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Celebrating Innovation and Empowering Entrepreneurship: E summit 2k19, IIT Madras

IIT madras brings back the 4th edition of the biggest student run entrepreneurial conference in the country on March 8,9,10

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Updated: Mar 07, 2019, 11.25 AM IST
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It is said that for good ideas and true innovation, you need to have human interaction, thought exchange and debate. Consequently, these ideas only come to life with the help of proper investment and funding. That is precisely what the E-summit at IIT madras has got to offer!

E-summit 2019, co-sponsored by Kotak Mahindra and partnered by Google Cloud is one of India’s biggest platforms connecting Start-ups, Investors and students who gather to share their entrepreneurial endeavours and pledge to take entrepreneurship in India to larger scales.

The summit will be witnessing prominent business magnates with the likes of Mekim Maheshwari, Founder of Udhyam and ex CPO at Flipkart, Amod Malviya, cofounder of Udaan and former CTO at Flipkart along with core team members and executive heads from Byju’s including Prakash Ramachandran, CTO and Arjun Mohan, Vice president, marketing and sales

The motto of the 2019 edition of esummit is Bold Moves, envisioning to felicitate and recognize the real change makers, who dared to step out their comfort zone and transcended their limits, bringing a positive change towards betterment of mankind.

The event will witness a plethora of fun filled activities and dynamic competitions with the likes of Elevate co-sponsored by NetAppExcellerator which offers a total investment opportunity upto 5 crores as per due diligence! Another exciting event, Bootcamp is a b-planning competition where 8 shortlisted start-ups out of the 100+ applicants across the country pitch their products to win a prize money of 1 lakh.

Events Galore:
The three daylong event is going to be a gala fest, packed with exciting events for young innovators to learn and be inspired from

To solve the pressing issues in the society, E-Summit brings into picture, a case study competition Unconference, where student innovators get together to solve problems dealing which are plundering the planet, envisioning towards a green earth.

Inspirit is a series of thought-provoking lectures by distinguished speakers and business tycoons intended to appeal to a diverse audience.Koffee Konnect and Share a cab are two whopping networking opportunities providing a chance to accompany well renowned CEO’s and founders to the airport and share a coffee table with them. The start-up expo will feature 20+startups featuring their products. The event Conclave targets at enhancing marketing skills of participants which would help them withstand the neck to neck competition in the market. Intern fair is a platform where one could apply as an intern to a start-up which matches their profile.

There will also be the screening of a movie and a comedy show which would help evoke the entrepreneurial spirit among the general audience in a much light-hearted manner.

If you dream about high-tech meets and the best minds brainstorming together, E-summit 2018 is the destination for you. The delegate pass fee costs Rs1500. Also look forward for the release of the third edition of “Entrepreneurship Insider”, the institute’s annual entrepreneurial magazine filled full of intriguing articles themed on unconventional entrepreneurship.

Inputs provided by Nikhil Yelamarthy, a first year Electrical Engineering Student at IIT Madras and a correspondent at the Editorial and Research Team of E-Cell, IIT Madras

To know more about the summit, visit E-Cell, IIT Madras

(This article is generated and published by ET Spotlight team. You can get in touch with them on etspotlight@timesinternet.in)
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