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Cognixion 2020

Welcome to COGNIXION 2020, an all-India High-School Virtual Business Conclave that puts forth a platform for the brightest budding business professionals from all over the country to demonstrate fine business acumen and forthwith thinking. With two days full of unique startup ideations, intense negotiations and startling crises, get ready to witness the teen crème de la crème of the country conquer the business world! Optimize on opportunities to network, receive feedback from world-renowned pioneers of their respective fields and challenge your inner businessman/woman with real-world corporate scenarios moulded into several exciting event simulations.

Get ready to test your caliber and truly CREATE, COLLABORATE AND CONQUER!

CATAPULT: SALES PITCH

"Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.”

Catapult challenges you to stretch your creative, innovative and persuasive skills and pitch your ideas for the most bizarre products you’ve ever heard of! Demonstrate your fluency for marketing by making content your king and delivery your queen to rule this event like no other.

Capitalize on the opportunity to cross-question your fellow participants (alongside some roasting for harmless fun) and get hands on feedback from live audiences as they bet on your respective pitches. With twists and complications in every stimulation, we assure you this is unlike any other sales pitch event you’ve ever been a part of.

Confluence: Joint Venture

“Creativity thrives best when constrained.”

Apple and Jockey? Rolls Royce and Disney? Never thought you would be seeing these companies together, did you? Well, here’s a first!

Put your creativity and resourcefulness to test as you create new products from the joint ventures of two absolutely unrelated companies. Like true business professionals, it is now time to create something profitable out of nothing.

So gear up and become a part of our Confluence event to think outside the box, innovate with restrictions and successfully sell your ideas with content and confidence to a panel of judges!

CAUCUS: PANEL DISCUSSION

“Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right question.”

Welcome to Caucus- our Panel discussion on Social Entrepreneurship with the industry’s leading experts in academia, entrepreneurs in the business world and established corporate professionals. As an incentive for young minds to truly indulge in these discussions, we offer YOU the opportunity to steer the panel’s conversation with your wisdom and wit. Listen, learn and have your questions answered by our revered and renowned panelists! After all events of intense competition, here’s a chance for you to focus on expanding your knowledge and honing your networking skills as a true businessman/woman.

CONUNDRUM: Management Consulting

"Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.”

Welcome to Conundrum- our case file handling event where participants shall assume the role of a management consulting firm and provide innovative solutions to crises that will decide the very future of the company. Get ready to get your thinking cap on and wax eloquent on solutions to issues that plague your client’s firm.

Get ready to face a host of problems affecting all aspects of your company, ranging from Public Relations to Human Resources, Financing and Capitalisation to reorganisation, product launches to product development. Just remember, if you love challenges, this event is for you!

CROSSHAIR: SHARK TANK

"If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.“

Welcome to Crosshair – our Start-up event simulation where participants assume the role of entrepreneurs and get their creative minds cracking to revolutionize the world with their innovations. Alongside these creations, also get ready to witness them pitch their ideas to well-known, scrutinizing and successful investors (or “sharks”) as they try to coerce them into believing in their product with the same zest and passion. Overall, indulge in our Crosshair event to truly showcase and hone your inner entrepreneur.

Cauldron: Board Room

"Tactics without strategy is just noise before defeat.”

A Corporate Boardroom is the place where all the corporate overlords get together to discuss, debate and decide the very future of the company. They have the ultimate power with regards to all the important aspects of a company from PR and HR to Supply Chains and Operations! Now YOU have an opportunity to capitalize on these powers and take your company to the zenith of success. Be a director in our company and strategize and execute with diligence.
Enter our Boardroom event for a mind boggling simulation of the internal workings of a company where every word, every action and every decision matters.

But always remember- that with great power, comes great responsibility. So if you have the capability to make a significant place for yourself, this is the event to seek!

Meet the Team

Available anytime, just reach out to them.....
Eshan Toshniwal

Eshan Toshniwal

Event In-Charge: Caucus, Conundrum

Logistics: Technical & Operations

Parikshit Roy Chowdhury

Parikshit Roychowdhury

Event In-Charge: Caucus

Logistics: Technical & Operations

Jahnavi Garg

Jahnavi Garg

Event In-Charge: Crosshair, Confluence

Logistics: Technical & Operations

Krish Agarwal

Krish Agarwal

Logistics: Social Media & Judges

Mehek Daga

Mehek Daga

Event In-Charge: Caucus, Cauldron

Kriti Gupta

Kriti Gupta

Event In-Charge: Catapult, Confluence

Logistics: Social Media

Arya Vardhan Gupta

Arya Vardhan Gupta

Event In-Charge: Conundrum, Confluence

Logistics: Communications

Arryan Kanodia

Arryan Kanodia

Event In-Charge: Crosshair

Logistics: Social Media

Aditi Agarwal

Aditi Agarwal

Event In-Charge: Cauldron, Catapult

Logistics: Social Media

Vinayak Harlalka

Vinayak Harlalka

Event In-Charge: Crosshair

Logistics: Technical

Raunakk Jalan

Raunakk Jalan

Event In-Charge: Cauldron, Conundrum

Logistics: Communications

Ishan Gupta

Ishan Gupta

Logistics: Operations & Technical, Design

Suveer Singh

Suveer Singh

Event In-Charge: Catapult

Logistics: Operations, Judges

Meet the Mentors

Guide and Support to our Genius Team at all times.
Nirmal Agarwal

Nirmal Agarwal

Welcome the main organizer and the leader of Cognixion 2020- Nirmal Agarwal. He is one of India’s leading College Counsellors and the mastermind behind this Business Conclave. His undying efforts have brought students from across the country together to make Cognixion the success it is!

Avishi Rajgarhia

Avishi Rajgarhia

Avishi is a rising sophomore at Boston University. She is majoring in Graphic Design with a minor in Communication/ Film and Television

Jahnavi Biyani

Jahnavi Biyani

Jahnavi is a rising junior at Emory University. She is double majoring in Economics and Business Analytics at the Goizueta Business School.

Shourya Agarwal

Shourya Agarwal

Shourya is a rising junior at New York University. He is double majoring in Finance and Data Science at the Stern School of Business.

Sahil Agarwal

Sahil Agarwal

Sahil is a rising junior at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He is a double major in Marketing and Information systems with a Business Analytics co-major.