The State Government announced a Student Entrepreneurship policy in 2012, as part of the Emerging Kerala Conclave, which evoked enthusiastic response from the student /young entrepreneurs in the state. In line with the Government initiative KSIDC organized the Young Entrepreneurs Summit – YES on 12th September, 2014 to coincide with Kerala Entrepreneurship Day which was primarily aimed at fostering the growth of entrepreneurship in young minds, and at promoting an enabling environment for entrepreneurship across all sectors.
The second edition of Young Entrepreneurs Summit- YES CAN 2015 was conducted at Cochin on 12th September 2015 with the theme ‘Collaborating and Networking’ and was aimed at creating a strong interlink among start-ups, networking among incubators and connecting start-ups with angels as well as creating an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with founders of successful start-ups, businessmen, venture capitalists etc. from across the country.
Both the summits were well accepted by the entrepreneur society and met their desired objective of creating a world of opportunities towards starting enterprises and embracing entrepreneurship in the state. In order to continue the tempo generated in YES 2014 and YES CAN 2015, KSIDC proposes to conduct the 3rd edition of Young Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) on 12th September 2017 at Le Meridien Convention Centre, Cochin. The theme of YES 2017 is “YES-3D” wherein the theme would be Disrupt, Discover and Develop. (Disrupt an existing Process, Discover an alternate technology, Develop better product/ service).
There will be parallel sessions on Agro & Food Processing, Sustainable Technologies, Biotechnology/ Bio Medical and Future Technologies. The summit will create the ideal platform for the young and aspiring entrepreneurs in the state to meet and exchange ideas with founders of successful start-ups, angel investors, venture capitalists and other industry leaders from across the country. There will also be a session on the schemes and policies of Start-up India by the Start-up India team from Delhi.
YES 3D is aimed at select student entrepreneurs, young innovators and start-ups and the participation in YES 3D will be restricted by invitation to selected student / start up entrepreneurs alone. The third edition of Young Entrepreneurs summit being held on 12th September 2017 at Le Meridien Convention Centre Cochin.
The registration for YES 3D can be done through Marian IEDC. Please send your details(Student Name, Course, batch, & Phone number etc. ) to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Sudheeshkumar K S (16BBA)