One of the biggest entrepreneurial platforms for 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. Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur and Flipkart presentsGlobal Entrepreneurship Summit-2015 scheduled from January 16-18, 2015.
The 2015 edition of GES 2015 has Flipkart as the Title Sponsorfollowed by Stalwarts like IBM, Villgro, VMware, Fedena, Haier, Air India, WBIDC etc.
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 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), SramanaMitra (Forbes Columnist and Silicon Valley entrepreneur), Harish Hande (renowned Social Entrepreneurs),NachiketMor (former Deputy Manager of ICICI Bank) and SanjeevBhickchandani (Founder, Naukri.com). The 2015 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 Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Flipkart, Amazon Web Services, BSE, 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.
Unlike previous years, GES 2015 will be an invite only summit where only specific colleges will be able to send their delegations at the Summit. Also, if any college wished to participate they can also request an invite from the Entrepreneurship Cell’s Website.
The Entreprenuership cell has specially asked the colleges of Nagpur to particpate in the event, wherein lodging and workshops will be provided around 1200.