BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus Proudly Brings To You Coalescence’16 : Going Zero to One.


Targeted at being one of the finest business summits of India, Coalescence tries to leave no stone unturned in providing great opportunities to the start-up enthusiasts of the country. From its very own B-plan competition to a great conference, Coalescence’16 will hold a large variety of events to cater to the interests of each and every attendee.

ACT, The Conference

The conference is one of the most talked about events of Coalescence. Graced by eminent personalities in the world of start-ups, the conference ensures that the attendees get the right dose of inspiration to start their journey in the business world. Some of the legendary speakers from the past editions are:

  • Rahul Yadav (Co-founder,
  • Pawan Agrawal (CEO, Mumbai Dabbawalas)
  • Vijay Nair (Founder, Only Much Louder)
  • Kunal Shah (Founder, Freecharge)
  • Naveen and Jeetu (Actors, TVF Pitchers)
  • Hussain Zaidi (Investigative journalist, Author)
  • A Muruganantham (Founder, Jayshree Industries)
  • Taapsee Pannu (Bollywood Actress, Entrepreneur)
  • Rajat Kapoor (Actor, Director, Writer)
  • Alok Shetty (Founder, Bhumiputra)
  • Biswa Kalyan Rath (Engineer and Standup Comedian)
  • Sanjay Nath (Co-Founder, Blume Ventures)


Considering how successful B-plan competitions have been in encouraging the growth of the start-up ecosystem, Coalescence’16 proudly announces the third edition of its B-Plan competition, Novatia. One of the most sought after events of Coalescence, Novatia is aimed towards giving ideas the right boost. It invites applications in two categories: Social and Business. The competition takes place in three rounds. After sorting out 200+ entries including those from teams from prestigious institutions like IITs and IIMs, the top notch innovators are given an opportunity to present their business models to panel of experts from various industries. The previous edition awarded the winners prizes worth 1,50,000 INR. With grander partners confirmed this year such as Kae Capital, Venture Studio, Ide-in Ventures, Forum Synergies to name a few,  Novatia is all set to be the next level competition for those committed to entrepreneurial thinking. The finalists will be provided with a two-month long mentorship period. The registrations are open till 18th June 2016. Register now and get a chance to win prizes worth INR 2 lakhs and seed funding up to INR 3 million!

For queries and information, reach out to Coalescence’s novatia team

Start-up Expo

It is the first of its kind start-up exhibition that aims at providing a platform to start-ups to showcase their ideas in front of a large group of entrepreneurs and get them funded by the VCs and investors of big firms. Along with a proper marketing stall and media coverage, the startups get to connect with talented individuals who are willing to innovate and take the start-ups to new heights.

To participate in the Startup Expo, write to Coalescence’s startup expo team


Coalescence’16 will also have a wide variety of workshops for the attendees to tap the real potential in them and help them to enhance their skill set.The previous edition hosted four workshops out of which two hosted by Knolskape and 91springboard aimed at enhancing the ideation, business decision making and pitching skills. The workshops prove to be great take-away for the attendees, as they get to learn about all the essential elements associated with the start-up culture.