CM to inaugurate Startup Conclave today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Sep 2018 12:58:02


Staff Reporter,

FUTURE of MP: Startup Conclave with a theme ‘Ordinary People, Extraordinary Dreams’ will be organised at B-Nest, Incubation Centre of Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited on Saturday. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will inaugurate the conclave at 10 am on Saturday. Successful and distinguished startup entrepreneurs of the country will provide guidance and encourage youth during the conclave.

In order to establish Madhya Pradesh as a startup hub of the country, Startup Conclave will serve as a platform for State’s young entrepreneurs and startups of other states to share their views with outstanding entrepreneurs and will provide opportunity to showcase their products/ideas. Along with founders of the companies, investors, venture capitalists and policy makers have been invited in the conclave to benefit youth of the State with their experiences.

The Conclave will be organised in four sessions. First session will be organised from 10 am to 11 am. During the first session, Founder and CEO of Prataap Snacks Amit Kumar Kumath, Founder and CEO of Netlink Anurag Vastava and Director of KPMG Infrastructure, Government and Health Care Himanshu Rattan will give tips on ‘Secret Sauce of Success’. Second session will be held on the theme ‘Accelerating the Economy by Enabling Innovation’ from 11 am to 1 pm. The session will begin with opening remark of Chief Secretary B P Singh. CEO of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant, Founder and CEO of RT Global Infosolutions Rahul Gupta, Founder and CEO of Impetus Praveen Kankariya will express their views and share experiences in this session. Chief Minister Chouhan will conclude the session with his closing remarks. 

The third session will be held on the theme ‘Logging into Millennial Market’ from 2 pm to 3 pm. Co-Founder and CEO of Flyrobe Su Shreya Mishra, Founder of Carwale and Chalo Mohit Dubey will express their views during the session. The concluding session will be organised from 3 pm to 4.30 pm on the theme ‘Pitch and Hitch’.

This session will be addressed by Founder and Mentor of Amplifi Asia Sudarshan Narayan, Founder and CEO of RT Global Infosolutions Rahul Gupta and by the Founder, Beehive Capital Advisers Bhushan Gajaria. Representatives of academic and professional institutions have been invited for the conclave. This will give an opportunity to students of academic institutions like IIM-Indore, IIIT-Gwalior, Ujjain Engineering College, SGSITS-Indore, Gyan Ganga Institute of Science and Technology-Jabalpur and Sagar University along with young entrepreneurs to interact with panelists through video-conferencing.

About 1,50,000 youth will participate in the conclave from across the State. CM to inaugurate new office of Metro Project: Before Startup Conclave, CM Chouhan will inaugurate new office of Bhopal Metro project on the third floor of Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited Office at Govindpura.