About the Session - Social enterprises and their innovations generally start small. It plays an important role in providing key services to those at the bottom of the pyramid. When successful, they face an important challenge: how to expand their operations and innovations to meet the social need at a larger scale. Scaling is defined as the most effective and efficient way to increase a social enterprise's social impact, based on its operational model, to satisfy the demand for relevant products or services. This session will address the challenge of scaling up social enterprise innovations, how to position a social enterprise etc. Speaker - Mr. Vinod Subramaniam Managing Director at Alterneit Lifestyles (P) Ltd. Vinod Subramaniam is a post gradudate in Business Administration and holds a degree in law. He has more than 20 Yrs of experience in the innovation domain and in the implementation of large scale projects. He is the Managing Director of M/s.Alterneit lifestyles (P) ltd currently involved in aggregating innovative livelihood solutions. Vinod is also strategy advisor to 10 start ups. Also serves as the Board Member of Global Change Makers Alliance which has presence in 23 countries based out of HongKong. Akshaya-world’s largest ICT centre project, eToilet- First unmanned electronic toilet, Insight- Kerala’s first Blind Computing Centre, Sandesh One- Positioned to become the largest Livelihood Solution Aggregator and to support in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.are some of the major projects implemented by his team. Agenda: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Registration 3:03 PM - 3:05 PM Introduction about Villgro 3:05 PM - 4:00 PM Session 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Q&A Session 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Tea & Networking
#Huddle is the focal point for tech start-ups and other relevant stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem including the government, investors, mentors, industry, etc. The conference features two days packed with activities which include several side events like Leadership Talks, Tech Talks, Fireside chat, Beach Side Huddle, Speed Dating with Investors On Boat, Startup Demo, and many more fun-filled activities. #Huddle is organized by Kerala Startup Mission which is the implementing agency of Government of Kerala for entrepreneurship development in Kerala and Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI].
Since 2016, Kerala Startup Mission, Nodal agency of Government of Kerala organizes IEDC Summit, Asia’s largest student Entrepreneurship Summit where the students get an opportunity to experience the technological diversities and advancements through a series of technology track events, brainstorming sessions, interactive community meet ups and product exhibitions. IEDC Summit is also an avenue for participants of various units across the State to come together, to share their success stories, to learn from each other’s failures, to showcase their innovative products and also to develop strong networks that go a long way in developing sustainable enterprises.
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