Bhubaneswar: The three daylong event connecting entrepreneurs and investors – INVEST BHUBANESWAR 4TH ODISHA SYMPOSIUM – came to an end today. The valedictory function of the event was organized here in a hotel with the power packed motivational talk by Akash Gautam.
The concluding day of Invest Bhubaneswar opened with plenary session on “Innovation, Start up and Incubation” with three motivational speakers in the panel. Dr. Arindam Dutta, Expert, Innovation and Incubation spoke about the various setbacks an aspiring entrepreneur may face while starting up a venture and how to overcome them.
Mr. Anil Khatod, Managing Director, Argonaut Private Equity and a venture capitalist from United States said on what industries an aspiring entrepreneur can bank on. He also listed the qualities an investor looks for while investing in an organization or a start-up. “Team work, technology assessment, market assessment, business model assessment, capital efficiency and Exit assessment are the six key items to look to invest in a company” he said.
The key attraction of the day was renowned motivational speaker Mr. Akash Gautam. With his characteristic humour and quick wit, he kept the audience engaged. “Motivation lies in one’s self, it just needs to be found” he said. With the one liner “one life- rise and shine” he emphasized on making the best out of the life one has. Mr. Akash kept both young and veteran entrepreneurs mesmerized with his presentation.
A student business council, “Young Odisha Entrepreneurs Club” was also inaugurated on this occasion.