Participated in Day 1 of Financial Services Startups Hackathon. This hackathon was conducted by Centre For Innovation, Incubation & entrepreneurship (CIIE) at IIM, Ahmedabad.
From their website:
Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship was setup at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) with support from Gujarat Government and Department of Science and Technology (Government of India) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
Me and fellow ThoughtWorker Shaun Jayaraj did the Business Modelling session. We used the Business Model Canvas for this session.
— CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad (@CIIEIndia) February 5, 2016
It was a long, tiring bit wonderful day. Interacted with founders of around 8 startups and answered their questions. Many were focused on rural markets and served underprivileged. This made the sessions richer!
Did a small session on Product Management too. This was the first time I introduced Product Management Canvas to startups. The response was positive. Though there we quiet some questions around it.