NITI Aayog on August 14, 2018 launched ‘Pitch to MOVE’, a mobility pitch competition that aims to provide budding entrepreneurs of India with a unique opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a distinguished jury.
The competition would enable startups working in the various fields of mobility to pitch their ideas to industry leaders and venture capitalists for raising investments. The winners of the event will be felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the valedictory session of the Global Mobility Summit on September 8, 2018.
The competition aims to identify and reward the startups offering innovative solutions for shared, connected and environment-friendly mobility.
The objective is to harness the latest disruption for generating employment and growth in the country.
About ‘Pitch to MOVE’
• The mobility pitch competition is open primarily to startups from various parts of India who are interested in showcasing their business ideas to jury members.
• The startups can be from the domain of public mobility, electric vehicles, shared transport, last mile connectivity, passenger transportation, battery technology, automotive IoT, freight & logistics, powertrain/drivetrain, experiential, travel, mobility infrastructure and automotive electronics.
• It is being organised by NITI Aayog in collaboration with Invest India and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) as a part of a series of engaging featured events in the run up to the main summit.
• The Global Mobility Summit 2018 is scheduled to be held from September 7-8, 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
The event will involve two rounds:
Round 1: Call for Applications
The applications to participate in the event can be submitted between August 12- 23.
The interested participants can fill out a detailed application about their startup on the website- mobilitypitch.movesummit.in.
The applications will be screened by experts from the industry and selected candidates will be called for the next round.
Round 2: The Final Pitch
The second and final round will be held on September 4, 2018 in New Delhi.
The participants selected in Round 1 will be called to pitch in front of a Jury in New Delhi.
The participants will be judged on various parameters and finally 3 startups will be chosen as winners.
Who: NITI Aayog
Why: For startups
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