The panel discussion aims to bring together industry experts and professionals to discuss the fundamental topic of Student Entrepreneurship within the EU as part of ‘Tata, Enabling Youth Entrepreneurship across Europe’.
The discussion is brought to you by Tata in partnership with the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) which is a national organisation in the United Kingdom that promotes entrepreneurship amongst students in higher education and further education.
Throughout the evening there will be a showcase of some of the most innovative and early stage startups emerging from the Netherlands impressive entrepreneurship scene through a series of elevator pitches. The conclusion of the evening will see one startup awarded a prize, donated by Tata. For more information click here.
About the Tata group
Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise, headquartered in India, comprising over 100 independent operating companies. The group operates in more than 100 countries across six continents, with a mission ‘To improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally, through long-term stakeholder value creation based on Leadership with Trust’. Tata Sons is the principal investment holding company and promoter of Tata companies. Sixty-six percent of the equity share capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts, which support education, health, livelihood generation and art and culture.
In 2015-16, the revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $103.51 billion. These companies collectively employ over 660,000 people. Each Tata company or enterprise operates independently under the guidance and supervision of its own board of directors and shareholders. There are 29 publicly-listed Tata enterprises with a combined market capitalisation of about $134 billion (as on 31st March 2015). Tata companies with significant scale include Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Global Beverages (Tetley Tea), and Tata Communications. (www.tata.com)