Kurian, head of Business Linkages
& Incubation, Nishore C L, directorof engineering services, CTSand Mr. Brajesh Kaimal, director,Experion Technologies and foundingmember of the PMI Trivandrum,Kerala Chapter, was moderatedby Dr. Krishnakumar. The discussionon “startups and startins” as thereal future encouraged many toclarify their queries on overcomingchallenges by startups.
Both morning and post-lunchsessions had parallel startuppitching by over 20 startups.
The session on the investmentpotential in startups by Mr. P. K.
Gopalakrishnan of Indian AngelNetwork was enlightening. Theclosing session was about thesuccess story of a startup. Mr.
Thomson Skariah presented theproduct “Rapidor”—a projectmanagement accelerator tool.
Mr. Harikuttan K, vice president,operations, PMI Trivandrum,Kerala Chapter proposed thevote of thanks.
PMI India, along with the PMITrivandrum, Kerala Chapter,planned and executed this first-of-its-kind event for startups in just
10 days, and made this event agrand success because of itsexemplary chapter volunteersupport. Whether it was insightfulsessions, informative paneldiscussions, success story sharing,pitching platforms or achievingquality networking time—thesummit effectively addressed theoverall expectations from theparticipants, as seen from thevery positive feedback receivedfrom the delegates.
“We are extremely excited to provide a platform, inpartnership with Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), forenthusiastic entrepreneurs to share their ideas andsuccess stories. Through this initiative, PMI India intendsto empower startups with relevant project managementframeworks and tool kits, which will improve theirbusiness agility—an important element for their successand growth.’”
– Dr. Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, PMI India
“We are delighted with the response and the ideas sharedby these young entrepreneurs. We will continue to provideopportunities to them through seminars, open forums andother professional programs that the PMI Trivandrum,Kerala Chapter organizes regularly. Also, this initiative willgo a long way in establishing strong networks for startupprofessionals in the future.’”
– Dr. Krishnakumar T I, President,
PMI Trivandrum, Kerala Chapter
“We are happy to partner with PMI to encourage andfacilitate the startup industry in Kerala. With this initiative,we plan to address the typical challenges that startupshave to overcome (time to market, testing unexploredmarkets and new products, etc.). We believe that inaddition to providing the basic amenities, governmentalsupport and industry connections, the entrepreneursmust be well equipped with project management tools andmethodologies to achieve their goals.”
– Dr. Saji Gopinath, CEO, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM)
About the Event
PMI honors Kerala Startup Mission team