The Department of Commerce, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, organized its first startup meet on 6th April, 2016. The session began with an inspirational speech by Mr. Siddhant Bhansali (Evangelist at 91springboard, Startup Mentor) and Mr. Shivam Ahuja (Founder at Delhi Startups), who addressed the participants and the audience. The two also spoke about community building and encouraged college entrepreneurs to go the extra mile for the sake of fulfilment of their ideas.
It was followed by a pitch session where 6 teams presented their startups before the investors. With BW Accelerate as the eco-system partner, 5 teams participated from DDUC and 1 from NSIT. The teams were given 7-8 mins to present their startups.
The judges panel consisted of Mr. Siddhant Bhansali (Evangelist & Startup Mentor at 91 springboard) and Mr. Sanjeev Patel (Founder at Campus Guide).
The speakers panel comprised Mr. Shivam Ahuja, Mr. Somvir Yadav (founder at Magister), and Shubham Goyal (marketing head at Partiko). The winners were “KreativeDuniya” and the runner-up was “Mera Cut,” both being from DDUC. The winner was assured a seat in the next batch of BW Accelerate.
The event witnessed the participation of startup enthusiasts and was a success.
Inputs from the Department of Commerce, DDUC.