Sublimis is proud to be featured amongst the

from an application of 1024 startups nationwide at Clarion Call 4.0which is the flagship Business Contest Event of the IIM Calcutta Alumni Association (IIMCAA) Mumbai to encourage entrepreneurship in India.

A Saga of A Remarkable Feat

This remarkable achievement to be in the Top 8, from an application of 1,024 startups nationwide who competed, is nothing short of extraordinary. We are greatly indebted to our most trusted and exclusive transaction advisor “Argon Capital Advisors” who went beyond the call of duty and worked with us tirelessly to help us achieve this remarkable milestone right from the application process to getting a place in Top 8 in the gala event.

We, at Sublimis Technologies, would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to the team at Argon Capital Advisors, especially Avijit Banerjee who actively supported us through each and every stage.

This achievement of us is no ordinary because of the sheer volume of participation from startups across India, and the competition was more than cut-throat at each and every stage of this competition:
  • Stage 01

    Application Process - 1,024 Startup Companies Participated

    This was no ordinary application process. It was more than exhaustive, where we were put to test on our Vision to form our Startup, our ability to comprehend and define the problem persisting in the target segment, solutions that we are bringing on the table to address that, USP of our offerings, where do we stand in the competition landscape and our value differentiators, our ability to comprehend the addressable market and size it, our ability to design the Go-to-Market and Business Development Strategy, how it translates into Financials, milestone achievement, and Fund Ask.

  • Stage 02

    Round One Elimination - 509 Companies Made Through

    Based on the exhaustive application process in Stage 1, the companies were screened on how well they wrote the application on each and every parameter. Out of the 1,024 companies that applied in Stage 1, 515 companies were eliminated by the Jury and only 509 companies made it to the next Stage.

  • Stage 03

    Round Two Elimination - Selection of Top 50 Startups

    509 companies from Stage 2 were scored by the Jury on how well they comprehended and defined their target market, size, USP, value differentiators, BD, etc. Top 50 out of the 509 companies from Stage 2 were selected basis the score.

  • Stage 04

    First Round Pitching by Top 50d

    Just one-day deadline given to prepare and submit a Short Pitch, post which the Top 50 pitched in front of an eminent Jury. Each company was given just 5 minutes – first reminder at 3 minutes and hard stop at 5 minutes – to pitch their story. 20 companies were selected from this round for the next stage.

  • Stage 05

    Elevator Pitch by Top 20

    The Top 20 companies selected from Stage 4 were made to submit a One-Pager Elevator Pitch and were graded on how aptly they capture each and every essence they made in the round one pitch above from Stage 4. Based on the score, Top 8 companies were selected from here for the Gala Event.

  • Stage 06

    The Gala Event for Top 8

    The Top 8 presented their Investment Pitch in the Gala Event to an eminent Jury and other Panelists followed by Q&A by the Jury members.