2nd Entrepreneurs Meet kicks off at SMIT

Gangtok, 07 Apr:

Minister for Commerce and Industries Department, Ugen T Gyatso today inaugurated the two-day long second edition of Entrepreneur’s Meet at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology in Majitar, East Sikkim, a press release informs.

Organized by Evento Opus of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, the two-day event aims to provide a stage for young entrepreneurs to discuss and debate upon the issues of the start-up world and get more insights paving new ways and approaches to the market.

The event features business expo, business pitch competitions and accounts of inspiring journeys through challenges of an entrepreneur along with master classes, entrepreneur’s talk and panel discussions.

SMIT Director, Professor Dr Ashis Sharma in his address talked about the significance of Entrepreneur’s Meet and how it influences young entrepreneurs to pursue a successful career in the field.

Chief guest, Mr Gyatso applauded the efforts of the institute in organizing the annual entrepreneur’s meet and said that the gathering is necessary for young aspirants to learn about the business sector, how young entrepreneurs can reap great benefits out of such avenues. He stressed on the fact that regions like Sikkim and other parts of northeast India are in dire need of exposure and resources.

The event was also addressed by Oracle Startup Cloud Acceleration Director, Harshad Oak who spoke on the importance of taking expert help from companies like Oracle for exposure and experience.

A panel discussion on ‘Role of Educators and Media in Building Entrepreneur Ecosystem’ was also held in which guest speakers and entrepreneurs presented their idea on the topic and also engaged in an interactive session with the students.

Founder and CEO, HolidayIQ.com, Hari Nair also addressed the students along with Head of North-Eastern Region at Export-Import Bank of India, Aniruddha Barooah.

The inaugural function was also attended by Advisor, Evento Opus, Professor Dr Tejbanta Chingtham, SMIT professors, students and entrepreneurs from the State and other region of the country.