Bhubaneswar, 14/12/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : YiINNOVEX the annual event of Young India ( Yi ) an integral part of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) kicked off at Enterprise Odisha at Janata Maidan here on Wednesday.
Speaking on this occassion, Chairman, YI Bhubaneswar & Director, Developers Matrudatta Mishra said, “As you are aware, Enterprise Odisha is the biggest event in the state promoting Industries, Investments, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, organised by CII. We are organising a series of speaker sessions, activities, workshops and exhibits in the same at “Yi INNOVEX” to promote entrepreneurship, start-ups & Innovation in the state.”
Vice Chairman, Yi Bhubaneswar & CEO Tatwa Technology Tapendra N Senapati said, “Yi INNOVEX 2017 will be the most comprehensive event for the Startup & Innovative community For more details we request you to visit: www.innovexodisha.com . Maximum no of young entrepreneurs, Angel investors, Corporate are participating in YI INNOVEX 2017.
This is an excellent opportunity for the start-ups of the land to directly pitch to the prospective investors in different sessions in next 3 days and get fund against equity. This is a first of its kind opportunity in Odisha created by Yi, Bhubaneswar Chapter”, said National Chair, Projects Yi Abanis Nayak.
Chair Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Yi-Bhubaneswar Sakyasingha Mohapatra said, “This time, we are showcasing 20 enterprising start-ups. We are organising demo day on 15th December 2017, where the start-ups can launch and showcase their products and Services in front of the audience. We are with awards, prize money and goodies to encourage the start ups. We are also organising workshop for the start-ups where mentors will give them guidance how to build successful global entrepreneurs from Odisha.”
Chairman, Project Udyam, Yi Bhubaneswar Priti Agrawalla emphasized the importance of social entrepreneurship in our state and stated that Project UDYAM will certainly help in the direction of producing several women entrepreneurs at the grass root level of the society. The response from the registered participants is overwhelming. It is also being observed that in the list of aspirants, women are leading. Around 40 women are participating in this project this year. We did same initiative during last year Yi INNOVEX @ Make In Odisha. This year we are felicitating 10 successful women from last years participation. This year we are providing seed funding of Rs 60,000/-. The women participated last year and also this year are morally very much motivated and encouraged with project UDYAM, he said.