Ranchi, Jharkhand | October | 30, 2017 :: The 9th edition of Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, in association with Ambuja Neotia was conducted in the ISM Ranchi. Approx 400 students coming from various colleges across the city participated in the event. Through the words of celebrated entrepreneurs and industrialists like Neeraj Krishna ( Co-founder,Kolkata ventures), Ajai Uppal (Management Consultant and Mentor for Start-Ups),Ash Kumra(CEO and Co-Founder, Youngry), Rohit Mathuran (Co-Founder, Easemint), Abhishek Sinha(CEO & Co-Founder, Eko India),Vishwanath Jha (CEO and Co-Founder ,Gamut Analytics) the startup enthusiastic students realized that a real entrepreneur is the one who does and not just dreams, he does not wait for the opportunity to knock the door, he builds the door himself. Ajai Uppal focused on the point that why most startups fail .Abhishek Sinha shared his own entrepreneurial journey.Rohit Mathuran gave insights about fund raising.
Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, conducted by the E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur, comes every year to reinstate the spirit of Entrepreneurship among the college students of India. Starting from 10 cities and 15,000 students it has grown exponentially to 23 cities and over 30,000 students in its 8th edition held in 2016. And the impact of this very Drive can be understood through the number of college-student-startups that participate in the annual global business model competition, Empresario conducted by E-Cell itself.