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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT B) felicitates Mr. Rana Kapoor for “Exemplary Contribution to Fostering Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in India”


Mumbai, February 1, 2016:The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) felicitated Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK for his “Exemplary Contribution Fostering Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in India” at The Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 organized by the Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT Bombay, India's largest Entrepreneurship promoting student body. It caters to an audience of more than 100 thousand directly through its initiatives with areach exceeding to over 1 million students, corporates, Entrepreneurs and HNIs' PAN India. Mr. Rana Kapoor also delivered the Valedictory Keynote for the E-Summit 2016, speaking about the role of Design, Innovation and Creativity led Entrepreneurship (DICE) economy in driving India’s growth.

The award was conferred by Professor Anant T Kusre, Faculty Advisor, IITB Entrepreneurship Cell. This honor is an acknowledgement of Mr. Rana Kapoor’s exemplary contributions in promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India. The citation mentioned Mr. Kapoor's inspirational journey as a model entrepreneur and his stellar role in the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture, to felicitate him for“Exemplary Contribution to fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem in India”

The award given by IIT Bombay also recognized that Mr. Rana Kapoor, in many ways, was a pioneer in employing 'Knowledge' as a key differentiator in the financial services sector. He started YES BANK through a differentiated knowledge driven approach with a special focus on the sunrise sectors of India, such as Food & Agribusiness (F&A), Healthcare, Education, Infrastructure, Hospitality, Media & Entertainment and Renewable Energy.

Professor Anand Khusre, IIT Bombay felicitates Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK at the IIT Bombay’s Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

The Entrepreneurship Summit at IIT Bombay is a platform for students, budding entrepreneurs, start up founders, leading corporates, venture capitalists, business leaders and investors to come together and share thoughts on entrepreneurship. This edition of the Summit had a theme of “The Global Melange” as it looked to explore global trends in entrepreneurship.


YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its Top Management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India.

YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “Building the Finest Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2020.

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