The three days bootcamp for the Top 50 shortlisted entrepreneurs of Meghalaya through the Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge concluded today.
This was the 1st bootcamp for the incubatees of PRIME hub Shillong. The bootcamp started on the 25th of February, 2020 at MATI, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong.
These 50 entrepreneurs were selected from the Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge 2019 that was held from August 14, 2019 to December 10, 2019.
The Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge is a first of its kind initiative in Meghalaya, launched by Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on August 14, 2019. The challenge aimed at creating an ecosystem where people with entrepreneurial ideas can get all the hand holding support needed to navigate the complex web of markets, technology and credit.
The three day event included intensive mentoring and hand-holding sessions with mentors from Indian Institute of Management- Calcutta Innovation Park (IIM-CIP) among others.
Each local entrepreneurs were mentored through a one on one session to figure out a road map for materializing their ideas into a successful venture.
This is the first bootcamp from a year long incubation.