Kids to pitch biz concepts to ‘Sharks’ as PlanetSpark proclaims ‘Shark Tank’ spin-off



Children to pitch biz ideas to 'Sharks' as PlanetSpark announces 'Shark Tank' spin-off


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Kids to pitch biz concepts to ‘Sharks’ as PlanetSpark proclaims ‘Shark Tank’ spin-off

Because the nation awaits the discharge of Shark Tank India, world EdTech platform PlanetSpark has introduced the primary season of ‘Spark Tank’, a contest for younger entrepreneurs throughout India, the USA, UAE and Europe. On this spin-off of Shark Tank, youngsters below the age of 17 years will current their enterprise concepts to impress the jury, in a bid to bag funding from the judges, also referred to as ‘Sharks’.

The Spark Tank jury will comprise of enterprise personalities together with the angel investor, Vikas Kuthiala who holds main firms like Wow Momo, Bijnis, Instasafe and Box8, amongst others in his funding portfolio.

“With PlanetSpark’s Spark Tank, we hope to create an thrilling world platform that will give younger achievers a possibility to showcase their entrepreneurial concepts to the world,” famous Vikas Kuthiala.

Spark Tank’s first season will span a complete of 4 weeks throughout which children aged 7-17 years from throughout India, USA, UAE and Europe shall be pitching their enterprise concepts. College students shall be judged not solely on the advantage of their enterprise thought but additionally their capacity to speak and efficiently promote the concept to the jury members, defined PlanetSpark in an official assertion.

Commenting on the primary season of Spark Tank, Co-founder, Maneesh Dhooper stated, “Introducing Spark Tank could be very well-integrated with our deal with making youngsters assured communicators and coaching them in vocational abilities, of which Communication and Public Talking is a large half.”

Dhooper added that the concept behind the occasion is to additionally spark youngsters’s entrepreneurial ambitions by giving them an early head begin. “With so many teen enterprise icons rising from all around the world within the current years, we wish to deploy a holistic method which isn’t solely restricted to coaching classes but additionally its sensible software,” added Dhooper.

A number of youngsters can get funding for his or her enterprise concepts on the occasion. Aside from this, some chosen concepts may even obtain a grant from PlanetSpark.

The platform has said that with a view to prep the members, all registered entrants of Spark Tank shall be given correct coaching and grooming classes by a devoted group, together with the mentors and specialists onboard PlanetSpark. The prep will embody correct hand-holding and steerage on all elements together with ideation, presentation and communication, to make the youngsters investor-pitch prepared.

Easy methods to Take part

To register their entry, all members should make a video presentation of as much as 3 minutes explaining the preliminary enterprise thought and submit it by December 23, 2021.

Eligibility Standards

The competitors is open to all college students of PlanetSpark above Grade 3 a.okay.a “The Senior Wing”, of which the highest 15 entries shall be shortlisted for the following spherical. Publish the next rounds of screening, solely 6 college students shall be given an opportunity to current their concepts to the jury, in the principle occasion to be held reside on YouTube, on January 10 subsequent 12 months.

Shark Tank India to launch in 4 days

Shark Tank India, produced by Studio NEXT, will premiere on Sony Leisure Tv on December 20. In November, Sony had unveiled the Sevens Sharks for Shark Tank India. These ‘Sharks’ will mentor, make investments and supply a imaginative and prescient for the budding entrepreneurs.

The ‘Sharks’ are Ashneer Grover, Founder and Managing Director of BharatPe; Vineeta Singh – CEO & Co-founder of SUGAR Cosmetics; Peeyush Bansal – Founder & CEO of Lenskart.com; Namita Thapar – Govt Director of Emcure Prescription drugs; Anupam Mittal – Founder and CEO of Shaadi.com – Individuals Group; Ghazal Alagh – Co-founder and Chief Mama of Mamaearth; and Aman Gupta – Co-Founder and Chief Advertising and marketing Officer at boAt.

Additionally Learn: ‘Shark Tank India’ Season 1 to be out quickly; listed here are the main points about ‘Sharks’

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