TechTalk on building Student Start-up?

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) and Human Capital Development Centre (HCDC), Osmania University in association with Glocal After School (GAS) which is part of the Swadeshi Abhiyan – Made in Nepal organized a TechTalk on “Building your first student startup from scratch” by Mr. Rudhvik Dharamkar, Founder & CEO, Fleckor Media LLP on 17th March 2023 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at eClass Room, 1st Floor, Central Facilities for Research and Development (CFRD) Building.

National Science Day Celebrations

National Science Day (NSD 2023) was celebrated at Osmania University on 28th February 2023 to commemorate the discovery of “Raman Effect” by Nobel Laurate and Bharat Ratna Sir C V Raman. In light of India’s G20 presidency this year’s theme was “Global Science for Global Wellbeing” under which Startup Ideation Program was conducted during 02-03 March 2023 which was catalyzed and supported by National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and Telangana State Council of Science and Technology (TSCOST), Department of Environment, Forests, Science and Technology (EFS&T), Government of Telangana. The participants of this program visited Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) and Atal Incubation Centre, CSIR-CCMB where they were briefed on Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship.

TechTalk on Technology & Entrepreneurship

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) and Alumni Association, University College of Engineering, Osmania University organized a TechTalk on 21st December 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on the topic “Technology and Entrepreneurship” by the Distinguished Alumni Dr. P. K. Menon, Founder & CEO, Optimal Synthesis Inc., USA and Visiting Scientist, NASA. Earlier he also served Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) before moving to NASA. Osmania University is also going to organize the Global Alumni Meet (GAM) during 03-04 January 2023 to bring the esteemed university alums from worldwide back to their alma matter and forge connections with present students & faculty to explore opportunities for engagement, contribution & growth.

Summit on Education 5.0

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) and Centre for Digital Education Technology, Osmania University in association with uLektz Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is co-organized the National Summit 2022 on “Education 5.0 for Augmentation of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs)” on 17th December 2022 at e-classroom, first floor, Central Facilities for Research and Development (CFRD) Building Prof. D. Ravinder, Vice Chancellor, Osmania University presided over the summit and inaugurated in the presence of Prof. RVR Krishna Chalam, Vice Chancellor, Woxsen University; Shri. Navin Mittal IAS, Commissioner – Collegiate and Technical Education, Government of Telangana; Prof. K. Stevenson, Director – Centre for Digital Education Technology and Prof. Srinivasulu Chelmala, Director – Osmania TBI. The summit was attended by the Principals, Directors & Deans of various colleges in Telangana where the industry professionals addressed the academic leaders on Education 5.0 and encouraged them to implement the same at their respective campuses with support from corporate companies and the Government. Shri. Mihir Kumar Parial, Director Retd., Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India was the chief guest for valedictory function who also handed over the recognition awards to those who have committed to implement Education 5.0 in presence of Dr. Sadiq Sait, Founder & CEO, uLektz Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and Dr. R. Hafeez Basha, Manager – Osmania TBI.

Panel Discussion

Ashoka School of Business (ASB) conducted a Panel Discussion on Emerging Technologies in Management Courses on 15th November 2022 at Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) in which Mr. Rameswar Mandali, Founder & CEO – Skillmonks; Ms. Stanley Anuja, Founder & CEO – Aisidore Technologies; Mr. Mohammed Sajeed, Founder & CEO – Robokalam and Mr. RSN Murthy, Founder & CEO – Loyal Telesystems Pvt. Ltd. participated as the esteemed panel members and Prof. G. Swathi Kumari, Dean ASB moderated the discussion. It was attended by 75+ students of ASB who are pursuing their Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in technology blended management courses like Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Marketing and Business Analytics, Finance and Fintech, HR and HR Analytics and Healthcare Management. The students got chance to interact directly with the Startup Founders who are incubated at OTBI.

Telangana Incubators & Accelerators Meet

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) hosted the July 2022 edition of Telangana Incubators & Accelerators Meet at Central Facilities for Research & Development (CFRD) Building, Osmania University campus on 26th July 2022. It is an initiative of Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC), Government of Telangana so that incubators in the state do not work in isolation but instead collaborate for the benefit of startups across the ecosystem. The meeting was presided by Prof. D. Ravinder, Vice Chancellor who addressed the incubators and startups in presence of Prof. P. Laxminarayana, Registrar; Prof. B. Reddya Naik, OSD to VC; and other participants from across the state. There was also Product Expo where the Innovators and Startups exhibited their innovations, products and services.

Meet the Angel Investor

Mr. Rathnakar Samavedam, Investment Director & CEO, Hyderabad Angels visited Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) on 2nd July 2022 and interacted with the startups. He emphasised on what investors are looking from startups and the current market scenerio.

Meet the Venture Capitalist

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) hosted Dr. Satyanarayana Vaddi, Managing Partner & CEO, FinAnomics Capital India on 10th June 2022. Dr. Vaddi who is skilled in Private Equity Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory, Structured Finance & Debt Syndication interacted with the startups of OTBI and shared his views on how startup valuation is done, parameters, myths and misconceptions in a valuation process.

SBI Connect Meet

Shri. Maneesh Rastogi, Deputy General Manager (DGM) and Shri. Balbheem Vaidya, Assistant General Manager (AGM) – SME Division, State Bank of India (SBI) visited Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) on 26th May 2022.