Mysuru: Bherunda Foundation, in association with MYRA School of Business, launched the Centre of Excellence for Entrepreneurs and Family Business. This groundbreaking venture aims to be the linchpin for entrepreneurial growth and development in Mysuru.
Padma Vibhushan N R Narayana Murthy, Founder & Chairman Emeritus of Infosys inaugurated the Centre. Dr. Sridhar Mitta, Founder & Managing Director of NextWealth Entrepreneurs was the keynote speaker and royal scion Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and his wife Trishika Kumari Wadiyar, presided. Sri Kantharaj Urs, Managing Trustee, MYRA School of Business delivered the opening remarks and Dr. Ramasastry Ambarish, Dean & Chairman, Board of Governors, MYRA School of Business delivered the closing remarks.
An insightful and candid Fireside chat with Padma Vibhushan N R Narayana Murthy was conducted by alumni entrepreneurs of MYRA School of Business – Shrinkhala Kushwaha, (Founder & CSO, InsideOut), Sanjana M. S. (Director, Ovobel), Ananth Srinath (Director, Sri Shankara National Centre for Cancer Prevention and Research) and Adarsh Ramesh (Founder & Managing Partner, Desiadda).
Two insightful panel discussions enriched the proceedings. The first panel on venture capital featured Sudhanva Dhananjaya, Founder and Managing Director of Excelsoft Technologies, Achutha Bachalli K., Chairman, Infopine, and Naganand Doraswamy, Managing Partner and Founder of Ideaspring Capital, and was chaired by Dr. Ramasastry Ambarish, Dean and Chairman, Board of Governors, MYRA School of Business.
The second panel focused on family businesses and featured Arjun Ranga, Managing Director of N Ranga Rao and Sons Pvt. Ltd., Ashirwad Agarwal, Managing Director of Triveni Enterprises, and S S Gopala Rathnam, Chairman of Sadashiva Financial Services Holdings Pvt. Ltd. and was chaired by Dr. Sampath Dorairajan, Visiting Faculty for Entrepreneurship at MYRA School of Business.