Catch Them Young (CTY)

The initiative Catch Them Young will aim to reach out to 100,000 youth in West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bihar with a message ‘to start your business when you are still in college’. Objective of the programme is to promote entrepreneurship as a career and life choice for youth. Networking meet, Idea workshops, Business skill development, Idea contest, B-plan tutorials and Boot camp are some of the key elements of this programme. We have a special interest in encouraging women to enroll and participate in this programme.

Campus Ambassador (CA)

The Campus Ambassador (CA) campaign, a part of the Catch Them Young initiative will be looking to identify motivated college students in West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand  to lead the initiative “Catch Them Young” in their respective institutes.

Timeline

The application process for Campus Ambassador has already begun. The Last date for application is January 20, 2018. List of selected Campus Ambassadors will be announced on February 1, 2019.

To apply send a mail to catchthemyoung2019@gmail.com with the following details:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Name of College/University
  • State
  • Phone Number

 

Rewards for CAs

  • Online Training program by industry experts on various facets of entrepreneurship
  • Certificates
  • Awards for Campus Ambassador who brings in maximum participation from his/her network within an outside his / her college / institiute

Catch Them Young Idea Contest

Students of colleges and universities can submit their innovative business ideas for the contest. This idea contest is sector agnostic, however, its open to students presently enrolled in any academic / training institute from West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand. Students who belong to these states and are studying outside these states can also apply for ideas that are focused on these states.

Timeline:

The application process opens on June 17, 2019 and closes on July 31, 2019. List of selected ideas will be announced on August 31, 2019.

Application will be on-line and will be available here as per schedule. (apply button here)

Rewards

  • Top 3 ideas to get incubation support
  • Certificates to top 50 Ideas
  • Free of cost online instructor led training by Industry leading digital academy on business skills
  • Residential boot camp with the industry experts

 

Make Your B-Plan

An online training will be conducted for the selected business ideas spread over a month from September 1 to September 30, 2019. At the end of the online training the participants will submit their business plan by October 20, 2019. An eminent jury will select the top 50 B-plans for the Boot camp.

Business idea contest will open in mid of 2019 where the students can send in their innovative ideas. Selected candidates will get an opportunity to attend a boot camp followed by a grand finale where an eminent jury will select few ideas for incubation support.