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Center for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) Activities Calendar 2021-22

The Center for Entrepreneurship Development has organized Nine activities till date in the year 2021-22 for participants from FORE & outside the FORE ecosystem and plans to conduct Four more Activities. The activities have been cited below:

Sl. No Category of Activity & Duration Speakers/ Jury Members
( External & Internal)
Date Activities Conducted/ Proposed Venue- Online/
At FORE
Webinar on Success of Start-ups ( 3 Hours) 3-5 External & 1 Internal Oct 08, 2021 Conducted Online
4 Half Day Workshops on Idea Generation to Business Plan ( 12 Hours)
2. Idea Generation
3. Opportunity Evaluation
4. Business Model
5. Business Plan
Internal -Prof. In Charge, CED & Other In house Faculty Oct 27, 28 & 29 2021 Conducted Online
Live Entrepreneurship Case Discussion 2 & 1 Internal Nov 09, 2021 Conducted Online
Ideathon ( 6 Hours) 3 External & 1 Internal Nov 13, 2021 Conducted Online
Webinar on Funding Start-ups (3 Hours) 3 External & 1 Internal Nov 18, 2021 Conducted Online
Intra Institute Business Plan* Competition (6 Hours) 3 External & 1 Internal Nov 25, 2021 Conducted Online
Round Table of FOREpreneurs (2-3 Hours) 4 External & 1 Internal Feb 26, 2022 Conducted Online
Baczar - Selling Activity/ Escape Rooms - GENESIS (3-6 Hours) 3-5 External & 1 Internal March, 2022 Proposed Online/At FORE
Inter Institute Business Plan** Competition- GENESIS ( 3-6 Hours) 3-5 External & 1 Internal March, 2022 Proposed Online/At FORE
Hackathon- 3/ 5 Full days (Entrepreneurship Week ) 5-7 External & 1 Internal March, 2022 Proposed Online/At FORE

Center for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) Activities Report 2020-21

The Center for Entrepreneurship Development has organized twelve activities in the year 2020-21. Ten of them are Intra Institute and two are Inter Institute Activities. The activities have been cited below:

  1. Half-Day Webinar –“The Start-up Stories on September 11, 2020
    Webinar Chair: Dr. Anita Tripathy Lal (Professor In-Charge, CED FORE)
    Key Speakers:
    1) Ms. Pooja Kaul (Founder - Organiko)
    2) Ms. Smriti Malhotra (Founder - Wall Tart & FOREpreneur)
    3) Mr. Tarun Gupta (Founder- SiCureMi Healthcare)
    4) Mr. Prakash Thakur (Health-Tech Entrepreneur and CEO & President- EXG wear Inc.)

    Four half day workshops conducted online in three days for the First year students under the banner of “Idea Generation to Business Plan” on September 16, 17 & 18, 2020 and they are as follows:
  2. Half Day Workshop on ‘Idea Generation’ (By Prof. Anita T Lal)
  3. Half Day Workshop on ‘Opportunity Evaluation’ (By Prof. Anita T Lal)
  4. Half Day Workshop on ‘Business Model’ (By Prof. Anita T Lal)
  5. Half Day Workshop on ‘Business Plan’ (Marketing Plan –By Prof. Nitin Soni; Operational Plan- By Prof. Vinaytosh Mishra: Financial Plan – By Prof. Vinay Dutta; HR Plan and How to write a B-Plan- By Prof. Anita T Lal)
  6. Half Day Workshop on Live Case Study- Workshop on September 19, 2020
    Key Speakers:
    1) Mr. Pramit J Nathan (Founder of Creative Inc & FOREpreneur)
    2) Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal (Prof-in-Charge, CED FORE)
  7. Conducted an Entrepreneurship Survey amongst the First year students and the kind of start-up ideas they have, during the last week of September, 2020.
  8. “IDEATHON”- Intra Institute Business Idea Competition on October 03, 2020.
    Jury Members:
    1) Mr. Aditya Jain (Senior Consultant, Price Water Coopers, India)
    2) Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal (Prof-in-Charge, CED FORE)

    (A total of 15 teams participated in Ideathon. Their business ideas ranged from gourmet start-ups, healthcare start-ups, online stock market learning to online product and service delivery, innovative footwear, game development, voltage controlled stun gun, cafeteria mode of mental health treatment, customized restaurant, multi purpose hammer, app development for blood donation, all very key to make the world a better place.)
  9. Half day Webinar on “Funding for Start-ups on October 16, 2020.
    Webinar Chair: Dr. Anita Tripathy Lal (Professor In-Charge, CED FORE)
    Key Speakers:
    1) Mr. Gaurav Kachru (CEO & Founder Start-up Superfuel)
    2) Mr. Rishabh Mehta (Investor cum Entrepreneur and the founder of LOCAD)
    3) Mr. Puneet Gupta (CEO & Founder, Clensta International)
  10. Intra Institute Business Plan Competition- IMPUGNBIZ on October 22, 2020.
    Jury Members:
    1) Mr. Sandro Stephen, Regional Head-North India Operation, Indian Angel Network
    2) Prof. Neelam Saxena (Head-Amity University Centre for Entrepreneurship Development)
    3) Mr. Sanjay Kapoor (Founder-Buy Sell Run –M & A, Master Trainer Entrepreneurship)
    4) Dr. Anita T Lal (Professor In-Charge, CED FORE)
    (The consolation prizes went to ‘Khoj’ (pharmacy solution) and ‘Intrisilk’ (new ways of processing silk); 2nd runner -up was ‘Parkingque’ (vertical parking for numerous cars); the 1st runner-up ‘Investment Tree Fincorp’ mentored people to be profitable investors and share traders; while the winner ‘Noob Gamers’ converted virtual gaming currency to cash.)
  11. Inter Institute Entrepreneurship Event –Escape Room during Genesis ’21-FORE Management Fest on Feb 05 & 06, 2021
    Jury Members:
    1) Mr. Shrey Arora (Founder - Lickerish Foods Pvt. Ltd.)
    2) Ms. Neha Nagar (CEO & Founder at Taxationhelp.in)
    3) Prof. Mukul Joshi (Assistant Professor, FORE School of Management)
    (2nd Runner up - Team “XA-XII” (VIT, Vellore); Ist Runner up- Team “A team has no name” (FORE School of Management) and the Winner - Team “North South” (FORE School of Management )
  12. Inter Institute Business Plan Competition-CONCOT during Genesis ’21 FORE Management Fest on Feb 06, 2021
    Jury Members:
    1) Ms Aditi Balbir (Angel Investor & Mentor, Managing Director & Founder- V Resorts)
    2) Ms Shreedha Singh (Co-founder, TAC- The Ayurveda Co., CEO & Co-founder, The House of Khadi Essentials)
    3) Dr Anita T Lal (Professor In-Charge Centre for Entrepreneurship Development)

    (Runner up team- Team Samatva.AI from Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute Of Technology- presented a B-Plan on Automated Diversity HR & Recruitment Platform
    Winning team - Team Compar-ed
    from KJ Somaiya Institute of Management- presented a B-Plan on Ed-Tech aggregation of online courses)
  13. CED 2020-2021- EXTERNAL ACTIVITIES
    (As Prof. In-Charge CED, Prof. Anita T Lal has carried out the following approved activities outside FORE)
    i) Jury Member - Judged B-Plans in 1 International Pitch and 3 National Competitions (WEE Foundation- IIT Delhi, Amity University, FORE Genesis)
    ii) Guest Lectures- Delivered 3 Guest Lectures on Entrepreneurship in outside FORE, in International Conference, DST Sponsored Program and Global Launch (GD Goenka University, Amity University, IN Square by IIT Delhi Alumni Association)
    iii) Coaching & Mentoring - 15 Entrepreneurs (Start-ups) including 5 FORE Alumni
    iv) External Reviewer - Entrepreneurship Courses (Foundation; Basic and Advanced) at Amity University
    v) Start -up Leads - Live, Summer projects and Placements
    vi) Research Paper - “A study of CSR Initiatives by SMEs in the NCR, India” accepted for publication as a chapter in a Book by International Publisher Taylor and Francis