With the promise to inspire and get inspired, and to create infinite opportunities, E-Summit 2017, a two-day celebration of entrepreneurship commenced on 3 March 2017. On the day, hundreds of young, enthusiastic, aspiring minds filled the BT Auditorium to get the spark for entrepreneurial ignition.
Mr. Saveen Hegde, professed the philosophy of entertainment embedded with education through a perfect blend of humour, sarcasm, inspiration and enthusiasm. His talk was followed by the address of Mr. Ignatious Orwin Noronha, who narrated his story of perseverance in the productization of MozziQuit, demonstrating the zeal to bring a difference. Ms. Surabhi Hodigere unveiled how digital intervention could bring in a change in the political quotient of India and be directed for social good. Ms. Nandita Nagangoudar amazed the audience with entrepreneurial sportsmanship derived from her journey to South Col of Mount Everest. Her words surely made everyone feel the breeze of the Everest.
The conclusion of keynote addresses canalized to brainstorming workshops like “PR, Communications and Marketing” by Mr. N Ravi Shankar, CEO, Aim High Consulting and “The Extra Altitude” by excelling BVBCET Alumni, which continued the magic of Entrepreneurship. The numerous Business ideas rising up in B-Plan Hackathon wherein ideation was done unto the dawn rose the bar of E-Summit 2017.
The second day of this extravaganza began with the epitome of enthusiasm. Mr. Deepak Dhadoti took us through the journey of his life from being a Kannada Medium Student to a “Distinguished contributor for Mangalayan”. Mr. Shubendu Sharma advocated the “For Profit Social Entrepreneurship” through his revolutionary start-up Afforest. Mr. John Kuruvilla redefined the perspective of failure and demonstrated failing, to succeed. He illuminated the minds with his rich spectrum of experience and steeled them not to stop after the failure. The On-Campus start-ups launched their websites making every BVBian have his head held high with pride. This was followed by the mesmerizing mega event “KLE 100k Pitching - Battle for Sharks”. The event comprised of students pitching their business ideas to the well experienced entrepreneurial minds. With the expert suggestions and the enthusiastic ideas coming together, every mind had a treat of entrepreneurship.
Every individual who turned up for the event had a unique takeaway. Few amongst them are:
With the conclusion of this, no doubt the E-Summit 2017 might have concluded, but the seeds of inspiration that it has sowed, will germinate and grow immortal. This celebration of entrepreneurship has redefined the organizing capabilities of KLE- CTIE and its student front Make in BVB.