The Entrepreneurship Cell, popularly known as E-CELL, at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus is aimed at fostering entrepreneurial skills among the students on campus. E-CELL is recognized as a centre for excellence at BITS and works towards creating the right ecosystem for ideas to mature into successful ventures. It is a part of the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) and works in collaboration with Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and Centre for Innovation (CFI). To fulfil its mandate, E-CELL has taken up many projects and initiatives to encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship on campus.
What we do?
For nurturing their talent E-CELL conducts various workshops for students, which range from Idea Generation to setting up of a venture (associated with organizations like, BITSAA International, Non-Governmental Organizations). Apart from this, E-CELL organizes lectures of successful entrepreneurs from various fields to inspire the students. E-CELL encourages enthusiasts to work in start-ups through their program called Summer in Start-Up (SiS) and get a taste of the thrill and adrenaline that comes along. E-CELL has some on-campus start-ups to its credit like Trippin unlimited, Valonia, College Dhanda, Inc42, Gadgetronica, LTGTR, ADSIPS. In the process of talent hunt, E-CELL conducts various competitions like BITS Business Quiz, Ground Reality, Operation Launchpad on an annual basis.
E-CELL is a consortium dedicated to find the entrepreneur in the students of the BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. E-CELL connects students with solid entrepreneurial skills, in the campus, to form a close knit network, working together to spread the word of entrepreneurship. In E-CELL, the belief is simple; Entrepreneurship is not just a “you” and “me” game. It’s an “us” game which takes off successfully only when people come together. E-CELL promotes openness of knowledge, network, contacts and opportunities. Since its inception on 1st April 2009, it has successfully conducted several competitions of challenging formats, workshops, guest lectures and it has also provided mentors to several “now-successful” start-ups on campus. It has given birth to initiatives like the RED (Rural Enterprise Development) which facilitates start-ups on the social side and promotes social entrepreneurship on campus.
Entrepreneurship Cell at BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus prides at being able to conduct a variety of events over the past 6 years of its functioning. Many of the novel initiatives taken up by the members of E-CELL are aimed at aiding start-up enthusiasts on campus. The center has been able to promote entrepreneurship on campus, teach people about vaious tools that add to the skill set of an entrepreneur. The students at BPHC have started off with various start-ups and many of them have successfully made a place for themselves in the market.