Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Course

Photography: Manuj

4 day Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship course @ Chitkara University, HP campus.

 

Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship took off with a high impact on May 29th 2017, with over 50 Students from Engineering Department at Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh.

On day 1 the students were sensitized on Entrepreneurship as a career, conceiving  an Idea/ Concept that will make a difference, case Studies and references of successful entrepreneurs with some activities.

Day 2 started with a Come & Share activity where each student shared their business idea followed by team building. 10 teams were formed, who had diverse business Ideas, mainly into high tech innovation, IT, E-commerce, Food Biz, Edu Tech, Health Tech and more.

DAY 3 witnessed Young Entrepreneurs from Tricity to mentor those newly formed Startups. The mentors Mr. Vinish Garg and Mr. Jatin running successful Startups came forward to voluntarily guide the aspiring new Startup iDEAS.

Day 4 witnessed market validation of the startup idea with a video presentation by each team followed by the pitching session. The noted Jury was comprised of Mr. Ankit Bhateja, Founder and Director Xovian and Mr. Ajaydeep Singh, Founder and CEO Chandigarhmetro.com.

Out of the ten teams that pitched their ideas, two made it to the top based on the criteria of MVP and idea viability:

Winner 1: Equalizer: Blind Conversation with Braille Pad. They won 6 months of free incubation space to work, mentoring opportunity with top industry mentors.

Winner 2: CTPS: Car Theft Protection System through tactile sensors