An Alumni Association of IIT Kanpur initiative - ‘for entrepreneurs, from entrepreneurs’
14 editions organized across various cities of India in last 4 years. Fully volunteer driven, not for profit event is propelled by the passion of alumni of IIT’s, IIM’s and other institutes. Created an eco-system of Investors, Founders, Mentors and Government Agencies.
Sh. Sushil Modi
Dy CM Bihar
Mr. Amitabh Kant
ceo NITI Ayog
Prof. Manindra Agarwal
Mr. Neeraj Gupta
Mr. Ajay Singh
All participating startups submit their decks for shortlisting. Selected Startups get a chance to pitch their idea to a panel of judges (Investors & Founders) in front of the audience. Top three startups are facilitated. Deck of all participating startups are made available to the investors.
Last date for selection is 30th January.
SMC was started in year 2014 as an initiative of Bangalore Chapter of Alumni Association of IIT Kanpur. Over the years, other chapters of AA IITK, alumni of IIT's, IIM's and other universities joined the journey. It spread to more cities like Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kanpur and Patna. It is a unique event which is run by volunteers on a no profit basis to help the startups realize their dreams.
To know more about past events or get the details of forthcoming events, click below.