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IIM Shillong concludes the Annual Entrepreneurship Summit EmergE 2023

Posted on 17 Oct 2023
16:19 PM

IIM Shillong

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One of the standout features of EmergE’23 was the

The Annual Entrepreneurship Summit EmergE 2023 concludes. The theme for this year, "Envisioning India at 100: Empowering Innovation & Growth," brought together budding entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders.

The event commenced with the Chief Guest, PVSLN Murty, delivering an inspiring inaugural address. Following this, Shri. Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, shared his perspectives on skill development and entrepreneurship. This set the stage for a dynamic panel discussion featuring prominent figures from the entrepreneurial world: Shri. Udaya Birje (Co-Founder, ThinkStreet Technologies), Shri. Mandar Joshi (Angel Investor & Venture Capitalist), Shri. Roshan Farhan (Founder, Gobillion), Shri. Hemanth Satyanarayana (Founder & CEO, Imaginate XR), and Tanushree Hazarika (Founder, Tattva Creations and Atvi Infotainment) explored the topic of "Channelizing Entrepreneurship." The discussion emphasized the crucial role of support networks in aiding entrepreneurs in realizing their visions.

One of the standout features of EmergE’23 was the "Start-Up VC Connect," which provided a valuable platform for six innovative startups from Northeastern India to connect with potential investors. This event served as a bridge between innovation and investment, paving the way for growth and opportunities in the region. EmergE’23 also featured a compelling address by Shri. V Krishnan, Co-founder of JustDial and a renowned angel investor who shared invaluable insights on the significance of learning from failures in the entrepreneurial journey. The event came to a beautiful close with a captivating concert performance by the lead artist, Debojeet Nag, whose melodious tunes left the audience enthralled.


The 13th edition of EmergE was a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of IIM Shillong and the Northeastern states, and it promises to be a stepping stone for many budding ventures in the years to come. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to our esteemed guests, speakers, and partners for making this event a memorable experience.

Last updated on 17 Oct 2023
16:38 PM
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