The 2-day extravaganza entrepreneurial fest of E-Cell, IIT Roorkee, E-Summit’20 has been ultimately concluded on Feb 2. The fest comprised of various events and workshops such as Ideastorm, Hackathons, Investor’s Vista, Startup Expo, B-Hack, etc. with total prize money of 10 lakhs and workshops such as Tech, AI, etc.
Around 1200 students that consisted of several schools and colleges across India participated in such events and workshops. Ideastorm and Productathons (Hardware and Software) were the flagship events of E-Summit 20. Ideastorm consisted of 3 rounds, in which the students had to pitch about a business idea. The best Ideas get mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs, cash rewards worth 2.5 Lakhs and the impressive ones even have the opportunity to raise funding from the VCs.
Productathon is an intense development meet for creating product-driven technology for those who want to lead innovation and create modernized solutions with total prize money of around 3.5 Lakhs. Productathon is a design sprint-like event where enthusiasts across various domains collaborate to find a solution to the provided problem statement. In E-Summit 20, it was a 36-hour intense workload for students from different colleges to compete among themselves to develop a product according to the need of the provided problem statement.E-Summit’20 has witnessed some of the extraordinary speakers, namely Mr. Karthik Reddy, Dr. Harish Hande, and various such speakers. Having over 65 successful collaborations, boosted the fest as compared to that in 2019.We look forward to reaching the students in next year’s fest who failed to attend this year.