StartupWind Launches ‘The Startup Storm’ – A Global Business Plan Competition That Helps Entrepreneurs Get Ready for Seed Funding and Connects them to a Worldwide Startup Ecosystem

Awards over $10,000 are up for grabs for multiple winners!

StartupWind Inc, the premier social networking and equity crowd funding platforms for entrepreneurs, investors and advisors from premier schools, unveiled the business plan competition - “The Startup Storm" .

The Startup Storm is a global competition for students and alumni from premier schools, inviting them to create a business plan and a funding ready pitch.  Participants will get a chance to showcase their plans in front of a global network of 2,500 investors, mentors and entrepreneurs. The competition celebrates the creative potential of young innovators. It is a platform to nurture them for future challenges and to get them ready for funding.

Competition highlights:

  • Business plans will get exposure to 100+ investors on StartupWind
  • Entrepreneurs will get feedback from a panel of judges that includes private equity partner, former venture capitalist, angel investors, entrepreneurship professor and Silicon Valley executives
  • Social feedback from 2,500+ investors and mentors to get ready for seed funding
  • Opportunity to secure seed funding from 100+ accredited investors
  • Ability to connect with influential startup minds pivotal for your success


Prizes worth $10,000 are up for grabs. The first prize is worth $4,000 for one winner followed by two prizes each for second and third position worth $2,000 and $1,000 respectively.

Additionally, all top 10 finalists will receive $500 credit towards StartupWind subscription.


Saturday, 30th March 2017 – Registration opens

Monday, 15thMay 2017 – Registration closes at 11.59 pm PT

About StartupWind:

StartupWind™ is the Social Network and equity crowd-funding platform for entrepreneurs, investors and advisors from premier schools. It helps entrepreneurs from ideas to funding and beyond by connecting them to like-minded co-founders, advisors and investors.

StartupWind’s Social Network and Social Ideation platform are used in premier schools in the US and India – Northwestern University, University of California Berkeley, Washington University St Louis, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay among others.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, StartupWind unveils a new way to connect, ideate and fund startups.

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Rank Cash Certificate Comments
1 $ 4000 Yes One Winner
2 $ 2000 Yes Two Winners
3 $ 1000 Yes Two Winners

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Deepika 7574842070


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May 09, 2017

prashanth k k
May 09, 2017
nice effort

prateek moroney
May 07, 2017

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May 05, 2017

May 04, 2017
Its good!

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