Building Businesses

Building Businesses
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First Published: Mon, Dec 05 2011. 01 24 AM IST

Updated: Mon, Dec 12 2011. 05 12 PM IST
India is fast becoming known for the entrepreneurial spirit of its youth, evident in campuses across the country. To encourage the trend, the National Entrepreneurship Network has instituted the Tata First Dot awards to recognize and felicitate student start-ups.
The following graphs capture a snapshot of the nominations for the 2012 edition of the awards compared with the previous year. Mint, a strategic partner of the initiative, will also run a series of reports looking at promising student enterprises and their growing ecosystem.
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Start-Up Demographics
City-wise break-up
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City-wise distribution
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Industry
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Employees (non-founders)
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Key observations
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Student Demographics
Course
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Key observations
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Qualification
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Year of graduation
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Key observations
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Key observations
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Company Finances
Funding
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Money invested
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Key observations
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Cumulative revenue
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Key observations
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Family Background
Family income
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Key observations
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Business background
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Graphics by Sandeep Bhatnagar/Mint
Source: NEN
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First Published: Mon, Dec 05 2011. 01 24 AM IST