Welcome to Renaissance
The biggest Entrepreneurial fest
in VIT Chennai


1.2 lakh prize money at stake for Ideation phase and Equity based funding opportunities for ideation and operational startups!

A platform for budding enterpreuners

Coming Soon

Ranked as the no.1 Private Engineering Institute by MHRD, Govt. Of India (NIRF-2018 Ranking), VIT was founded in the year 1984 by the visionary Dr. G. Vishwanathan. Since then it has witnessed a meteoric rise and set an ambitious growth rate. It is a globally engaged, competitive research- enriched campus, strategically located in a city that is one of the biggest automotive and IT hubs in India. It's towering presence in technical and management education, infrastructure that meets global standards and digitalization is manifested by the scholastic faculties who are a cynosure in the academic realm.

Renaissance is an initiative to form a community of like-minded people in VIT Chennai in order to encourage and support startups. The focus of our efforts is aimed at providing a platform for the growing entrepreneurial mindset within students. We hope to establish an ecosystem by which the students, as well as the entrepreneurs, will benefit, a wonderful networking opportunity for the young aspiring minds to interact with the experienced hands of the industry.

Feb 2019 brings to you the most awaited and acknowledged fest of VIT Chennai. Collating, the success of the fest last year, we present to you , the second edition of Renaissance. Last year had witnessed applauded concepts, engrossed participants and driven minds with innovation. The three day fest will involve innovation tycoons interacting with innumerable minds intertwined through engaging events to manifest the theme of Encorporating startup ecosystem and providing a platform for budding startups.

8000
Participants

50+
Companies

100+
Startups

Our Investors!

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Ravikant Tiwary

Trade Commissioner (Ontario)

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Amit Mehra

Vice Chairman
Unicorn India

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Jasim Shaikh

Digital Innovations
HDFC Bank

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Rahul Narvekar

CEO
Sun and Sands Advisors Co. Ltd.

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Saurabh Kaushik

Founder, CEO
PEOPLEIST INDIA

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Devesh Chawla

Founder and CEO
Chatur Ideas

Our Mentors!

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Rohit Bhagwat

Founder
RidgeCrest Strategy Consulting

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Rohit Lalwani

Entrepreneur, Startup Enthusiast and Academician

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Satish Kataria

Co-founder & CEO
Catapoolt

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Krishnakumar Devnally

Director
Empower Solutions

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Kunal Bhat

Tech Mahindra

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Ravindra Chawla

Professor
New Delhi Institute of Management

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Yukti Mehandiratta

Silhouette by Yukti

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Bhavesh Kothari

Chief Business Officer
Tapaswi Group Ventures ( & NAMAN Angels)

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Sandeep Sehgal

CEO
Tivre Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd

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Murtuza Haryanawalla

CEO
Strtup.net

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Himanshu Agal

Co Founder
Easemint Advisory Services LLP

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Amit Agarwal

Founder
OckyPocky

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Girdharee Saran

Head of Sales and Marketing
iZenBridge Consultancy Private Limited

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Vipul Mehta

Founder & CEO
Tipping Point (www.tipping.pt)

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Vikram Srivastava

Founder & CEO
Career Hawk

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Amil Gupta

Startup Coach

Our Speakers!

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Srikanth Meenakshi

Founder & COO
FundsIndia.com

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Sri Charan Lakkaraju

Founder
stuMagz

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Sadiya Naseem

Founder
Glamstudios.in

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Sarathbau Elumalai

CEO
Foodking

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Vandhana Ramanathan

Co-Founder & CEO
WSquare

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Manish Tyagi

Stand-up Comedian

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Siddharth Dialani

Founder
LeanCrop Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd

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Paras Pundir

Founder & Community Builder
Community Folks

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Umasanker Kandaswamy

COO & Joint Director
Bruhat Insights Global

The Competition

Presente Vous


3rd February, 2019

Your pitch, your win. The stage is set, it awaits the ring of your inspiration and the voices of unique minds that aim to reach out and start out on their own. Presente Vous is the ultimate place to team up and get your start up the backing it needs. Don't fret, we also have the help you might need. Mentors to guide you through the process and shape up your ideas to perfection. Some areas of prime importance will be Technology- advances in sustainability, artificial intelligence and virtual reality to name a few, as well as Finances, Education, Health and Wellness.

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Events

Business Carpet

8th February, 2019
Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai

If all the world's a stage then the world is coming to VIT Chennai! A world full of entrepreneurs and exciting ventures. There's a change in the winds, so put your sails high and let the journey begin! This StartUp Expo is the place you want to be if you want some company along. They'll be here to showcase their fruits of labour and love, we'll be here to witness such beauty in real time.

Magnet Moulding

7th and 8th February, 2019
Amphitheater, Academic Block 1, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai

“Speak so that you can influence the society”. Magnate moulding is an opportunity for the mentors to share their world and what it takes to be a true Entrepreneur! 90 minutes into their glimpse and the fire to become like them will sparkle in your eyes. From Running a startup in crises to taking that one bold move that saves it, you will learn it all, enough to inspire you to hustle hard to enter their club and live their life which you had just dreamt of! Listen, build and enjoy the feast for your soul.

Intership Drive

8th February, 2019
Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai

“Open your eyes, rise and shine, suit up quirky, quiet or fine”. But let us remind, do not leave your cv behind.This edition of the Internship Drive comes with the promise to let you be the best while learning from THE BEST. Theoretical knowledge is available in plenty but application is the real decider, to get yourself a rung up on the ladder. While you may be looking at some like minds, the startups may find in you their right choice.

Contact us

Shatakshi Sinha Operations

+91 90870 01875

Sakshi Singh Partnership

+91 75501 82341

Rahul Jaiswal Sponsorship

+91 75501 70557

Hema Tummala Marketing

+91 75501 70286

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