Evaluation Process

Selection Criteria
The proposed business plans will be evaluated on the following parameters:
  • Measurable quantitative and qualitative social impact
  • Ease of implementation and economic feasibility of the idea
  • Scalability and sustainability

The criteria that will be used for evaluating the business plans are primarily the following:

Social Business Context
  • The social need being addressed
  • Market size and attractiveness

Business Plan and Innovativeness
  • Uniqueness of the solution
  • Advantages of the proposed solution over the ones available at present
  • Go-to-Market strategies

Financial Sustainability and Profitability
  • Is the business solution sustainable?
  • Investment and other resources required

Social Impact
  • Measurable social impact
  • Qualitative social impact

Executive Summary
  • Quality of the executive summary (clarity and completeness)