YoungSharks | Business Building Competition for School Children.
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Young Sharks

Online learning+competition for school students
Get ready to build your own startup

India's first Inter-School Business Plan Contest.

Cash Prizes, Trophies, Mentorships, Internships and Goodies to be won.

Contest Process


Watch tailormade video lessons from founders and VCs on how to build a business.


Prepare a Business Plan. Get feedback.


Pitch via video to experienced Founders & VCs

2 weeks of

Business Building


No need to travel

Video based

Watch at your own time


Content just for students


No textbook stuff

Registrations from 30+ schools all over India...

Limited Entries Left...

Rules & FAQs

Everything happens online. Your location is not a constraint for you to participate if you have an internet connection.

Registration closes on 5th of Sept

Yes! We will bring you all the material you need to study to develop a good investor pitch deck. We also have a expert consultation helpline which you can use 3 times during the competition to help you.

Powerpoint knowledge is not necessary. Presentations will be judged on content and communication. If you think you can present better on hand drawn slides, you are encouraged to do so.

Yes. We will provide 2 sample presentations which will help you get an idea of what is required from you.

Every presentation and idea is unique but we will judge every presentation on the following factors

Depth of thought on the Idea/Business model/Product

Branding strategy

Customer segmentation

Business financials (only for classes 9th to 12th)

Overall revenue model design (only for classes 9th to 12th)

If you do not know some of these terms, don’t worry. We will help you learn all the topics and implement them in your presentation

A panel of IIM Ahmedabad alumni will be the primary judges. For the finalists, a panel of VCs and Startup founders will be present live to hear the pitch.

1. All participants must adhere to the competition timelines

2. All participants will be treated as Individuals. Students cannot register in Teams

3. Timelines are tentative and are subject to change. Participants are requested to keep visiting the Young Sharks website for updates

4. Registration fee for Young Sharks is INR 300/-

5. All decision by Young Sharks team are binding