- Innovation & Incubation
- Culture & Sports
Entrepreneurship cell, IIT Kanpur is hosting its flagship event ESummit’21 from 21st to 23rd January, online. First, of its kind, the event is expected to have a fourfold audience from its previous editions. In the past, it had some eminent personalities like Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr. Hamid Karzari, former president of Afghanistan, Rajat Sharma, and Saurabh Goel (President, Havells) and has been a successful mentor and platform to over 250+ startups. The three-day event will consist of lecture series from Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, MD, CIO-HR, Deutsche Bank; Tapan Singhel, MD CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance; Alok Bansal, Founder Director, PolicyBazaar; Rahul Garg, Co-Founder, Pharmeasy among a dozen others, who will share their valuable knowledge with the audience.
ESummit’21 will also comprise various workshops like Introduction to Blockchain and cryptocurrency, App development with low-code, Digital Marketing through RL, Networking with a purpose, among a few others which gives the audience the platform to hone the necessary skills required to an entrepreneur. With a prize pool of over 7.5 Lakh rupees, competitions like BizQuiz, Decrypt, PitchPrime, Pitchers 2.0, and many others will give the participants a dose of entrepreneur zeal and test their entrepreneur mindset with a holistic approach. Upstart’21, competition for startups provides a one-shot platform to startups to scale their ideas from thoughts to reality by bringing VCs, marketing agencies, fundings, mentors, and investors on the same platform.
Being online, the event will transcend all geographical and age barriers, with an expected audience from students, academia, experts, industrialists, and all startup enthusiasts of all ages.
The registrations for the events are now live on their website, www.ecelliitk.org/esummit/ where more information about the event can also be found.