Hyderabad: Entrepreneurs never retire said Geetha Krishnan, renowned independent consultant, Babson College, USA.
Participating in the TiE Grad 2018 conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education in collaboration with TiE Hyderabad Chapter, here Krishnan said every successful entrepreneur should think differently and strive to set new bench marks throughout their career.
Self-discipline is the key for quality and high productivity in one’s work. Students should never be content with what they have achieved and they aim for more, he elicited. He cited the example of Google which is striving to make knowledge free for everyone on this world.
Dr. J. Mahender Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education in his inaugural address explained about how university encourage students to participate in the events and programmes with leading organizations in the entrepreneurship ecosystem.
The university is also taking necessary steps to inspire the students to become future entrepreneurs through e-week, guest lectures by eminent personalities from diverse fields, seminars, workshops etc, he said.
MoU with TiE
The university has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)–Hyderabad to provide a platform for people with entrepreneurial spirit and those interested in economic value creation to come together to share and implement ideas.
Dr. Nandita Sethi, Managing Director of Zen SkillProc Pvt Ltd. exchanged a MoU with Dr. S Vijaya Lakshmi, Registrar of the University.
During the event students were provided with business canvas models and were made to present their innovative ideas into marketable business models. Students groups were given an opportunity to pitch their model in two minutes. About 200 students from IBS and ICFAI Tech attended the event.