Eximius 2020 at IIM Bangalore goes online
On 17th and 18th October, the event for budding entrepreneurs will feature fireside chats, workshops, product demos and challenging contests
New Delhi: For the first time ever, students of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore will host Eximius 2020, the national entrepreneurship summit, online.
On 17th and 18th October 2020, the event, which aims at celebrating entrepreneurship and fostering entrepreneurial talent among the participants, will feature 20+ competitions, 25+ speaker sessions, workshops, fireside chats, product demonstrations by startups. Talks will focus on strategy, startup fundraising, IPO pitch, public policy, product management, business idea pitch and more.
The theme for Eximius 2020 is ‘Get Set Disrupt’ and focuses on entrepreneurs who disrupted the ecosystem by starting their ventures rather than opting for conventional career paths.
Suresh Prabhu, Member of the Rajya Sabha, Kiran Mazumdar, Chairperson, Biocon, Karan Bajaj, Founder, White Hat Jr., Chandrashekhar Ghosh, Founder, MD & CEO, Bandhan Bank, Dhiraj Rajaram, CEO, Mu Sigma, and Samina Bano, Founder, Rightwalk Foundation, are among the speakers.
The competitions include Pitcher Perfect, which is the event’s version of Shark Tank, Budding Entrepreneur Program, which is the accelerator program for aspiring entrepreneurs, and Start-up Junction, a platform that provides an opportunity for startups to showcase their offering to a diverse group of investors, entrepreneurs and customers. This edition’s special is Social Pact, which provides a medium for corporations to efficiently utilize their CSR funds towards goal-oriented NGOs in COVID times.
The event will also see comedian Kenny Sebastian perform on 17th October.