IIM-Visakhapatnam annual entrepreneurial summit held

The event had an active participation from students of GITAM, MVGR and IIM Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam: The Annual Entrepreneurship summit of IIM Visakhapatnam with a view to connect budding entrepreneurs across the nation and encourage innovative ideas from students at The Park. The two-day event began with successful entrepreneurs sharing their journeys. It also provided a platform for three entrepreneurs of Visakhapatnam to speak about their ideas and increase the visibility for their firms. The event had an active participation from students of GITAM, MVGR and IIM Visakhapatnam.

Speaking about his entrepreneurial journey, Arun Kumar, CEO and Founder, Xenture Technologies Pvt. Ltd. stressed on the importance of translating an idea into action. Founder & CEO, Play2Transform spoke about the importance of transforming serious work to play with child-like creativity. In an engaging & interactive session, he talked about the rapidly changing trends & how design thinking is going to revolutionize the world.

Avinashi Sharan, Founder & CEO, Cinique Education captured the audience with his bustling energy & his entrepreneurial journey. He assured that it is “ok to be confused” and urged to follow the passion despite the societal pressure & break the myths on their way to winning.

Following the enchanting speeches, Quizzich, a flagship quizzing event of Entrepreneurial Passion and Innovation Club, IIMV was held. 'Sell your idea in 60 seconds', a sales pitch event attracted the enthusiastic participation of the students who came up with innovative pitches & impressed the judges. On the second day, the expert talk kept the ball rolling.

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, Director, Product management, Fresh Desk speaking about first 100 days of entrepreneurial journey, explained how an entrepreneur is always worried about raising capital and is busier than the business. Mr. Hrishikesh proposed a framework – OTTT (One objective, Three key results, Three-week reviews, Tenth-week move next stage or pivot.) which would be handy to give the start-up a head start & see through the first hundred days of it.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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