We conduct ‘Thinking Social’ seminars and webinars at various institutes to promote social entrepreneurship.
After a raving opening of the TSEC Spark Social Seminar in Guwahati and a grand launch at Kolkata, the Spark Social Seminar as part of the 11th edition of the TATA Social Enterprise Challenge was organised at Kochi on 21st March 2023.
Attended by more than 50 aspiring startups and students from various academic institutions, the seminar witnessed two successful startup founders Dr Saji Varghese (Founder & Director Brown Reed Agri-Waste Innovations Pvt Ltd) and Karthickjothi (founder & CEO of Allytriz Technologies) shared their experiences on social entrepreneurship. The house was filled with interactive sessions.
The TSEC spark seminar coincided with the official launch of TSEC at the IIM Calcutta campus. The grand launch and seminar witnessed an audience of more than 90 aspiring startups and student entrepreneurs from West Bengal. The participants were treated to two moving accounts of the entrepreneurial journey narrated by the founders of two socially impactful startups incubated under IIM Calcutta Innovation Park. Kalyan Koley (Founder and CEO, Ageipan Animal Biocare Pvt. Ltd.) and Prabal Kumar Basu (Founder, Zaarii) poured their hearts out during their addresses, throwing light on social entrepreneurship and their own stance as social entrepreneurs. The seminar concluded with an interesting Q&A round with Dr. Subhrangshu Sanyal, CEO, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park.
The TSEC SPARK Social seminar kicked off in Guwahati in March to a raving response. Attended by 120 aspiring startups and students from various academic institutions, the seminar witnessed two successful startup founders incubated under Assam Startup narrate their entrepreneurial journey. David Gogoi (Co-Founder, Zerund Manufacturing) and Ratan Kumar (Founder, Encamp Tourism) shared their insights on social entrepreneurship drawn from their personal experience, which invited a range of questions from the audience.