Kushagra- The Entrepreneurship Cell of IMT
Kushagra- the Entrepreneurship Cell of IMT, Nagpur aims at fostering creative thinking and nurturing entrepreneurial instincts among students. The Cell hopes to achieve this by conducting workshops, competitions and interactive sessions with eminent personalities who are role models for personal growth and business development.
To imbibe the spirit of entrepreneurship among student managers and assist them in realizing their ideas.
Our mission is to create an environment which would ignite ideas on innovation and creative thinking; to cultivate an entrepreneurship culture and to reach out to a larger audience in both academia and industry.
The events conducted by the Entrepreneurship Cell are:
InnoVent, organized by the Entrepreneurship Cell of IMT, Nagpur on 7th of September, entailed the students to conceptualize and share their start-up ideas. The room thrived with innovative business solutions presented by the student managers and were evaluated by our faculty chairperson Dr. Rajiv Joshi. The best three start-up plans were rewarded with a token of appreciation.
Voyage: The Start-Up Internship Fair
The start-up internship fair is a two-day event in collaboration with the Placement Committee of IMT, Nagpur which occurs in the fall and features different start-ups hiring interns from the college. The event aims at providing not only quality internships for our student managers but also acts as a platform for start-up and student interaction. It also gives an opportunity for networking in close circles with the founders and co-founders of the companies.
The college witnessed some prolific start-ups like Cloudpoint Technologies, Click2clinic, Evincia, Zepo, Advok8.in, FinMomenta etc in the last edition of voyage’17.
It is the National-level Annual Entrepreneurship Summit of two days comprising of :
The national level B-Plan competition, provides a platform to structure your idea in a winning direction by pitching your concept in front of an esteemed jury. The last edition, Aarambh- 2018 witnessed active participation from budding entrepreneurs from top business schools including IIM, Ahmedabad IIM, Lucknow SIBM Pune to name a few.
2. Young Entrepreneurship Conclave
The Young Entrepreneurship Conclave (YEC) is a platform for student managers to inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship among themselves. A panel of eminent personalities from across the start-up world is invited for a discussion on a predetermined theme. The theme for the event was Indian Entrepreneurship – The Way Forward.
The speakers and jury for this event were:-
- Mr. Shivam Ahuja – CEO - Delhi Angels | Founder – StealthMode | Community Head, Delhistartups.org.Networks
- Mr. Keyur Bhalavat – Co-founder and Director, Plutomen | Co-Founder, Oryden Techlabs | Former business head – Scapesworks
- Mr. Neelesh Bam – AVP, ShopClues
- Mr. Vimal Singh – Founder & CEO, ReadyAsist | Former Consultant, Quality Assurance – KPMG
- Mr. Vishal Sethi – Founder – Boxania | Founder- MeraEvent.com
- Mr. Yugant Kumbhalkar – Founder – Youpreneur Training and Consultancy Pvt Ltd | Founder, We Men Speak | Managing Director- Binous Technology Private Limited.