E-Cell IIT Madras

Entrepreneurship Cell at IIT Madras believes that entrepreneurship is not just about starting companies, but a pathway towards India’s socio-economic development. Our vision is to make students and faculty ‘entrepreneurial’ in every work that they do. We hope to enable them to solve global challenges as we see students as the greatest capital and intend to nurture them, provide them with opportunities for excellence.

Entrepreneurship Culture in IITM

The Entrepreneurship - Cell (or E-Cell) along with the Team CFI, Incubation cell and Nirmaan strive hard to make your entrepreneurial journey smooth and infuse the spirit of entrepreneurship among others.

Promoting Entrepreneurship

E-Cell aims to unlock students’ latent inventive potential. Not only do we show you the doors of opportunity but we also equip you to walk through it. Through our conference, social events, lectures, speaker engagements and workshops, we're hoping to bring together everyone interested in the startup world and to help students best utilize resources to found or join startups.


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Startups Incubated


Ideas Bootstrapped


Internships Offered

Upcoming Events

An overview of entrepreneurial activities to be held.

Market Research Workshop

  • When
  • 16th September 2018

StartUp Jalsa

  • When
  • 20th September 2018


Business Model Canvassing Work

  • When
  • 22nd September 2018


Our Initiatives and Events

We’re a group of students passionate about startups and the entrepreneurial journey.
We help in identifying new opportunities, bootstraping and supporting startups to raise funding/ getting incubated.

E- Series

Workshop and Lecture Series.

Startup Walks

A Journey through I.M.Possible.


Real-world problem statement solving.

Grand Challenges

Research and Technical Basket.

Intern Fair

Get your right Job.

E- Connect

Entrepreneurship Meet.

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Code your Idea.


Launching Leaders.

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Grand Challenges

A pathway explicitly for IITM student community to escalate their Vision and realise it to a Venture by solving the Grand Challenges in 5 key sectors.


Stand Up and Scale Up your starup in 48 hours.

Entrepreneurship-Cell Development Drive

Learn, experience and inspire the entrepreneurship through follow-ups after workshops and other events.

Our Team

Harshit Singh

Students' Head

Parthik Shah

Executive Director

Nirmal Sharma

Head, Events, Networking and Outreach

Ankit Take

Head, Events, Networking and Outreach

Mukund Khandelwal

Head, Development and Association

Aniket Bhoyar

Head, Development and Association

Saurabh Laddha

Head, Corporate Relations

Shivam Chandak

Head, Corporate Relations

Kratika Kaushik

Head, Student Relations

Vicky Gangar

Head, Student Relations

Gaurav Patil

Head, Public Relations

Vinit Jain

Head, Public Relations

Shrinath Bhat

Head, Creative Media and VFX

Saurabh Jain

Head, StartUp Internship

Shreyas Shandilya

Head, Editorial and Research

Prashanth Kumar

Head, Finance and Operations

C.H Vinay

Head, Finance and Operations

Contact Us

Just send us your queries, concerns or suggestions and we will provide you the help you need and work on improving for the better in an efficient way.