IIIT Guwahati established I&E Cell in 2018 to promote entrepreneurship in the Institute. Students and faculty coordinators of IIITG, along with external members, oversee the I&E Cell activities. I&E Cell strives to kindle the spirit of entrepreneurship and encourage the students to think creatively and solve the issues related to entrepreneurship and society. It conducts several types of events including workshops, puzzles, and lectures, with the purview of introducing young leaders/aspirants to the models of social business. I&E Cell helps students interact with business leaders and to face challenges while dealing with social problems through a business perspective.
Prashant Singh, has delivered a talk on his journey as an entrepreneur and product management. He has explained how being creative is a choice and not a talent with the importance of PR in product building
Mr. Sricharan Lakaraju, CEO and founder of the Hyderabad-based startup ‘stuMagZ’. This was founded by him and his friend Frederick Devarampati who were keen to bring digital life to the idea of the traditional university newspaper or magazine across hundreds of colleges
Mr. Arjun Majumdar, an entrepreneur by profession and a trekker by passion, Mr. Arjun started Indiahikes in 2008. He leads Indiahikes, a community that has changed the face of trekking in India. He has written extensively for Discover India magazine and is a TedX speaker
He was our guest for the lecture series.He is the Co-Founder of Startup Byte.He holds a MBA degree in Entrepreneurship (2013) from Babson College, USA
Ayushi Mishra, a member of the Forbes 30 under 30 (Asia), and Co-founder of DronaMaps, another speaker for our ‘Q&A with Entrepreneurs’ series, shed light on her entrepreneurial journey and the how a startup can thrive amidst and post the global COVID-19 pandemic
Sandeep Kochhar is an MBA from IIM Bangalore, an Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer with more than 18 years of Corporate Consulting experience and Founder CEO of www.blewminds.com. He has 30+ years of experience in poetry, storytelling & creative writing. He is Certified Leadership Coach & has been a coach to Forbes 30 under 30 Ecommerce entrepreneur, Top Leaderships, CXOs of various industries/organizations as well as LGBTQ++ Community members.
He is 6 times TEDx Speaker, 2 times Josh talk speaker with over 2 lakh views, Founder and CEO Global Centre for Entrepreneurship & Commerce (GCEC), Brevitty, Brand Ambassador Rajasthan Government Youth and Sports activities and Chairman Assocham Startup Council Rajasthan. He is Co-founder and Investor in Neos Angels a startup consulting company, also run a real estate and agriculture business and provides strategic advisory to various young startups.
Karan Shah is an Edu-Preneur, TEDx speaker and the Founder & CEO of IIDE - India’s #1 Ed-tech School for Digital Skills. After specialising in Ecommerce Strategies from Harvard University, Karan returned to India and set up IIDE. He identified global digital transformation as the future and recognised the lack of digitally skilled human resources as the need of the hour
Harit Mohan, Founder and CEO, Signicent LLP, provided an insight on the entrepreneurial world, law and patents and how they all tie together with the growth of an economy in our 'Q&A with entrepreneurs' series alongside providing tips for the young entrepreneurs in the field.
Aditya Arora has been recognized as a Successful Young Entrepreneur and Achiever on various National and International platforms. He has been invited to speak and deliver guest lectures at 300+ institutions globally and has won many prestigious awards for his work. Some of them include "Parliamentary Award", "Duke of Edinburgh International Award", "Microsoft Top 15 Changemakers of India","Indian Achiever Award 2020" and "Youngest Nominee for Padma Shri 2020.