Aiming to foster the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneurship Development Cell of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, organized its flagship event, the Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp 2021.
Mr. Sourav Ganguly, current BCCI President, former Indian Cricket Team Captain and St. Xavier’s alumnus, Mr. Manoj Kohli, Country Head SoftBank Group and Former MD & CEO of Bharti Airtel, Mr. Varun Sridhar, CEO of PayTM Money, Mr. Jagdish Kini, Former MD of Gillette India and Former ED & CEO of Bharti Airtel, Dr. Dhruv Nath, Director of Lead Angels Network and Mr Shyam Sundar Nagarajan, Founder & CEO of GoFloaters, conducted the Keynote Speaker Sessions and Workshops for the event.
While addressing startups during Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp, Mr Sourav Ganguly said, “As you grow older, life will show you many opportunities. Seize the right opportunity. Everyone has to evolve with time and it is important that we do. Always put in the effort because the effort you put in today is going to bear fruit in future.”
Out of 70+ startup registrations from all over the country, over 25 startups got the opportunity to participate and get one-on-one mentoring and a pitching session in front of a leading panel of investors from the startup ecosystem. All startups had the opportunity to attend Masterclass Workshops by Mr. Varun Sridhar and Dr. Dhruv Nath.
The top 3 startups were SIPLY founded by Sousthav Chakrabarty, second, Clenv founded by Faisal Nayaab, and third, Techixia founded by Suruchi Gagan & Shubham Sinha.