St Aloysius College to Hold 48-Hour Startup Challenge

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St Aloysius College to hold 48-Hour Startup Challenge Fostering Green Skills for Youth, Uniting Bright Minds from South India and Beyond

Mangaluru: St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru in collaboration with King’s College London Alumni Community Hyderabad and Kings Business School Alumni Community, is proud to announce the “48-Hour Startup Challenge” on the 11th and 12th of August 2023. This exciting event, aligned with King’s Vision 2029 and in celebration of United Nations International Youth Day 2023, aims to empower the startup and young social entrepreneur community with a strong focus on “Green Skills for the Youth.”

The 48-Hour Startup Challenge will be hosted on the vibrant campus of St Aloysius College, Mangaluru, providing an incredible platform for aspiring entrepreneurs and change-makers to connect, collaborate, and create innovative solutions for a greener future. Participants will have the unique opportunity to interact with bright minds from across South India and beyond, tapping into a diverse pool of talents and perspectives.

“We are thrilled to organize this startup challenge in partnership with esteemed institutions like King’s College London Alumni Community Hyderabad and Kings Business School Alumni Community. Our shared vision is to cultivate an ecosystem that nurtures young entrepreneurs who are dedicated to building a sustainable future,” said Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal of St. Aloysius College.

The event will be guided by experienced mentors, including King’s Alumni, Startup 20 (G20) incubators, faculty members, and government personnel from India and abroad. Participants will engage in a series of enriching sessions and workshops covering various segments, such as technical sessions, live market research, concept development, digital campaigns, and startup launches.

One of the key highlights of the 48-Hour Startup Challenge is the opportunity for participants to showcase their innovative ideas and contribute to impactful socio-economic initiatives. The top three pitchers will receive commendations and recommendations to apply for government entrepreneurship schemes and funds, providing a significant boost to their entrepreneurial journey.

“We believe that the youth holds the potential to drive positive change in our society. By fostering a supportive environment and providing the right resources, we can empower these young minds to transform their ideas into reality and make a lasting impact on the world,” said Mr Stephen Anurag, President, King’s Alumni Community, NISG Project Co-Lead (MLRF) Government of Meghalaya, India.

The event is open to participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years, encouraging final-year UG/PG students and young graduates from various regions to take part and contribute their unique perspectives.

“We extend a warm invitation to all young individuals who are passionate about entrepreneurship, sustainability, and social impact to join us for this prestigious event. Together, let’s pave the way for a greener, more sustainable future,” urged Stephen Anurag, AKC.

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For any queries contact:

Dr Adarsha Gowda
Dean, Entrepreneurship & Consultancy Cell
+91 86604 74774

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