Uttishtha’21: The Annual Entrepreneurship Summit at IIM Kashipur starting on 5th March 2021


Kashipur: India aspires to become the world’s largest startup center in terms of the number of startups and the Indian government is going to great lengths to get all of the powers of ‘entrepreneurship’ together. To encourage the same, IIM Kashipur after the success of Uttishtha’19 which saw 70+ startups, 8000+ Footfall,10+ Investors and was graced by the presence of Honorable CM of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat is back again with its ‘Startup event’ Uttishtha- The annual Entrepreneurship Summit. It serves as the platform for providing one-stop solutions for all startup-related activities. It aspires to provide the nascent and budding startups and bright minds salvation through startup meets, investor meets, and personalized discussions. Like the warmth of the first ray of sunlight in the spring, this year’s Uttishtha promises to all your COVID blues and gets you all excited for the erudite and fun events, discussions we have in store for you!


IIM Kashipur invites everyone for the grand startup fest – Uttishtha’21- the flagship event of the Entrepreneurship Cell of IIM Kashipur which provides a plethora of opportunities for the young minds holding entrepreneur dreams. The 3-day Summit hosts a series of events which include, focussed group discussion, investors meet, entrepreneurs meet, the school reach-out the program, workshops, competitions, and team-building fair. Focussed group discussion helps the student fraternity, budding entrepreneurs, and investors to take part in a round table discussion on varied multi-domain topics led by industry experts. Investors meet provides a valuable platform where startups from all across the country will pitch before our esteemed panel of investors and seek their valuable feedback on the ideas and overall business plan. Entrepreneurship meet, the flagship event of Uttishtha sets the floor for Entrepreneurs from all across the world to come together and share their valuable insights with the attendees comprising startup founders and students. The school reach-out program is centralized to impart entrepreneurship in the curriculum which is achieved through the round Table Conference between the school administrators of top schools of the country, industry experts, and faculties on boosting entrepreneurial spirit in young minds of the country. Apart from these, there are numerous competitions and workshops aimed to enhance the learning step for the best brains of the country. The team-building fair acts as a gateway for the brightest minds for their internship journey in the growing startups across the country.


Uttishtha’21 is going to be graced by the presence of eminent personalities from varied domains. It includes Dr. Abhay Jere (CIO, Ministry of Education), Nikhil Jois (Co-Founder, Eventosaur), Rahul Mathur (Founder, Bimape), Bhanu Prasad M N (Coach – Impact innovation, Digital Impact Square), Sidhartha Mohanty (Co-Founder, Areteans), Sandeep Singh (Co-Founder, Spayee), Deepa Sayal (President, IWIL India), Taniya Biswas (Co-Founder, Suta), Piyush Verma (Founder, Manush Labs), Priyanka Madnani (Founder, easytopitch), Manish Maryada (Co-Founder, Fello), Bonny Dave (Founder, Trestle Labs), Deep Bajaj (Founder, Sirona (Peebuddy)), Bhaskar Mazumdar (Managing Director, Unicorn India), Krishan Mittal (CEO, Semantic Technologies), Sandeep Agarwal (Founder, Droom), Sharad Sharma(Chief Product Officer, Mettl) and many more. Come and be a part of “??? ?????? ?? ????????????????” on 5th, 6th and 7th of March,2021 which will see 18+ VC firms,20+ speakers,150+ startups.,20+ institutes,20+ schools,10+ events.