Nagpur: The Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur has organised a Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2016 from January 8 to 10, 2016 at its campus. The Summit will provide an excellent platform to academicians, new-age entrepreneurs, eminent business personalities, venture capitalists and the students to gather at one place and share their entrepreneurial endeavours and experiences, and to pledge to take entrepreneurship in India to greater scales. The major draw of GES is the quality and variety of speakers that it has seen over the years.
The previous editions of GES have witnessed Stalwarts such as Sundar Pichai (CEO of Google), Rajat Sharma (founder and CEO of India TV), Suneet Singh Tuli (founder of Aakash Tablet), Dominique Trempont (serial entrepreneur, and the right-hand of Late Steve Jobs), Sramana Mitra (Forbes Columnist and Silicon Valley entrepreneur), Harish Hande (renowned Social Entrepreneurs), Nachiket Mor (former Deputy Manager of ICICI Bank) and Sanjeev Bhickchandani (Founder, Naukri.com).
The 2016 edition of GES is no exception, and following in the trend of previous years, will witness Guest Lectures by various eminent personalities! Workshops, focused on building the entrepreneurial acumen of participants are also in the pipeline by companies like BSE, Vmware, Calcutta Angels, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Flipkart, Amazon Web Services, Deloitte and other such corporate giants.
Global Entrepreneurship Conference, the only such Conference on Entrepreneurship will serve as a conclave for discussion of opportunities and programs aimed towards promoting entrepreneurship in various Universities across the world. The conference will be followed by Connect the Dots, a discussion amongst the Entrepreneurship Cells in India about the Indian scenario and how best to go about promoting entrepreneurship in their respective campuses.
Another event of mention is the Start-up Camp, which will involve interaction of Entrepreneurs and students and aims to help Start-ups to recruit the finest talent amongst GES participants for internships/jobs while giving them an opportunity to meet the biggest VC and Angel Investors in India present on campus.
Participants should register at www.ges.ecell-iitkgp.org for the event. The accommodation of students attending for the three days of GES will be taken care of by IIT Kharagpur for which they will be charged nominally.