‘If you don’t build your own dreams, somebody will hire you to build theirs’
We at the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of Vidyalankar School of Information Technology believe that entrepreneurship is the key that can unlock India’s latent inventive potential. It will not only push India to the forefront of the world but also help raise the quality of life in the country. The country needs entrepreneurs who are risk takers and are capable of expanding their organization.
With this belief The Entrepreneurship Cell,VSIT targets to help in the development of India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by enabling easy and efficient interaction between all the stakeholders ranging from students to capitalists and professionals.
To achieve the vision of increasing the number of entrepreneurs and promoting entrepreneurship as a career option E-Cell has conceptualized and successfully implemented various activities and initiatives to cater to a wide range of people such as college students, young entrepreneurs and professionals. The major initiatives of the Cell in the year 2015-16 were:
The Entrepreneurship Summit: The Entrepreneurship Summit is our annual flagship event which is a confluence of visionary students, professionals or anybody who has a passion to leave a dent in the universe, start his own business or fund a business and become a trend-setter. Held on 31st January and 1st Februaru 2015, with the theme of “Where innovation transcends business” – the Summit set the campus abuzz with everything entrepreneurial.
Collaboration with IIT-Bombay: The collaboration aims to create an ecosystem for the budding entrepreneurs in Vidyalankar Campus. Basics of Entrepreneurship Workshop
And Envoyage Workshop are some of the major activities of the collaboration.
National Entrepreneurship Challenge: Team NEC VSIT stood 8th amongst 150+ colleges from all over India in National Entrepreneurship Challenge’ held by Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay.
Team NEC VSIT was the only Non-Engineering college amongst the Finalists
Startup Boot camp: A new initiative to facilitate the step by step approach to kick start one’s entrepreneurial journey. It was conducted in three stages: Idea Submission, Team formation and Mentoring. It saw a huge participation people from the institute at various stages and resulted in receiving mentoring.
Startup Internship Fair: Entrepreneurship Cell, VSIT in association with Placement Cell presents Startup Internship Fair, a summer internship program exclusively for VSIT students.Students can apply for internships in the top notch startups of the nation as a web developer, designer, business developer , data analyst and much more