BITS-Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus has always intended to support young minds. As one of India’s prestigious universities, we announced ‘Coalescence 2014: Inspire, Ideate, Innovate’ which was scheduled on 30th and 31st of August.
Coalescence 2014 aimed to bridge the gap between brilliant ideas and their execution & operation. The event presented a wide range of categories and themes including workshops, mentorship, incubation and competitions. Coalescence'14 partnered with Seedfund (Bangalore, Delhi), CIBA (Goa), TLabs(Delhi), Mydeaventures (Delhi), Collabrant (Bangalore) , Villgro (Chennai) etcetera provided an opportunity for scalable and equipped business plans which received seed funding upto INR 4 Mn with cash prizes upto INR 2 Lakh. Coalescence anchored three sets of events:
ACT 2.0: The Conference: The conference that featured some illustrious faces who made it work in the entrepreneurial world like Shaheen Mistry of Teach for India and Raju Reddy of Sierra Atlantic.
Novatia: The Business Plan competition: Some of the brightest minds battle against each other which provided an opportunity to showcase ideas and gain mentorship/funding from investors and veteran entrepreneurs.
Workshops: Coalescence 14’ hosted a set of featured workshops focused substantially on emerging and advanced fields like Finance os startups, Big data analysis, and SME & SEO.