A session was organized for 3rd and 5th semester engineering students on ‘Why Startups Fail’. The resource people were Mr. Santosh Ittanagi, Head of Execution & Operation,
and Mr. Absar Patel, Program Manager, VTU’s Visvesvaraya Research & Innovation Foundation. This session covered various aspects on the mistakes young entrepreneurs do in identifying problems or spotting an opportunity building upon an idea or problem. It also emphasized on the absence of a product-market fit, poor marketing strategy formulation and implementation, and cash flow problems. The session was organized on 19th Feb, 2024 from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm.