WORLD ZARATHUSHTI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BUSINESS PLAN CONTEST
Presentation for Investors
Fostering the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
FOSTERING ENTERPRISE THROUGH WZCC
• Commerce & business enterprises, established on the
principles of Integrity and Industry, are Zarathushti hallmarks.
• WZCC was created:
– To stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit of Zarathushtis
– To facilitate trade & commerce through networking
• By utilising the vast resources within the Community to create
opportunities for entrepreneurs.
BUSINESS PLAN CONTEST
• Applications invited from Zarathushti entrepreneurs.
• Workshop will be organised on preparing a professional
Business Plan and Presentation Skills.
• Formats and reading material will be provided
• Panel of investors will evaluate the entries for awards.
• Proposed corporate-sponsored Business Plans such as:
– Life Sciences
– Food Processing & Agro
– Most futuristic
• Attract funding from the investors.
• Minimum investment – Rs. 5 lakh
• Submission of Enrolment Forms.
• Workshop : “How to Make A Bankable Business Plan.”
• Submission of Executive Summaries.
• Screening of Executive Summaries and acceptance of entries
for the Business Plan Contest.
• Submission of Business Plans.
• Circulation of Business Plans to panel of judges (investors).
• Presentation of Business Plans and its Evaluation
• Announcement of Results and Awards Ceremony.
• Connecting participants with investors for funding.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR?
• Learn and develop a Business Plan
• Training by experts
• Opportunity to interact with experienced professionals,
• Attract Funding for their project AND
• Get Mentoring, Coaching and Counseling
• Industrialist, entrepreneurs, senior professionals.
• Attractive alternate investment opportunity.
• Mentor, coach individuals with bright ideas and projects.
• Opportunity to grow your capital; minimum investment Rs. 5
lakh per project.
• Participate in creation of wealth by building businesses of
services, trade and industry in the Community.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
• Get involved with this unique initiative of WZCC.
• Give us your ideas to make the Contest a success.
• Share your experience, knowledge, skills. Be a mentor
• Sponsor an Award.
• Become a potential investor.
• Become a Institution builder and spread the wealth.
YOUR ROLE IN THE BUSINESS PLAN CONTEST
• Go through the Executive Summaries and Business Plans as
per the Scoring Guidelines (½ day)
• Provide your feedback for improvement to Contestant
• Be present in the final presentation of Business Plans and
award ceremony(½ day)
• Your time investment for the Contest – two of ½ days