BITS Pilani… BITS Pilani Goa Campus
Going Zero to One
“Each and Every one of today’s most famous and familiar ideas was once unknown and unsuspected”. With the aim of tapping the potential of such brilliant and unique ideas, BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus announces Coalescence’16: Going Zero to One. Scheduled on 4th Sept-5th Sept, Coalescence’16 is targeted at providing one of the best platforms to the budding entrepreneurs of the country. Coalescence will host a wide plethora of events where participants will be able to showcase their business plans and will get an opportunity to be mentored and funded by its partner incubators and accelerators.
ACT, The Conference
ACT proudly commits itself to bridge the gap between the ideas that changed the world and the ideas that are yet to do so. ACT is one platform where successful entrepreneurs from all over the country come together and share their stories with the leaders of tomorrow. The conference gives the attendees a golden opportunity to get inspired and set their feet in the right direction to bloom in the start-up ecosystem. Some of the speakers from the past editions are:
- Rahul Yadav (Co-founder, Housing.com)
- Pawan Agrawal (CEO, Mumbai Dabbawalas)
- Vijay Nair (Founder, Only Much Louder)
- Kunal Shah (Founder, Freecharge)
- Naveen and Jeetu (Actors, TVF Pitchers)
- Hussain Zaidi (Investigative journalist, Author)
- A Muruganantham (Founder, Jayshree Industries)
- Taapsee Pannu (Bollywood Actress, Entrepreneur)
- Rajat Kapoor (Actor, Director, Writer)
- Alok Shetty (Founder, Bhumiputra)
- Biswa Kalyan Rath (Engineer and Standup Comedian)
- Sanjay Nath (Co-Founder, Blume Ventures)
Being well aware of the role of B-plan competitions in catalyzing the growth of a great start-up culture, Coalescence’16 proudly announces the third edition of its B-Plan competition, Novatia. One of the most sought after events of Coalescence, Novatia is aimed towards giving ideas the right boost. It invites applications in two categories: Social and Business. The competition takes place in three rounds. After sorting out 200+ entries including those from teams from prestigious institutions like IITs and IIMs, the top notch innovators are given an opportunity to present their business models to panel of experts from various industries. The previous edition awarded the winners prizes worth 1,50,000 INR. With grander partners confirmed this year such as Kae Capital, Venture Studio, Ide-in Ventures, Forum Synergies to name a few, Novatia is all set to be the next level competition for those committed to entrepreneurial thinking. The finalists will be provided with a two-month long mentorship period. The registrations are open till 10th June 2016.
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Register now and get a chance to win prizes worth INR 2 lacs and seed funding up to INR 3 million!
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Start-up expo is the first of its kind start-up exhibition that aims at providing a platform to start-ups to exhibit their products in front of its potential customers. It serves as a great medium of interaction between the founders and customers, thus promoting a thriving entrepreneurial culture. The startups get to connect with top investors and industry experts. The attendees get the opportunity to be associated with leading start-ups from all over the country. The start-ups also get a chance to recruit enthusiasts from the bunch of young innovators that look out for new opportunities.
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Coalescence’16 will also have a wide variety of workshops to cater to the interests of the attendees. The previous edition hosted four workshops out of which two hosted by Knolskape and 91springboard aimed at enhancing the ideation, business decision making and pitching skills. The workshops prove to be great take-away for the attendees, as they get to learn about all the essential elements associated with the start-up culture.
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