The participants comprised of youth from 46 colleges and eminent professors from 7 universities spread across Delhi NCR.
New Delhi: The foundation for startup community laid by Startup Hours at FMS Delhi, power by qQuick.in in collaboration with eCell FMS on September 13th concluded in dazzling fashion. The participants comprised of youth from 46 colleges and eminent professors from 7 universities spread across Delhi NCR.
The event was an initiative to framework a sustainable ecosystem to build startups right out from students and promote entrepreneurship as a way of life.
“Thanks to qQuick.in, we’ll help FMS Delhi build the best startup community”, said Professor Sunita Singh Sengupta, Dean FMS Delhi as she inaugurated the event. Munish Dayal, Sr. Partner at Baring Private Equity talked about market size, value creation and entry barriers for a startup in his keynote speech. Ajay Lavakare, Co-President at Stanford Angels India, Manish Diwan, Head Entrepreneurship Dev. at BIRAC, Akshata Agarwal, Principal at GrowX Ventures, Ashish Khetan, Investment Officer at Indigram Labs Foundations spoke about “lack of fear of failure”, “conviction about what you do”, “customer discovery, validation and scale-up”, “work ahead of competitors”, “having a thorough vision” and “execution and agility” on panel discussion with Aishwarya Kachhal, founder of qQuick.in and co-chairperson of Harvard Angels India.
We were able to ignite the zeal of entrepreneurship through startup showcased at the event. Archit, founder of Sanfe, still an undergraduate from IIT Delhi; Madhav, founder of Transcribe Glass; and Tanmaay and Lakshay, founders of Jhutpat, still completing school; Sanjay, Shashank and Vivek founders of Snatch Books, Unite India and Sere respectively discussed on their entrepreneurial journeys and the impact they are creating in the society.
qQuick.in believes in making mobility personal and electric. Currently, it rents electric scooter service in collaboration with DMRC as last-mile commute offering at Vishwavidyalaya, Mandi House, Nehru Enclave and Dwarka sector 9 metro stations.
qQuick.in was supported by TiE and Nasscom to make this event successful. The idea is to create and nurture budding entrepreneurs and a real measure of success would be having 10 unicorns across Delhi University in the coming time.