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XLRI holds Entrepreneurship Summit – XES ‘21


Jamshedpur, Feb 28: The Entrepreneurship Cell at XLRI organised Entrepreneurship Summit (XES), providing immense opportunities to countless entrepreneurs from school students to professionals with several years of industry experience.

This year, XES was held virtual with global outreach, bigger impact and a gargantuan dream to provide every good idea and talent with the platform it deserves. XES held from 26th to 28th February, hosted a multitude of events like Disrupt Business Plan, Emerging Entrepreneurs for kids, E-Cafe speaker series, Internfair, Workshops and more. With something for everyone, all you need is a sound internet connection and a zeal to learn, create and contribute.

Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) aimed to nurture bright young entrepreneurial talent by providing them with a platform to explore creative solutions to tackle current world problems and give them a taste of the business world. Specifically for students from classes VIII to XII, it introduces them to entrepreneurship at a young age and provides them with a platform to explore creative solutions to tackle current world problems. In today’s world, it is imperative for us to provide our nation’s youth with the right tools and enable them to live up to their tremendous potential. 

This year EE saw participation from more than 300 students from 48 schools across the country, with young mentors from Stanford, Wharton, and other leading global institutes. In fact, one of the mentors is already running a start-up worth $1.5 Million which he started at the age of 23! In preparation for the Grand Finale on the 28th of February, 10 finalists have received 1-1 mentorship from some of the best entrepreneurial minds at XLRI! E-Cell’s focus has been on the learning of the students and to provide them with a platform to excel.

The Entrepreneurship Cell at XLRI is a decade old institution that engages with startups across the country. It also provides access to experienced mentors to young entrepreneurs and is home to XCEED, XLRI’s incubation centre.

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