Introduction and Rationale

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of transforming India from a nation of job seekers to job creators is materializing through ‘Startup India’ initiative. Strengthening the dream of our Prime Minister, this year the Entrepreneurial Cell of NES Ratnam College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bhandup (W) is organising the 3 rd edition of the NES Ratnam Startup Fest on 19th January 2018.

The last two Startups Fests, saw participation of over 90 student startups including novel ventures from other cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Nagpur and Nashik and the products and services of women entrepreneurs were on display in the hugely successful entrepreneurial extravaganza. It was a wonderful opportunity for aspiring student entrepreneurs to interact with and get mentored by industrial leaders, capital advisors and successful business owners.

Distinct Features of the Festival

Startup Expo: Stalls by various college students - Rs. 200/- per stall, a team of two.

Workshops: by eminent personalities on how to get started.

Idea Lab: Lab-Presentation of business ideas through PPT (Max Time limit :10 minutes) Rs. 100 per team, a team of two.

Enablement Space: Interaction with mentors & investors

Success Stories: Shared by successful entrepreneurs.

Schedule


Time
Sessions
10:30 am to 11:30 am Inaugural Function
Parallel Sessions
11:30 am to 3:00 pm Workshops • Mr. Munnish Puri (CEO Business World Disrupt, Chief Innovations Officer)
• Mr. Vivek Saxena (Founder & CEO, Digicita Venture Studio)
• Mr. Upendra Singh (Business Development Director India. Clickky)
• Mr. Pralhad Bellubbi (Chief Strategist, #idothanku)
• Mr. Siddhant Wade (Brand Ambassador,Uber)
• Mr. Harsh Kathuri (Founder & CEO, RupeePro.in)
11:30 am to 3:00 pm Enablement Sessions • Mr. Vivek Saxena (Founder & CEO, Digicita Venture Studio)
• Mr. Pralhad Bellubbi (Chief Strategist, #idothanku)
• Mr. Alok Tamhankar (Founder, Think Startup & Enabler)
• Mr. Munnish Puri (CEO Business World Disrupt, Chief Innovations Officer)
• Mr. Upendra Singh (Business Development Director India. Clickky)
• Mr. Harsh Kathuri (Founder & CEO, RupeePro.in)
11:30 am to 3:00 pm Idea Lab • Mrs. Sujatha Roy (Program Director, Asian Institute of Family Managed Business, Mumbai)
• Mr. Gaurav Kothari (Managing Director, Mukesh Cloth Pvt. Ltd. & Mangal Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.)
3.30 pm to 4.30pm
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