After the successful book launch held at the Entrepreneurship Summit – IIT Bombay on February 3rd, followed by another on February 7th at the Mahakaal Institute of Technology, Ujjain, the renowned author, educator, and mentor Umesh Rathod unveiled his latest book, “Startup Theories, Examples & Activities”, at the prestigious New Delhi World Book Fair ’24
The book launch garnered significant attention, particularly from the young community of aspiring entrepreneurs. The youngest participant was 10 year old kid and the oldest participant were 85 years old. The session sparked conversation about start-up ecosystem and how together we can overcome the challenges. After a interesting moderated discussion about the book, experiences and future projects.
The launch took place at the author’s corner at the #NDWBF24 with lots of excitement and enthusiasm. With entrepreneurship on the rise among thousands of students, Rathod’s book has emerged as a beacon of knowledge, offering invaluable insights into the start-up ecosystem. His engaging approach, coupled with practical examples and activities, has resonated strongly with the youth, inspiring them to embark on their entrepreneurial journey.
The author’s illustrious profile further adds credibility to his work. As a bestselling author, faculty, and researcher in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Strategy, and Marketing, Rathod draws inspiration from visionaries such as Swami Vivekananda, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, and Shaheed Bhagat Singh. His dedication to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship is evident through his roles as a Mentor of Change with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission, National Entrepreneurship Network, CII, Startup India and other esteemed organizations.
Having mentored over 4.5 lakh students since 2010, Rathod has been recognized with prestigious accolades, including the Rex Karamveer Chakra Award, Nation Builder Award, Karamveer Bhaurao Patil Award, and Global Teaching Excellence Award. His commitment to nurturing early-stage startups and building campus-led initiatives has earned him accolades and recognition both nationally and internationally.
Rathod’s previous literary works, including “Startup Chanakya” and “The Fun of Being in a Startup”, have received acclaim from notable figures & his latest offering, “Startup Theories, Examples & Activities”, promises to be an indispensable guide for aspiring entrepreneurs, endorsed by esteemed visionaries from corporate, government and academia to make Viksit Bharat @ 2047 a reality.