Entrepreneurs and business practitioners of India, take on the challenge thrown down by our MBA sharks and pitch your business idea for a chance to be considered for a 100% scholarship to The Essex MBA.
11:00 - 13:45
Networking or social
Essex Business School
Neal Robertson firstname.lastname@example.org
|Schedule (timings in IST)*|
Welcome webinar and Q&A
|16.00||Introducing our Sharks|
Introductory presentation on the Essex MBA (MBA Director, Professor Nicolas Forsans). Meet our Sharks and housekeeping about how this online event will take place
Pitches to the sharks (We’ll contact you after sign up to assign you a 10 minute slot, subject to availability. If all slots are full we may place you on a waiting list.)
*This schedule is subject to change. The final timings will be communicated to all registered candidates by email in advance of the event.
Director of the Essex MBA and Professor of ManagementEssex Business School, University of Essex
Professor Nicolas Forsans is Director of the Essex MBA and an expert in Management in emerging economics and the rise of emerging multinationals from Asia. Nicolas is looking for a unique take on new and old ideas in the Shark Tank.
India Regional Office DirectorCommunications and External Relations, University of Essex
Sandeep Sharma is a business expert and is hoping to meet problem solvers in the Shark Tank.
Co-founder and CEODineout,
Ankit Mehrotra is the CEO and one of the four co-founders of Dineout, India’s largest dining out and restaurant tech solutions platform in B2C and B2B front offering the most comprehensive suite of f&b tech products. His specialities include e-commerce strategy, scaling up a start-up, understanding and interpreting online customer behaviour, launching new product lines and forging mutually beneficial alliances across networks. As a passionate entrepreneur, Ankit follows never say ‘never’ attitude and looks up to Richard Branson whom he follows closely since 2002.
Head of Start-Up Support, University of Essex
Andy Mew is the Head of Start-Up Support at the University of Essex and is based in Studio X, the business incubation hub at the brand new Innovation Centre at our Colchester Campus. Andy has his own business as a copywriter on the side and is excited to see what your side project could become.