Published: February 23, 2017 | DNA
MICA, Ahmedabad, hosted the “Ideathon 2017“ on Wednesday with a view to giving fillip to the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation among the students of A-League member institutions. The A-League comprises of 15 eminent educational institutions of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar like MICA, Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, National Institute of Design and Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar.The event entailed the participating teams to pitch their idea, prototype or business model to the investor panel. The investor panel consisted of Karthik Nagarajan, national director of Group M, professor Siddharth Deshmukh, associate dean and area leader of Digital Platforms and Strategies in Mica and Jiten Shende, founder and CEO of Transform to Perform. The event saw a keen contest among the participating teams. Sagun Nagar of Mica was declared the winner and Ayush Panara of Ahmedabad University got the runner-up award, said a statement from MICA.