Recently, Atal Incubation Centre- Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini Foundation organized the MSME – Start-up Confluence ‘मिलाप’ inaugural edition in association with BSE SME (Knowledge Partner) which was graced by Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE Ltd. as the chief guest & Keynote speaker. Lalit Mohan, President and Chief Operating Officer at SBI Foundation delivered the closing address.
Shri Ashish Chauhan (MD & CEO, BSE Ltd.) during his keynote address spoke about how technology can create wealth if used properly. He pointed that India is at the starting point of bringing technological change in the startup economy. He encouraged the startups that we are at the right stage and right time now to grow in all ways. If you want to grow financially then list your startup with BSE, he said.
The main objective of the event was to showcase Start-ups unique offerings/solutions to
SME’s. It was to increase the visibility of tech-based start-ups for SME’s and to elevate
innovation that impacts SME. This event was also to bridge the gap between enablers and
beneficiaries (market segment).
During the event there was a power packed panel discussion on the topic ‘Start-ups: The
Growth Partners’ – where eminent panellists included – Ajay Thakur, Head, BSE-SME; Anshu
Goel Managing Director, Alphalogic Techsys Limited; Chaitanya Dhareshwar Director and
CIO, Wherrelz IT Solutions Limited & Siddhart Xavier Jt. Managing Director, CWD Limited.
Uday Wankawala (CEO, AIC-RMP) moderated it.
In this exclusive confluence, seven startups were shortlisted & showcased which presented tech-based innovative offerings for MSME sector. Kirit Bhansali (Partner, Smital Gems & Director, AIC- RMP) & Farzan Ghadially (Senator India, World Business Angels Investment Forum & Mentor, AIC- RMP) delivered the welcome note & vote of thanks resp.
The event gave an opportunity and helped the Start-up’s get a marketing and brand building opportunity. AIC – RMP was delighted to have enthusiastic participation from all the relevant stakeholders ensuring that the objective was fulfilled as we look forward to strengthening this platform.
About Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) – Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP)
Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) – Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) Foundation has been set up in alignment with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog to nurture, handhold and support New Age Entrepreneurs for New Age India. The focus is on job creation through entrepreneurship in the domains of Agriculture, Education & ICT. It also aims to create & support sustainable business models at grassroots level including social enterprises.
Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) is a unique leadership development academy working since 1982. It nurtures, imparts training and builds capacity of elected representatives, social workers as well as people running institutions, organizations and startups. Additionally, RMP focuses on conducting on-the-spot studies, surveys, research and various public awakening activities.