IIM-A starts its flagship event of ‘How to Start A Startup’ | Ahmedabad News

AHMEDABAD: Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has launched the second edition of its flagship event called ‘How to Start A Startuo (HTSAS)’ from July 30.

The event was flagged off by professors of the Institute, Professor Neharika Vora, Chairperson, CIIE Initiatives (Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship) and Professor Amit Karna, Chairperson of CIIE (Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship) who has been guiding the organizing team of HTSAS along with the support of CIIE for the past two years.

The interactive session allowed the audience to discuss topics ranging from the foray of the company into its machine-learning enabled new technologies to what the future holds for the business.

The How to Start a Startup series was launched in 2016 with ‘A vision to impart the experiences and learning’s of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors to the entire country.’ HTSAS 1.0 had ten insightful sessions from the who’s who of India’s startup boom, said a statement from the IIM-A.

With an intent, to make the event bigger and better every year, the theme of HTSAS 2.0 this year is Sector Sweeps. Entrepreneurs from various emerging industries are scheduled to talk about the nuances of starting up in their respective sectors. To provide the entire country access to these lectures, Entre Cell shared the videos of these sessions on the ‘HTSAS IIMA’ channel on YouTube. Till date, these have garnered over 150,000 views, reflecting the phenomenal response the series has seen from both within and outside the campus, added the statement.

HTSAS 2.0 has taken this initiative one step further – keeping in mind the aim of reaching not only the IIM-A community but anyone wanting to learn about the Indian start-up space; the lecture was also telecast live through a webinar to online audiences.

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