On 12th February 2016, School of Engineering, GD Goenka University (GDGU) organized a one day workshop entitled “Why not Not start a Start Up?â€ Resource person to the workshop was Mr. Madhur Manocha, COO, SoftKiwi> and Ms. Princi Gupta, CFO, SoftKiwi. The workshop focused on defining a Start-Up and the various tools that are used to start an E-commerce site. It was conducted primarily for the GDGU students and around 50-students attended the same.
The first session of the workshop focused primarily on the introduction of Start-Ups followed by an Introduction to HTML, CSS, JS Server and SQL. In the afternoon session the lifecycle of a Start-Up was discussed along with the CMS which includes WordPress, PHP and Magneto. Other discussions includes ideas like â€˜how to get the Funding for a start-up?â€™, â€˜how to contact potential fundersâ€™ and â€˜how to present a business planâ€™ etc. Many participants discussed their ideas with the resource person during the tea and lunch breaks as well.
Almost everyone gave positive feedback to the workshop and stated that attending the same was a great experience for them.