Entrepreneurship Cell at IIT Madras believes that entrepreneurship is not just about starting companies, but a pathway towards India’s socio-economic development. Our vision is to make students and faculty ‘entrepreneurial’ in every work that they do. We hope to enable them to solve global challenges as we see students as the greatest capital and intend to nurture them, provide them with opportunities for excellence.
This initiative started off in the year 2017 with the mission to set-up Entrepreneurship Support System across some of the colleges in country to start their journey in entrepreneurship through a structured provision of resources.
This initiative started off in the year 2017 with the mission to set-up Entrepreneurship Support System across some of the colleges in country to start their journey in entrepreneurship through a structured provision of resources. EDD has now set-up its own brand by creating a large impact on more than 40,000 students studying in those colleges. This year, the plan is to expand the boundaries even more with involvement of not only Tier-2 and Tier-3 colleges, but also some of the new Tier-1 colleges like IIT Palakkad and IIT Tirupati
Every year, team takes up one of the pressing issues of the current society and tries bringing awareness on them through various social experiments, polling-based activities etc. Taking the legacy forward with last year’s success of Education-21 , this year, we have formulated a campaign “D-Well” aiming towards creating awareness to make use of Digital technology for Human Well- being. One of the objectives of this campaign is to make our target audience aware of how digital platforms can be used to enhance our lives.
One of the largest and most comprehensive career event, aimed at bridging the gap between the available talent (institute students) and its demand in startups. Over the years, InternFair has over 200+ startups participated and over 1600+ applicants and is a host to around 200+ vacant internship positions at startups.
Initiated in the year 2017, this third edition of Startup Series promises to be full of knowledge and customized mentoring with a complete series of year-long workshops, talks, mentoring sessions and well-structured plans in order to nurture bunch of ideas selected through a comprehensive process by distinguished personalities in order to make students aware about the entrepreneurial journey and its associated challenges.
Every year, Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Madras plays host to E-Summit which looks at innovation and entrepreneurship as a process driven by a gamut of disciplines with prime focus towards the new engineering challenges, and plethora of market opportunities lying alongside them.
This year’s convention will showcase case studies by eminent experts from government, industry and academia as well as various successful startups operating and bringing change to the mankind. With the upcoming E-Summit 2020 themed around ‘Triumph Trails!’, the idea is to bring forth the newest additions in E-Summit, thus re-modelling the previous structure to the 4-Summit model including Youth Summit, Innovator’s Summit, Startup Summit, and TechnoEntrepreneurship Summit along with the Social Campaign planned for the year, D-Well - Digital Well-Being. Each summit is planned to serve a speciﬁc set of audience in a well-deﬁned and customized way, thus giving them an even more enriching experience and knowledge set.Read More
Start-up Walk focuses on inculcating business acumen while assisting students in exploring start-up ecosystems across the city and aids in their effort to launch successful business ventures by involving students in interaction with Startup Founders, who are presently working as CEOs or CTOs.
A series of engaging talks and interactive sessions where current IIT Madras students or recent alumni founders share their practical knowledge and experiences to demystify and simplify the process of starting up while in college! Heed to the key concepts of matchless product building, right growth and marketing strategy.
A comprehensive platform to get any of the ideas, not being unheard and get them validated by experts, who have years of experience in solving such problems. The meetup does not only serve to identify whether it is “just another cool idea”, but also a place to make fast, economic informed and de-risked decisions to speed up the delivery of a value-creating service in the market
Best kept secret of startup ecosystem is right here, E-Cell IITM.Miten Mehta Co-Founder, Spinta Global Accelerators
Excellent work, very well organized loved all the questions!Hari Nair HolidayIQ, Ex-Director of KPMG
Good to be part of such events… More and more such events would really inspire our students to STARTUP.Mayur Mundada Founder and CEO, AmbitionBox
Very professionally run! Great job E-Cell.Pradeep Gulipalli Co-Founder, Tiger Analytics
Its amazing to see confluence of talent and spirit come together. Your are a nursery of entrepreneurs.Ranjan Malik Co-Founder and MD at “STORM the NORM” Ventures
Thanks for having me here. Of course, had heard a lot about the campus ever exciting is the community – Excited to do new things, full house in a Sunday afternoon. Wishing them all the best in times to come.Ritesh Agarwal Founder and CEO, OYO Rooms
Very well organized event. Really enjoyed the session. Wishing you all the best.Siddharth Pahwa Ex-CEO, Meru Cabs
Its fantastic to be back at IIT Madras and I am so glad to see so much enthusiasm amongst the students for entrepreneurship. Keep it up!!Umesh Malhotra Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Hippocampus Learning Centres