Pune: Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a Global business network of more than 11,000 leading entrepreneurs in 48 countries with its headquarter in Washington DC. Since 1987, EO has been transforming the lives of the entrepreneurs who transform the world. As the global thought leader on entrepreneurship, EO plays an integral role in businesses, industries and the lives of leading entrepreneurs everywhere.
EO educates and transforms, inspires and offers invaluable resources in the form of global events, leadership-development programs, an online entrepreneur forum and executive education opportunities, among other offerings designed for personal and professional growth. EO is the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs, supporting today’s business owners in all aspects of their entrepreneurial journey. Peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and connections to experts. EO members employ more than 2.4 million people worldwide, which is more than IBM, McDonald’s, Tesco, Toyota and Volkswagen combined.
EO also has a special feature- Forum: A member- led, confidential, peer- sharing program. What would one give for the ability to tap into a group of 7-10 fellow business owners who can offer them direction based on their experiences? A forum is designed to meet member’s unique needs as an entrepreneur and help them reach new measures of success and significance. Held monthly, Forum meetings allow members to dig deep, personally and professionally, in a safe and non-judgmental environment. Moderator-trained EO members guide the sessions, which emphasize confidentiality, personal responsibility and lessons learned. Members don’t give advice; they speak from prior experience, letting the forum members draw their own conclusions on how to best proceed. Upon joining EO, the chapter’s Forum Chair will work to get the new member in a Forum, and will ensure that he is placed with the right number and mix of business owners to avoid sharing the room with competitors. The Forum program is under constant development and improvement, and new groups—like MyEO, regional and spousal Forums—are always in formation at the chapter level.
The Pune Chapter of Entrepreneur Organization hosted the prestigious GSEA competition 27th February 2016 at MCCIA office, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune. Global Students Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA) is a premier global competition for students who own and operate a ‘for-profit’ business while attending College or University.
Speaking at the occasion, Atul Goel, Founder – President EO Pune said, “Student Entrepreneurs compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and regional competitions to qualify for the GSEA finals.The competition requires participants to meet the following criteria: He should be a student at the time of application with a college or University and should have been operating a ‘for profit’ business for at least six months with revenue criteria of US$500 or US$1000 investment. This time 9 participants took part in GSEA Pune out of which 3 qualified to chennai Regional finals. 61 participants from South Asia participated in Chennai Regional finals where Pratik Magar stood out amongst his peers in a very competitive manner.”
Pratik was born and bought up at Vaghunda , a small village from Ahmednagar and completed his d his Higher secondary from RJC College Ahmednagar. Currently he is Pursuing Computer science. He started Fizzible Tech in his 3rd year of Engg. Initial Entrepreneurial skills learned from E Cell, MIT College where he used to do activity called Educational Kit. He dreamt to a make product based company which can solve problems for majority people around globe.
Pratik for winning will get to attend two EO Learning events; will be provided with legal and financial guidance and get a paid trip to Bangkok where the Global finals will take place on 13th May 2016 where participants from 48 countries will participate. It is a great platform where participants will represent themselves in front of 1000 business leaders. EO members finance startups and give them new opportunity.
To talk a little about Fizzible Tech a company started by Pratik Magar is a 2 years young startup. They work and research in the niche state of the art electronics technologies and Internet of Things to offer products and services. The blend of young vibrant minds and composed, opinionated experienced members makes the team perfect. They stood 3rd best innovative startup in Asia in 2015. Their focus on wireless technology and hardware always makes us go extra mile and develop new products and services.
Pratik quotes by saying “He is proud to represent India at GSEA. Events like this provide great platform for new Entrepreneurs to showcase their products at Global scale and it gives us experience to tackle real world scenarios.”
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