Mobilink in collaboration with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has launched Mobilink Discover – NUST Business Plan Competition – 2014.
The competition is organized on a national level and is aimed at encouraging students to introduce innovative business and entrepreneurship ideas.
2500 students from 70 universities are expected to be a part of Mobilink Discover- NUST Business Plan Competition 2014.
A total of Rs. 2.5 million will be given away to the winners of the competition. Winning team will be awarded with half million rupees, while first runner up will be able to win Rs. 300,000.
Apart from the learning and networking cash prizes will also be awarded to the top Five Teams from each track as per details below:
Omar Manzur Director Corporate Communications, Mobilink said” Corporate as well as individual patronage has always been one of the core motives of Mobilink. Mobilink Discover – NUST Business Plan Competition 2014provides the youth with the opportunity to showcase their skills and play their part in bringing innovation to the business industry. I am confident that the competition will play a positive role incontributing to the economic development and bringing better business opportunities to the country. I wish all the participants the best of luck for Mobilink Discover – NUST Business Plan Competition 2014”
The competition was first held in 2011 and is one of the few events endorsed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
In 2013 the competition attracted more than 1600 students from 55 different universities and was recognized on an international forum for the business ideas it generated. Winners and Finalist of 2013 Discover were awarded at the inaugural ceremony of the 2014 Chapter held earlier this year. Students received cash prizes by Honorable President Islamic republic of Pakistan, His Excellency Mamnoon Hussain. Several participants of Discover Business plan competition are now successful entrepreneurs running their own companies.
Students and universities interested in registering for the competition may register online by visiting www.mobilinkdiscover.com or www.facebook.com/discover.nbpc till 14 Sept 2014; the grand finale will be held in December this year.