Business Bureau :
The Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) and Lemon Ideas will be organising the award ceremony of ‘Innopreneurs Grand Finale’ on February 2 at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, Nagpur from 6:30 pm. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will be the chief guest on the occasion while special guests will be Grace Akello, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Uganda, New Delhi.
The guest of honour will be Mayor Sandeep Joshi. Apart from this, the event will also be graced by eminent personalities including Chief Jury - Nagaraja Prakasam (Angel Investor, Founder Chairman - Nativelead Foundation, Founding Angel - Indian Angel Network, Partner - Acumen Fund); Special Juries - Shankar Kumar, Advisor - GIZ Germany; Vishram Jamdar, Chairman – VNIT and Atul Pande, Past President of VIA. The programme is open and beneficial for entrepreneurs, business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and others, says a press note issued by Dr Suhas Buddhe, Vice President - VIA.
Innopreneurs Startup Contest (5th Edition) is a nation-wide initiative to encourage startups and ideas for enriching the growth of the country. It is the 5th Edition of the flagship ‘Innopreneurs Startup Contest’, wherein over 12 regional rounds have been conducted across the nation covering Gwalior, Udaipur, Bhopal, Nagpur, Raipur, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi as well as international pitching round. Top 50 teams from these regional rounds are being invited for finale on February 1 and 2 in Nagpur. Top 3 teams will be awarded with the cash prize of Rs 2.5 lakh, selected out of these top 50 teams coming all across India and neighbouring countries which have the participation from over 20 states and more than 8 countries around the world.