Chitkara Uni… Chitkara University
Chitkara University and its Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED) is gearing up to host Surge 0.1 from 18th Feb to 22nd Feb. The five day event to be held across four cities aims to be Northern India’s largest gathering of startup ecosystem. It will bring together startups, investors, thought leaders, academics, business gurus on one knowledge sharing platform to ideate, innovate and inspire.
With several technological disruptions and growing economy, the business world is changing dramatically. Though challenging, it also brings myriad opportunities for anyone who has an innovative idea, which could lead to a successful business proposition. Surge 0.1 is a celebration of the ideas and their creators, who will be the changemakers of tomorrow. It’s a platform that co-founders, startups and anyone with ideas can benefit from.
The highlight of Surge 0.1 will be the presence of leading names from industry and academia. Mr. Denny Kurein, President & CEO, Kieretsu India, Mr. Gautam Gandhi, Ex Business Head, Google India, Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Vice Chancellor, Chitkara University, Mr. Navdeep Asija, Founder, Ecocabs and Mr. Pranay Gupta, Co-Founder, 91 Springboard will be just some of the key names who will share their ideas and experiences during the event.
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Surge 0.1 will set the stage for all innovators to pitch their ideas and have a chance to get the backing they deserve. As the Program Director, Mr. Sumeer Walia says, “Five days of non-stop networking with investors, potential partners and other founders. Surge 0.1 is the platform to help you get on stage to pitch your startups and learn from the success stories of other entrepreneurs.” The event will thus offer inspiration and opportunities for participants.
After the inauguration by Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Surge 0.1 will engage on a number of vital topics through workshops, panel discussions and keynote addresses from experts in their respective fields. The discussions have been streamlined into topics like Social Entrepreneurship, Challenges and Opportunities in Pre-incubation and rising co-working business culture to offer takeaways for participants based on their specific interests.
Startup Camp, Innovation Expo – Novate+, Live Pitches and Networking opportunities will be some of the major attractions for participants at Surge 0.1. There will also be a proud moment for Chitkara University as alum Aniket Bharadwaj and Shubham Goyal will launch India’s first IoT drive e-bike; ZADD. Under the guidance of Mr. Sumeer Walia the project has come to fruition and will be in the spotlight during the event.
And with its huge canvas Surge 0.1 could well be setting the stage for many exciting innovations to come.