He believes that the newfound respect and acceptance that start-ups have been accorded in recent times has added to the confidence in these youngsters.
Siddhant Meshram wishes to start a non-profit organization that facilitates engineers in social work by helping them utilize their projects for the benefit of society.
The LSE's range of disciplines is less broad than Oxford's, and it has a better record for graduate prospects.' It accepted a £1.5million donation from Saif Gaddafi, the son of the then Libyan dictator, a year after Saif was awarded a Ph D and also agreed to a £2.2million contract with Libya to train its civil service.
The event was part of the month-long Start-up India fest being organized by Lemon School of Entrepreneurship (LSE).The company, Elect Club, claimed to have the ‘largest private database of single professionals in London’, including business leaders and entrepreneurs.On its website, it boasted of being ‘the number one dating agency in the UK’ with branches in several major cities.‘Elect Club is an exclusive social network for attractive, dynamic, eligible professionals looking for a serious relationship,’ it said.The idea dating seems to have worked very well for him as he met a couple of people with whom he could collaborate on it.Another participant of the event, Pranit Bombale, may not have met the right partners for his venture on nutrient water during the date but he did find the right mentors who, he thinks, can help him enter the world of entrepreneurship.‘We have set the standard in discreet, selective and personalised introductions.’The firm, or ‘niche introduction agency for attractive professionals’ as it described itself, even offered a special service for the over-40s and the company boasted it had been featured in glossy magazines including Grazia and Cosmopolitan.It also claimed that all its consultants, as staff were called, were trained in neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP – a psychotherapy technique based on the connection between neurological processes and language – and this technique was used when potential members were interviewed.He added that the discussions and deliberations during the events have already shown to have given the participants several new ideas.After the youngsters were done pitching their ideas, they underwent an exercise in which they learnt that starting up is not too difficult.From learning to socialising; gaming to working, the best online solution is now within their reach.Students want to be constantly connected, wherever they are.