Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur has always been inspiring innovation and boosting the entrepreneurial landscape in India through their entrepreneurship centric events like Local Startups Meet and Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive. This time around they back with their annual corporate summit, Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2020 (scheduled: 31stJanuary-2nd February 2020). It has been an Epitome of Innovation 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 (CEO of Google), Rahul Jaimini (Co-founder of Swiggy), Ram Gopal(CEO Barclays Bank India), Ravi Garikipati(CTO Flipkart), Neal Mohan (CPO Youtube), Arjun Malhotra(Co-founder HCL), Ranjith Radhakrishnan (CPO, BYJU’s) and many more. The GES 2020 alike its previous editions will follow the same course. Workshops, focused on building the entrepreneurial acumen of participants are also in the pipeline by companies like Samsung, Microsoft, Dell, IBM, Intel, Flipkart, Amazon Web Services, Deloitte, Calcutta Angels, Towards BlockChain and other such corporate giants.
Global Entrepreneurship Conference serves as a conclave for discussion of opportunities and programs steered towards popularizing entrepreneurship across the world. The conference is followed by Connect the Dots, a discussion amongst the Entrepreneurship Cells in India about the Indian scenario and how best to go about promoting entrepreneurship in their respective campuses.
Intern Carnival aims to help Start-ups to recruit the finest talent amongst GES participants for internships/jobs while giving them an opportunity to meet the biggest VC and Angel Investors in India present on campus.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit, with its varied content and participation, will prove to be the ultimate stage for propagating this cause. The accommodation of students attending for the three days of GES will be taken care of by IIT Kharagpur for which they will be charged nominally.