IIT Kharagpur to Kickstart Its Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 From Jan 8

Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Kharagpur is going to organise ‘Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016’ which is scheduled from 8th-10th January, 2016. It is one of the biggest entrepreneurial events 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.

indexThe previous editions of GES has witnessed stalwarts such as Sundar Pichai (CEO of Google), Rajat Sharma (Founder and CEO of India TV), Suneet Singh Tuli (founder of Aakash Tablet) as speakers. The 2016 edition of GES will witness Guest Lectures by B. K. Chaturvedi (Padma Bhushan Awardee & Former Cabinet Secretary) , Chitra Ramkrishna (CEO, National Stock Exchange) , Amitabh Ray (MD, Ericsson) , Lalit Agarwal (Chairman and MD, V-mart) and various eminent personalities.

Workshops focused on building the entrepreneurial acumen of participants, are also in the pipeline. Companies like BSE, Vmware, Calcutta Angels, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Flipkart, Amazon Web Services, Deloitte and other such corporates will be present.

A panel discussion will take place on Cloud computing, future of online retailing, scope of technology based entrepreneurship in India and many more.

Another event worth mentioning, is the Startup Camp, which will involve interaction between entrepreneurs and students. It aims to help startups recruit talent amongst GES participants for internships/jobs while giving them an opportunity to meet the biggest VC and Angel Investors in India.

Students of Management and Engineering colleges from Bhopal are invited to participate in this event. Participants can register at www.ges.ecell-iitkgp.org for the event. The accommodation of students attending three day long GES will be taken care by the IIT Kharagpur management.

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