School of Business
Contestants will have to pitch up their product in front of 4 different investors and the best product with the best offer will be considered the winner. The contestants can be individuals or teams of 3 each and the products will have to be made before hand.
1. This game is a mini version of the original Shark Tank.
2. Every team will be judged by Sharks (investors/judges), who will allocate virtual money
to each team depending on the handshake deal.
3. The aim of the game is to secure the best deal from the Sharks.
4. You need not have a startup or running business to participate in the game. You can
assume to own a business or startup, with a chosen name and forecasted sales.
5. A team can consist of minimum 1 member and maximum 3 members.
6. Initial shares will be divided equally among all members plus one assumed additional
member (only during division of shares). If in case you have an incorporated startup or
an ongoing business, you can divide the shares as per your MOA and AOA.
7. Every team should have a sample in hand during the event or a video of working of the
product submitted before the event starts.
8. The product can be a physical form, or a prototype of the main product, or a sample of
the main product, or a service. The product can also be a food product, clothes,
hardware, or restaurant or any utility.
9. The product / service should be innovative and unique.
10. Every team is entitled to give a 1-Minute Elevator Pitch to the Sharks.
11. Team need not submit a b-plan.
12. Participants should be clear about the following for answering the shark’s questions:
a. Uniqueness of your product
b. Specialty of your team members
c. How is it made (where to procure raw materials, process etc)?
d. What is the market?
e. How do you productize it (make it reach in the market)?
f. Current Sales / forecasted sales in the next one year
g. Current revenue / forecasted revenue in the next one year.
h. Profit margin of product: Price of product minus cost of manufacturing the product.
i. Valuation: amount raising from investors by selling how much portion of the
j. How do you allocate the investment for the growth of the company?
13. Offering rules:
Divide the shares between your partners (and additional partner in case of non-
incorporated company) so that everyone is satisfied
Minimum equity = 2.5% and Maximum equity = 75%
Minimum ask = Rs. 1,00,000 and Maximum ask = Rs. 75,00,000
14. The participants can ask for either equity financing, or debt financing.
15. You can negotiate for a better deal after the investors mention their interest.
16. Maximum time provided for team will be 5 minutes, including negotiations.
17. Judges decision will be final after negotiation. You can take the deal or not take the deal.
Better pitch, better negotiation and right valuation will lead to victory.
18. Winning teams can be of three types: best pitch, best innovation and best deal.
19. Watch Youtube episodes of Shark Tank or Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch for easy
understanding of the game.
SITUATION CRISIS ANALYSIS
SITUATION CRISIS ANALYSIS
This event will test the capability of the contestant in different situations of the corporate world. The contestant will be given a situation and will be given 2 minutes as to how he/she will handle the situation. Each contestant will get a maximum of 5 minutes to deliver their statement as to how they will handle the particular simulation. This is an individual event.
1) Use of internet/phone is prohibited.
2) Use of unfair means will lead to disqualification.
3) Participants will be given 5 minutes to prepare.
4) The participants can use practical incidents to support your approach.
5) Participants will be given 5 minutes to put up their coping mechanism and defend it in front of judges.
6) There will be 2 rounds.
*First would be elimination round.
* Second will be the finals.
7) Rules apply for both rounds.
8) Registration fee: Rs. 100 per team.
SITUATION CRISIS ANALYSIS
The title of the event speaks for itself. Contestants will take part in trade simulation and the end of 2 hours whoever has the gained the maximum profit will be the winner.
1) Registration is a must. Username and password will be provided on the event day. Registration
fees Rs.100 per participant.
2) Trading Hours: 12 p.m. IST - 2:00 p.m. IST.
3) Exchange and Prices: Current Trading is with respect to National stock exchange. Stock Prices
delayed by 1-2 minutes.
4) Security Types: Trade any stock (NSE).
5) Laptops will be provided (You can bring your own laptop)
A participant is given any random topic and instantly has to speak, “for or against” the topic. In a duration of 5 minutes whenever the judge commands ‘switch’, the speaker will have to toggle between ‘for’ and ‘against’ multiple times thereby contradicting the previous statements. Loaded with instantaneous humor, the speaker is evaluated by spontaneity, humor, content and of course audience response. This is an individual event. It will be of 3 rounds which will change with the number of contestants participating in the event.
1) Use of Hindi will lead to negative marking.
2) Carrying papers or help material is not allowed and may lead to disqualification.
3) Draw of lots will take place therefore participants are requested to prepare for BOTH-FOR AND
AGAINST the motion.
4) The judge will command ‘SWITCH’ and the speaker will have to toggle between ‘for and against’
contradicting the previous statement.
5) The participant will be evaluated on humor, spontaneity, content and audience response.
6) Time Limit: 5 min.
7) Participants are requested to come in proper attire (torn jeans, etc. will not be allowed).
8) Laptops will be provided (You can bring your own laptop).
9) Registration fee: Rs. 100 per team.
The game is played by teams of at least two four players at the max, often in heated competition, and takes at least one hour to complete. A debriefing session of roughly equivalent length typically follows to review the results of each team and discuss the lessons involved. The purpose of the game is to understand the distribution side dynamics of a multi-echelon supply chain used to distribute a single item, in this case, cases of beer. This is an individual event.
1) Teams of four players.
2) All participants must be connected to the game at the same time. In other words, it is not possible to take breaks during the game and return later.
3) A game extends over a fictitious year and covers 50 rounds of one week each in the standard setting. Each round takes 30-60 seconds and the total playing time is thus 30-60 minutes.
4) Registration fee: Rs. 200 per team.