Startup Day 2017 took off with a high impact at Himachal Campus, Chitkara University with over 80 participants, 17 teams from different streams of Engineering. 10 teams were shortlisted in the semi finals by Dr. Neha Kishore and Dr. Adarsh Aggarwal, for the Grand Finals which concluded on 4th October, 2017. Students came up with diverse business ideas and pitched them in front of two Jury members:-
Mr. Raveen Walia – Sales and Marketing Expert &
Mr. Harish Goyal – General Manager, Digitech Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd
1st – Team TECHNOVENTOR won a prize: $500 and 12 months working space, their idea was a Smart Solar Light System for Rural Areas of India.
2nd – Team TRAXPORT won a prize: $300 and 6 months working space, their idea was a concept for generating charge and storing it, for emergency battery backup by a system installed in shoes.
3rd – Team VENOBAIT won a prize: $200 and 6 months working space, their idea was to build a car security system.
Honorable Registrar – Himachal campus, Dr. Varinder Kanwar graced the occasion and felicitated team Winners, volunteers, and the jury members. Dr. Neha Kishore motivated the students to be ready for the STARTUP DAY 2018.