Innopreneurs 2017 ~ India Innovates

Lemon Ideas


Innopreneurs 2017~ India Innovates

In association with

B P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation

Funding Partner VDOSH Capital, US

Hosted by TECHNEX -St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur

INNOPRENEURS 2017 ( aims to bring TALENTS, INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS who have ideas and / or working on projects to make India better.

Innopreneurs 2017 is being presented by LEMON IDEAS in association with B.P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation hosted by St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering & Technology , Nagpur .With the city Nagpur on the progress of becoming Smart City, NMC has collaborated as Smart city partner for Innopreneurs 2017.

Innopreneurs platform encourages individuals / students / professionals to bring ideas, innovations to the platter for other to devour. It is a contest to hunt for the potential innovators/entrepreneurs who is aspiring to become the change makers of tomorrow and inspire the other to join the movement of better India.

Starting the registrations from 28th December 2016 to 21st January 2017,it is a National level project-Idea contest covering major parts of India. With the Finals hosted at St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering & Technology on 27th January 2017.

Innopreneurs 2017 would be a 1 day event with Pitching by the selected 25 Teams prior to Grand Finale on 27th January in the evening.

The winning teams / individuals will get prizes worth 3 lacs Rupees and an opportunity to be mentored & incubated at LEMON IDEAS. Also the most promising projects/Ideas/ventures will have an access to initial seed funding of Rupees Twenty Five Lakhs.

The event is supported by LSE as Mentoring partner ,Flying Penguins as Technology Partner , Creatifox as Event & Design Partner ,Turtle Labs as Digital promotion partner and NEN Wadhwani Group as Outreach Partner.

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Event Details:

  • Nominations /Entries / Registrations: 28th December 2016 to 21st January 2017

  • Jury Panel Pitching: 27th January 2017

  • Grand Finale: 27th January 2017

  • Venue: St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur


  • Registration fee INR. 250 /- (Two Hundred Fifty Only) per team and would be paid online

  • Candidates may send entries in various formats including movie, ppt, pictures, photos, project files, documents, etc for registering.

  • The entries should have a working model (piloted, experimented) and not just an idea or B-plan.

  • The parameters for selection would include real life connect, commercial viability and impact of the idea / innovation

  • Novelty or uniqueness of concept would be an important consideration.

  • Project / ideas could be a product /service or process innovation in form of product/ software/app or new business model.


  • Team size min 2 and max 4

  • Preferred age 17 yrs – 26 yrs

  • Passion for entrepreneurship and innovation

Sectors under Theme (India Innovates):

  • Technology

  • Social Impact

  • Education

  • Service / consumer

  • Other/ Misc

Awards & Benefits to Participants:

  • Top winners ( 5#) would get cash prize and vouchers worth Rs. 3 Lac

  • Opportunity to get mentored and incubated at Lemon Ideas for 6 months

  • Access to seed fund of Rs. 25 Lacs through Funding Partner

  • Participation certificates to all finalists


Nagpur, India