About Pune StartUp Fest
Pune Startup Fest is an Annual Fest organised by Bhau’s E-Cell, College of Engineering, Pune. Pune Startup Fest is an unique Startup Expo, which provides an excellent platform for numerous students and Start-ups to connect with this ever growing entrepreneurial world. Start-ups and students are given a huge opportunity to develop by giving them access to entrepreneurial resources and networks throughout the community. Variety of events are organised during the fest. Keynote lectures and many speeches by prominent personalities are arranged to inspire the aspiring entrepreneurs. Pune Startup Fest successfully organised its very first edition in 2019. Sky being the limit, Pune Startup Fest is leading towards an even grander second edition in 2020.
Pune StartUp Fest’19 :
The first edition of Pune StartUp Fest was organised on 23rd and 24th February. PSF'19 with a befitting theme "Manifesting dreams", gave all the students a great platform to explore their entrepreneurial sides. PSF'19 was under the patronage of start-up India and in association with Tricentis.PSF’19 was a huge success with a footfall of about 15000+ throughout the two days.
1) 110 start-ups that provided over 400 internship opportunities.
2) 7 separate zones to explore: Students internship zone, technical zone, student startup zone, investor zone, agriculture zone, social zone and lifestyle zone..
3) 65 investors and mentors attended the event on both days.
4) Investment of about 2 crore was done in a student StartUp and many investments other investments.
5)The Rahul Subramanian Show was a stand-up comedy act held in the valedictory ceremony.
PSF’19 speakers and Guests
1)Mr. Girish Chitale: Director of Chitale Bandhu
2) Navnath Yewale: the director of Yeole Amruttulya,
3) Ankita Shroff
4).Abhimanyu Bhosle : Co-Founder & CEO, LiveHealth,
5) Farrhad Acidwalla: Young Indian Entrepreneur, Author and TEDx speaker.