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
Global Group of Nature Care Sangathan 17th November 2018 Madya Pradesh Download your certificate
MIT World Peace University 20th September Maharashtra Download your certificate
VR Siddhartha Engineering College 1st October Andhra Pradesh Download your certificate
Meerut College 3rd Nov Uttar Pradesh Download your certificate
Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies 27th Oct Delhi Download your certificate
B K Birla Institute of Engineering and Technology 27th September Rajasthan Download your certificate
Government College of Engineering and Technology, Jammu 29th Oct Jammu & Kashmir Download your certificate
Gov. Rewa Engineering College 8th October Madhya Pradesh Download your certificate
Kamla Lohtia Sanatan Dharam College 17th october Punjab Download your certificate
DR. V.N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies 06th October Thane Download your certificate
JECRC 10th OCtober Rajasthan Download your certificate
Institute for Future Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership 14th October Pune Download your certificate
NALANDA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 06th October Bihar Download your certificate
Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus 28th september Punjab Download your certificate
Manipal Institute of Technology 30th September Karnataka Download your certificate
MIT Academy of Engineering 08th October Maharashtra Download your certificate
Shailendra Degree College 5th October Maharashtra Download your certificate
KITs College of Engineering, Kolhapur 2nd October Maharashtra Download your certificate
Sri Venkateshwara University College of Engineering 30th September Andhra Pradesh Download your certificate
S.V.K.Ms Institute of Technology Dhule 24th September Maharashtra Download your certificate
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management 29th September Harayana Download your certificate
B K Birla Institute of Engineering and Technology 27th September Rajasthan Download your certificate
Paavai Engineering College 26th September Tamil Nadu Download your certificate
S.V.K.M's Institute of Technology Dhule 24th September Maharashtra Download your certificate
MIT World Peace University 20th September Maharashtra Download your certificate
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics 15th September Mahrashtra Download your certificate
ICFAI Business School 9th September Mumbai Download your certificate
K.P.B Hinduja College of Commerce and Economics 6th September Mumbai Download your certificate
KK Wagh Institute of Engineering and Research 28th August 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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