Start-up Convergence Drives Innovation to Enterprise

Bangalore, February 27, 2017: IFIM Business School organized first edition of their Start-up Convergence “From Innovation to Enterprise: Forging the Road Ahead”on the February 24 and 25, 2017. The two-day event brought together people from various verticals of the start-up ecosystem to discuss and deliberate on issues pertaining to entrepreneurship.

This event, organized for the first time by a private business school, witnessed fourteen startups with a ready prototype, pitching in their businesses to different venture capitalists. The panel of judges included Dr SubhrangshuSanyal (CEO, IIM-C Innovation Park), VishSathappan (Director at Brand Capital), (Founder, Headstart Network Foundation), Ramakrishna Kalluri (VP, National Entrepreneurship Network), SumitKhandelwal (Co-Founder, Xoxoday).

Startups such as Jade Retreats – specialising in unparalleled hospitainment experience, My Show – a seamless platform for entertainers and seekers, DhiviExpress – a technology driven logistics startup, YourMarch – a business intelligence platform that works on sentiment analysis, are few among those who participated at the event.

According to the panellists and the judges, MyShow.World was deemed to be the most futurist startup, which is a seamless platform to connect and grow the global entertainment industry through connecting entertainers and talent seekers.Followed by SimplyFI ,Block chain based loyalty program management infrastructure.

In addition, key note speeches by Saundarya Rajesh, Founder Chairperson - Avtaar career creators), Mustafa PC - CEO iD Foods, Dr.PrabalSen – Professor in Economics – XLRI and two panel discussion sessions motivated the participants and boosted their firm direction into their ventures. 

“IFIM Business School has alwayslooked into great depths of new ventures. With the courses focusing onentrepreneurship, Startup Convergence is a key platform for the students to geta first-hand account into the intricacies of starting an enterprise. This is abridge building event that hopes to bring together various stakeholders of thestartup ecosystem and exchange ideas on contributing effectively to thedevelopment of entrepreneurship.” said DrSrividyaRaghavan, Chairperson, CoE Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor,Entrepreneurship and Marketing, IFIM Business School.

“The startup industry has beenbreaking new landmarks. Every day a new start up is born, often without muchguidance. With Startup Convergence, we have been able to receive a greatresponse from budding startups with a keen interest in getting incubated at ourStartup Foundry.” said ProfAbhishekNirjar, Director of IFIM Business School. 

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