About EDC

Entrepreneurship Development Centre at MIT School of Management is committed to develop entrepreneurial spirit among students under the able guidance of our Director, Prof. Dr. Sayalee Gankar. We strive to inspire students to create new and innovative business ventures compliant to global market and standards. Entrepreneurship Centre provides mentoring and regular guidance to the students from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs from various areas of business. Entrepreneurship is nurtured from the very beginning of student’s academic journey at MIT-SOM- through various student driven committees, events, programs held on the campus.

Entrepreneurship Centre also helps students from family business background to implement new ideas and scale new horizons by redefining traditional way of doing business. We assist students in developing and sustaining family businesses in the age of changing dynamics of global competition and organization. We aim to instill qualities in students to contribute to efficiency and growth of their organizations.

We have eminent personalities on the Advisory Board of Entrepreneurship Centre who have made remarkable contribution to their respective business field. Students receive regular guidance from these industry stalwarts and understand the know-how of contemporary business.


Vision

We are a catalyst in facilitating emergence of competent entrepreneurial aspirations to the students.


Mission

MIT-School of Management Entrepreneurship Cell is a student driven cell that is dedicated to become a catalyst in facilitating emergence of competent entrepreneurs and promoting, cultivating, and nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit that is unique. We aim to provide necessary support to students for achieving their entrepreneurial aspirations.


Objectives

  • To disseminate knowledge and insights in entrepreneurial theory and practice through lectures activities and workshops.
  • To collaborate with similar bodies in other B-schools & technology institutes to accomplish the objectives.
  • To seek tie-ups with non-profit entrepreneurial organizations connecting the ED and FMB Cell to global network of entrepreneurs.
  • To create a strong network of successful entrepreneurs who would like to guide budding entrepreneurs.
  • Starting an Innovation Incubation Center.
  • Starting Campus Companies.

Academic Advisory Board for Entrepreneurship Development & Family Business Management

Mr. Prashant Pansare

Managing Director,
Inteliment Technologies, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Mr. Farhan Pettiwala

President,
Enactus India

Mr. Milind Kshirsagar

Founder and Chairman
TiruBaa Technologies Pvt Limited Pune, Maharashtra, India

Mr. Sajju Jain

Founder,
Standard Skills Development Pvt. Ltd.

Mr.Santosh R.Deshmukh

Associate Vice President
Deutsche Bank

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Mr.Shishir Vaidya

Founder & Chief Mentor
Pune International Incubation Centre

Our Associations

The Entrepreneurship Development Centre is associated with various national and international organizations to provide students proper guidance, enhance their networks and to enable them for discussion and development of entrepreneurial ideas. MITSOM EDC takes pride in its associations with following organizations:

EDII

THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF INDIA (EDII)

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is an autonomous and not-for-profit organization, set up in 1983, facilitates emergence of competent entrepreneurs in India. EDII is sponsored by apex financial institutions- the IDBI Bank Ltd, IFCI Ltd., ICICI Ltd. and the SBI.

Nst

THE NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT BOARD (NSTEDB)

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is an autonomous and not-for-profit organization, set up in 1983, facilitates emergence of competent entrepreneurs in India. EDII is sponsored by apex financial institutions- the IDBI Bank Ltd, IFCI Ltd., ICICI Ltd. and the SBI.

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TIE SILICON VALLEY

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is an autonomous and not-for-profit organization, set up in 1983, facilitates emergence of competent entrepreneurs in India. EDII is sponsored by apex financial institutions- the IDBI Bank Ltd, IFCI Ltd., ICICI Ltd. and the SBI.

Nen

NATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP NETWORK(NEN)

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is an autonomous and not-for-profit organization, set up in 1983, facilitates emergence of competent entrepreneurs in India. EDII is sponsored by apex financial institutions- the IDBI Bank Ltd, IFCI Ltd., ICICI Ltd. and the SBI.

MIT-SOM Entrepreneurs

Sr. No. Name of the Student Entrepreneur Graduating Year Name of the Company
1 Anoop Gavankar 1995-1997 Saco Synergies
2 Mrs. Swati Bhalerao 1994-1996 Mind Chipps
3 Shailendra Phatak 1996-1998 Quadrabiz
4 Amit Bivalkar 1997-1999 Sapient Wealth Advisors and Brokers Private Limited
5 Ruchira Gokhale Learning Center Human Resource Manageemnt
6 Bhupal Limaye 2000-2002 Limaye Ltd.
7 Swarup Nanda 2002-2004 Leadstart Publishing
8 Rasayani Kamat 2005-2007 Lead FacilitatorI=mc2
9 Rohan Gadgil 2007-2009 PN Gadgil
10 Saee Tembhekar 2009-2011 Plus One Ventures
11 Nilesh Divate 2010-2012 DW Greenewables
12 Shikha Kumari 2010-2012 Brilizence Consultants LLP
13 Priya Nevagi 2010-2012 Newton Softwares Pvt.Ltd.
14 Pratik Shah 2011-2013 Dinesh Trading Company
15 Divya Sommaiyya 2010-2012 Oh Chocolate. The Sweet Hangover!
16 Krutika Budhani 2011-2013 Budhani Wafers
17 Akash Pharande 2011-2013 Pharande Spaces
18 Kaustubh Chandrakant Satpute 2012-2014 Event Management
19 Siddharth D Palnitkar 2012-2014 Rambo Circus
20 Mukta Shah 2012-2014 Shree Hatkeshwara Translines Pvt. Ltd.
21 Apurva Darade 2012-2014 Boxpick Pvt.Ltd.
22 Varun Vaze 2012-2014 Greentrack Ventures
23 Gurpreet Singh 2014-2016 Desi Artists
24 Akshay Kunkulol 2014-2016 Vastu Geo-Biologist & Geopathic Consultant
25 Supriyo Dasgupta 2014-2016 Cerebrum Consultant
26 Shreyas Shah 2014-2016 Urban Mitthas
27 Riddhi Gala 2014-2016 Freelancer Make up Artist
28 Harsha Chaudhari 2014-2016 Model
29 Geetanjali Mule 2014-2016 Nectar Infotech
30 Shikha Nagar 2014-2016 UX Dialogues
31 Aditi Deokar 2015-2017 Pinto Electronics
32 Bhagyashri Ghorpade 2015-2017 Vishal Constructions Group
33 Priya Rajmane 2015-2017 Atlas Industries
34 Snehal Gonjari 2015-2017 The Kolhapur Cycle Company
35 Akshay Mehta 2015-2017 Kalptaru Traders
36 Ashwini Nair 2015-2017 M.G.Nair Constructions
37 Vishnu Rongate 2015-2017 Junnar Nisarg Paryatan
38 Aishwariya Jagtap 2015-2017 A.J. Infrastructure