Entrepreneurship Cell is a student body of IIT Kharagpur, formed in 2006 solely with the purpose of inspiring and guiding start-ups in IIT Kharagpur and to foster an entrepreneurial culture in the campus of IIT Kharagpur. We now play that role on a national scale and have won acclaim across the world.
Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is IIT Kharagpur's annual, international corporate summit conducted by Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur. It is the largest student-level entrepreneurial summit in India. Ever since its intiation in 2007, GES has always been a unique platform for academicians, new-age entrepreneurs, eminent business personalities, venture capitalists and the students to gather at one place and share their entrepreneurial endeavours and experiences, and to pledge to take entrepreneurship to greater scales.
Intriguing workshops in the domains of Technology, Product and marketing that will act as a thorough guide throughout your entrepreneurial journey.
Listen to the distinguished experts discuss the hot topics in the startup ecosystem and get a big picture of the happenings in the ecosystem.
Put your entrepreneurial skills to a test through stimulating competitions and get a chance to win exciting prizes.
A platform where we bring together industry experts, mentors, startups, professors and like minded students to share and discuss ideas and problems. Allow us to introduce you to leaders working in a plethora of avenues.
Wonderful sessions by entrepreneurs and industry heavy weights to shed some light on ground reality of whats happening in different fields.
Amazing event! Truly inspiring for all budding entrepreneurs to be present at this iconic avenue.
GES 2019 is a great forum for our young entrepreneurs to dream big, demostrate their ideas and learn from eachother. Happt to be part of this exciting event
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