Monday, March 21, 2016

Womenprenuership Startup Workshop Festival 2016

Asian School of Business Management under the aegis of EDC sponsored by AICTE, Govt. of India, organized an entrepreneurship programme exclusively for women on 16th and 17th March 2016. The two day long workshop was inaugurated by Shri Sujit Kumar, Special Secretary, State Planning Board, Govt. of Odisha, the chief guest of the occasion, inaugurated the event. He inspired the women participants from various technical institutes saying that the youth is the best time to have new ideas and to venture entrepreneurship. He guided the participants with the ways of utilizing government schemes from various startups.

Smt. Meera Shenoy, founder of youth4jobs, guest of Honour of the occasion, spoke in favour of better education of women and shed light on competitiveness of women entrepreneurs. Shri Soubhagya Routray, President of ITAO, guest of Honour of the event, said that women should come forward for leadership in IT sectors and it is the responsibility of the society to create scope to make them techsavy.
Prof. (Dr.) Biswajeet Pattanayak, the Director of ASBM, said in his welcome address that it was an exclusive programme for women. He inspired the women participants saying that they should understand their potential and should be courageous to try out their passion. He also inspired them to create their own organization. He explained brilliantly how a small idea can create a big business enterprise.
Inaugural session was followed by many sessions where the participants were given practical exposure regarding entrepreneurship. The recourse persons in the workshops were from Google development group on the first day. The second opened with the theme “Practical Exposure of Waste Management” where the resource persons were Shri Shakti Mishra and Smt. Ajanta Shilpa from Kalinga e-resource pvt. Limited. The event also witnessed a Business Model Workshop on startup by corporate trainer, Shri. Hitendra H. Soneji.
The valedictory session was graced by Shri D. S. Mishra, GM, District Industry Centre as Chief Guest, and Dr Deepa Prasad, State Programme Coordinator, United Nation Population Fund, Odisha as Guest of Honour. They appreciated the initiative of ASBM for having an entrepreneurship programme for women. The workshop was sponsored by Kalinga E Resources, Playbook Consultancy, Smt. Nandini Satapathy Memorial Trust and The event was coordinated by Prof.  Saikat Gochhait. He introduced the guest in the inaugural ceremony and proposed vote of thanks at the end.  
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Post Press Releases:
Oriya Daily Newspaper The Samaja page no 16 dated 21st March 2016
Oriya Daily Newspaper Sambad page no 15 dated 21st March 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Organized Startup India Festival in collaboration with Lemon School of Entrepreneurship

Bhubaneswar, February 8…..The Entrepreneurship in 21st Century is different from what it was years ago. Startup India; Stand up introduces a new set up of rules and policies which have ignited a spark in youth and all aspiring entrepreneurs to take the plunge into startup world. Addressing the need of same, Lemon School of Entrepreneurship in association with ‘Entrepreneurship Development Cell’ of Asian Business School is organizing a free seminar on ‘Start-up India Festival’in city on Monday i.e. 8th February.Love Bhatnagar, Mentor – Sales & Marketing at LEMON School of Entrepreneurship &Dr.SaikatGochhait, Assistant Professor-Marketing at Asian School of Business are the chief speakers for this Open Entrepreneurship Development Seminar.

Date & Time: 8th February, 2016 from 10am to 12noon
Venue: ASIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ShikshaVihar, Bhola, Chandaka, Bhubaneswar- 754012, Odisha, India
Contact No. +91-8407911142

There is no bar to enter into entrepreneurship and neither have we. It is not about physical age, but about mental age.Similarly money. Those days of starting new business only when you have money have gone. You can literally start a new business venture with zero money.  Many have proved by starting ventures from garages, rented places and make shift shelters.  While Tatas and Birlas are scratching their heads on how come with so many years of existence, they are unable to get the valuation of just six years old new age ventures are getting.The new age businesses are volumes business and for same Innovation is the key.

Takeaways from the Seminar:

1.      Understanding trends in startup space
2.      Exploring next big opportunities
3.      Converting small ideas into big businesses
4.      Identifying Indian problems as opportunities for startups

Don’t get married to a first idea itself. Date with few ideas, then nurture the best idea for your startup journey!!

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