Entrepreneurship Development Workshop 2017 Presidency University, Kolkata 9th & 10th March

PROGRAMME

9 March 2017

9.30-10.30

Registration

10.30-10.40

Introduction : Vice Chancellor, Presidency University.

10.40-11.30

Inaugural Address : Krishna Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary, IT and

Electronics Dept., Govt. of West Bengal

Session Chair : Pulak Ghosh, Infosys Foundation Chair Professor in

Economics, Presidency University

11.30-12.15

Keynote Address : Vipul Parekh, Founder, Big Basket

Session Chair: Pulak Ghosh, Infosys Foundation Chair Professor in

Economics, Presidency University

12.15-12.30

Break

12.30 – 2.00

Academia-Entrepreneurship Interface

Sougata Ray, Professor, Strategic Management, Indian Institute of Management

Calcutta

Abhirup Chakrabarti, Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Strategy, Queen’s

University, Canada

Session Chair: Mousumi Dutta, Professor and Head, Economics

Department, Presidency University

2.00-2.30

Break

2.30-3.00

Sustaining Business over Generations

Subhashis Dutt, Director, Mahendra Dutt and Sons

Session Chair: Gagari Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor, Economics

Department, Presidency University

3.00 – 5.30

Business Plan Presentation

Jury Members: Sumon Mukhopadhyay, Director & Vice President, Finance

& Strategy, Banglanatak.com

C. D. Mitra, CEO, PipalMajik & Anvetion Consulting & Advisor, Centre

for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IIM Calcutta

Shubhranshu Sanyal, CEO, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Incubation Centre

Abhirup Chakrabarti, Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Strategy, Queen’s University, Canada


10 March 2017

9.30-10.00

Registration

10.00-11.30

Meet the Entrepreneurs: Part I

Anirban Saha, Founder, Kolkata Bloggers

Arjun Majumder, Founder, Aloha Holidays

Soumendra Bhattacharya, Founder, MAD About Drama

Session Chair: Himabanta Bandyopadhyay, Professor, Bengali Department,

Presidency University

11.30-11.40

Break

11.40-1.10

Meet the Entrepreneurs: Part II

Sagar Daryani, Co-founder, Wow! Momo

Abhirup Banerjee, Co- founder, GRIP Consulting, Sweet Handi

Sandeep Gajakas, Founder, The Shoe Laundry

Session Chair: Joydip Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Geology Department,

Presidency University

1.10-2.01

Break

2.00 – 2.45

Organizational Challenges

Poonam Bir Kasturi, Founder, Daily Dump

Session Chair: Suhrita Saha, Professor and Head, Sociology Department,

Presidency University

2.45 – 4.30

Valedictory Session :

2.45 – 3.30

Valedictory Address: Anjan Chatterjee, Founder, Speciality Restaurants

Limited

Session Chair: Swapan Chakravorty, Distinguished Professor in the

3.30 – 4.30

Humanities (Literary and Cultural Studies)

Special Comments & Prize distribution

Ashok Banerjee, Professor, Finance and Control, Indian Institute of

Management Calcutta &

Jury Members

Coordinator: Prithviraj Guha, Assistant Professor, Economics Department,

Presidency University

How to Find Us

Presidency University
86/1 College Street
Kolkata 700073
Contact details Presidency University Students Corner