Here, job seekers met entrepreneurs, and employers found candidates they had been looking for.
This job-speed-dating programme, called Headstart Higher, was organised by NGO Headstart.
Recently, it was organised in Delhi, where over 800 candidates and entrepreneurs interacted.
The NGO now plans to take the event to other cities. It is difficult for both firms and job seekers to connect.
The speed-dating is done at two levels: Tech and non-tech. So, we decided to provide people with such a platform," said Aditya Mishra, co-founder & director, Headstart. I am here to find a job that can give me that opportunity," he said.
Candidates seeking jobs are required to pay a registration fee of Rs 250, while start-ups seeking candidates register by paying Rs 1,000. or a few like Nirav Gangar, a design engineer at Mumbai-based Nutech Engineering Technologies, this platform offered an opportunity to start his career afresh. He said he was even ready to take a pay cut, just to know how start-ups worked.