- FUL 2023 provided an exclusive platform to students in grades 8-12 to present business ideas to established entrepreneurs
Future Unicorns Launchpad 2023 (FUL), a platform co-created by Get Set Learn and TiE Bangalore concluded in Bengaluru. A platform for students in grades 8-12 to present business ideas to established entrepreneurs and a notable jury comprising investors and founders. The opportunity fostered their entrepreneurial spirit and connected them with real-world business opportunities.
Over 15,000 students participated in a nationwide entrepreneurship quiz where 75 teams were selected from top schools in India for the business pitch round. They were guided and mentored by accomplished B-school graduates, successful entrepreneurs and TiE Bangalore’s charter members. The platform helped them refine their ideas, offered invaluable insights and prepared them for their startup business pitches in the final round.
With their innovative startup idea, ShockWear, Vidhaan Parmar, Aarav Gosrani and Ambarish Thati—the students from Greenlawns School, Worli—won first place at the 2-day Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. The dynamic trio of Podar International School, Nerul, Atharva Moisendra Wala, Abhyudaya Sharma and Ashad Ukaye, secured second place for their creative business idea, Bakhoor, a concentrated perfume brand. Young entrepreneurs from Sanjivani International School, Kharghar in Mumbai, Urvi Khadse, Pavani Mahendra, and Arjun Patil, secured third place with their incredible startup idea, NeuroBridge, a gamified learning platform for children on the spectrum.
The top three winning teams received cash prizes and a coveted trophy from Get Set Learn, TiE Bangalore subscription for one year with access to 300+ mentors, top entrepreneurs and 200+ virtual and in-person workshops. At the end of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, the top 25 school teams visited STEM workshops conducted by Top Fortune 500 companies at their respective offices in Bengaluru. In the coming days, participating schools will also get an opportunity to set up entrepreneurship cells offered by Get Set Learn apart from additional fostering of ideas and mentorship from TiE Bangalore for students.