The inaugural Small Enterprise Business Awards 2016 was successfully conducted. Graced by Karnataka Government representatives and industry experts, the event had over 300 attendees from all industry sectors – SMEs and StartUps. We thanks all Sponsors and Partners in making the first SEBA 2016 a true celebration of Entrepreneurial Excellence!
The Awards Gala night function was graced by Mr. Shivkumar, Chairman, Asssocham, Kartnaka, Mr.R.K.Srivastava, MD, KEONICS, Mr.K Jayaraj, Chairman, Indo-China Economic Council, Mrs. Uma Reddy, Founder President eMerge, Mr. Mohandas, President CLICK, Mr.Nagaraj, CEO, SME OneSource, Mr.Santosh Nair, Fonder & CEO Smmart School of Entrepreneurs, eminent Jury Panellists, KPMG in India, the awards Knowledge Partner and Conscientia Consulting the Process Validation team.
DELL India was the lead Sponsor and other main sponsors were Reliance Commercial Finance, SpiceJet, Vodafone, ZOHO, CtrlS, BSE SME, DBS, Finesse and National Cargo. The Award campaign lead partners were IIMB NSRCEL, NDTV Profit, SME OneSource, Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, IndiaMart, TradeIndia, Startup Xperts, Text Local, SME Joinup and many other industry partenrs.
Ms. Ritu Gupta, Director, Marketing, India Consumer & Small Business. Dell International Services says “The entrepreneurial spirit of Dell has been a stark differentiator for the brand in the industry. Dell believes entrepreneurs are the foundation for innovation, economic growth and job creation. From being a public company to going back to its roots as a private organization, in our experience, innovation only leads to more motivation and ultimately the joy of running a business!”
The SME of the Year Award was M/s Silab Tech Private Limited and the StartUp of the year was M/s Thar Shipping Lines LLP.
The Women Entrepreneur of the Year was bagged by Ms. Sangeeta Dungarwal, Founder, M/s Beyond Squarefeet Advisory Pvt. Ltd and the Young Entrepreneur went to Mr. Ankit Kawatra ( 26 Yrs), Founder and Chairman, Hunger Heroes (commonly known as Feeding India).