St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM)

St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM)


Startup Mela is a game-changer for emerging entrepreneurs looking to get financial support. This is a signature event of JIM that allows you to showcase your entrepreneurial dreams. This is a great opportunity for all UG, PG students of any department/aspiring entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas and get guidance from Startup Founders and CEOs.

There are five distinct tracks,

Track 1: Technology Business Incubators

Track 2: Undergraduate Engineering students /NGOs/Homemakers

Track 3: Undergraduate Arts and Science Students

Track 4: Postgraduate students

Track 5: JIM students

Based on the innovation and sustainability of each of the ideas the panel shortlists the finalists. The winning teams from each track were recognized with a cash prize of Rs.20000.The proposals will be critically evaluated by an eminent jury of Founders & CEOs of reputed Startups. Winners will undergo a pre incubator training for two days at MCC-MRF Innovation park located at Madras Christian College, Chennai. The entire training cost will be sponsored by JIM..