ATL Tinkerprenuer summer bootcamp was an exclusive and digital skills entrepreneurship programme organised jointly by NITI Aayog and Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).
ATL Tinkerprenuer: Know who were the participants?
The programme was designed for high school students across the country and saw a breakthrough of over 9,000 participants (including over 4,000 women) in 32 states and 298 districts of the country. Bootcamp witnessed the participation of 820 ATLs with over 50 live expert speaker sessions which had over 4.5 lakh views and imparted over 30 digital and business skills.
Tinkerprenuer: Why is it named so?
The name comes from the phrase “allowing students to tinker in the comfort of their homes and becoming entrepreneurs this summer” which is a campaign focused on developing an innovative and creative mindset among the participating students.
Duration of the programme
This programme enabled attendees to develop business idea and create an end-to-end strategy to establish a new business which spanned 9 weeks from May 31, 2021 to August 1, 2021.
Tinkerprenuer: What did the participants learn?
During the training, the participants acquired the necessary digital skills, create and develop a business model around a digital product, make a marketing plan, develop/establish a store online, learn about corporate finance and gain by presenting their introduction to industry experts.
Tinkerprenuer: Its objective
The entire training program was designed to impart innovative thinking to students as well as to help them move from an idea to a business in a short time, then failing and trying again and make the experience of both building solutions and businesses around it.