Startup Weekend -The first of its kind in Odhisa
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar is proud to host Odisha's first Startup Weekend in association with Mindfire
Solutions. The details of the event are mentioned below.
Startup Weekend focuses on moulding bright ideas through pitching, networking and getting the required aid to kickstart one's own venture. It is a learning experience
as participants get a platform to pitch the idea, create a team for future startups, learn new skills and possibly walkaway with a job or an investor. The participants also get the opportunity to meet business leaders and become a
part of the global community of Startup Weekend alumni.
X-SEED, The Idea and Initiative Cell of XIMB, is gearing up for the event. It continuously strives to host several events that promote innovation and entrepreneurial
skills in young minds. The campus is buzzing with excitement and energy as students prepare to host and participate in the event.
Here is the glimpse of how the event is planned for the participants:
Date: August 14-16, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: XIM, Bhubaneswar
Md Abid Hossain, X-SEED, the idea and initiative cell of XIMB
Amlan Patnaik, CET E-cell
Ananda Mishra, Google Bhubaneswar Group
Basanta Moharana, Google Developers Group
Chinmoy Panda, CEO at Mindfire Solutions
Coaches and Mentors:
Ronak Kumar Samantray, Co-Founder at NowFloats, INK Fellow
Varun Mundkur, Senior Launcher at Uber
Binayak Acharya, Founder - TatvaGyan | Startup Scout - Unitus Seed Fund
Sanjib Parida, CTO at Muvi.com
Shashank Singhal, Chief Operating Officer at HelloDoctor24x7 Healthcare (P) Ltd.
Manish Jain, General Manager, Urbandeals.in
Title Sponsor: Mindfire Solutions
Travel Partner : Uber
Other partners: Urbandeals.in
SW is one of the most respected startup events
in the world. It's an achievement in itself that we have been able to organize it for the first time in Bhubaneswar. The startup scene in Bhubaneswar has been heating up in the last couple of years and this would definitely be a
push in the right direction. This event is in line with X-SEED's motto of creating a thriving ecosystem for startup and the entire team of X-SEED is excited to be a part of the organizing team.
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