Entrepreneurship Week India (E Week 2012, http://eweek.nenonline.org/) – the largest national entrepreneurship event that reaches out to lakhs of people to build awareness and support – will take place from the 11 to 18 February 2012. E Week India is run by the National Entrepreneurship Network, supported by the Wadhwani Foundation and is led by over 80,000 student members and 1200 faculty from NEN Entrepreneurship Cells (E Cells) at 540 member institutes.

The theme for E Week 2012 calls upon young people to ‘Invent the Future’ as successful entrepreneurs, by providing innovative solutions to address the many large issues that communities across the country strive to cope with: availability of clean water, garbage and waste management, accessible healthcare, reliable power and growing pollution. .

As a special feature of E Week – “EWeek@Schools” – will reach out to school students in the age group of 7-16 years in schools across the country. They will be introduced to the possibilities and ideas of entrepreneurship through the Rs. 50 exercise – an experiential business lesson, by college students and faculty from NEN E Cells.

About the Author :

Amit Singh is the co-founder of Headstart – India’s largest early stage startup community. He has a keen interest in startups, technology and design. He runs an award winning product engineering firm called Wow Labz in Bangalore, India. He has invested in multiple startups via Wow Labz as well. He has also cofounded Design Day – a pan India design community