Massachusetts Institute of Technology organised a a global start-up workshop in Hyderabad from March 21, 2016 to March 23, 2016. The workshop was organised foa all those who are active or new to the startup-community. The event was held at the Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC) in the city.
Mentors from the Silicon Valley, MIT, and global entrepreneurship hubs will be presented to guide and interact with the interested lot. Participants will also be given an opportunity to communicate with other entrepreneurs and exchange ideas with experts.
This is an international event which will see participants from more than 70 countries. The workshop is committed to bring the following four key deliverables to the conference:
- Unparalleled access to mentors
- International competitions
- Hands-on training
- Monitored profiles of attendees
The three-day workshop is powered by KGS Advisors LLP (KGS), core partner Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE) and Host Partner Catalyzer. It will be attended by 400 start-up representatives from across the country and globe. Competitions such as MIT GSW Business Plan Competition 2016 and MIT GSW Elevator Pitch Competition 2016 have been arranged and winners of the competition will be given a cash prize of $ 10,000 and $ 2,000 respectively.
The advisory board includes Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India R Chidambaram, MIT Alumni Association president John Chisholm, MIT Alum & Chairman of Godrej Group Adi Godrej, MIT South Asia Alumni Association president Gurumurthy Kalyanaram and others.
The panel of discussion will include topics such as Manufacturing in India, Funding Landscape (VC, Angel, Private Equity), Intellectual Property in India and Women in Entrepreneurship.