Illuminate-B Plan Workshop

In Order to promote the spirit of Entrepreneurship among IMTians, imtnagpu_ecell (Entrepreneurship Cell of IMT, Nagpur) organized 'Illuminate', a B-plan workshop in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Cell IIT-Bombay on 10.10.2015 in IMT Nagpur Campus.

The workshop was hosted by Mr.Ajeet Khurana (former CEO of IIT Bombay'SINE, Angel investor and a renowned TedX speaker). Mr.Ajeet Khurana has been in the startup scene in India since 1993 and has an ample experience in this field. He has currently invested in around 28 start-ups. Many were started as incubatees at the IIT Bombay incubator under him. The list includes start ups like FoodTropis (food e-commerce), InVenture (mobile financial inclusion), Koonk Technologies (cloud server provider for SMEs) and many more.

The workshop was about the intricacies of Entrepreneurship, idea generation, preparing one's own business model and learning about the nuances involved in the finance aspects of Entrepreneurship. The session started with the insights into Entrepreneurship, challenges in present day buesiness scenario with discussions on mindset of Entrepreneurs and key requirements to start a new venture. The student managers actively participated by initiating conversations on how to go about a business idea and building teams. Mr. Khurana himself being one of the top Angel investors in the country shared his personal experience as an investor while funding start-ups. He also listened to the various business ideas put forth by the student managers and offered them valuable suggestions.