Entrepreneurship Cell, Jesus and Mary College (JMC) organised a startup fair named ‘Start-o-sphere’ with a view to provide a platform to the JMC students and alumni who have established their own startups recently. The fair was attended by almost 500 people from various colleges.
Hosting a plethora of activities, the event gave opportunities to the young startup owners to interact with the audience while marketing and selling their respective products. The event consisted of 15 stalls of cupcakes, nachos, drinks, party merchandise and decor items, clutches, notebooks, jewelry etc.
The alumni who were a part of this fair included Gouri Gosain, owner of Rom, Devika Khanna, owner of Cardelicious, Megha Chhabra seller of Customized stationery and posters, Ritika Nangia owner of Fun-Cart and Rashi, owner of ‘A bit of Me’ Jewellery brand.
When asked about the event, Gouri Gosain, An alumni of JMC who had put up a stall to showcase her brand said,”I am grateful to ECell JMC for providing me with this unique opportunity of marketing my startup ‘Rom’. It feels utter nostalgic to be back to this campus and I am glad to see such innovative ideas and plans that have been introduced to this college.”
While the food stalls witnessed the maximum attraction, the audience also seemed mesmerized with the creative stalls.
Acknowledging this initiative, Chavi Malhotra, a second year student of JMC said, “It’s great to see such a lively atmosphere in college. It’s a proud moment for me to see my friend displaying and selling her creative items.”
The convener Dr Meenakshi, praised the tireless efforts of the whole team in organising the event for the first time ever in JMC.