Amrita TBI to Host First Ever Startup Weekend in Kerala

Amrita Technology Business Incubator will host and organize the Startup Weekend Kerala from August 5-7 in Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus, Kollam. This will be the first ever Startup Weekend happening in Kerala.


Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo, or presentation by Sunday evening.

More than 60 budding entrepreneurs have already registered for the event, and the mentor list for the event includes:

  • Roger Kessinger, Founder of Kessinger Publishing LLC
  • Dr. Arun Lakhotia, Professor of Computer Science at UL Lafayette; Founder and CEO at Cythereal, LLC 
  • Sumeet Bahl, Vice President, Global Marketing & Strategy, Amrita Technologies 
  • KC Jagadeep, Managing Director, Offshorent Solutions 
  • Snehal Shetty, Vice President, Amrita Technology Business Incubator 
  • Atul Tiwari, Founder, Careerraft
  • Prashanth Reddy, Founder, StudyOwl
  • Renjith Raj, Co-Founder / CTO at SayOne Technologies 
  • Real Prad, Co-Founder / CEO at SayOne Technologies

The Judging panel for the event consists of Dr. Krishnashree Achutan, CEO of Amrita TBI and Ranjany Sundaram, Director of Amrita TBI.

The Startup Weekend event will provide the participants a real life experience of being an entrepreneur; the ups and downs they feel during the journey to success. It will also help them understand the product-market validation value and how to improvise and iterate the business accordingly.

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