Published On : Sat, Dec 16th, 2017

IIT Kharagpur to organise Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2018 from 2 Feb

IIT Kharagpur, Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2018

Nagpur/Kharagpur: Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur has organised Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2018 (GES) from 2 Feb 2018 to 4 Feb. This is one of its flagship events and the biggest entrepreneurial platforms for New-age Entrepreneurs, eminent business personalities, Venture Capitalists and College Students to their entrepreneurial endeavours and experiences.

The previous editions of GES have witnessed Stalwarts such as Sundar Pichai (CEO of Google), Rajat Sharma (founder and CEO of India TV), B K Chaturvedi (former cabinet secretary, Government of India and Padma Bhushan Awardee), Sramana Mitra (Forbes Columnist and Silicon Valley entrepreneur), Sanjeev Bhickchandani (Founder, Naukri.com), Vani Kola (MD, Kalaari Capital) and many more. The GES 2018 alike its previous editions will follow the same course. Workshops, focused on building the entrepreneurial acumen of participants are also in the pipeline by companies like Samsung, Microsoft, BSE, IBM, Intel, Flipkart, Amazon Web Services, Deloitte, Calcutta Angels, Vmware and others.

Global Entrepreneurship meet, serves as a conclave for discussion of opportunities and programmes steered towards popularizing entrepreneurship across the world. The conference is 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.

Start-up Camp 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.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit, with its varied content and participation, will prove to be the ultimate stage for propagating this cause. Participants should register at www.ges.ecell-iitkgp.org/register for the Summit. 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.

Registrations have been started and the last date for registrations is 20 December 2017.