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Announcing the Blank Center’s First Global Startup Competition! Powered by Indian Angel Network

The Blank Center is pleased to announce that this fall we will be launching our first global startup competition powered by the Indian Angel Network (IAN)! The winner of the competition will receive a minimum $250,000 equity investment from IAN. All finalists will receive coaching from angel investors in IAN. The startup competition will be open to all Babson students, alumni and faculty around the globe and is industry and geographically agnostic.

The startup competition is the brainchild of Sandeep Soni P’20, Blank Center Advisory Board member and IAN member. This is the Blank Center’s first virtual competition and we look forward to having the Babson community worldwide participate.

Applications will open mid-September and the finale of the competition will be streamed live Saturday, December 15. Check back for more details on how to apply!

What’s the Indian Angel Network?
The Indian Angel Network is India’s first and world’s largest business angel network with close to 500 members across the world, comprising the who’s who of successful entrepreneurs and dynamic CEOs. With investors from 11 countries, IAN’s presence spans 7 locations, which includes cities in India and UK.

The network is sector agnostic and has funded start-ups across 17 sectors in India and 7 other countries growing global footprint companies. With an excellent track record, IAN has been giving excellent cash exits year-on-year to its investor-members. Some of its marquee investee companies include, WebEngage, Druva, Box8, Sapience Analytics, WOW Momos, Consure amongst many others.