Bangalore Mirror | August 7th 2014
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, is offering an opportunity for participants to define whether they have what it takes to stand out in this world with the Eximius 2014 — their annual entrepreneurship summit.
The seventh edition of the two-day summit will be held on August 9-10 at the institute with the theme being The Road Less Travelled that aims at bringing to the fore unconventional forms of entrepreneurship. The summit is being conducted in close association with the NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIMB.
Eximius 2014, in association with Trendin.com, will feature a variety of events and talks by personalities such as Shashi Tharoor, MP and Piyush Pandey, executive chairman, Ogilvy & Mather, South Asia. Tharoor said, “The larger context of individual entrepreneurship in business, political and social sense can change lives, make fortunes and indeed transform the future of our country.” The summit will also feature performances of Piyush Mishra, lyricist, musician and actor as well as Mallika Sarabhai, professional dancer, choreographer, activist and entrepreneur.
Eximius, which will feature around 45 events, will include flagship events such as Ingen, the business-plan competition; Disrupt-It, launchpad for technology startups and Reach, social entrepreneurship event dedicated to finding innovative solutions to real life problems in the social domain. BootCamp will provide a unique platform for startups to showcase their ideas in front of industry veterans.
Vikram Kadam, convenor, Eximius 2014, said, “This year we have laid great emphasis on creating value for early stage entrepreneurs. We envision Eximius’14 to be a crucial milestone for fast growing startup ecosystem at IIM Bangalore.”