Street Smart


"Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that 'Price is what you pay; value is what you get.' Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." -Warren Buffet

Deals are the bread and butter of a Private Equity firm. Street Smart this year brings to you an opportunity to experience the most sought after world of private equity for yourself , and see what it takes to pitch an investment idea to the Managing Directors of a PE firm. Do you think it's all about convincing your boss with numbers through that elusive financial model? Perhaps not, especially in this ever evolving information reliant world of today where the darts of doubt and uncertainty might find their mark in your heart just as you are about to step into the boardroom.


  • 3 participants per team.
  • Multiple teams from the same college are allowed.

Participants must carefully read through and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before registering:

  • All decisions in matters of eligibility, authenticity and final judgments will be with Organizing Committee, Sparsh & VISTA, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
  • The format and structure of events is subject to change before the actual beginning of the event.


Round 1: Pre-Vista Prelims

  • This is an elimination round where teams submit presentations on a proposed deal along with the rationale behind their selection.
  • Submissions should follow the guidelines mentioned in Resources > "Street Smart Details" document.
  • 6-8 teams will qualify for the finals at the end of Round 1.

Round 2:  Final Round (on-campus)

  • Teams will be asked to incorporate certain changes in market dynamics and present the investment analysis to PE partners.
  • Two winners will be declared after the final round.

Note: Please register for this event under the Register tab. Registrations are mandatory for your submissions to be considered valid.

Submission Details

Submission to be sent to - streetsmart.vista13[at]
Submissions to be sent before - 15th September 2013 (23:59:59 hours) 19th September 2013 (23:59:59 hours)
(Due to deadline extension, participants who have already submitted their entries can resend their modified submission if they please to do so.)
Subject line - STREETSMART_<College Name>_ <Team Name>
Submission format - ppt or pptx
Body of Email - Name, contact number, email id, registration ID, Institute name of each team member
File name - <College Name>_<Team Name>


  • All participants called to campus for this event shall be reimbursed for the travelling.
  • The reimbursement will be for the shortest route between the traveling members' institute and Bangalore. Team members are required to present a copy of their tickets for reimbursements.In case of a flight journey, reimbursements will be made only on producing original boarding passes.
  • Reimbursements will be capped at Rs. 2500 (to and fro) for distance less than 700 km (one way distance) and Rs. 5000 (to and fro) for distance greater than that. In case the actual fare is less than the above mentioned amount, only the actual fare as mentioned in the tickets will be reimbursed.


Final Results

Team Name Institute Participants
(First Prize)
IIM Bangalore Gautam Sridharan
Saakshi Mahajan
Yatin Mohane
The Fast and the Curious
(First Prize)
IIM Kozhikode Aditya Goel
Apoorva Bajaj
Deepak Parkash

The following teams have been selected for the on-campus final round during Vista '13:

Team Name Institute Participants
Finatics NITIE Mumbai Sneha Satyamoorthy
Bhuvan Gandhi 
Ranjan Mondal
GGMU IIM Bangalore Gautam Sridharan
Saakshi Mahajan
Yatin Mohane
SmartVestors Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Aakanksha Hajela
Himanshu Kundoo
Rohit Madhogarhia
The Fast and the Curious IIM Kozhikode Aditya Goel
Apoorva Bajaj
Deepak Parkash
Disciples of Rajnikanth IIM Lucknow  Mohan K
Sadheesh Kumar A 
Harihara Subrahmanyan V


Jitin Jain: +91-9971500908
Kumar Sundaram: +91-9739066997

For any query related to the event, please reach out to: street-smart[at]


Total Prizes worth Rs. 75,000/-
1st Prize: Rs. 50,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 25,000/-


  • 3M
  • Business World
  • FXCM
  • Vikram Solar
  • Cognizant
  • Ecoemissions Xchange
  • Himalaya
  • Miebach
  • CoolAge
  • Dare2Compete
  • HCL
  • IOCL
  • Kairali
  • MBASkool
  • Mint
  • NTPC
  • Radio Mirchi
  • SBM
  • Shell
  • Cinepolis

Events Schedule

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Collaborating Clubs at IIMB

  • OpMac
  • Vikasana
  • EnS
  • Tejas
  • MASH
  • SMC
  • NetWorth
  • iQ
  • Dress Circle
  • MARS
  • share
  • Bharath
  • Dhwani
  • ICON

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