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Global Entrepreneurship Summit,

Xavion 2017

Publsihed: Monday, 23 January, 2017 11:15 AM

Global Entrepreneurship Summit, "Xavion 2017", held at Xavier

"Xavion 2017", the Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit organized by X-SEED, the Idea and Initiative cell of XIMB, XUB took place at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. The event, from 20th January to 22nd January aimed at bringing out the entrepreneurship skills of people and forays further into the world of entrepreneurship.

The first day of the event started with a panel discussion on “Social Entrepreneurship with esteemed speakers like Mr. Vivek Sharma, Program Director of Gandhi Fellowship Alumni Program, Mr. Vaibhav Pandey, Program Manager, Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership and Mr, Abhyudai Dhawan, Communication Specialist, UNDP in attendance. They spoke about entrepreneurship not being an idea but rather, a bug and how the times are changing and how it is an individual’s choice whether he wants to be an active listener or a storyteller.

XIMB

Day 2 of Xavion’17 started with an interactive session on Entrepreneurship for School Students by two final year students of XIMB, Yasasvi Santosh and Kinshuk Tripathi. The audience comprised of students from a plethora of schools in Bhubaneswar. This event was followed by a workshop on “How to profitably run a start-up?” by Dr. Rajesh Srivastava, a Renowned Consultant & Entrepreneural Mentor, Ex-COO of S P Jain School of Global Management and a faculty of IIM Indore.  A conclave on Women Entrepreneurship with eminent speakers such as Mrs Garima Sahai, CEO Svadha, previously worked with World Bank, Mrs. Nandita Mathur, Deputy Editor of Livemint, and Mrs. Debadutta Upadhyaya, Co-founder and CEO, Timesaverz Dotcom took place in the afternoon. The speakers gave their insights on women empowerment and entrepreneurship, as well as the gentle struggles associated with it. The day concluded with a session on “Investment Opportunity with Investors” and finally a Business-Plan Event “Launchpad” which was judged by Mr. K.C Mishra, CEO, eKutir and won by Vishwas Chandra, Start Up Name: Vasitars Ltd of IIT Bhubaneswar.

The third and the final day of Xavion’17 started off with a Global Business Conclave based on the theme “Entrepreneurship and Social Norms” with some of the biggest names like Mr. Ajey Mehta, Country Head HMD Global, CEO, Nokia India, Ms. Ainara Kaur, Ex-CMO, Myntra, Mr. Udippan Bagchi, Vice President and Global Head of Insurance, NTT Japan and Mr. Srinivashan Iyer, Founder, HR Club and CEO M-power Business. Mr. Ajey Mehta said that, “Probably the biggest enemy against doing what you love is fear, mainly centered on societal norms whereas Ms. Ainara Kaur believed that,”When you think about entrepreneurship, your inherent passion should overcome all your frustations and challenges.” The conclave was followed by an Internship Fair, which provided interesting opportunities for students to work with various start-ups. The three-day event finally wrapped up with a rib-tickling stand-up comedy by Kalkutta and Bhubaneswar Komedians late in the evening.

ABOUT XUB

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. The University is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparevelting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. XUB offers its Masters in Business Management through its flagship school, XIMB. It also offers Masters in Human Resource Management through Xavier School of Human Resource Management, Rural Management through Xavier School of Rural Management, Sustainability Management through Xavier School of Sustainability and graduate programme in commerce through Xavier School of Commerce. Apart from these it has proposed to set up other schools of higher learning in various areas like Public Policy, Sustainability, Media & Communications, Finance, Education and Centers of Research in Public Policy & others.

ABOUT XIMB

XIMB, a 29 years old business school of global repute is the Flagship School of Xavier University. Inspired by the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’, or excellence, XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in imparting management education. It is counted among the leading management institutions in the country.

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