STUDENT ACTIVITIES

PIED Society regularly associate with CIIE, BITS Pilani & CEL, BITS Pilani to conduct Startup Engagement Programs, Startup Workshops, Market Outreach Programs, other networking events organized for startups. Few of major events year wise are as follows:

Name of Program Program Theme Methodology Stakeholders Partners
2015-16
Conquest 2016 All India Startup Competition * Mentoring and workshops
* Investor networking sessions
* Pitching platform
900+ startups, 50+ mentors & investors, 200+ students DCB Bank, Economic Times
E-Summit '16 Entrepreneurship Summit * Sponsorship Worth 35,000
* Three day long summit
* Brainstorming platform
The summit has attended by 50 BITSians and 100 Outstation Participants -
Startup Weekend '16 Build-Your-Own-Startup Hackathon Startup Weekend is a globally renowned hackathon, backed by TechStars and Google for Entrepreneurs, wherein participants develop a Minimum Viable Product (MV * Sponsorship Worth 40,000
* 125 Participants
TechStars and Google for Entrepreneurs
E-Week '16 On Campus Entrepreneurship Event On campus activities indulging young minds into Entrepreneurial activities 300+ BITSians & Faculty National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and corporate sponsors
Summer In a Startup '16 Internships at startups Workshops on resume building and necessary skills required to intern at startup. 250+ students & 50+ startups -
Rural Entrepreneurial Development (RED) Rural Entrepreneurship and empowerment Rural Entrepreneurship Division (RED) an initiative undertaken by students at BITS Pilani is aimed at creating self-sustainable ventures to supplement the income of villagers in and around Pilani.. 10 SHG Members from Raila Village, CEL, Society For Student Mess Services (SSMS) NSS BITS Pilani
2016-17
Conquest 2017 All India Startup Competition * Investor networking sessions
* Pitching platform
* Cash Prize worth INR 5 Lakhs
1000+ startups, 60+ mentors & investors, 200+ students DCB Bank, Zoho, WNS, PayU, Accel
E-Summit '17 Entrepreneurship Summit "* Sponsorship Worth 35,000
* Three day long summit
* Brainstorming platform"
* Panel Discussion
The summit has attended by 50 BITSians and 100 Outstation Participants -
Startup Weekend '17 Build-Your-Own-Startup Hackathon Participants develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). It was 54hr hackathon, with over 10 mentors, 6 member judging panel and over 80 participants. 6 mentors, 5 judges and 150 participants TechStars and Google for Entrepreneurs
E-Week '17 On Campus Entrepreneurship Event On campus activities indulging young minds into Entrepreneurial activities 400+ BITSians & Faculty National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN)
Summer In a Startup '17 Internships at startups Workshops on resume building and necessary skills required to intern at startups 200+ students & 50+ startups -
Startup Sphere Sessions Design Workshop On hand experience to graphic design softwares 32 BITSians and 150 Outstation Participants -
Digital Pilani Rural Entrepreneurship and empowerment Digital Pilani was a campaign undertaken alongside Paytm to help all the shops and villages around Pilani transition towards digital wallets after demonetisation. Residents of the town of Pilani and sevral other villages, Paytm,Shopkeepers in and around campus Paytm
Talk by Balaji Viswanathan Growth Hacking The talk was in relation to early-stage startups who need massive growth in a short time on small budgets. Early stage startups. -
2017-18
Conquest 2018 Startup Accelerator Program The features of the
• Resources worth INR 1Cr to the finalists.
• Weekly Mentoring Sessions
• Investment Workshops
• Guaranteed Investment Opportunity
• Online Mentoring Platform:
• Grand Finale at Sheraton Grand, Bangalore.
800+ startups, 60+ mentors & investors, 100+ students HDFC Bank, Accel, YourStory, Balsamiq
BITSian E-Summit Entrepreneurship Summit An all-BITSian Entrepreneurship Summit, amassing some of the most accomplished BITSians in the field of business and technology. • Sajith Pai (Director at Blume Ventures)
• Sanjay Nath (Founder & MD at Blume Ventures)
• Sanjay Kaul (Ex-Apple India Head, CEO at Sofyx)
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E-Summit'18 Entrepreneurship Summit The summit consisted of a talks such as -'Heralding the Millennial Wave' of Grassroot Innovation' . This was followed by a Panel discussion Dr AnilK.Gupta, IIM-A Prof; President - SRISTI Foundation; Founder - Honey Bee Network, also a Padma Shri Awardee and, i. Sanchit Sethi, CEO StayUncle ii. Jay Chopde, COO Emergys Intel, Google, Coding Blocks
Startup Weekend '18 Build-Your-Own-Startup Hackathon Startup Weekend is a globally renowned wherein participants develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). It was 54hr hackathon, with over 10 mentors, 6 member judging panel and over 80 participants. * Sponsorship Worth 40,000
* 125+ Participants
* 10 mentors
* 6 judges
TechStars and Google for Entrepreneurs
E-Week '18 On Campus Entrepreneurship Event The start of the event was marked by an inauguration ceremony, followed by 6 events in the subsequent days. 400 +Students, faculty and on campus startups National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and corporate sponsors
Summer In a Startup '18 Internships at startups A platform to provide summer internships to students on campus in prominent startups across the country. CEL collaborated with HellloIntern for the same. 250+ Students & 80+ Startups HelloIntern
TU Braunshweig Talk Research in Entrepreneurship Prof. Reza Asghari from TU Braunschweig conducted a special focused workshop on Business Model Innovation for Startups. Sanjeeva Shivesh - Founder & CEO, The Entrepreneurship School
• Chintan Bakshi - CEO, Startup Oasis
• Sujit Panigrahi - Co-Founder & CEO, Sequoia Fitness
• Vineet Singh - Ex CBO, Mobikwik
TU Braunshweig