Department of Management, Bengaluru campus organized IGNITE 2K16, an Intra Class pitch fest for the MBA-MS students, on 23rd and 24th of February 2016. The theme of the event was "Understanding and Executing the A to Z of How to Begin a Startup" and aimed to kindle entrepreneurial spirit and awareness among the participants. The student teams were given a chance to present their ideas and the panel of judges selected the top three ideas at the end of day sessions.
The event was an opportunity for the students to talk and present their ideas about generation, planning, execution, budgeting and marketing of a start-up company. The students were divided into 10 groups. Each group came up with a business idea. Time allotted was thirty minutes per team. The panel of judges included Ex-COO from Mercedez Benz, Mr. Pradeep Bhargava, Co-Founders of Happy Cook - Mr. Mithun Menon, Mr. Athul & Mr. Arjun and Honorary CTO of Semisolar.com, Prof . Rajkumar, who is also a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru and owned three Start Up companies.