SymBiZ 2.0 – The Entrepreneruship Summit

Feb 25, 2021

Date: 25th, 26th, 27th February 2021

Professor In-Charge: Dr. Sharayu Bhakare


After the incredible success of SymBiZ 1.0 - The Global Entrepreneurship Summit, The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of our college organized SymBiZ 2.0 – The Entrepreneurship Summit, on the 25th, 26th, and 27th of February, 2021, with the purpose of assimilating innovation, entrepreneurship, and insightful business experience among college students across the nation. The three-day virtual summit was funded by RUSA 2.0 and was a platform for the delegates and participants to explore, experience, and enrich various points of knowledge regarding social and economic entrepreneurship, start-ups, and innovation segments. 


Our theme for this year was also our primary objective: "Seeding Entrepreneurial Success".


The Summit included the following segments:

  • Panel Discussion - Surging through the Pandemic

  • Innovator's Den

  • Fireside Chat - Innovation and Strategy

  • Keynote Session

  • Young Pioneer 2.0 – National Level Business Plan Competition

  • Quizophile – National Level Business Quiz and Case Study Competition

  • Branding Workshop

  • Cultural Program - Put up by our students

  • Movie Night – The Founder

Speakers at the Summit:


Sr No Name Designation

Ashutosh Kumar (Chief Guest)

CEO at Jagriti Yatra | Asia Foundation Development Fellow|Mumbai
2 Indraneel Chitale (Chief Guest) Partner at Chitale Group | Co-Founder at Herbea  | Pune
3 Neeraj Shah Owner-Silver Bright | Serial Entrepreneur | Mentor @ IIT Bombay (SINE) | Pune
4 Reema Sathe

Founder - Happy Roots | Presidential Award Winner | Business Today Most Powerful Women in Impact Business'17 | Mumbai

5 Prafull Billore MBA Chai Wala | TEDx Speaker | Josh Talks Speaker | Gujarat
6 Hemant Julka Co-founder - VeggiTech & LiveYourDreamz | Dubai
7 Anirudh Agarwal Founder at Anrich3D | Singapore
8 Zitin Munshi Founder of Next Mile Co. (Sustainable Businesses – SDG) | Nagaland
9 Siddharth Vaze Host of #The CEOsChair Talk Show| Innovation Council & Advisory Board Member| Pune
10 Jitendra Choudhary (Innovator) Creator of Shuddham (Low-Cost Water Filter) | Madhya Pradesh
11 Prashant Gade (Innovator) Creator of Inali Prosthetic Arm for Amputees | Madhya Pradesh


Organiser - Dr Hrishikesh Soman

Convenor - Dr. Sharayu Bhakare

Student President - Shreya Khuntia

Events Head - Shubham Gavhane