IIM Updates: IBM and IIM-A come together to encourage young entrepreneurs

IBM and IIM-A announces Cognitive Entrepreneurship Challenge (CEC) 2016 to encourage young entrepreneurs. Read the full news at jagranjosh.com.

Created On: Sep 22, 2016 15:34 IST
IIM Updates
IIM Updates

Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and Software giant IBM announced the Cognitive Entrepreneurship Challenge (CEC) 2016 to encourage young entrepreneurs and the student community to build business solutions around capabilities using IBM’s Cognitive platform Bluemix.

Bluemix is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) which is offered by IBM based on open standards and cloud. It helps to build, deploy, manage and run omni channel applications like web and mobile, big data and other smart services.  

A source from IBM has mentioned that “We are pleased to partner with IIM-A on the first-ever cognitive entrepreneur challenge in India. We see this as the start of an exciting partnership, and a testimony to our commitment to make India Digital,”.

It should be noted that the students and start-ups across India from all engineering and management disciplines will be invited to take part in this event and the registration for the same has begun from 5th September 2016. The finale is expected to happen in mid-November this year and all the participants will be evaluated and mentored by the IBM India Watson team.

About IIM Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad is India’s ivy-league B-School which offers students admission through CAT entrance exam. The institute offers 2 years’ Post-graduate Programme in various specializations and also offers various courses for working professionals. It should also be noted that Common Admission Test (CAT) is a most coveted management entrance test which grants admission to top B-Schools in India which comprises of all the 20 IIMs. The entrance is held once in a year to screen out the talented MBA aspirants.

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18th October 2016

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4th December 2016

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2nd week of January 2017

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