LEAD Talaash 2018
The Leaders Accelerating Development program of Deshpande Foundation, Hubballi, and Karnataka fosters innovative and entrepreneurial thinking within college students by exposing them to social issues. LEAD is an incubator where innovation meets implementation, knowledge meets experience, social issues meet solutions and efforts meet impact. Talaash aims to ignite the technical spark in students.
“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask… for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” – Einstein
With the joy and happiness of having visited India’s Largest Incubation Centre, the participants were all set to experience the final episode of LEAD Talaash 2018 at KLEIT Hubballi. The day had scheduled the finale that is pitching of the top 20 selected ideas to the guest panel from which the best will be funded and titled as the winners. LEAD assures support to all these fantastic ideas throughout no matter which one gets titled and which does not.
The guest panel judging this event was a well-experienced set of people who own their own success. The guests were Mr. Radhakrishna.V (General Manager, AEQUS), Mr. Rohan Kulkarni (Founder of Freshboxx), Mr. Divyesh Shah (Founder of LinkEZ Technologies), Mr. Kshemal Desai, Mr. Gururaj Gajendragadh (Team AEQUS) and Mr. Abhinandan K (LEAD Team). A long run of the questionnaires and elaboration of ideas, the whole session was interactive and a big hit.
The winners for LEAD Talaash 2018 were GrapeyarWeed Remover, Blackma, Ragi Mudde Maker, Iron Bindiya & Solar Food Dryer.
The winners will be funded with for working on the pitched idea/ model. This year the success of LEAD Talaash 2018 was a great success with amazing ideas to judge and work on.
Written by- Ritika Ganiger