🤝🏽 IIM-B’s Entrepreneurship Summit

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A two-day entrepreneurship summit at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore included panels, speeches, workshops, and more.

Purpose and theme: IIM Bangalore’s full-time Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) MBA students hosted the annual summit called Eximius 2022 on July 9 and 10. This year’s theme was “Start. Scale. Sail.” It was the first summit in two years and happened entirely online. 

The summit included speeches and workshops. Ramanan Ramanathan from NITI Aayog stressed the need to create an entrepreneurship culture among youngsters. He also spoke about the government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat and why it was necessary.

  • Startups had opportunities to showcase themselves to investors, entrepreneurs, and customers. Among those were Phable, Readon, and Neuphony.
  • For budding entrepreneurs, there was a chance to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists and investors in IIM-B’s version of Shark Tank called Pitcher Perfect. In particular, start-ups pitched their ideas in the healthcare and education sector.   

Performances too: Day one saw performances by IIM-B’s dance club, TAAL, its music club, Dhwani, and by Tapi Project and Kumar Varun. Day two ended with the band Masala Coffee’s performance.

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