• Eximius 2018 – A Two Day Entrepreneurship Extravanganza

    Contributed By: Arun Nayan Singh Dream. Dare. Defy. These three words are important – they constitute the theme for Eximius 2018. The 2-day Annual Entrepreneurship Summit of IIM Bangalore has just concluded on August 5th. And what a weekend it was! The long hours put in by the entire student body were complemented by the enthusiastic participation in the events by students and professionals alike. The traditional sky lanterns were flagged off the night before the opening ceremony. The night was lit, quite literally. The students came together at the sports ground to kindle the lanterns, creating an ambience full of serenity and hope. After this short break, they returned…

  • Ramblings with Rahul Subramanian

    The MBA life comes with its share of stress and schedules that are hard to get away from. So when something like a standup comedy night comes as an escape, you know you want to grab it. The scene at the IIM, Bangalore auditorium spelled the same as one of the most popular standup comics of the country visited the campus on 4th August 2017 – Rahul Subramanian. People had come with the promise of a good time being offered to them and a good time he gave. From MBA placements to marriage and everything in between, Rahul had us in splits throughout the one hour show during the biggest…

  • With the internet, people who want to do good can do so much more!

    IIMB warmly welcomes Kunal Kapoor and Varun Sheth, co-founders of Ketto, India’s largest online crowd-funding platform for fund-raising. We join them as they narrate their journey in giving shape to this relatively new concept that has the potential to disrupt the way we contribute monetarily to causes we care about. Q: A lot of celebrities are investing in various startups. What  made you invest in Ketto and use the internet to help raise funds for social causes? Kunal: There are a lot of companies you come across the internet today that are making a positive impact. Making revenue is a part of the business, but if a company can change the world around…

  • Eximius 2016 – Day 1

      The ninth edition of Eximius, National entrepreneurship summit of IIM Bangalore, that celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship came to life on the 5th of august. The tagline for this edition was – The Time is Now. Eximius 2016 was inaugurated with a keynote address from the man behind many of India’s best-selling books linking management and mythology – Dr. Devdutt Patnaik. He used the example of a blade of grass to motivate the emerging start-ups and entrepreneurs. When we pluck grass from the ground, its roots are still entrenched in the soil. The grass survives. He urged the audience to find opportunities and not be afraid of threats. He egged them…

  • Manjhi- The mountain man

    Renowned director Ketan Mehta along with popular actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte visited IIM Bangalore during Eximius, the Entrepreneurship Summit on Saturday, 8th August 2015 for an interactive session with the students and faculty. The talented team discussed the real-life challenges faced by the subject of the film Dashrath Manjhi. Prof Vasanthi Sreenivasan, who moderated the discussion, highlighted how resolve and perseverance are essential for business managers, especially entrepreneurs. Later, the director and the cast gave an exclusive interview to the Student Media Cell of IIMB. They narrated anecdotes from their lives to emphasize how entrepreneurship was not just about the web based start-ups but about setting goals and…

  • Keynote Speech by Myntra Founder Mukesh Bansal @Eximius 2015

    IIM Bangalore was lucky to host one of the most enterprising minds of our generation Mr. Mukesh Bansal as the keynote speaker of Eximius 2015 today. The founder of Myntra, now with Flipkart comes with a huge industry experience, courtesy his stint in the Silicon Valley where he worked with start-ups in consumer internet space. His learnings from that era like course correction and evolving business models helped him spearhead Myntra to one of the largest players in the E-Commerce sector. A firm believer in passion for an idea he also advocates a pragmatic approach to business venture, especially in its nascent stage. Myntra evolved from being a personalization portal…

  • IIM Bangalore to host entrepreneurial weekend

    Business Line |August 6th 2014 The premier business school Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore will kick-off its annual entrepreneurial summit – Eximius 2014 on Friday, hosting various speakers, budding entrepreneurs, corporate houses and students at its Bannerghatta Road campus. With prize money of up to ₹20 lakh for grabs, the B-School will be hosting around 45 events during the summit that will put creative and analytical abilities of the participants to test. Some of the flagship events of the summit include Ingen – the B-plan competition; and Disrupt-It – launch pad for technology startups. The BootCamp will provide a unique platform for startups to showcase their ideas in front…