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Social Enterprise Summit 2014

4th March 2014 @ 2:00 PM - 8:45 PM

An interacting session is being organised with VisionSpring. The founder of not for profit international healthcare organisation, Dr. Jordan Kassalow will address the gathering and will share his experience on improving the quality of life of the low income population by creating easy access to primary eye care products, services and information.

Thinkers50 (India), Businessworld, Institute for Competitiveness, India and VisionSpring are organizing a workshop on Social enterprise. Academicians, students, budding entrepreneurs, rural development practitioners, consultants and executives are looking at new ways of doing business and simultaneously exploring how their business ideas can benefit the environment or deprived communities.

Part I: Workshop on Social Enterprises
Social enterprise without a doubt can be profitable, socially effective and impactful. The workshop looks at providing solutions for social enterprises by providing insights into:

  • Creating social enterprises
  • Enhancing business models of existing enterprises
  • Profitability within social enterprises
  • Understanding the societal impact of social enterprises
  • Redefining capitalism and creating shared value
  • Creating positive impact for deprived communities

Part II: Round Table Discussion (Panel)
The round table would be an experience sharing of best practices / ideas by eminent people from various fields which includes Social Entrepreneurs, CEO’s, Development Practitioners and Media Leaders.



Welcome Remarks by Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India

Workshop on Building a Social Enterprise; The Idea of Business Models in Social Enterprise; The Profitability Aspect for Social

Enterprise; Core is about Creating Shared Value
Workshop Led by Jordon Kassalow, Founder, VisionSpring

Experience sharing during the workshop by

  • Divya Rajput, Head – Centre for Business Innovation & IT Services, IICA
  • Arun Srivastav, Vikas Bharti
  • JaiPrakash Hasrajani, Cofounder & CEO, Taleem India

Tea/Coffee Break

Welcome Address by Anurag Batra, Chairman, Business World

Keynote by Shelly Batra, Founder & President, Operation Asha

Keynote by Rupin Dang, MD, Wilderness films India Ltd

Panel Discussion – Experience sharing of best practices/ideas in Social Enterprises

  • Jordan Kassalow, Founder, VisionSpring
  • Vijay Anand, Co-founder & President, 5th Pillar
  • Atul Bhatnagar, COO, NSDC
  • Karon Shaiva, MD, Idobro Impact Solutions
  • Rustam Sengupta, Founder, Boond

Moderator – Priyank Narayan, Founder, IndiaPreneurship

Closing Remarks by Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India

Networking Dinner


Jordan Kassalow

Founder & CEO, VisionSpring

Anurag Batra

Chairman & Editor in Chief – BW Businessworld

Jai Prakash Hasrajani

Group COO – SIXCAP, Co-Founder & CEO – Valeur & an Investor

Divya Rajput

Head – Center for Business Innovation at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs

Amit Kapoor

Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness

Dr. Shelly Batra

Co-founder & President at Operation ASHA

Rupin Dang

Owner, Wilderness Films India Ltd.

Karon Shaiva

Managing Trustee at RISE Infinity Foundation, Founder Idobro Impact Solutions

Rustom Sengupta

Chairman at Boond

Arun Srivastav

Vikas Bharti

Vijay Anand

Chairman, 5th Pillar

Atul Bhatnagar


Priyank Narayan




4th March 2014
2:00 PM - 8:45 PM




Leela Ambience
Ambience Island, National Highway 8
Gurgaon, Haryana 122 002 India
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