Haywards 5000 Hauslay Ki Udaan’ is India’s first start-up  TV reality program that aims to support the entrepreneurial spirit of those Indians who have an innate resolve to succeed in spite of various challenges. This initiative has been introduced by Haywards 5000 Hausla Buland Academy.

Haywards 5000 conducted auditions across the nation, which will serve as a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs from small towns to showcase their innovative business ideas and share their stories of unrelenting resolve. The participants will be mentored by the Interview Panel consisting of well-known entrepreneurs and industry experts as well as Hausla Buland Academy Professional Counsellors through online and offline mediums. The winning idea will receive a seed funding of Rs. 15 Lac from the academy.

The finalists were selected based on a combination of factors including

  • Market opportunity
  • Uniqueness of the idea
  • Growth potential, strategy
  • Enthusiasm and passion
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Realistic goals and
  • Total investment required.

Pankaj Diwan (MD, UPTEC Idealabs) one of the jury member in the panel quoted “it was fun to be part of the show as Jury with seasoned co-panelists and some very interesting ideas. The startup scene is certainly getting hot and with this kind of prime time TV shows , startups and entrepreneurship will become a drawing room topic!!!”.