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Experience how it feels to

Start-Up

while you are still

in school.

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YEB Edition 3 will be conducted at BITS Pilani Goa Campus
from 28th Mar 2023 to 2nd Apr 2023

Deadline to Apply: 30th January 2023

About YEB

Get a glimpse of the entrepreneurial ecosystem at BITS Pilani, whose alumni have founded leading companies across the globe

BITSians' Founded
Unicorn Startups
Swiggy (Decacorn)

Swiggy (Decacorn)

$10.7 billion

Postman (2014)

Postman (2014)

$5.6 billion

Eruditus (2021)

Eruditus (2021)

$3.2 billion

Zeta (2021)

Zeta (2021)

$1.5 billion

Groww (2016)

Groww (2016)

$4.0 billion

BigBasket (2011)

BigBasket (2011)

$1.8 billion

FalconX (2018)

FalconX (2018)

$3.75 billion

MPL (2018)

MPL (2018)

$2.3 billion

OfBusiness (2015)

OfBusiness (2015)

$5 billion

Oxyzo (2016)

Oxyzo (2016)

$1 billion

AlphaSense, Inc (2011)

AlphaSense, Inc (2011)

$1.7 Billion

Netskope (2012)

Netskope (2012)

$7.5 billion

About YEB
at BITS Pilani Goa Campus

Young Entrepreneurs’ BootCamp (YEB) at BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus is an intensive 6 day program for school students (Grades 9 to 12 or equivalent) designed to give a glimpse of technology driven innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem at BITS Pilani. YEB comprises lectures by eminent professors and distinguished alumni and hands-on activities that give students a brief stint with high tech labs and innovative startups.

BITS Pilani Goa Campus
BITS Pilani Goa Campus

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Leadership Team
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LEADERSHIP TEAM
for YEB at BITS Pilani Goa Campus
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Prof. Souvik Bhattacharyya

Vice Chancellor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Suman Kundu

Director - BITS Pilani

K K Birla Goa Campus

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PROGRAM HEADS
for YEB at BITS Pilani Goa Campus
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Prof. D M Kulkarni

Dean Administration

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Prof. Mridula Goel

Professor

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Dr. Manish Dave

Head, Institutional Knowledge Analysis CellBITS Pilani

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CORE TEAM
for YEB at BITS Pilani Goa Campus
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Kunal Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Sudeep Baudha

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Bidisha Banerjee

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Saroj Sundar Baral

Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Shalini Upadhyay

Associate Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Iniyan Thiruselvam

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Arjun C Halarnkar

Senior Manager, Public Relations

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Ganesh Bapat

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Naveen Gupta

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Rajorshi Sen Gupta

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Ch. V. V. S. N. V. Prasad

Associate Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Raviprasad Aduri

Assistant Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Srikanth Mutnuri

Professor,

BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

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Speakers
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Speaker

Farheen Sayed

Director at Vanillakart

State award winning entrepreneur. Farheen Sayed is the Founder and CEO of vanillakart, Marketplace for unconventional Marketing services. Vanillakart caters to the needs of its wide range of clientele through its several automation and SaaS based products .Founded two award winning startups (brushflicks, 2015 and boxifer, 2017) with million dollar valuations. She has been a Blockchain enthusiast and experienced forex and cryptocurrency trader skilled in technical analysis and formulating trading strategies with over 4 years of trading experience. She is the author of the book trading with Japanese candlesticks.

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Harish Uthayakumar

Co-Founder at BlueLearn

Building BlueLearn and helping tier-2, 3 college students get benefits of top colleges. BlueLearn has more than 60k members and every 10mins, a new member joins in. Make BITS Pilani vlogs on Youtube. Run a channel called 'Curious Harish' which has garnered over 150,000 subscribers. Always open for synergies and collaborations

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Akhil Singh

Co-Founder and CEO at Questt.com

Akhil Singh, Co-Founder and CEO at Questt.com is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. As an ed-tech start-up, Questt.com is making education data driven by simplifying homework. While in college, Akhil also co-founded Cubito.in  for which he was awarded as 'One of the most inspiring start-up’ of 2013 from India (by yourstory). Cubito.in aimed to change the way people travel in India by providing best comfort to cost ratio possible. He is also a co-founder of Invol.in  that works with many leading news channels of India like, TimesNow, MirroNow, Etnow, ETV and provides them a platform to engage their users.

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Lohit Sahu

CEO at Edzok

Lohit is the Founder & CEO at Edzok. Lohit graduated from BITS Pilani in 2009, and started his company from the business incubator at BITS Pilani. Since then Lohit has worked with governments, chain of schools and higher ed institutions to better different aspects of education. Lohit was also instrumental in executing UDAAN by CBSE to empower underprivileged girl children write JEE. Lohit's was ranked globally among top 25 by the Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science at the Stony Brooke University. Lohit has also been named the "Star Entrepreneur of the Year" at IIIS and has been the recipient of BITSAA Global 30 Under 30 Award. Lohit has been a speaker at TEDx, Harvard's HUII and others.

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Akarsh Shroff

Founder & CEO at YuvaSpark

A 22 year old BITS Pilani alumnus. In 2018, he founded a child-welfare and education-focused nonprofit, YuvaSpark. Yuvaspark is digitizing learning at Anganwadi centres and improving infrastructure at orphanages. Over the last 5 years,they have engaged 700+ volunteers and impacted 346,000+ beneficiaries in 10 states of India. Funded by companies like Amazon and BCG. 

In 2020, he founded Grey Night, a conservation tech company. Akarsh believes every young person has the power to become a Changemaker!

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What you will get in
YEB Edition 3
Who can participate in
YEB 2023

YEB is designed for school students who are excited about innovations and entrepreneurship. To participate in YEB 2023, you must be a student in any Grade between 9th to 12th (or equivalent). You need to submit your application before January 30th, 2023. It is advised to submit applications as early as possible, and not wait for the deadline.

Application fee is Rs. 500 per student.
Subsidized Fee for YEB 2023 (6-day programme) is Rs.15,000 per student.

This fee is inclusive of both way transfer (at specified time slots) to BITS-Pilani Goa campus from Airport/Railway station, Accommodation, Meals, access to campus facilities (like gym, sports etc), access to YEB Lecture Sessions, access to YEB Hands-On Sessions.

Selection Process

Selection Process

Round 1

Essay (in 100-150 words)

  1. Who is your favorite Indian Start-up founder? Why?

  2. Goa, being a small state yet one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, is facing problems due to over-tourism. Identify one such problem (either existing or predicted for future) for Goa due to over-tourism. Suggest a simple solution for solving the problem that you have identified.

Essay to be evaluated according to an assessment rubric:

  1. Content

  2. Creativity

  3. Clarity

Round 2

Group Discussion : 20-25% of applicants will be taken to the GD round

Schedule

Schedule

15th

January

2023

Applications Open

14th

February

2023

Results of Round 1

20th

February

2023

Final Shortlist

30th

January

2023

Deadline to submit Application

16th - 18th

February

2023

GD Slots

28th - 02nd

March to April

2023

YEB at K K Birla Goa Campus

Contact Us

How to
Contact YEB Team

Best way to reach out to the team is to email at yeb@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in; and you will get a response within one working day.

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