Amidst the entrepreneurial boom this year, Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Kharagpur has already ventured various activities, including the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD), a pan-Indiainitiative to spread entrepreneurship in 23 cities across India.
With the successful execution of EAD2016, which saw close to 30,000 participants and personalities such as Ankur Warikoo (Co-founderand CEO of Nearbuy), Muurugavel Janakiraman (founder-CEO of Matrimony.com) and GauravKachroo (CEO, On Sunday Retail), Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur now verges upon - the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).
Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur presents Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 (scheduled: 3 rd -5 th February, 2017), one of its flagship events and the biggest entrepreneurial platforms for New- age Entrepreneurs, Eminent Business personalities, Venture Capitalists and College Students to their entrepreneurial endeavors and experiences, and to pledge to take entrepreneurship in India to greater scales. The major draw of GES is the quality and variety of speakers that it has seen over the years.
The previous editions of GES have witnessed Stalwarts such as Sundar Pichai, Rajat Sharma (founder and CEO of India TV), B K Chaturvedi (former cabinet secretary, Government of India and Padma Bhushan Awardee), Sramana Mitra (Forbes Columnist and Silicon Valley entrepreneur), Sanjeev Bhickchandani (Founder, Naukri.com), Vani Kola (MD, Kalaari Capital) and many more.