The Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Kharagpur is a non-profit student based organization which, since its establishment in 2006 worked every day to be closer to an Entrepreneurial India. Through various events like Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Empresario and the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD) have fostered the spirit of entrepreneurship among many start-up enthusiasts.
The 9th edition of Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD Mumbai) was conducted in the Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies in association with Ambhuja Neotia on 4th October 2017. The event saw a marvelous participation of over 350 students along with celebrity Entrepreneurs and Industrialists like Mr. Dilip Chhabria (Founder & CEO of DC Designs) along with Mr. Dewang Neralla (CEO of Atom Technologies)
These leaders made our young start-up enthusiasts students that a real entrepreneur is the one who not only dreams, not only wakes for opportunity to know on the door but build the door to success himself. Mr Dilip Chhabria shared his journey of hard work and effort and Mr. Radhesh Kanumury elaborated the current trends in technology with good examples like B2B , B2C start ups in Fintech and HealthTech. A panel discussion on Hot Start ups in India gave students the true insight behind entrepreneurship.
This Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive has come a long way by itself. Starting from 10 cities and 15,000 students has grown exponentially over to 23 cities and above 30,000 students by its 8th Edition in 2016.
Empresaio is an Annual Business Model Competition where all types of business ideas have an opportunity to win prizes and incubation money worth INR 2.5 crore. This year, Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Kharagpur are proud to present the new prestigious Empresario 2017 in association with International Business Model Competition (IBMC) with the best entries in all categories will get the ultimate opportunity to participate directly in the semi-final rounds held abroad.