The Next Big 100 is a unique new initiative in partnership with StartupStack, which will identify and help early stage start-ups. The nominations are invited from innovators all across the country. Out of these, best startups will be selected by an eminent jury comprising of industry experts. Selected startups will be engaged in high intensity acceleration process which includes workshops, individual mentoring and advisory support by highly experienced industry experts.
The competition is not about just recognizing the ideas but taking the ideas to the next level and putting an effort to support entrepreneurs. Prospective entrepreneurs may have many challenges including finding a good platform and getting seed funding to work on the idea to take shape in the form of product/service. Startup Stack will work with entrepreneurs to provide this support. The participants will be asked to come up with some innovative idea based on the themes. Theme list will be available on website for participants and participants have to submit their idea hard copy at the venue just before the start of the event.
The competition is divided into two rounds: