest business model competition

New Delhi [India], IIT Bombay’s Eureka! 2023, in its 26th edition, is back again as a five-month program that targets student-led startups, offering training, mentorship, and networking to shape their ideas into successful businesses. With prizes worth $120K, including AWS Credits, up for grabs Eureka! is a launchpad for innovation.

Having received 15K entries last year, Eureka! will start on October 15, with three intense training rounds, nurturing robust business models.

Eureka! 2023’s success stories, such as BlisCare, Jeevan Lite, and Curomates, are a testament to the program’s transformative impact on startups. Beyond the substantial prizes and mentorship, the entrepreneurial community fostered by Eureka! has consistently launched innovative ventures into the business world, leaving a lasting mark on the Indian startup landscape. The program’s emphasis on fostering not just businesses but lasting success stories is a driving force behind its continued relevance and appeal to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Networking opportunities with industry leaders, one-on-one mentorship, and a shot at securing funding from top VCs await the selected entrepreneurs. The program culminates with a pitch day during IIT-B’s E-Summit in February 2024, granting finalists a chance to pitch to industry experts.

E-Cell IIT Bombay’s Eureka! 2023 is Presented by Axis Bank, Co-Presented by WestBridge Capital, In Association with Amara Raja ACT and Maruti Suzuki Innovation as Innovation Partner, Healthcare Partner Emil Pharma, Venture Partner Venture Catalysts and Gold Partner Shiru Startup Cafe.

Standout entrepreneurs may even win a sponsored trip to Princeton University and entry to the global Tiger Launch competition.

Past successes including BlisCare, Jeevan Lite, and Curomates testify to Eureka!’s impact.