Bylakuppe: Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance inaugurated the 4th Tibetan Entrepreneurs Game Changers Conference on Saturday. The two-day conference is being organised by Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) of Department of Finance, CTA in collaboration with Tibetan Chambers of Commerce (TCC).
At least 175 people including startups, budding entrepreneurs, existing entrepreneurs, future entrepreneurs in schools are taking part in the conference.
In his inaugural remarks, Finance Kalon explained CTA’s initiative of implementing sustainable projects in the settlements and the current inflow of funds with the grace of His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama.
He also mentioned about CTA’s 5/50 vision and the objectives of Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development in organising this Game Changers Conference. He also assured the Kashag and the Finance department’s wholehearted commitment towards the strengthening of Tibetan community through encouraging and incubating entrepreneurs and businesses.
The inaugural session was concluded with the thank you remarks by TED Executive Program Officer Tenzin Wangyal. “While the resources and opportunities will be provided by Finance Department, productive participation by the entrepreneurs is important to meet the objectives of TED in organizing this conference.”
The agenda for the two days include speaker series and panel discussion with the experts. In parallel to the conference is the TED investment award competition which aims to identify new entrepreneurs with great business plans and ideas.
The finalist of the investment award contest will be given from the sum of INR 15,00,000/- selected by final round juries.
Among the guest are Maltesh J.Jeevannavar (Director of Center for Entrepreneurship Development of Karnataka Government- CEDOK), Nalin Singh (Life Coach, Author & Corporate Strategy Mentor), Pankaj Goel (Pankaj Goel & Company), Jeremy Wade (Founding Director – JsiE), M.Sathya Kumar (CEO & Founder of Tycoon+ Advisors), Priya Goswami (Freelance Photographer), Tashi Wangdue (CEO & Managing Director of Menlha Wellness Center), Kelsang Tsomo (CEO of Thirdpole Ventures), Sonam Member (Founder of Himalayan Arts & Carpets), Tenzin Thargay (Co-Founder of getmymeal, letssms.com & makemeok.com), Tenzin Namdol (Independent Legal Advisor), Kalsang (managing Director of Novoteq Fenestra System Pvt.ltd and Tsering Dorjee (Founder of BERCOS).
The conference and the investment award in line with the objectives of TED is aimed at creating an annual platform for collaboration, innovation and networking between Tibetan entrepreneurs & the world. It enables Tibetan Entrepreneurs to build networks, enrich knowledge and connect mentors and investors to pitch their business ideas on the given platform.
-Filed by Department of Finance-