Second edition of an Idea-Project National level contest, ‘Innopreneurs 2015 – Ideas for better India’ (www.innopreneurs.in) was organized on 21 & 22 of Feb 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 22 start-up ideas were pitched for the final round and five entries shortlisted for grand finale. Inaugural address was delivered by Prof S Shyam , E-cell in-charge IMT Nagpur where he appreciated the concept and response. Mr Deepak Menaria Chief Idea Farmer talked about the concept of Innopreneurs 2014. The project Discover Dollar by Subramanya Rao from Pune was declared winner and won cash prize worth Rs. 50,000, the 1st runner-up team was Janta Choupal start-up by Prabhkar Singh from Indore won cash prize worth Rs 30,000, the second runner-up team was Sweet Inbox by Abhinav Khandelwal from Nagpur has got the cash prize worth Rs. 20,000. Special appreciation was given to team Prayas from VNIT and Loonymart team from Bangalore. The event received more than 100+ online registrations from different parts of the country, amongst which 22 novel and unique ideas were shortlisted as eligible.
Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Head, TLabs accelerator was the Chief Guest of the event, he shared journey & learning through same. Mr. James Joseph, Founder JackFruit 365 was the Guest of Honour shared about his startup & stressed for strong self evolved idea & purpose behind setting up a new venture.