The Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge programme is a recurring annual event that gives a platform to all budding local talent while creating a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state.
Through this state-wide program, the most promising entrepreneurs are selected through a rigorous process of pitching in front of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs and government officials.
Out of a pool of 100 entrepreneurs, a group of 50 most promising entrepreneurs are selected to join the dedicated and structured 9-month intensive PRIME Startup Incubation Program. The TOP50 being part of the cohort enjoy the following benefits.
benefits to The TOP50 entrepreneurs
This program has the target to enable existing entrepreneurs to get their businesses to the next level and idea stage entrepreneurs to execute their business concepts at an accelerated pace. Selection of a new cohort of entrepreneurs is conducted once a year and will be widely announced on Social Media and newspapers. The participation is free of cost. The PRIME Startup Hubs are managed in collaboration with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) as the knowledge partners.