Bengaluru, 5th May 2023: The innovation and entrepreneurship hub of IIM Bangalore, NSRCEL, will host SummitUp, its flagship entrepreneurship conference, on 5th and 6th May 2023. The summit aims to bring together government, industry, and entrepreneurs together; spotlight burning issues in entrepreneurship, and provide a holistic and global perspective for founders.
This year ‘SummitUp’ will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions, fireside chats, special presentations and more on ‘Addressing global priorities through Cross-border collaboration’, ‘Woman innovators – What sets them apart’, ‘Caveat Entrepreneur – navigating the next 12 months’, ‘Fund-raising in the current economic climate’, ‘Lessons from being a lifelong entrepreneur’ etc. The eminent line-up of speakers includes Mukesh Bansal – Co-founder, Myntra and CEO, Cult.fit; K Ganesh-Founder, GrowthStory, Promoter – BigBasket, Portea, HomeLane, Sharad Sharma-Co-Founder, iSPIRT Foundation, Abhimanyu Saxena- Co-Founder, InterviewBit and Scaler, Rashmi Bansal-Author and Visiting Professor, Ashoka University, Mekin Maheshwari-Co-Founder, Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME), Ankit Agarwal-Founder, Phool.Coto name a few.
Summit Up will focus majorly on 3 themes for this year-
• Entrepreneurship Environment
• Gender Lens
• Creating change at scale
• Incubation ecosystem
“We at NSRCEL are committed to supporting our entrepreneurs in their journey towards growth and success. We provide a nurturing environment where tenacity can flourish, be guided and empowered to create significant economic and societal impact. Our flagship annual conference, SummitUp, is a testament to this commitment. We are excited to bring together renowned speakers, acclaimed entrepreneurs, and leading corporates to share their insights on the future of the startup ecosystem” said,Anand Sri Ganesh, COO at NSRCEL
SummitUp 1.0 was held virtually in December 2021, featuring more than 38 speakers, during which over 3000+ attendees participated in 16 sessions across 2 days. It has also taken key initiatives in supporting women entrepreneurs across the country by providing them with relevant education and mentorship to grow and scale their ventures.