SMS student wins second place in the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards and Entrepreneur Organization Kerala chapter
About The EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) The EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and national competitions in hopes to qualify for the GSEA Global Finals. GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much-needed mentorship, recognition, and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success.
Rhishavdas K, SMS MBA FT student along with his 6 friends bagged the second prize for GSEA Kerala Chapter. He is a Mechanical Engineer and student entrepreneur, during the pandemic along with 6 engineering friends started his venture Kapreign Pvt Ltd. A bootstrapped company focused on retail software development.
“When I joined for MBA at SMS CUSAT, I heard about the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards and Entrepreneur Organization, Pitching competition for student entrepreneurs. EO Kerala chapter assigned a mentor for us, and it was an enriching experience. We along with 6 members qualify for the semi-finals and bagged the second prize for GSEA Kerala Chapter. It was an amazing experience to participate in GSEA Indian Semi-finals and meet various start-ups across the country” , said Rhishavdas.
Varna C Murugan – The Individual Champion of Kurukshetra, Intercollegiate Sports
Varna C Murugan wrote her name into the history books of SMS by bagging the individual champion award at Kurukshetra, intercollegiate sports. She scored first in 100-meter Athletics, 4×100-meter relay, and badminton to bag this prestige award. Also, she was women's Champion in intercollegiate badminton.
In Astra, the college-level sports meet also, she bagged first in 100-meter Athletics, 4×100-meter relay, and badminton. She also Participated in the inter-university Badminton south zone all-India tournament held at Guntur. She was epic both in track and court, a made a splendid visual treat for all the sports lovers.
SMS Basketball Team Makes History by Winning at Astra
At Astra 2021, the college-level sports meet, the SMS Basketball team makes history by being the winners of the basketball championship. The cagers Ann Teresa Tomy and Amala Meethal, both the students of SMS were also selected for the main campus basketball team. Also, the basketball team including these two students from SMS became the 1st runners-up in Kurukshetra, intercollegiate sports.
Business Plan Competition
Students of SMS CUSAT, Sreejil B.Nair, Sheljo C.J. and Aivin Jose secured 3rd prize in the 'Best Business Plan Event Udaan 1.0' organized by SOMS, NIT CALICUT as part of their management fest 'Tarang 2022'. By virtue of their stellar performance, they have achieved direct entry into the 'Innovation Grant Competition' conducted by Kerala Startup Mission(KSUM).
Students of SMS CUSAT, Sreejil B.Nair, V Swati Sasidharan and Sheljo C. J. secured first prize in the 'National Level Best Startup Business Plan Event' held at SB College Changanassery in November 2022.
There were two knock-off rounds in the event for which 21 teams had registered namely an Abstract submission round and a Business Plan submission round. The SMS team came first among the 5 finalists who participated in the final Presentation round.