KIIT Entrepreneurship Summit, organized by KIIT Entrepreneurship Cell between 13th-15th March 2015, in association with KIIT School of Management and KIIT-TBI, was one of its kinds to happen in Odisha. Students from all over India participated in this event. This summit provided them with panel discussions on topics like ‘Problems Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in India’ and “Is CGPA More Important or Experience”.
The event witnessed multiple workshop sessions and various kinds of competition. One such was a “Hackathon” in which the students had to design that one perfect app for the upcoming modern smart cities in the country.
Webinars that took place in the summit had international guest speakers right from Germany and the U.S., discussing on the relevance and advantages of entrepreneurship. Keynote speech was delivered by Abhinav Cardea, the man behind ECG on mobile phones, who has been placed in the top 100 innovators of the world by TIMES magazine two years in a row. Apart from this there were distinguished speakers from DhruvSpace, Audi, and many more.
The biggest attraction of the summit though, was the internship camp where the students managed to pull up more than 20 start ups to come and visit the campus and offer them a chance at paid summer internships. Day 1 saw start ups like Ajatus, Diffion, Technology Tangled, Abhikya, Bigyapan, Sirf Ticket, Day 2 had Mavcure, Parallel Dots, Onergy, Pratilipi, Intugine, Slick Account, Learnyzen and Maiestas whereas Day 3 had Hackamania Pvt. Lmt, Kode Konductors, Edu Spectrum, Gain Waste Solutions, Memilog and Eidolon Innovations to give out internship offers.
The sponsors for this summit were Jindal Power, as the title sponsor, Red Bull, as the energy drink partner, Coca-Cola, as the beverage partner, Printview, as the print media partner, and Ola Cabs, as the travel partner.