A series of Pre-Eureka Business Model Workshops

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Illuminate 2018 is a series of pre-Eureka! one-day Workshops on Entrepreneurship and Business Model drafting across India, conducted by E-Cell, IIT Bombay. These workshops will precede E-Cell, IIT Bombay's flagship competition, "Eureka!" - the annual B-Model competition to encourage youth towards entrepreneurship. Eureka! Organized by E-Cell, IIT Bombay has been acclaimed as "Asia's largest Business Model Competition" by Thomson Reuters in 2010. These workshops will be conducted in any region across India with students enthusiastic to learn about Entrepreneurship.


This workshop aims to inspire and train young students who have a desire to do something fruitful for themselves, their institution, family, society and the nation. The workshop will be completely interactive, with ideation and team building exercises for students to generate ideas, make business plans, learn about funding and identify their strengths in area of entrepreneurship. Participants at these workshops will be encouraged to write and submit their business plans to Eureka! It will be conducted by leading entrepreneurs, angel investors, IIT/IIM alumnus and mentors. All students whether from engineering, management or any other background are invited to take part in the workshop.


The participating students will be honored with certificates of participation of E-Cell IIT Bombay. Moreover, students will get a chance to take part in Eureka!2018, and if selected, they will be invited to IIT Bombay for the grand finale and stand a chance to win prizes worth INR 5 millions.

During the workshops you will be encouraged to interact with the speaker and the other participants through case study discussions, interactive games. And various questions like- What are the most common mistake by and entrepreneur, when to startup, why is a B-Model necessary, what do VCs look for in a B-Model, will be answered.

Content of Workshop

Introduction to Entreprenuership

Get insights into entrepreneurship and the challenges faced in business. What is the mindset of entrepreneurs? What are Skill-sets required for starting up?

Team Formation

Find out the importance of building a strong team and what are the ways in which you can develop a good team for your website.

Identify the problem

Learn how to generate new ideas and how get your idea validated? Find your ideas and validate your idea to check its feasibility.

Get started with business model canvas

Understand what is a business model and why it is important. Start making your own business model using lean startup canvas.

Practice your learning

Practice what you have learned in the workshop till now. Start by making a team among yourself, generate and make a business model

Finance fundae

Understand the basics of finance required for startups. Figure out various types of pricing strategy and the meaning of terms like angel investment and VCs.

Brand your startup

Understand the meaning of branding. Find out the importance of branding for a start and figure out how to build a brand.

The final Pitch

Pitch in front of the mentor and get reviews from the mentor on how to tweak your business model/idea.


Clear your doubts about anything and everything related to Entrepreneurship


Registration fee Rs 650/- per participant,Non-Refundable
Course Material | Startup Kit | Certificates by ECELL, IIT BOMBAY

To register for the workshop kindly mail your details to navoj@ecell.in.

Upcoming Workshops

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Workshops Conducted

College Date Region
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics 15th September Mahrashtra Download your certificate
ICFAI Business School 9th September 2018 Mumbai Download your certificate
K.P.B Hinduja College of Commerce and Economics 6th September 2018 Mumbai Download your certificate
KK Wagh Institute of Engineering and Research 28th August 2018 Mumbai Download your certificate
SDA Bocconi Asia Center 18th Aug Mumbai Download your certificate
St. Joseph College of Commerce 16th Aug Bangalore Download your certificate
IIT Bombay 5th August Mumbai Download your certificate

Last Year Workshops

College Date Region
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering 21st October Karnataka
North Esatern Hill University 16 th October Meghalaya
NIT Durgapur 14/15th October West Bengal
Career Point Universaty 12th October Himanchal Pradesh
VES College of Art and Science 9th October Maharashtra
Hindu College 9th October Delhi
College of Technology Pantnagar 8th October Uttrakhand
Technocrats Institute of Technology 7th October Madhya Pradesh
iFeel Lonavala 4th October Maharashtra
Guru Nanak College of Arts 3rd October Tamil Nadu
Government College of Engineering and Research 29 th September Maharashtra
MET BKC Institute of Engineering 28th September Maharashtra
Shyam Lal College 28th September Delhi
Chitkara University 28 th September Punjab
Lachoo Memorial College of Science and Technology 27 th September Rajasthan
Ethiraj College For Women 27th September Tamil Nadu
Lakshmi Narayan College of Technology 25th September Madhya Pradesh
JECRC University 25th September Rajasthan
Sri Sairam College of Engineering 25 th September Tamil Nadu
HBTU Kanpur 24 th September Uttar Pradesh
NIT Uttarakhand 24 th September Uttarakhand
Bipin Tripathi Kumaon Institute of Technology 23rd September Uttrakhand
Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology 23rd September Maharashtra
Dr Vithalrao Vikhe Patil College of Engineering 22 nd September Maharashtra
Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering 21th September Kerela
ABV-IIIT M 20th September Madhya Pradesh
NIT Calicut 16 th September Kerela
SM Shetty College 11th September Mumbai
IIIT Dharwad 10 th September Karnataka
NIT Surathkal 2nd September Karnataka
SRM University 2nd September Tamil Nadu

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IIT Bombay
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