GUWAHATI, Jan 16 - The 11th edition of Udgam, IIT Guwahati�s annual entrepreneurship summit, will be held from January 18 to 20.
The summit seeks to foster entrepreneurship in North East India and provide the leaders of tomorrow a platform to connect and grow, the organisers said.
Among the numerous events lined up is �Hack in the East�, a 24-hour hackathon aiming to solve ongoing problems in the North East employing disruptive innovations. �Disrupt� provides a platform for student entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas to a panel of the industry�s finest. �Intern Fair� is an opportunity for startups to find the best talent and for the students to intern and work on an idea that they believe in. �Social Business Conference� will highlight the nuances of building and sustaining social entrepreneurship in India. �Workshops� will make the participants industry-ready as prominent skill builders, while �Chatur Ideas� will teach the participants the art of investing in the stock market.
The lecture series, too, is expected to bring together entrepreneurs and professionals to share their entrepreneurial journey, the organisers added.
�With our prodigious and diverse line-up of keynote addresses, we seek to encourage the participants. The first four speakers include Mitesh Shah, Head of Finance BookmyShow and former CFO of Ola; Mayank Kachhwaha, founder of Indialends � India�s fastest growing credit underwriting and risk analytics platform; noted entrepreneurship evangelist Ravi Ranjan, and Farrhad Acidwalla, founder of Rockstah Media and Cybernetiv Digital, which focus on digital media and cybersecurity,� the organisers said.
The remaining guests in the line-up of keynote speakers include two of India�s most famous YouTubers � Prajakta Koli, who runs the YouTube channel Mostlysane (with more than 3.7 million subscribers), Ranveer Allahbadia, founder of BeerBiceps, Nandini Vaidyanathan, founder and director of CarmaConnect, and Rama lyer, India CEO of Elevenol, one of India�s most promising blockchain companies.