IIM Kozhikode to host Global Entrepreneurship
Summit - 'Start-O-Sphere'

Mumbai, August 31, 2016: The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) will host Start-O-Sphere, the global entrepreneurship summit on 10 September, 2016. This summit will provide a platform to the students to connect with industry gurus and indulge in discussions with like-minded people.

The summit will see a host of activities ranging from workshops and panel discussions to mega events like 10 minute million as listed below:



Startup fair cum 10-minute million

Start-up fair cum 10-minute million will extend an opportunity to budding entrepreneurs to raise funds for their 'Big Ideas'. The start-ups are invited to register for the startup fair in the portal from which rating shall be given by a panel of investors and mentors. About 20 finalists will be chosen to make a 10 minute pitch during pitching event. Start-ups in validation and scaling phase shall pitch their ventures to attract funds from angel investors, venture capitalists et al, and also attract students and start up enthusiasts for hiring opportunity.

Workshop on Design Thinking

Start-o-sphere will also host a workshop on design thinking which would help to develop practical and innovative solutions for the problems

Walk the Talk

Workshops will be conducted by renowned industry bigwigs, IIM professors, and successful start-up champions who will provide budding entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and frameworks to make their job easier

Management Hackathon

The Management Hackathon is a pioneering initiative to resolve managerial problems. It is a collaborative effort focused on generating solutions to management challenges. The Management Hackathon will also help the participants to equip with the skills to become inspired management innovators

Panel Discussion

Every link in the chain of a successful start-up will come together to discuss and debate on the raging topics of the entrepreneurship world. Aspiring entrepreneurs will also get the opportunity to give voice to their opinions and be heard by the who's who of the business world

The summit will provide aspiring entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups with funding, mentoring and networking access.

For more details log on to
http://www.startosphere.info/ or contact Abhishek Prasad, abhishekp19@iimk.ac.in, +91 7356182535/ Himanshu Singh, himanshuk19@iimk.ac.in , +91 7356246386/ Vipin Kumar, vipink19@iimk.ac.in, +91 9711685677/ Divya Bansal, divyab19@iimk.ac.in, +91 9846039184.

About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

Started in 1997 with its Postgraduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programmes in the field of management education. These include Fellow Program in Management, Executive PG Programs, Management Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs. IIMK set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.

For Further information, please contact:
Dr. M.G. Sreekumar            | Meghana Bangalore
Head, Media Relations, IIMK | Adfactors PR, Mumbai
+91- 9447654066              | +91 - 9819120245
mgsree@iimk.ac.in             | meghana.bangalore@adfactorspr.com

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
IIM K Campus P.O., CALICUT 673 570, Kerala

Source: By E-mail (August 31, 2016)

Published on IndianMBA.com on September 2, 2016


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