Events, Workshops & Conferences

TEP Batch 2017-19: Graduation Ceremony
Hyderabad, India, July 2, 2019: ISB entered into a partnership with APITA (Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Academy) and TASK (Telangana Academy of Skill and Knowledge) to promote an entrepreneurial orientation among young engineering students across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. This is executed through a two-year comprehensive semi-virtual programme called Technology Entrepreneurship Programme (TEP) and the same has seen around 3500 students enrolling in the last five (5) years and close to 1,000 students graduating in the last four batches across over 30 colleges.
On July 2nd, 2019, ISB celebrated the students of TEP batch 2017-19 through a graduation ceremony which witnessed 330 students graduating from this single batch. The event also had the top five (5) student teams across the two states presenting their final prototype and business idea to an esteemed set of panellists. There were 124 graduates from AP and 206 graduates from Telangana. Out of the top five teams, 2 (Sasi Institute of Technology & Engineering and Ananthalakshmi Institute of Technology and Sciences) from AP and 3 teams were from Telangana (Mahindra Ecole Centrale, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology and Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology). The ideas featured from agritech solutions (such as cocoa cutting simplification) to smart cities (such as smart brushes for cleaning clothes and automobile driving enhancement). The event ended in a high team with the students demonstrating their functional prototypes to a packed audience which had members from industry, academia and students.
Gracing this occasion, the event had Mr. Shrikant Sinha (CEO of TASK), Dr. Sailaja (Officer on Special Duty, TASK), Dr. Radhakrishna (Officer on Special Duty, APITA), Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry (Professor of Finance, ISB), Professor Anand Nandkumar (Associate Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, ISB) and Amrita Dutta (Associate Director, CIE, ISB). The panellists evaluating the top teams were Mr. Jitendra Emmani (CEO & Co-founder,, Ms. Kamini Gupta (CEO, EdgeFX Technologies), Mr. Rakesh Munnanooru (CEO & Founder, Whistle Drive), Mr. Srini Chandupatla (Start-up evangelist, serial entrepreneur and an angel investor).

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