IIM Rohtak Organises Udaan – The Flagship E Summit of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Council

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A saga of passion, patience and perseverance culminates, as Udaan- the flagship Entrepreneurship Summit of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council, IIM Rohtak, comes to an exhilarating end. One of the biggest in the country, Udaan consisted of two power-packed round of panel discussions, featuring founders of start-ups like Outline India, Nearbuy.com, Career Launcher and Miko to name a few. The event also hosted Ignitus, a Business-Plan competition wherein teams from around the country presented their innovative plans before an esteemed jury of investors and mentors. The winners were Team Arth from IIT Delhi and runners up are, Cortex Technologies from BITS Pilani and won prizes worth 2.1 Lakhs and a chance at incubation & seeding support. The big draw this year was the exciting mix of speakers and panellists that Udaan hosted.

Keynote Speaker:

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Dr. Arvind Lal – Founder and Managing Director, Dr Lal Path Labs

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Panelists:

  • Sumeet Kapur-Founder-Wellcure.com/Co-Founder -IPV/Co-Founder-Nearbuy.com
  • R. Sreenivasan- Co-Founder, Career Launcher
  • Abhinav Kumar- VP, Paytm & Ex-Country Head, Trivago
  • Prerna Mukharya- Founder, Outline India
  • Sneh Vaswani – CEO and Founder Miko
  • Rajesh Sharma – Founder-Director, LetsComply
  • Pankaj Dhingra – Ex-Director, Blackrock Financial Services
  • Rahul Puri – Head – Employment Relations ACCA
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As India is gearing up to an ambitious GDP goal of $5 trillion by 2024, the theme for this year’s summit was ‘Entrepreneurship as the key to unlocking the $5 Trillion Economy Dream’. In 2018-19, India’s nominal GDP was Rs 190 lakh crore; at $1 at 70, which translates to $2.7 trillion. To achieve this milestone, one of the strongest force-multipliers is our innovation engine and the start-up economy. A highly invigorating and insightful discussion followed, with full engagement from each panel member.

To further the theme, the panels discussed the following:

Panel 1 – From a million-dollar idea to a billion-dollar dream! – How to improve the success rate of Indian Start-up ecosystem to achieve the 5Tn economy dream.

Panel 2 – Looking at successful entrepreneurial societies for ways to strengthen India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

The event saw a congregation of 400+ students, faculties and entrepreneurial minds from colleges around the country at the awe-inspiring IIM Rohtak campus on 17th January 2020. The students and attendees had got a golden opportunity as they interacted with industry stalwarts and celebrated the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

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