“Global Innovation Drive” is our annual flagship event where deserving tech enthusiasts, budding entrepreneurs, and anyone who has the hunger to do something different is given a platform to present their ideas, prototypes or even a full-fledged startup in front of the Investors and the ideas that have potential are provided funding and even an incubation offer.
Global Innovation Drive (GID) 3.0 will be a 2-Round Hackathon Event, in which your (or your team's) Entrepreneurial Abilities like technical, problem-solving, and pitching skills will be tested.
A Problem Statement will be provided 72 hours prior to the deadline. Participants will be required to come up with a proper cost-effective solution to the given problem statement.
For their solutions, participants must develop a prototype and a presentation. Before the conclusion of the 72-hour period, only the team leader must submit the solution consisting of a pitch deck for the entire team. Either an app or a website design should be used for the prototype. It must include a clear description of how its model will appear before the jury. The presentation should also include a proper business model/the feasibility of the solution.
NOTE: The pitch should be convincing and self-explanatory, a benchmark for the qualification to the next round.
18 Jan: Round 1 Starts & Release of Problem Statements
20 Jan: Submission of Pitch Deck and Prototypes
21 & 22 Jan: Consultation
26 Jan: Final Announcement
28/29 Jan: Final Event
Professor of Entrepreneurial Innovation
Chief Marketing Officer
Professor of Entrepreneurial Innovation at ISME, the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship, and ISDI, the Indian School of Design and Innovation.
Delivering corporate training programs and consulting projects in Design Thinking, innovation, strategy, and advanced thinking skills.
Building an innovative learning center to serve the continuing education needs of Mumbaikars of all ages.
Mentoring and coaching entrepreneurs.
Training professors to teach more effectively.
Designing leading-edge curricula to prepare the next generation of India's leaders.
Marketing leader, brand builder, growth hacker, and a fintech enthusiast with over 15 years of experience.
Vishesh Sharma was appointed as the first-ever Chief Marketing Officer at Ashika Group in January 2022. Since then, he leads strategic marketing and planning, brand management, revenue growth strategies, public relations, and performance marketing for all the key business verticals, namely Retail & Institutional Broking, Global Family Office Services, and Startup Investments.
Vishesh brings to this position years of relevant experience, having held senior leadership positions across several prominent brands and companies, including Head – of Content Marketing, Corp Com & Startups at Angel One, where he oversaw the transformation of the company’s marketing strategy, digital experience, and brand (from Angel Broking to Angel One).
He is a consumer-centric and innovative marketer who collaborates cross-functionally to ensure high levels of demand generation and customer acquisition programs are integrated across all platforms and optimized for maximum ROI. In 2021, he was recognized by numerous publications and institutions, including Nasscom, Exchange4Media, Inkspell, Reputation Today, Best Media Info, and Adgully.
His key leadership principles are:
1. People before business,
2. Focus on winning externally; no internal competition,
3. Push to do ‘more with less’
Vishesh believes in leaving a legacy on every business he help build and to bring a smile to every person he connects with.
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