NIT Trichy Announces Ventura’18, Its International Business Plan Competition

The Entrepreneurship Cell of NIT Trichy presents Ventura’18 – an International Business Model Competition. One of the largest in South India, it provides an ideal platform for emerging entrepreneurs to ideate, network, learn and grow. With well-rounded mentoring sessions by leading entrepreneurs and venture promoters, webinars and networking with resource providers, Ventura is an exemplary stage to realize your dreams. With prizes worth 2 lakhs to be won and resources worth 1 million USD, Ventura’18 is back with a stronger edition, to take a step forward in realizing our vision of revolutionizing the startup ecosystem.With 225 colleges from 22 states participating year in year out, the reach of Ventura is clearly substantiated.



  • Business Track: The 10th edition of Ventura invites student startup/ideas to get an opportunity to present their products/services to top VCs and Angel Investors as well as get one-to-one mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs.

  • Social Track: To promote social entrepreneurship among students and recent graduates, Ventura along with Upaya Social Ventures and Sattva has introduced the ‘Social’ Track. We have extended our 150+ strong Mentor Network to cater to our new track, creating a platform for social innovations to access funding and resources.



  • Coverage of top ideas in top newspapers and online media.

  • Comprehensive 2 Month Mentoring Period (Product Development + Business Development) with Industry Experts and Entrepreneurs for top 50 teams.

  • Social Consulting Support for the top startup in Social Track.

  • Free Legal Advice for top 15 teams.

  • Networking Opportunity with India’s most reputed VCs, Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors.

  • Opportunity to secure incubation for their plans from the judges who visit the final round

  • A chance to pitch in Chennai Entrepreneurship Conclave to top VCs, and Angel Investors for top 50 teams.