Bangalore: Eximius 2020, an entrepreneurship fest organized by the scholars of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, obtained off to a digital begin, at present, with the theme, ‘Get Set Disrupt’. The two-day nationwide fest has case competitions, workshops, and speaker periods in entrepreneurship, finance, advertising and marketing, healthcare, analytics, and extra.
It was inaugurated by Suresh Prabhu, Member of Rajya Sabha, and India’s Sherpa to G7 and G20, Karan Bajaj, IIMB alumnus and founding father of White Hat Jr., Prof. Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director of IIM Bangalore, and Prof. Padmini Srinivasan, Chairperson, Post Graduate Programme in Management at IIM Bangalore.
While Suresh Prabhu shared his ideas on entrepreneurship within the occasions of COVID-19, Karan Bajaj recounted his journey of constructing WhiteHat Jr. In a joint speaker session on ‘Wisdom for Startups from Grown-ups’, R. Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons, and R. Narayanan, angel investor and mentor, StartUpGrind, suggested budding entrepreneurs on learn how to develop in unsure environments. Maitreyee Kalaskar, Founder of ‘The Creative Talks’, carried out a session on designing and branding. Dharam Mehta, Head of Business Operations, WeWork India, shared his experiences of constructing a enterprise from ground-up. ‘The Mad Talk’ centered on the three pillars of promoting – consideration, notion and communication.
Samina Bano, Founder of the Rightwalk Foundation, spoke about social change by public coverage entrepreneurship. Satya Narayanan, Co-Founder, Career Launcher, shared 5 secrets and techniques of his entrepreneurial journey and dwelt on changing an thought into an IPO. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Founder, MD & CEO, Bandhan Bank, centered his speak on the grit and exhausting work concerned in taking a start-up from zero to 1. Aakrit Vaish, Co-Founder and CEO of Haptik, spoke about how AI can disrupt buyer expertise.
Sessions on entrepreneurship have been led by Malavika Harita, Former CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi Focus Network India, and Mukesh Bansal, Founder, Myntra. The founding father of Humans of Bombay, Karishma Mehta, engaged together with her listeners on social media journalism. Priyanka Madnani carried out a session on making a pitch deck.
A panel comprising Ankur Puri, Partner, McKinsey & Company, Dhiraj Rajaram, CEO, Mu Sigma, and Prof. U. Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson, Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics, IIM Bangalore, centered on analytics and had an interesting dialogue on entrepreneurs vs managers.
A case competitors on iD Fresh Food, a contest referred to as PolicyMarketeers, one other referred to as Techminator, a treasure hunt in DecipHER, a stay public sale in Investverse, a poster-making competitors in Demystify, and an occasion referred to as Social Pact had the partiicpants hooked. The day drew to an in depth with a stand-up act by comic Kenny Sebastian.