“Entrepreneurship for Academicians” a three-day workshop was organised in association with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST).
Dr. M G Anantha Prasad, CEO, Atal Incubation Centre – Jyothy Institute of Technology Foundation, Dr. K Gopala Krishna, Principal, Jyothy Institute of Technology and Mr. Yeshaswi Nag Founder of M/s Spoorthi Janabhivrudhi Samsthe, Mysuru, inaugurated the Programme.
Resource persons from different domains were invited to throw light on Entrepreneurship and other related areas to the participants. Participants mainly from the academia took part with an intention to inculcate in them the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship was handled by Mr. Yeshaswi Nag. Mr. Nagaraja Prakasam, IIMB, an Angel Investor interacted with the participants by sharing his knowledge on how to plan funds for projects & what an investor looks for in a project. He also shared his experience and success stories from his investments in the recent past.
Mr. Ravindra, a venture capitalist, provided inputs on the available business opportunities.
Dr. Nanjappa, Senior Scientist, DFRL spoke on how DFRL can support Entrepreneurs. He also shared some insights on the activities being carried out at DFRL Centre.
Digital Marketing expert Ms. Jyothi spoke on Digital Marketing and its applications in a ED Cell and Start Ups.
Mr. Lokesh, an IPR Expert for Fortune 50 companies explained the process of filing an Intellectual Property Right (IPR) and other related information that plays an important role in Entrepreneurship.