Society of the missionaries of St.Francis Xavier, Pilar, Goa, Agnel Region
Padre Conceição College Of Engineering
Affiliated to Goa University, Approved by AICTE

Winning the Start-Up Challenge

The departments of Computer Engineering and Information Technology of Padre Conceicao College of Engineering organized a lecture on the topic "Winning the Start Up Challenge" on 31st January, in the college auditorium. The distinguished invited speaker for the talk was Dr. Ashok Prabhu, Key member of SCORE organization in the U.S., providing voluntary mentoring services to business entrepreneurs. Dr. Prabhu has a B.Tech degree from IIT Mumbai (1970) and a Ph.D. from Purdue University, USA (1975), both in Materials Engineering and over 35 years of experience in the Electronics industry.

The presentation covered the business process steps for startups, appropriate ways to avoid common mistakes, guidelines for selecting the right business opportunity, ways to develop an effective marketing strategy, raising funds and delivering value to customers.

The talk was attended by students and faculty.