“Everyone can tell you the risk. An entrepreneur can see the reward.”
Here is a shout out to all the budding, aspiring and opportunistic entrepreneurs out there. i5 Summit, the largest entrepreneurship event of Central India, is back in town. Jointly co-ordinated, planned and organized by the students of IIM and IIT Indore, the summit is scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th August at IIM Indore. With a footfall of more than 5000 and funds raised exceeding an amount of 140 million, i5 offers insights and corporate getaways not solely for the prospective entrepreneurs. Instead, it is a one stop destination for anyone willing to ideate, innovate, inspire, induce, invest, learn and grow.
The summit, which has witnessed a participation of over 63 start-ups and 30 investors in the past, hosts a number of eminent personalities and gives you an opportunity to interact, be guided and motivated by these unbelievably successful individuals. i5 encapsulates events like Entrepreneurship, Management and Start-up Workshops, Panel Discussion and Speaker Series.
Some of the dignitaries attending these events this year include Mr. Ashwani Lohani (Chairman and MD, Air India), Mr. Anil Swaroop (Former Secretary Higher Education and Ministry of Coal, Government of India), and Mr. Giri Balasubramaniam (Founder and CEO, Greycaps). It opens a plethora of avenues for budding entrepreneurs and provides them with the opportunity, means and resources to connect directly with potential investors, patronisers and industry experts. ‘Chai pe Charcha’ and ‘Get Funded’ are events that stand tall in this category.
With a series of such exciting and enthralling events awaiting, we invite you all to come and witness the grandeur and magnificence of this unparalleled summit.
The i5 summit chronicles the journey of brilliant ideas into tangible businesses. Budding entrepreneurs get to interact directly with industry experts through a series of interesting, insightful events such as Get Funded, Social Entrepreneur and Start-up Expo across a two-day schedule, sometimes receiving funding offers up to INR 2 crores.
Setting the event apart from the rest is its excellent line-up of speakers and investors. Mr Stefan Haves (Worldwide Director Cirque, Theatre & Cinema), Dr B.R. Shetty (Founder-Chairman, NMC Healthcare BRS Ventures), Mr Anand Govindaluri (Founder-CEO Govin Capital, Singapore), Mr Rajesh Balpande (Co-Founder, BookMyShow) are some of the speakers of i5 2018.
The total funding raised by start-ups in last 4 years was INR 140 Million with the footfall over 5000. The largest entrepreneurial event of Central India, i5 is the only event jointly organized by an IIM and an IIT. i5 – Ideate, Innovate, Inspire, Induce, Invest – is an idea that only gets bigger and better!
Date : 17-18, August 2019
Venue : IIM Indore
Note: YoungIndia.com a sponsor for the event as Digital Media Partner.