What is E-Cell?

The Entrepreneurship Cell IIT (BHU), Varanasi, is a conglomerate of individuals with a vision, a dream. It is a place for all those who shirk from taking beaten paths and believe in leaving trails in all walks of life. The cell aims at manifesting the latent entrepreneurial spirit of young students.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Learn Through our Programmes like "E-Mentorship" and "Learn Together", we teach the students about all aspects of entrepreneurial journey!

Improved Interpersonal Skills

Build With Initiatives like "Build With Us" and "Startup 101", deep dive into the ocean of building the solutions for tomorrow!

Network With Alumni Entrepreneurs

Scale Network with alumni founders, Get incubated in our incubators and seize the opportunity to pitch in front of Angel Investors & VCs!

About E-Cell

We nurture Entrepreneurs!

E-Cell IIT BHU is an institute body run by the students of IIT (BHU) Varanasi devoted to acting as a symbiotic link between the entrepreneurs of E-Cell and the existing startup ecosystem as well as acting as a hub where all the startups can meet, collaborate and innovate!

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Verticals of E-Cell

E-Cell comprises 6 verticals to cater all the functioning and activities pertaining to promotion of entrepreneurial culture in IIT BHU.

Startup Assistance Program

  • Assistance & Mentor Support to young entrepreneurs of IIT BHU (brainstorming/ ideation/ incubation etc.)
  • Maintenance and development of "Entrepreneurship Resource Library", "Startup Ultimate Guidebook", "Learn from the entrepreneurs " & "FAQ Repository".
  • Helping startups in pitch-deck improvement, idea validations, proof-of-concept, MVP planning and development, Growth strategy etc.
  • Organizing initiatives like "Build With Us", "Learn Together", "Entrepreneurship 101",& "Define Your Ideas".

Branding Team

  • Primarily focuses on enhancing the brand value of E-Cell IIT BHU by managing it's official social media accounts.
  • Conducting design and content curation events.
  • Marketing of various inter and intra college events and talks that are organized within the cell.
  • Publicity of various achievements of alums in the field of entrepreneurship.

Technical Team

  • Provide an interactive platform for students to get connected with people of our own college through our official website
  • Maintaining the Startup Directory for start-ups founded by the Alumnis of IIT BHU.
  • Development and maintenance of portals for Campus Director Program, Internships, Startup Services etc.
  • Responsible for building and handling of the TIIC website

Events Team

  • Handling and organizing all the events, webinars, and workshops, conducted by E-Cell during the course of the session.
  • Organizing Founder's speak and Ask Me Anything sessions.
  • Reaching out to speakers for sessions, talks, webinars, and workshops.
  • Work as the marketing, publicity, and PR team for every competition organized by E-Cell.
  • Responsible for managing all the logistics, operations, and hospitality of all the events.

Strategic Relations Team

  • Establishing relationships with external organizations.
  • Collaborating with various companies and brands for providing support to startups during all phases.
  • Helping startups to connect with alumni, mentors, and investors.
  • Maintaining the database of all Investors, Mentors, Accelerators, Incubators, and Alumni Startups.
  • Connecting with all IIT BHU alumni bodies to make a better flow of information between students and alumni.

Cisco thingQbator body

  • Act as a whole-body supporting and helping in the functioning of all the activities conducted by Cisco thingQbator.
  • Handling and organizing events, webinars and workshops conducted by the Cisco thingQbator during the cohort.
  • Act as an intermediary between the Cisco thingQbator and the students at IIT (BHU), Varanasi and help in increasing the reach in the college.
  • To provide aid to the teams of our college who are part of the cohort.
  • Organize regular brainstorming sessions with the makerspace managers and other thingQbator student bodies on future plans and events.

Innovations and Incubation Team

  • Publication of the Quarterly E-Cell IIT BHU’s magazine “E-Digest”.
  • Publication and Promotion of E-Cell IIT BHU’s Weekly Newsletter on Substack.
  • Acts as a connecting link between the various incubators at IIT BHU and students.
  • Conduction of Lecture Series and Entrepreneurship Masterclass sessions.
  • Organizing interview sessions and promotion of IIC/government-funded activities to promote research and entrepreneurship in IIT BHU.