3-DAY Kickstart Bootcamp- Discover Cohort 2023(DAY 2)

AIC-RNTU Foundation organized 3-Day Kickstart Bootcamp to inaugurate Discover Cohort 2023 for early-stage startups. A total of 15 Startups from across India working in different sectors like Healthtech, AI, Fashiontech, Mental health & Wellness, Saas, etc. participated in it. The Bootcamp consisted of multiple sessions from eminent speakers/ Subject Matter Experts where startups participated with enthusiasm.
DAY 2:
The second day of the Bootcamp was full of fun, interaction, and activities. The day included two sessions on HCD (Human Centric Design) & Business Model canvas.
Session 1&2: Human Centric Design & Business Model Canvas
Day 2 of Bootcamp, Mr. Arjun & Mr. Ismail took sessions together. It started with an activity where Mr. Ismail asked participants to draw some shapes when he named them. Shockingly,most participants drew same and then Mr. Ismail concluded by telling them that You have to start thinking outside of the box and unlearn the things to get new ideas. He also said, Design thinking is a process to solve a problem by following a process. Then, Mr. Ismail handed over the session to Mr. Arjun where he explained the steps of Design Thinking-
1. Empathise
2. Desig
3. Ideate
4. Prototype
5. Test
He also mentioned You have to live design thinking. And one should do experiments not diversification in initial years of startup. In Design thinking part, They both explained.

Date and Venue: 2023-04-30 - Katha Auditorium, AIC-RNTU Campus

Objectives in Brief: The event was 3 Day Physical Bootcamp comprised of multiple capacity-building sessions along with intensive networking opportunities for startups to build strategic alliances during the program.

Key Speaker: Mr. Ismail Akbani, Consultant, Wadhwani Foundation
Mr. Arjun Panchal, Founder, PapaZapata
Mr. Ronald Fernandez- AIC-RNTU Foundation,
Name of Convener(s): - Ms. Krati Jain, Asst. Manager, AIC- RNTU Foundation.

Organizers/Co-Organizers: AIC-RNTU Foundation