To keep the energetic start-up movement going, the Government of Gujarat is hosting a three-day event from October 11-13, 2018, titled the "Vibrant Gujarat Startup and Technology Summit 2018 (VGSTS)". The event is expected to be filled with experiential learning and networking opportunities for start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs.
On August 24, 2018, ISEED IRMA coordinated the Roadshow at Anand as a precursor to the Vibrant Gujarat Startup and Technology Summit 2018 (VGSTS) in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII).
Prof. Shambu Prasad (Chair, ISEED) welcomed guests and participants and briefed them about IRMA's incubation centre. Mr. Mayank Patel (CEO, Cradle-EDII) shared details of the summit and the upcoming Grand Challenge to explore innovation across eight themes by the Government of Gujarat. It was followed by a round of questions and answers.
A panel discussion on "Enterprise Development: Challenges and Opportunities" was also held that saw luminaries like Dr. Nikhil Zaveri, (Director General, Charotar Vidya Mandal), Mr. Lajja Jani (Founder, Mahant Tech Consulting Services), Dr. Samit Dutta (Associate Professor, Anand Agricultural University), Prof. M V Durga Prasad (Faculty, Institute of Rural Management Anand), Mr. Ricky Shah (Founder, Webratna) and Mr. Anant Tiwari (Head- Strategy & Planning, Paryavaran Mitra) participating. It was moderated by Mr. Dhruv Gupta (eChai).
For pictures of the event, visit ISEED's photo gallery