"INNOPRENEURS 2015"- IMT NAGPUR

Team Kushagra, the entrepreneurship cell of IMT Nagpur hosted their Flagship Event "INNOPRENEURS 2015" on 21st and 22nd of February. The theme of the event was "Ideas for Better India". The event aimed to encourage both students as well as professionals to pitch in their innovative ideas. Rather than being merely a B-Plan competition, INNOPRENEURS 2015 was designed to identify promising ideas and promote entrepreneurship.

The National Event spanned over two days. Out of more than 100 entries, top 25 teams from all over the country came down to IMT-Nagpur to participate in this event. The event saw the likes of IIMs and IITs who shared their innovative ideas with the Chief Guest Mr. James Joseph, founder of Jackfruit365.com, author and columnist and Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Lead Tlabs. There were prizes worth Rs.1 Lakh on offer (Cash Prize worth Rs.75000). On 21st February, there was a mentoring session for the shortlisted teams and an informal "Sip of Creativity" session by Mr. James Joseph who gave valuable insights about his venture. The following day, the top five teams were shortlisted to present their innovative ideas in front of the jury members.

    The top three positions were held by:
  • Winners - Subrahmanya Rao N S, Discover Dollar. Cash prize - Rs.40000 + Rs.10000 Mentorship
  • First Runner Up - Ajitesh Karwade & Prabhakar Singh, Janta Chaupal. Cash prize - Rs.20000 + Rs.10000 Mentorship
The successful culmination of this programme owes much to the guidance and support of Prof. Anil Kshatriya, Dr. Shyam, Dr. Abhishek Narain Singh and Dr. Gajavelli V S.