Chitkara Innovation Incubator conducted the 5th edition of NEXT BIG IDEA, a yearly business idea competition conducted by Ryerson Ventures, Zone Startups India-Mumbai & BSE at it MDC-4, Panchkula located Incubator. Chitkara Innovation Incubator was the regional partner for Chandigarh launch. Mr. Sai Kiran from Zone Startup Mumbai briefed over 20 startups that showed interest to participate in this competition, that had focus on technology and IOT related startup ideas.The event had the following dignitaries from the Chandigarh City:
Mr. Christopher Gibbins- Consulate General, Canada.
Mr. Rohit Bansal- Trade Commissioner-British Columbia-Canada
Mr. Gurbans Sobti-Trade Commissioner- Canada
Mr. Kunal Nandwani- CEO Utrade Solutions-Startup Mentor.
Mr. Munish Jauhar-CEO Graycell Technologies and Co Founder CAN.
Mr. Sumeer Walia- Director CEED, Chitkara University!
The session was moderated by Ajaydeep singh, Founder of a popular City based Startup: Chandigarh Metro based at Chitkara Innovation Incubator.
Out of 20 cities in India, where this NEXT BIG IDEA has been launched, 5 Startups will travel for 2 weeks on a fully paid trip by Zone Startups to Canada this year for mentoring.
Chitkara University Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development (CUCEED) has indeed imbibed this rhythm of igniting young minds to nurture the Nation’s vision of STARTUP INDIA-STAND UP INDIA. The journey has just begun with firm footholds to conquer the plethora of opportunities wherein students, faculty, alumni and community entrepreneurs get the belongingness of a company.