Published: 28th August 2018
Headstart Launches #StartupSaturday in Gurugram with IILM University as knowledge partner
IILM Gurugram enjoys a strong industry interface that gives it a competitive edge
India's largest grassroot level organization for start-ups, Headstart, has launched #StartupSaturday, its flagship event in Gurugram with IILM University as Knowledge Partner.
#StartupSaturday, being one of India's popular start-up events, holds talks/panel discussions/fireside chat and similar events, to inspire aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs.
In fact, it has organized over 1,000 start-up events focused on networking, mentoring, hiring and fundraising till date and is active in 23 cities.
IILM has since inception fostered a climate of entrepreneurship, preparing and motivating budding entrepreneurs to take their entrepreneurial journey forward right from the creation, inception and management of their entrepreneurial venture.
The Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at IILM University focuses on personalized mentoring, interaction with domain experts, networking, simulations, live projects with companies, workshops, events and conferences.
On #StartupSaturday, August 25, IILM University played host to more than 100 entrepreneurs, who attended the Headstart event which was themed around the 'Basics of Entrepreneurship'.
Eminent speakers at the event included Abhishek Mohan (Vice President, Sequioa), Amit Ramani (Founder & CEO, Awfis Space Solutions), Shailendra Ahuja (Director, Aviant Capital Advisors), Aditya Dev Sood (Founder, Startereum), Vinayak Mishra, Principal Associate (Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.) and Jasveer Singh (Founder & CEO, Qik Rooms (Forbes 30 under 30)), who shared many tips on how to have a successful entrepreneurship venture.
IILM University, located in the heart of Gurugram, offers innovative and flexible programmes in Design, Fashion, Liberal Arts, Management, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science and Technology.
The vision of IILM University is to be global, inclusive and responsible.
International exposure, highly qualified and experienced faculty, globally benchmarked curriculum and experiential learning give an academic rigour to IILM programmes.
IILM Gurugram enjoys a strong industry interface that gives it a competitive edge.
Capitalising on IILM's 25-year history and experience in responsible higher education, IILM University is anchored around the philosophy of liberal education with a focus on technology.
There is a strong impetus on developing not only their analytical and critical thinking skills, but also life skills, whereby ensuring their holistic development.
Students experience an enriching and vibrant campus life through sports and co-curricular activities.
IILM campus has modern infrastructure with well-equipped labs that foster creativity and innovation.
The Institution provides safe and secure residential facilities with nutritious food.
The focus of the university will be on skills, innovation and entrepreneurship, technology, teaching and learning.
For more information, visit their website http://www.iilm.edu/