Panel Discussion on “Steer Your Startup to Success”

A virtual Panel discussion on “Steer your Startup to Success” ” was organized by CEED, Chitkara University on 25th August 2020 .Key panelist for the session were Dr. Apoorva Ranjan Sharma, Co-founder Venture Catalysts & 9 Unicorns, Mr. Ashutosh Burnwal, Co-founder, | Innovation at Scholarship Globally, Mr. Harshad Lahoti, Seed/Angel/Venture Capital & Private Equity – Mentor | Angel Investor | Serial Entrepreneur, Dr. Kulwant Sharma, Dean, UG Programs at Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University (Moderator). According to the Panelists, five things which are very important for any person who wants to be a entrepreneur is : Clarity of thoughts, Integrity, Quick Decision Making, Good negotiation skill & Networking ability. Panelists also suggested that one should be good not just to his clients but also to his employees, fellow colleagues etc. Build a solution around a problem whose solution is a need to have .According to Panelists, 99% Startups get initial funding from their friends & family. Investor will only give growth impetus to a startup. Panelists concluded that India will become a superpower when India will have millions of Startups. Developed economies are driven by startups.