Bangalore: Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore will host the ninth edition of National Annual Entrepreneurship Summit, Eximius 2016, on 6 and 7 August 2016 at its campus. IIMB’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell will organize Eximius 2016 in association with the internationally acclaimed N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIMB. This national mega fest features many innovative contests ranging from B-plans, Workshops, Pitching to VC to Panel discussions.
Considering the current environment in the startup ecosystem in India, the summit themed, ‘The Time Is Now’, aims to encourage startups and students from across the country to think big. The two-day national fest will feature over 150 startups and is expected to get a footfall of 5,500+ individuals from across the country, participating in over 30 events.
Eximius 2016 will host eminent speakers including P. Chidambaram (former Finance Minister of India); Duvvuri Subbarao (former RBI Governor); Dr. Jacob Crasta (Prime Minister’s SME Council); Dr. P Namperumalsamy (Padma Shree Awardee, Chairman, Aravind Eye Care); Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik (bestselling author); Shradha Sharma (Co-founder YourStory); Sujayath Ali (Co-founder CEO Voonik); Kunal Kapoor (actor and Co-founder Ketto.Org); Mukesh Singh (Co-founder, CEO Zopnow); Piyush Mishra (actor) and Anshu Gupta (Founder Goonj).
The summit will host events that will give live experience to participants on various aspects of starting and running a business. Some flagship events that will stimulate minds of budding entrepreneurs this year include Bzzwings, Fast Forward, The Other Incentive, The Game of Clicks, The Wipro Earthian Sustainability Challenge and Bootcamp Kiosk.
The most talking point of Entrepreneurship Summit this year is Bootcamp workshops, which will be conducted by IBM, Greg Maron (Co-founder Zoomcar) and HeadStart Network, India’s leading community for Startups. The workshops will cover diverse themes like innovative business models, leveraging startup ecosystems, startup marketing, scaling and building an empowered venture. Eximius 2016 will also have many online and on-the spot events like quizzes and simulation games.
To register on the event and know more about the national fest, interested candidates can visit: http://eximius-iimb.com/