Be a Leader of Workplace Innovation.
Bring Your Ideas to Life.
Together, We Can Truly Create Better Workplaces.
Application Submission: by 5th November
Round 1: 2nd December 2021
Final Round: 3rd December 2021

CHALLENGE CUP

Moving forward takes innovation. Advancing our profession takes creative minds. Bringing creativity to life takes resources.

SHRMLabs, powered by SHRM, is hosting a workplace tech search for the most pioneering, ground-breaking, original ideas that will reinvent how we do work.
SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Have you found a better way to do something and are looking for the financial resources to stand it up and share it with future, potential customers? The Better Workplace Challenge India Cup is your answer.

Panel of Judges

Preliminary Round:

Aditya Malik

CEO & MD Talentedge, Senior Partner, Lumis Partners

Neeraj Deginal

Head Technology - SHRM India, APAC & MENA

Final Round:

Rajat Tandon

President, IVCA

Guillermo Corea

Managing Director, Workplace Innovation Lab & Venture Capital, SHRM

Alexander Alonso, Ph.D, SHRM-SCP

Chief Knowledge Officer, SHRM

Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP

Global Business Development Officer, SHRM

TAKE PART IN THE
COMPETITION
STEP 1 – APPLY

STEP 2 – FIRST ROUND

  • Review the application and Official Rules.
  • Submit your application by the specified deadline.
  • Up to 10 applicants will advance to the next round
  • Perfect your virtual pitch while you wait for your call!
  • Participants are required to prepare and submit a presentation. All materials are due no later than one week prior to the competition date Presentations will consist of a 3-minute pre-recorded pitch and a 3-minute Q&A session, where judges will ask questions about the presentation.
  • Participants will make their pitch to a panel of judges, who will evaluate each pitch in accordance with the criteria provided by SHRM.
  • The top 3 pitches will be selected to move on to the second and final round on 3rd September.

STEP 3 – FINAL COMPETITION

  • Finalists will be provided feedback on the Round 1 presentations.
  • Participants may, but are not required, to revise their pitches for the Final Round. Revised presentations are to be given at the SHRM Tech Conference Main Hall to a panel of judges of SHRM Leaders, investors, leading HR professionals, innovators, Business leaders etc.
  • The judges will evaluate each pitch in accordance with the competition eligibility criteria.
  • 1 winner will be selected.

SHOW US YOUR
PASSION PROJECT

DISTINGUISH YOURSELF
AS A LEADER

ENTER THE BETTER
WORKPLACES
CHALLENGE CUP

SHRMLabs, powered by SHRM, is inspiring innovation to create better
workplace technologies that solve today’s most pressing workplace challenges.
SHRMLabs supports SHRM in:
Elevating HR as a thought leader on the future of work and workplace technology.
Leveraging the collective expertise of SHRM members and staff to help tech innovators create technologies catered to the needs of workers and the workplace
Identifying, evaluating, and enabling the success of startup companies in the workplace technology industry
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