Empresario, organized by
ntrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur, is an annual business model competition aimed at discovering innovative and enterprising ideas. Through Empresario'24, students have the opportunity to present their ideas to a diverse and distinguished mentor pool, receiving valuable professional guidance. Moreover, the platform offers the chance to showcase these ideas to Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors, and Industry Leaders.
In order to develop the idea and bring it into reality, the semi-finalists are provided with mentors (seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced industry professionals) from various sectors
Great opportunity to interact and connect with Investors, Bright Minds, Potential Partners, and World Class Entrepreneurs
Advice on legal, taxation, financial, and technical aspects of running a startup, co-working space, HR needs, etc
Chance to pitch in front of leading angel investors, venture capitalists, and industrialists from reputed firms
The Prizes include the Winners & Runner-up of the Products & Services Track, Winners & Runner-up of the Social Track, the Best Innovative Product (Product Design), the Best IIT Kharagpur Entry
Opportunities for startups to develop and nurture their innovative ideas for the production of new products