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Nomination Criteria

EO’s Entrepreneur of the Year is a unique award, since its a recognition of an entrepreneur by entrepreneurs! Deloitte is our knowledge partner for this awards, and they have developed and established a clear & credible process of evaluating the nominees. The evaluation will be based on the core values of the Entrepreneur’s Organization, which are

  • Boldly GO! - Bet on your own abilities
  • Thirst for Learning - Be a student of opportunity
  • Make a Mark - Leave a legacy
  • Trust and Respect - Build a safe haven for learning and growth
  • Cool - Create, seek out and celebrate once-in-a-lifetime experiences

Please find attached the Nomination application along with this and kindly request the nominated members to fill this and send this across to us. Successful nominations will be evaluated and approached for further details if required for further assessments.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominees cant be EO members
  • Any person can nominate himself / herself for the awards if they feel they meet the eligibility criteria
  • Any EO Member can nominate any entrepreneur he/she sees fit

Nomination Process

The nominees will be evaluated based on the criteria mentioned above and the successful nominee will be intimated when they clear the first round. Any additional information required during subsequent levels of evaluation will be intimated to the nominees.

Eligibility Criteria for Established Entrepreneur

  • The nominee must be founder / owner / majority shareholder in the business and must be a resident or must operate his business in the below region.

    Coimbatore district Tiruppur district Erode district
    Nilgiris district Namakkal district Palakkad district
    Palakkad district Thrissur district  
  • There is no Age restriction
  • Size of Business - No bar

Eligibility Criteria for Upcoming Entrepreneur

  • The nominee must be founder / owner / majority shareholder in the business and must be a resident or must operate his business in the below region

    Coimbatore district Tiruppur district Erode district
    Nilgiris district Namakkal district Palakkad district
    Thrissur district    
  • There is no Age restriction
  • Size of Business - No bar
  • Must be a first gen entrepreneur, or from a business background and must have done something different or new
  • The business must have completed atleast 1 financial year of operation

Eligibility Criteria for Woman Entrepreneur

  • The nominee must be woman founder / owner / majority shareholder in the business and must be a resident or must operate his business in the below region

    Coimbatore district Tiruppur district Erode district
    Nilgiris district Namakkal district Palakkad district
    Thrissur district    
  • There is no Age restriction
  • Size of Business - No bar
  • Must be a first gen entrepreneur, or from a business background and must have done something different or new
  • The business must have completed atleast 1 financial year of operation
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