Greetings from Pathfinder-The Entrepreneurship Cell,K.J.SIMSR!
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research proudly presents Melange 2018 – The Annual Flagship Management-Cultural-Sports Event. The 16th edition of Melange promises to be bigger and better with more on offer to our Partners and Associates. Melange is set to happen on
9th and 10th February, 2018 and this year’s theme is Tech It Up’ which revolves around Technology Enabled Businesses. We want to embrace the fact that businesses are becoming increasingly ‘tech-ed up’. The economy loves them and so do we!
Startup Launchpad 2018
Melange ’18 is proud to announce the ‘Start-Up Launchpad’ which will be a platform for all budding start-ups and entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and stand a chance to interact with venture capitalists on 10th February 2018. In a ‘Shark Tank’ inspired business pitch competition, start-ups and their business plans would be judged by investors-cum-business experts. The participants stand a chance to win cash prizes worth 50 thousand rupees.
Through the Launchpad, we are offering our own value addition to the very precious startup ecosystem. By bringing closer budding entrepreneurs, investors and evaluators alike and stakeholders of the ecosystem, we are doing our small bit to nurture this growing community.
Hence, we would love to invite you, being an investor yourself and a precious part of the startup world to come and be a part of our event Startup Launchpad and have a look at the budding entrepreneurs. We are having over 35-40 startups from the tech world, who are at their nascent stage. All of them unique in their own ways, they bring along a mix of some of the best ideas in the tech world.
But as it’s said that every Arjun needs his Dronacharya, most of these startups would need support. So do come for our event, being the Drona yourself and network with these brilliant startups. Who knows you might as well end up finding your arjun and hit the bird’s eye!
DATE: 10th February 2018
TIMINGS: 10:30 am – 06:00 pm
VENUE: K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Vidyavihar(E), Mumbai-400077
Hope to see you at MELANGE’18!
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Zero fee for incorporation of all companies with authorized capital upto Rs.10 lakh
The Finance Ministry has notified the Companies (Registration offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2018 inter alia providing for zero fee for incorporation of all companies with authorized capital upto Rs.10 lakh.
The Notifications is the outcome of Government Process Re-engineering (GPR) initiatives for making the Incorporation Process Speedy, Smooth, Simple and reducing the number of procedures involved for starting a Business.
The amended rules shall come into effect from 26th January, 2018
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For all things entrepreneurial, E-Summit 2018 is the place to be at!
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
If you are someone who holds similar thoughts and believe in seizing the opportunities that lay
ahead of you, The Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 is where you should head to on 27th January
E-Summit 2018 : A Zenith of Innovation is a platform where technologies of tomorrow will be
discussed, exhibited and future will be shaped with the hands of budding Indian Entrepreneurs.
It will demonstrate how startups of tomorrow will contribute towards building a better society,
economy, and government!
The E-Summit has something for everyone. Let’s take a look:
For Budding Entrepreneurs: Immerse yourself in competitions involving business cases,
pitching, develop cutting-edge products in hackathons, get inspired by our multifaceted
speakers, get your ideas validated by experienced mentors!
For Startups: Get the opportunity to receive funding from top investors in India, witness the
latest technology in exhibitions, hire interns and freelancers right away, inspire from stalwarts of
the ecosystem, learn various business development methodologies, network with other startups,
For Investors & Mentors: Avail the best investment opportunities in startups through various
initiatives, network with sector-specific people, watch how innovation will disrupt the ecosystem
in coming years!
Excited? Join us at the Mecca of entrepreneurship, The E-Summit 2018. For more info visit
MIT is offering a new Entrepreneurship Online Bootcamp. It lasts 8 weeks and costs $2600.00.
You may want to join the Bootcamp and alert your members. Find more information at
It would be fantastic to have the Bootcamp experience.
What Everybody Ought To Know About The Ten Minute Million
We all are aware of the lengthy and tedious process of fundraising which is essential for every startup in its early stages to succeed. To cut short this process and revolutionize the way fundraising is traditionally done, The E-Cell IIT Bombay launched first edition of ‘The Ten Minute Million’ (TTMM) 3 years ago. Currently into its 4th edition, TTMM has managed to help one out of every two finalists raise funding. The 4th edition is going to be held on 27th and 28th January 2018 at the E-Summit of IIT Bombay.
The Ten Minute Million is first of its kind event in India, which involves 10 shortlisted startups pitch for 10 minutes in front of the investor panel and get an on-spot funding commitment for 1.6 million INR. Ajit Khurana, one of the investor panelists and Ex-CEO of SINE, IIT Bombay said, “Our idea was that, you take 10 months, we believe it can be done in 10 minutes. I would have been happy even if I had got a fraction of the response. Right from the entrepreneurs, to the investors to the audience, this is an absolutely outstanding response.”
TTMM has garnered a lot of attention from media in its past three editions and has helped many startups reach milestones in their journey. One of the successful startups is Soundrex, who came up with a wearable speaker which will provide an experience of being immersed with thousands of speakers all around you. With control over tens of thousands of speakers, they created sound effects which were impossible using a 2 speaker setup.
In this hyperpaced, exciting event, the tension and ecstasy can be felt among the crowd as well. The past Investor panel consisted of renowned angel investors like Ajeet Khurana, Bharat Banka, Anupam Mittal, Samir Shah, Sanjay Mehta and Anirudh Damani.
The registration deadline is on 28th Dec 2017, and the finalists will be declared shortly after. It is an opportunity that no start-up should miss, what with such a fast-track path to funding and getting some pretty cool onboard to be the startup’s mentors.
So what are you waiting for? Register to pitch in The 10-Minute Million by visiting https://www.ecell.in/esummit/the10minutemillion/