Marathwada Innovation Challenge 2019
First round of Startup pitching held on 17th &18th August 2019 hosted at Aurangabad

Inaugural ceremony of first round of pitching conducted in the gracious presence of Dr. Ulhas Shiurkar, Director, Deogiri Institute of Engineering and Management Studies and Mr. Girdhar Sanganeria, President, CMIA. Dr. Ulhas Shiurkar appreciated MAGIC for initiating Marathwada Innovation Challenge 2019 for the Startups in the Region, Mr. Ritesh Mishra, Convener, Marathwada Innovation Challenge 2019 gave the opening remarks, Mr. Satish Lonikar Jt. Secretary CMIA, Mr. Prasad Kokil, Director, MAGIC were also present.

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Top 33 shortlisted startups from 10 cities across the country, presented their innovative ideas to an independent panel of judges comprising successful entrepreneurs and professional experts, of these 33 start-ups that were selected from nearly 250 entries, 25 were from Marathwada while 6 came from other parts of the country. The Panel of Judges rigorously evaluated each of the teams on various parameters such as inattentiveness of the ideas, project viability, business model, scalability, marketability, risk-reward assessment etc.

Each Team was given 10 min to present their idea and thereafter 10 min were allocated for a grueling question and answer round by the Panel of Judges