JBIMS organises mentorship and investment programs to boost start-ups in India

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Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management and Studies in association with Touchwood Advisory and Management have conducted first edition of TIIPS- Touchwood Incubation and Innovation Platforms for Start-ups, one of its kind of mentorship and investment program conceptualized to help propel budding Startups in India.

This event was kick started with an inauguration of Incubation Centre in Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management on 11th December 2021 by Mr. Abhishek Karnani, Managing Director- Free Press Journal and Newspaper as a Chief Guest. He encouraged all the Entrepreneurs to write 5 things, everyday, you are grateful for and adopt attitude of gratitude.

In this event, mentors and Investors have added value with the different proven tools and techniques for a successful journey by sharing experiences and case studies of successful entrepreneurs to inspire budding start-ups like Jyppzer Kids, Accelo, LivingThings (Icapo Tech Pvt Ltd), Robo Bionics, Car Bazar, Postbing, Sol Street Club, Playboxtv and NetaG

Start-ups have present their business model to Angel Investors and VCs such as Dr. Apoorva Sharma (Co-Founder, Venture Catalysts, and 9unicorns), Mr. Arun Sehgal (MD, Winning Edge), Dr. Srinivas Chunduru (Founder, VANS Group), Mr. Sandesh Kirkire (Co-Founder, Apasarianam Foundation) and Mr. AngeloRajesh (Serial Entrepreneur)

Mentors helped these young entrepreneurs by providing them sufficient input in terms of knowledge, guidance, mentoring, training, and demonstrations. Mrs. Chhaya Sehgal (Entrepreneurship Development, JBIMS), Dr. Sarika Mahajan (Asst. Professor, JBIMS), Mr. Srinath Sridharam (Corporate Advisor) and Dr. Durgesh Tinaikar (Professor, JBIMS) were very passionate about the program.

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Mr. Aditya Pathak, the Program innovator at Babson College was also present online to add the grace to the session. He is also Associate Partner, Project 10X Accelerator, Founder at CorpSol.Ind. He is having 7+years of experience in Entrepreneurship and Management consulting. He is deeply passionate about creating Diversity equity and inclusion efforts and expanding access for women-owned businesses.

Dr. Srinivasan Iyengar, Director, JBIMS has encouraged Start-ups by his motivating word. Dr. Srinivasan Iyengar is an all-rounder personality. He is a Professor, Researcher, Author, Trainer & Consultant. He is visiting professor at IIM Indore and Sambalpur in the area of Strategy and International Business. He has published case studies with IVEY and Case center and has also authored multiple books. A few notable mentions are Mall Management, Strategic Retail Management, and Cases in Retail Management. He added that we are committed to help start-ups by conducting product/ service showcase events at the National/International level, supporting the start-ups in getting mentored in all ways by Mentors from various domains, facilitating interactive discussions and master classes by guest speakers and helping the start-ups in improving their Technology and Marketing Strategies, promoting the start-ups through their network including Alumni and Industry, providing them the workspace and facility in their incubation center at JBIMS premises.

TIIPS is an initiative by Touchwood Advisory and Management to provide a world-class incubation and innovation platform to help propel budding Startups in India. Mr. Ganesh Gokhale, Founder of Touchwood Advisory and Management said, “The overall mission of TIIPS is to focus on making smart introductions for real-life offline interactions between relevant professionals from Start-ups, Mentors, VCs and Alumini. Our community consists of some of the most remarkable people who believe in connecting with other like-minded people to grow together.” He is a Marketing Wizard with 20+ years of corporate experience who worked in top leadership role with company like Indiabulls, Bharti AXA, Bajaj Allianz and Mahindra and Mahindra. He is widely acknowledged as an expert in Business Development with coaching and mentoring through Integrated Marketing Solutions, Channel Development and Strategic Initiatives for Customer Acquisition.

Our community consists of some of the remarkable people who believe in connecting with other like-minded people to grow together

Mr. Ganesh Gokhale

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Mr. Mayur Bansal, (Serial Entrepreneur, running ventures into Tech & Media space, Production house, Gaming, Co-founder of Jyppzer kids & NetaG) played an active role in the creation of TIIPS. He strongly believes, “The leaders of today need to invest in leaders of tomorrow”. In today’s time providing the right platform and creating investment opportunities for startups is what a young entrepreneur needs the most.

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