Bhubaneswar, 11th January 2018: (By Minaketan Jena)- Odisha Startup Summit 2018 kick starts in Bhubaneswar The largest summit for the young entreprenure, students and budding entrepreneurs of state “Odisha Start up Summit 2018” Kick starts from today at ITER Campus, SOA University, and Bhubaneswar. Sr Sanjeev Chopra, Hon’ble Principal Secretary, Industry Department, Govt of Odisha inaugurated the three day summit. Speaking on this occasion Mr. Chopra said, “I am very happy the way Odisha Start Up Summit is being organized. Now it’s time for the youth to do business ventures of their own rather searching for jobs. They should come out to create new job opportunities. Creativity is in Air. Bhubaneswar has been changed a lot. Earlier its Bangalore and other metros which were on target. But now it’s time to do it here itself. And for any startups entrepreneur persistence is the most important thing. Now Govt. of Odisha has taken the initiative of developing a single window system for all industries including the start ups with the portal Go Swift i.e. Govt of Odisha Single window For Investor facilitation & tracking to promote a conducive Business Environment through transparency and time bound clearance. All entrepreneurs should go through the site and lookout for their requirements. Suggestions to make the improvement of the initiatives are most welcome. Speaking on this occasion Mr Matrudutta Mishra, Chairman YI Bhubaneswar chapter said, it’s a great platform for the budding entrepreneurs. Earlier it was very difficult to start up the business and run it as there was lack of information and support. But the central govt. as well as the state Govt. are providing many facilities through many schemes and initiatives for the budding entrepreneurs. So they should take the advantage of the same. Speaking about “Odisha Startup Summit 2018” Sakyasingha Mohapatra, Convener, Odisha Start Up Summit Organising committee and founder of Sak robotix Lab Pvt. Ltd, said, “we are happy to organize the 2nd edition of “Odisha Startup Summit”. This time we have organized Odisha Startup Summit in a much bigger and better way by having a series of inspiring sessions by successful startup entrepreneurs with national repute. We are also inviting India’s leading Incubators, accelerators; Investors, Venture Capital Firms, and Mentors who will not only give their able guidance to the budding entrepreneurs but also can invest in Odisha Startup Ecosystem. Present on this occasion Dr. Suryanil Ghosh, Chairman, Total Start enterprise said, Failure is the key to success. So the entrepreneurs shouldn’t deviate from their aim and work to achieve it. “What Odisha needs is a holistic ecosystem for startups and awareness campaign of different aspects and challenges of a startup to prospective entrepreneurs. Startup Odisha aims to achieve it through this event and eventual follow up events. We need to build Entrepreneurs in Odisha for a bright future and a strong economy” said Abanis Nayak, Co Convener, Organising Committee Odisha StartUp Summit 2018 and founder Zamura Software Solutions Pvt Ltd.Mr Abanis Nayak, Co Convener, Organising Committee Odisha Startup Summit 2018 and founder Zamura Software Solutions Pvt Ltd conducted the inaugural programme. Young and successful startup from Odisha.