Innopreneurs 2014 – A National level Project-Idea competition
An Idea-Project National level contest, ‘Innopreneurs 2014 – a hunt for Lemon Entrepreneurs’ (www.innopreneurs.in) was organized on 8th March at IMT campus. Jointly organized by Lemon Ideas & IMT Nagpur, was a platform that to chance to common, stupid, crazy but innovative Ideas that have potential to create a difference for people in general.
Total of 24 start-up ideas were pitched for the final round and three entries shortlisted for grand finale. Inaugural address was delivered by Mr. Ranjeet Goswami , Dean IMT Nagpur where he appreciated the concept and response. Mr Deepak Menaria Chief Idea Farmer talked about the concept of Innopreneurs 2014. The project udchalo.com by Ravi Kumar Gupta from Pune was declared winner and won prize worth Rs. 50,000,the 1st runner-up team was Langhar.com start-up by Karanpreet Singh & Manisha from Delhi won prize Rs 30,000, the second runner-up team was Gau Anusandhan by Jeetendra Bakhane & Bhagyashree Bakhane from Nagpur has got the prize Rs. 20,000.Special appreciation was given to School Bag cum Study table and Mally.in ideas.The event received more than 150 online registrations from different parts of the country, amongst which 70 novel and unique ideas were shortlisted as eligible.
Dr.Venkatesh Padmanabhan, CEO-EICL, Karan Thapar Group was the Chief Guest of the event, he talked about importance of innovation & adaptability for an entrepreneur. Mr.Shashikant Chaudhary, MD-GlobalLogic India was the Guest of Honour he appreciated the efforts of organising teams from lemon Ideas & IMT & shared his experience on entrepreneur journey and Mr. Vishwas Mahajan, President-TIE Pune chapter was the Special Jury member he shared on the changes happening in country in terms of technology and democracy.