Nov/Dec 2017

Starting up and Exploring!

– CIE office comes up in PES campus
– Brainstorming the CIE charter with University Leadership
– Visited 10+ incubators & accelerators to gather insights

Jan to Mar 2018

Basecamping!

– CIE goals, plans & roadmap1.0 created
– Kicked-off Basecamp; 90 attend the inaugural session
– 1st CIE student intern hired; 8 member student team formed for Makerspace planning
– Multiple student outreach channels setup: Web, PESU app, email
– 1st Decoding-the-Entrepreneur (DTE) session conducted; total of 9 Basecamp sessions held

Apr/May 2018

Bootcamping!

– 1st Bootcamp conceptualization completed
– 30 students selected based on interest & aptitude for Bootcamp
– 1st Bootcamp held – May 28 – Jun 3; 7-day residential program (co-located in PES Univ)
– Curated content, experiential learning, 12 industry-led expert sessions (ILES)
– Chief Juror for Bootcamp: Dr Raghunath (IIM-B)

Jun/Jul 2018

Summer @ CIE

– 4 Workshops held during the summer break, 100+ students participate
– Students work on 20+ projects under the aegis of CS Dept, CoE for Healthcare and Info Security
– 6 Students do their summer internship @ CIE

Aug/Sep 2018

1st Semester @ CIE

– CIE startup perspective presented @ GVL 2018 at UC Berkeley
– 1000+ students covered under PES Bootstrap (innovation and entrepreneurship) 
– The CIE Level 1 course started; 100 students (3rd & 5th sem) enroll in this 2-credit special topic
– 2 Decoding-the-Entrepreneur (DTE) sessions & industry experts invited for CIE Level 1
– 3 teams successfully complete Intel India Student Contest for Unity Asset/Game Dev (Rs 1 Lac total prize)

 

Oct/Nov 2018

Forging ahead!

– Finalization of multiple MoU’s with Industry to promote student tech entrepreneurship
– Joint collaboration with CS Dept: Microsoft CodeFundo++ 2018 Contest with 200+ students
– Several ecosystem engagements: national-level jury panel, startup Mentor sessions US & India
Enthusiastic feedback from students on 1st CIE course: XXX