YES BANK Transformation Series Case Study Challenge
Do you think you have the next best innovative idea that can transform the financial services industry?
YES BANK Transformation Series has been providing a launch pad for some of the brightest minds in the world to come up with path breaking ideas since 2010. This year, we are back with a stiffer and more intriguing challenge.
Digitization is rapidly transforming the world and this is your opportunity to discover the next best innovative idea which will transform the global financial services industry.
This is a global case-study challenge where world’s brightest young minds would compete against one another. The finalists get to present their solutions to a jury comprising captains of the Industry, thought leaders, academicians, leading journalists and emerging entrepreneurs from across the world.
How to Participate
To participate, follow these simple steps:
Form a team of upto three members
Fill out the registration form (Registration Form)
We are pleased to introduce you to the advisory council of the YES BANK Transformation Series edition 3. This jury of experts which includes leading economists, senior bankers, journalists, emerging entrepreneurs and industry captains comprised :
Padma Shri Dr. Bibek Debroy-Economist, Member- NITI Ayog
Mr. Chaitanya Kamat-MD & CEO , Oracle Financial Services
Dr. Bhaskar Das-Group CEO, Zee News
Mr. Sundeep Khanna-Executive Editor, LiveMint
Mr. Ajai Kumar-Former CMD, Corporation Bank
Mr. Ashish Hemrajani-Founder, BookmyShow.com
Dr. Gita Piramal- Former Director, BP Ergo & VIP Industries Limited
Ms. Chitra Ramkrishna- MD&CEO, National Stock Exchange (NSE)
The experts brought in their significant knowledge in picking India’s brightest Innovation catalysts and nurturing them into professional entrepreneurs of tomorrow at the YES BANK Transformation Series.
Rules & Regulations
Each member of the team must be a full-time student with a recognised university
Students can form a team of upto three members
All members of the team must be from the same university
Registrations can only be done online. Click here to register
YES BANK reserves the right to check the validity of the registration information submitted at any point of time
Once you have registered your team, no changes will be accepted
Any deviation from the above will result in immediate disqualification of the entire team
Students, who are on an International Exchange program from Indian Universities, are eligible to participate in Transformation Series, but they must ensure that at least one of the three members, will be available to present their work, if their entry is shortlisted
Any number of teams from each college can participate
Competition Opens: September 9, 2015
Last Date of Submission : October 12, 2015
Campus Rounds: October, 2015
Shortlist of Finalists: November 9, 2015
Finals: November 20, 2015
Students are required to upload their analysis and recommendations in the form of a write up (upto 1000 words, Font: Book Antiqua, Font Size: 12) onwww.transformationseries.in along with the following details –
Subject: “Submission – Transformation Series”
Name and email addresses of all team members
Name of the University and the programme of study
Evaluation would be based on:
Quality of analysis and originality of thought process
Innovation and feasibility of the recommendations
Consideration of perspective of multiple stakeholders
The top 10 teams will be invited to present their analysis to an esteemed jury.
The decision of the jury will be final and binding
Winners to be rewarded as below:
1st Prize: Rs. 1,50,000
2nd Prize: Rs. 1,00,00
3rd Prize: Rs. 50,000
Top 10 teams will be invited to the Grand Finale for final presentation and award ceremony
Eligible students can fill in their details in the application form available with the heads of their institutions
The Scholarships entail the following process:
The 250 applicants from India’s top 25 B-schools will be evaluated on the basis of their academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements and other details filled in application form along with an online assessment test.
The top 100 students basis the application form and online assessment test will be requested to share a 1000 word essay on “My YES ASPIRE ations”
The essays would be reviewed by our esteemed jury
The top 50 candidates basis a combination of the application and the essay would be allotted a YES Mentor – a key member of YES BANK's Senior Management
Each of the top 50 students would be invited for an interview with our jury in Mumbai which will determine the 30 YES ASPIRE Scholars
The interviews will be held in Mumbai for which the shortlisted candidates will be provided accommodation and travel reimbursement
We are pleased to announce the Top 10 National Finalists of the 3rd edition of the YES BANK Transformation Series.
High Impact- IIM Ahmedabad
Lakeland Ventures-IIM Calcutta
Business Unusual- IIM Kozhikode
Good Bad & The Ugly- IIM Indore
Mandevian Transformers-MDI Gurgaon
Winning team : Team opportuNITIE ( NITIE)
First Runner Up : Team Finatics (IIFT Delhi)
Second Runner Up : Team Prodigees (IIM Lucknow)
Congratulations to the teams!
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