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Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur is one of India?s largest non-profit student-run organizations striving to promote and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship. Since its inception in 2006, E-Cell has undertaken several initiatives to provide opportunities for startups, colleges, alumni, and budding entrepreneurs. Under the aegis of Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship (RMSoEE), the cell has played a huge role in student entrepreneurship and has received several acclaims and accolades across the country.
The Cell has its three flagship events - the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is one of the biggest inter-collegiate summits in India that sees immense participation from college students, budding startups, and established entrepreneurs to interact with industry leaders and business veterans, and other eminent personalities. E-Cell actively encourages entrepreneurship among students through the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive(EAD) conducted in various cities across the country where distinguished professionals mentor students on the technicalities of entrepreneurship along with The Local Startups Meet (LSM) which is an excellent opportunity for startups to receive mentorship from acclaimed mentors and get the opportunity to pitch in front of mentors and receive funding.
Some of the other initiatives are SSP?Start-up Services Program?which supports budding startups by providing them with necessary services. E-Cell also connects the young minds from IITKGP with startups via STARTIN for internships. Their annual Business Model Competition, Empresario gives startups a chance to receive professional mentorship from our experienced mentor pool as well as showcase their ideas and receive funding from top investors and industry leaders.
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