Maruti Suzuki Idea Hunt Grand Finale 2023 Winners

The grand finale of the Maruti Suzuki NURTURE Idea Hunt, in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, was organised at the IIM Calcutta Campus on June 27, 2023, marking the grand culmination of the contest. The top 12 startups selected from the regional editions in West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya competed for the winner’s title. Finally, 6 winners were selected for an exclusive pre-incubation program with Maruti Suzuki and prize money of Rs. 50K each.

IIMCIP and Maruti Suzuki congratulate these incredible minds for their innovative ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. The winners will now prepare for an extraordinary journey with Maruti Suzuki! During the pre-incubation program, the 6 winning startups will get the opportunity to collaborate with industry experts, receive mentorship from Maruti Suzuki’s top leaders and refine their ideas to transform them into viable businesses.

The Maruti Nurture Grand Finale was an exhilarating event filled with groundbreaking concepts, insightful discussions, fireside-chat and inspiring stories. The day opened with open pitching. It was followed by an insightful fireside chat with industry experts like Mr. Sanjay Gupta – Country Head & VP, Google India (IIMCIP Chairman); Mr. Rajesh Uppal – Member, Executive Board (HR, IT, Safety, DE) Maruti Suzuki; Mr. T.N. Hari- Co-founder Artha School of Entrepreneurship (IIMCIP Board Member); Mr. Aditya Aggarwal – EVP, Head-Digital Enterprise, Maruti Suzuki; Mr. Bharat Salhotra – Co-founder and President, Insightzz; and Mr. Rohan Chhatwal – Head-Innovation Centre of Excellence, Maruti Suzuki. The program ended with a closing speech by Dr. Subhrangshu Sanyal – CEO, IIMCIP.


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