NSIT, known for its perfect amalgamation of cultural vibrancy and academical gimes, proved it’s USP once again with its entrepreneurial extravaganza held lately on February 11th and 12th,2017.
As the ballyhoo of entrepreneurship amongst the masses is eCell NSIT’s, entrepreneurship society of NSIT, raison dê etre, the dais hosted it’s second edition of the Entrepreneurship Summit a.k.a. the esummit 2017. With a mammoth footfall, the event turned out to be a big success, yet again, fulfilling it’s aim to provide budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase their theoretical business knowledge and get an exposure to the practical world of competition.
With its 8 flagship events and an exciting streak of informal events, the summit witnessed a participation of around 327 teams, from which 80 were selected for on campus round, from all the colleges across Delhi-NCR, competing to be the best.
The Summit kicked off with the enriching speaker’s session with speakers belonging to different arenas of entrepreneurship, whether it be the founder of Chaayos, Mr. Nitin Gupta, whose love for “chai” led him to start with his venture or be it the co-founder of Coding Ninjas, Mr. Ankush Singla who is the pioneer in the world of tech entrepreneurship and not to forget Mr. Ajitabha Bose, the national record holder for the shortest love story- The Bestseller. Each speaker gave an exquisite insight to the world of entrepreneurship in their own way rushing the entrepreneurial adrenaline in the veins of untrodden in the field. Followed by this, there was a panel discussion with personalities like, On the dais who gave their viewpoints on the topic “Can Entrepreneurship be taught?” and was very well moderated by Mr. Bhavya Bansal, General Secretary, eCell NSIT. The event was succeeded by the aforementioned flagship competitions namely, Instaseed: the 10 minute funding, wherein the participating startups were given 10 minutes to pitch their ideas and bag the seed funding of upto 2 crores along with incubation from the whole panel of investors across the country, startup wars, in which each and every participant team was given a problem statement and they had to find a viable startup idea in lieu to the former, Unravel: the case study competition, Bellwether: The best manager, Marketing Maestro, mockstock and Global Strategy, which was a true amalgamation of strategizing and MUN experience.
Along with this, 1.5 month long Delhi entrepreneurship Challenge came to an end with an engaging group discussion and presentation rounds. Moreover, the informal events added an unmatched grace to the event and the plus point of each of the informal events was the fact that each one had a tinge of assessment of entrepreneurial skills, whether it is “Be Like Bappi” or “Bazinga” or be it “Beg Borrow Steal”, each one had an unmatched level of intellect into application. No praise could be less than the fact that even the speakers were eager to attend each and every event to be a part of never experienced before extravaganza which makes it clearly evident of the magnificence of the event The organisation- Entrepreneurship Cell, NSIT, believes that the best way to promote entrepreneurship is to establish and run a club/society/team which connects and acts as a network to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Making it successful requires immense passion, determination, innovation and knowledge, which happen to be the same stones one must skip to be successful in the start-up world. And it is quite impressive the way they just followed their vision and were successfully able to give a plug to the entrepreneurial skills amongst the masses.
The event gave a whole new level to the world of competition, which is not just about winning, but about learning and grooming as a whole. Hence, with all the zeal and zest, the event was ended on a good note which gave all the budding entrepreneurs an enriching experience and a whole new exposure to the practical world of competition.