MeghaPreneur EXPO 2024

MeghaPreneur EXPO 2024 puts forth a springboard for Meghalaya entrepreneurs

The valleys of Meghalaya reverberated with a chorus singing paeans to the entrepreneurial spirit and the evolving entrepreneurship landscape in the state during the 3-day mega MeghaPreneur EXPO 2024 held recently. The event was graced by the honourable Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri Conrad K Sangma, who is spearheading the entrepreneurship renaissance in the state through the PRIME Meghalaya initiative. The EXPO drew a large audience, including state government dignitaries, accomplished startup founders, corporate representatives, local entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts.

Apart from creating a premium space for the display of innovative offerings of Meghalaya’s entrepreneurs and facilitating interactions among the local entrepreneurs, the 3-day mega event had let out the stage for successful startup founders like Shashank Kumar, founder of the IIMCIP-incubated DeHaat, Raghuram Kuchibatla, founder of Yespoho, Zomawii Khiangte, founder of Mizo Brewery, to share their journeys, inspire local entrepreneurs and equip them with valuable entrepreneurial insights. Besides, representatives from Walmart Vriddhi and ONDC were invited to enlighten the audience about the e-commerce environment and its latest trends. Additionally, Mr. Jayanta Das, Area Director of IHCL for NE, Darjeeling, Bhutan and Nepal, delivered an enlightening session, advising entrepreneurs to measure their success not only in terms of profit but also in how they positively impact the community.

The event also marked the graduation of Cohort 3.0 of PRIME’s E-championship program and the onboarding of the new Cohort. The event’s culmination featured several awards ceremonies, including the prestigious presentation of the CM-ELEVATE Award.

Meghapreneur EXPO 2024 was more than just an occasion; it was a celebration of the people of Meghalaya choosing the entrepreneurial path.