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IIT Roorkee Entrepreneur Forum (Mar 21, 2013)

posted May 8, 2013, 9:18 AM by Iitraana Sysadmin

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IIT Roorkee Entrepreneur Forum
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DATES ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST GLOBAL PITCH FORUM: APRIL 13TH

IIT Roorkee Entrepreneur Forum (site) is a joint initiative of IIT Roorkee Alumni Association of North America (IITRAANA), Entreprenurship Development Cell IIT Roorkee and Information Management Group IIT Roorkee.

It was launched at IIT Roorkee Alumni 2012 N.A. Reunion in Chicago, as a forum that consisted of experienced Angel/Venture Capital investors. (details). As a first step to a longer-term engagement, the Forum hosted a Venture Pitchfest that was highly successful and generated a lot of excitement with nearly a dozen start-ups/prospects pitching their ideas for funding or networking or other needs.

Irrespective of your age, location and how evolved your startup is, the enterprise forum is a place for you for:
  • Mentorship
  • Networking
  • Incubation Support
  • Investment
The first Global Pitch Forum will be held on April 13th 2013.
  • April 5th: Submission of slides for evaluation
  • April 10th: Announcement of shortlisted entries
  • April 13th: The pitch forum day
For more details, please visit:
http://iit-roorkee.org/eforum
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Event to honor Dr Shamsher Prakash
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After the conclusion of the Global Case Histories Conference, an event is being organized to honor Prof Shamsher Prakash on May 4, 2013 in Chicago, IL. Along with many other dignitaries, Professor Pradipta Banerji, Director of IIT Roorkee, is expected to attend the event and make a presentation during a part of the symposium titled “Dr. Prakash: Roorkee’s Pride”.

Information about registration for the event is available at the conference website and can be accessed by clicking at this link (http://7icchge.mst.edu/postconferencetour/index.html). Tentative program of the event and the names of the organizing committee members for this luncheon is also at the conference site (http://7icchge.mst.edu/media/conference/icchge/documents/Post-Conf_Activity_Schedule.pdf).

We encourage all Roorkee alumni and their spouses to participate in this event. Please register for the event ASAP. Please note that you register for only this event separately (i.e., $30 per person) and registration for the conference is not required to attend this event.I

f you need any additional information about this event, please do not hesitate to contact Anoop Verma at anoopkverma@gmail.com or Dr. Sanjeev Kumar (Chair, Professor and Distinguished Teacher, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University) at kumars@ce.siu.edu.

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Connect & Grow Directory Initiative
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To foster better communication and relationsip building, an initiative was launched to establish a alumni directory. There are multitude of options available and volunteers are needed to identify the best solution which is secure and easy to use for all our alumni.

Special help is needed from our fellow alumni to provide technical direction, implementation help and become champions for their batch, branch or geography.

It does not take too much time and will help build a high value resource for all our alumni.

For any questions or to engage in this critical effort, please send an email to iitraanasa@gmail.com.
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IIT R ENTREPRENEUR FORUM
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Dates
April 5th: Slides due
April 10th: Shortlist
April 13th: Pitch forum

 

PROF SHAMSHER PRAKASH


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Registration

Date
Sat May 4th
Hotel Westin Chicago Northshore 

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