About the event

Want to know what it takes to put your long dreamt venture ideas into action?

Join us, as the alumni of the institute share their journey, from campus to the corner office and imbibe the rich startup culture that has been handed down through successive batches, which makes big names what they are today.

BFounders boasts a dynamic panel of entrepreneurs & investors from a broad range of functional areas, who will discuss what it takes to come up with the next breakthrough idea, and how to nurture these ideas in the presence of exceptional peers, world renowned faculties & veterans around and how to rightly pitch it before the investors.

Playing home to the NSRCEL, one of India’s most successful incubators, it is only IIMB that can boast of such an eclectic mix of acclaimed ventures from its very own students.


Participation is through on-the-spot registrations that will happen on the day of the event, at the registration desk. Seats will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

  • Guest lectures: 3 speakers with 15 min each
  • Panel discussion (moderated by IIMB alumni/faculty): 20 min
  • Open house (Q&A): 15 min

Date: TBD
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Puneet Manuja


Puneet is the Co-founder of, a platform that allows you to connect to professional counsellors and discuss issues related to your personal, professional and academic life. He has prior work experience as a Junior Associate at McKinsey & Company and as a Senior Software Engineer at Zynga.

He has also worked for D.E. Shaw India Software Private Limited for two years. He is a B.Tech. in Computer Science from NIT Calicut and has an MBA degree from IIM Bangalore.

Amarendra Sahu

Co-founder, NestAway Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Amarendra is the co-founder at NestAway Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a ‘Home Rental Network’ which aims to provide better rental solutions via design and technology. He also co-founded BrizzTV Media Labs Pvt. Ltd., which has developed & deployed world's first Cloud connected content delivery Platform over TV Network with Airtel Digital TV.

He has worked as a Software Engineer with Cisco and Juniper Networks. He hails from Orissa and has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from NIT Karnataka and an MBA degree from IIM Bangalore.

Ashis Nayak

Founder – Director,

A believer in Driving the Change, Ashis founded AutoNinja that develops CRM tools, which drive the technological innovation in automobile retail space. Within a span of 2 years, AutoNinja boasts of a clientele of over 75 top auto-dealers of India.

He has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from NIT Calicut and an MBA degree from IIM Bangalore.

Srinivas Rao Mahankali

Co-Founder & CEO at Aujas

Srinivas Rao is the co-founder at Aujas Networks Pvt. Ltd., which provides Global Information Risk Management solutions to help clients protect data and mitigate risk.

Prior to funding Aujas, Srinivas gained over 26 years of experience in the technology industry with the likes of Cisco, Microland, IBM Netsol and Network Solutions. He holds a B.E. from Osmania University and an MBA from IIM Bangalore.


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